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7 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Tests reveal evidence of invasive carp in Muskingum River

Ten of 222 water samples collected last fall from the stream contained what's called environmental DNA evidence, according to a report released Friday by the Nature Conservancy, the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, Central Michigan University and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Ohio, Marietta, OH, Science, Ecology, Medina County, OH, Summit County, OH

17 hrs ago | A DC Birding Blog

Loose Feathers #440

Birds and birding The Nature Conservancy is using eBird data to identify important shorebird stopover habitat in California so that it can pay farmers in the most important places to keep their fields flooded during migration.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Yesterday | RecordNET

Fighting fire with fire

"Really, in this watershed, the taxpayers are the ones who pay," Carr said Tuesday as she looked at snags still standing in the Mokelumne River Canyon almost a decade after the 2004 Power Fire charred more than 13,000 acres.

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Related Topix: Fire, Charitable Organizations, San Francisco, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Crow Wing County to take another look at policy allowing leasing of vacant government space

Leasing government space to organizations with compatible missions will be back before the Crow Wing County Board at its April 22 meeting.

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Related Topix: Crow Wing County, MN, Charitable Organizations

Post and Courier

Birds brought Maria Whitehead to Nature Conservancy land protection work

Maria Whitehead of The Nature Conservancy leads kayak tours on the Black River. While on a recent tour, she rescued a stray dog stuck on some cypress tree knees.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Florence, SC, University of Georgia, Clemson University, Edisto Island, SC, Clemson, SC

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Tours mark Virginia Cave Week April 20-26

Virginia Cave Week marks its 15th year starting next week and walking tours are being offered at some of the more than 4,000 known caves in the state.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Charitable Organizations

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CSRwire.com

General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments

General Mills released its annual Global Responsibility Report today, outlining its approach to creating economic, environmental and social value in the countries where it operates.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Charitable Organizations

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

City of Hoisington repairs major water leak

The city of Hoisington had a major community water leak on Tuesday when the main transmission line to the community failed.

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Related Topix: Hoisington, KS, Charitable Organizations

Religion News Service

Association Responds to Disney & Nature Conservancy Research That...

Christian Camp & Conference Association is offering summer camp as a solution in response to the recent survey conducted by the Nature Conservancy and funded by Disney.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Entergy gives $500K grant to The Nature Conservancy

NEW ORLEANS - Environmental innovators in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are implementing solutions for the management of the mid-South's natural and environmental resources through a $500,000 grant from Entergy Corporation to The Nature Conservancy.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Energy, Entergy, Nuclear Fuel Services, Entergy Arkansas, Environmental, Entergy New Orleans, Entergy Mississippi

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KAUZ

Artificial reef for oysters compete on Texas coast

An artificial reef conservationists hope will repopulate Matagorda Bay with oyster beds was completed over the weekend by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Related Topix: US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charitable Organizations

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Forbes.com

Chinese Billionaire Guo Guangchang To Be Feted As 'Global Shark Guardian' In New York

Guo, along with Ding Liguo, the CEO of steelmaker Delong Holdings, Wan Jie, chairman of art publishing firm Artron, and Jim Zhang of the Nature Conservancy will be named "Global Shark Guardians" at an event organized by Wildaid, the Nature Conservancy and the Pew Charitable Trust, according to a Pew press release.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Business News

MLive.com

Survey maps invasive Japanese knotweed, capable of penetrating sidewalks and sewer tubes

When Randy Counterman spotted a small patch of Japanese knotweed near his Texas Township home, he knew immediately it was trouble.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Charitable Organizations, Lake, MI, Agriculture, Science, St. Joseph, MI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Woods and Waters: More controlled burns planned for the Scotia Barrens

Pat McElhenny, with The Nature Conservancy, examines the effects of fire on a pitch pine tree in SGL 176.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

MLive.com

Nature Conservancy gets $1M grant for purchase of St. Martin Island, enhancing coastal habitat

The Nature Conservancy has received a $1 million grant to go toward its 2013 purchase of St. Martin Island and acquiring additional wetland habitat.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Garden, MI, Home Gardening, Home

Medford Mail Tribune

Get Out: Friday, April 11

Native Plant Society Saturday, April 12: 10 a.m. hike at the Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside on the west side of Highway 199 south of Cave Junction.

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Related Topix: Cave Junction, OR, Medford, OR, Charitable Organizations, Rogue River, OR

Journal-Pioneer

Nature Conservancy purchasing two properties in Prince County

A seven-acre parcel of land near Victoria West that the Nature Conservancy of Canada is fundraising to buy.

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Newsday

Suffolk partially tears down Mastic Beach house without formal village approval

As part of a wetlands restoration project being done with The Nature Conservancy, the county announced the start of demolition on a house in Mastic Beach's flood zone on April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Mastic Beach, NY, Charitable Organizations, Suffolk County, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

What organizations should be allowed to rent government space?

A proposal to lease vacant basement office space hit a snag this week as a Crow Wing County commissioner questioned if the county would then provide room for any organization.

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Related Topix: Crow Wing County, MN, Charitable Organizations

My Mother Lode

Sierra Nevada Conservancy

A study released today found that proactive forest management including vegetation thinning and controlled burns can save millions on megafires like the Rim Fire.

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