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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.