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Land swap protects 10,300 acres

1438 days ago From The News Tribune   View Archived Article

TACOMA, WASHINGTON - The coalition, led by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, The Nature Conservancy and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, completed the Heart of the Cascades project in phases. The final phase, which closed Thursday, involved 7711 acres of Plum ...

Coral bleaching threatens South Florida reefs

1439 days ago From Sun-Sentinel   View Archived Article

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA - A survey coordinated by The Nature Conservancy, involving 13 dive teams from government agencies, universities and non-profit groups, found that 21 to 50 percent of colonies checked in the Keys, Broward County, Biscayne Bay and Martin County had ...

Shale Drilling Means Big Changes for Landscape

1440 days ago From WYTV   View Archived Article

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - "People don't understand how transformative this is going to be," said Nels Johnson, deputy director of the Nature Conservancy's Pennsylvania Chapter about pipeline construction in Pennsylvania. "To give you a sense of what tha ...

Groups work together to preserve natural beauty of California

1443 days ago From Sage Nonprofit Solutions   View Archived Article

AUSTIN, TEXAS - The groups from the Bay Area - including The Nature Conservancy, Peninsula Open Space Trust, Save the Redwoods League, Sempervirens and the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County - will spend $30 million to help preserve the 8532-acre CEMEX Redwoods. ...

Mississippi River study looks to aid environment

1443 days ago From WDRB   View Archived Article

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY - The Nature Conservancy is giving $400000 toward the US Army Corps of Engineers study. Leaders of the environmental group hope to unseal many of the backwaters and side channels stopped up in efforts to confine the river to a single channel. ...

97 acres of prairie to be preserved in Clay County

1443 days ago From In-Forum   View Archived Article

FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA - MOORHEAD =96 Property linking two large parcels of Nature Conservancy land in Clay County has been purchased through the Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project. MOORHEAD =96 Property linking two large parcels of Nature Conservancy land in Clay County has ...

Seeing REDD: Forest Program May Be Only Success of Climate Talks

1449 days ago From Voice of America   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The Nature Conservancy began working on REDD projects in the early 1990s in Latin America. Other projects have also cropped up in Asia and Africa. These projects are all based on bilateral or multilateral agreements between governments and donors, .. ...

EPA wants Ohio to work to clean up water

1449 days ago From Chronicle-Telegram   View Archived Article

ELYRIA, OHIO - Anthony Sasson with the Nature Conservancy in Ohio warns that the costs of not acting also are big. The Dispatch reports that pollution is harming almost half of Ohio's waterways. Lake Erie and inland lakes have been plagued by algae. ...

Nature Conservancy buys preserve on Blue River

1450 days ago From Tulsa World   View Archived Article

TULSA, OKLAHOMA - By RHETT MORGAN World Staff Writer The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma has purchased a new 490-acre preserve along the Blue River in southern Oklahoma, state Director Mike Fuhr said Tuesday. Located in Johnston County next to Connerville, which is abo ...

Conservancy seeks assistance with planting

1453 days ago From Bastrop Daily Enterprise   View Archived Article

BASTROP, LOUISIANA - The Nature Conservancy and USFWS have reconnected Shiloh Creek (in foreground) to the Ouachita River by taking down the levee between them. The Conservancy is looking for volunteers to plant baby cypress trees along the creek in January. ...

Conversing on conserving rivers

1462 days ago From China Daily   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - Launched in 2005 by The Nature Conservancy, a leading conservation organization with projects around the world, GRP aims to support sustainable management of the world's great rivers. Those rivers include the US' Mississippi River, China' ...

Canada Vows Protection of Glacier Headwaters

1464 days ago From Flathead Beacon   View Archived Article

KALISPELL, MONTANA - Several organizations, such as The Nature Conservancy, began campaigning for protection of the river basin, and the effort has received the attention of the United Nations and the US State Department. =93A healthy and free-flowing Flathead River is g ...

Group to eliminate lead ammo at Dye Creek Preserve

1465 days ago From Red Bluff Daily News   View Archived Article

RED BLUFF, CALIFORNIA - This fall and winter will mark the last time that hunters will be permitted to use lead ammunition while hunting at The Nature Conservancy managed 37000-acre Dye Creek Preserve, located in the foothills below Lassen Peak in Tehama County. ...

Nature's method could bring hope to Trinity River

1472 days ago From Houston Chronicle   View Archived Article

HOUSTON, TEXAS - "For a long time, people thought we had land issues and water issues, but they are completely integrated," said Laura Huffman, Texas state director for the Nature Conservancy. "The key is to protect water where it falls first. ...

Vermont Woods Studios Supports Nature Conservancy

1472 days ago From Home Furnishings Business   View Archived Article

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - "Although our own forests in Vermont are among the best managed in the world, we are well aware that globally one of the most critical environmental problems facing us today is deforestation," said Vernon, Vt.-based Vermont Woods Studios Co ...

Nature Conservancy opens gates for salmon observation in Shasta River

1491 days ago From Mount Shasta Herald   View Archived Article

MOUNT SHASTA, CALIFORNIA - Somewhere between 350 and 400 people showed up at the Nature Conservancy's open house at the Shasta Big Springs Ranch on Saturday to see hundreds of salmon spawning in the river. By Skye Kinkade Away from the hum of Interstate 5, with Mt. Shasta ...

Wind farm development can be powerful, as long as proper design is implemented

1491 days ago From EurekAlert    View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The work, led by The Nature Conservancy's Kansas chapter, reports an analysis of wildlife sensitivities in Kansas, describing how wind development could proceed while still meeting conservation goals for no-net-loss of wildlife. ...

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife purchases Griffith Woods

1499 days ago From Lexington Herald Leader   View Archived Article

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY - By Herald-Leader Staff Report The Nature Conservancy of Kentucky sold Griffith Woods to Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources on Monday. Griffith Woods is located in Harrison County, five miles south of Cynthiana. ...

On the road: Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

1502 days ago From Tulsa World    View Archived Article

TULSA, OKLAHOMA - The preserve is huge, massing 39000 acres and is managed by the Nature Conservancy. It's easily driveable, on a scenic, twisting road that takes you 50 miles, if you're up for doing the whole thing. If you're bringing kids, carry along a ...

Caterpillar Foundation giving $5M to river project

1503 days ago From KWQC 6   View Archived Article

DAVENPORT, IOWA - PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - The philanthropic arm of Peoria-based Caterpillar Inc. has pledged $5 million to Nature Conservancy's Great Rivers Partnership. The gift from the Caterpillar Foundation goes toward a program with the goal of sustaining the wor ...

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