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  1. Outdoor Calendar, published Sunday, March 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... to observe the woodcock's lovesick antics. Registration appreciated, but not required. Details: The Nature Conservancy will hold a walk and salamander adventure. Participants will learn about the important role of vernal pools for ...

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  2. Bison to roam Midewin prairie againRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... visitors view the bison and the prairie. Midewin is working with the National Forest Foundation and The Nature Conservancy to figure out where to get their herd and how to bring the bison to Midewin, Spang said. In October, The Nature Conservancy ...

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  3. Go inside the world of DisneyNature Monkey Kingdom with conservationist Dr. M. SanjayanRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Disney Blog

    Dr. M. Sanjayan is a former lead scientist for Nature Conservancy and currently a VP of Conservation International. He travels the world helping conversationalists make the connections they need to save the planet.

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  4. A lesson in water quality from clamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TreeHugger

    ... Long Island's waters comes from a surprising source. In my 15-year career as executive director for The Nature Conservancy on Long Island, I have learned a lot from the low-lying, muck-dwelling (albeit delicious) clam. Clams were once so abundant in ...

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  5. Natural art worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NewsReview.com

    A watershed sculpture made of live willow saplings, 360 feet long, can be found at River Fork Ranch Preserve in Minden. "Daniel McCormick & Mary O'Brien Watershed Sculpture," an exhibit documenting the Watershed Sculpture projects, is on view at the Nevada Museum of Art through April 5. To volunteer at an upcoming Watershed Sculpture work day, contact Martin Swinehart, Director of Volunteers & Outreach for The Nature Conservancy, at nvfovolunteer@tnc.org .

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  6. Great Lakes restoration projects in Michigan awarded $5.7MRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WJRT

    ... Macatawa River, all of which flow into Lake Michigan. The agency has given more than $2.5 million to the Nature Conservancy project to reduce nutrient runoff and soil erosion in Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron. It also awarded the Stewardship Network ...

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  7. Oregon ranchers in deal with federal government to protect sage grouseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... The Interior Department also announced this week an agreement with Barrick Gold of North America and The Nature Conservancy to provide credit for greater sage grouse habitat improvements in Nevada, officials said. Oregon counties that signed the ...

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  8. Visiting Pine Brook's Freshet In East Hampton, A Sign Of SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    ... and the federal government. Pine Brook Falls, a preserve once owned by the Middlesex Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy, is now part of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge and a great place to see a freshet. The refuge comprises ...

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  9. Baby foxes found in Wal-Mart parking lot are in good handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFMZ

    ... like the baby foxes? The center doesn't own its land and is looking to buy the six acres owned by the Nature Conservancy. It's part of a 43 acre preserve. The center needs $300,000 by May to do so and so far only about $65,000 has been raised. So ...

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  10. Rockies Today, March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Missoula Independent Online

    Sage grouse deal will protect 900 square miles in Nevada A deal struck between Barrick Gold Corp., the world's largest gold mining company, The Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will protect 900 square miles of privately owned land in Nevada that ... (more)

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  11. Unprecedented sage grouse protection deal signed in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Fresno Bee

    ... the classification would place new restrictions on their work. The deal involves Barrick Gold Corp., The Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management and Fish and Wildlife Service. It establishes a "conservation ...

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  12. House Budget Clears Committee -- AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... renewable energy fund to the tune of $50 million. Jim O'Brien, director of external affairs for the Nature Conservancy, said that this policy not only undercuts the goal of the fund - fostering renewable energy - it is also legally questionable. ...

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  13. Feds, conservancy, Barrick Gold ink Nevada sage grouse dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    The U.S. Interior Department has reached an unprecedented agreement with Barrick Gold Corp. and The Nature Conservancy intended to protect sage grouse habitat across parts of more than 900 square miles of private land in Nevada. The agreement with the largest gold mining company in the world establishes a "conservation bank," providing Barrick credit for enhancing some critical habitat now, in exchange for more flexibility in future development.

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  14. Saginaw Bay Watershed receives $2.5 million for conservation projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    The Nature Conservancy is set to receive $2.5 million in federal funds to help implement conservation practices across 10,000 acres of cropland in the Saginaw Bay Watershed, federal officials announced Thursday, March 26. U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters , applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $2,558,853 to reduce nutrient runoff and soil erosion in Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron. "This investment is great news, and will help build on the public-private partnerships through the Farm Bill that will clean up Saginaw Bay, restore wildlife habitat, and protect Lake Huron," Stabenow said.

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  15. Slippery slope: Budget imperils natural resources: WiG cover storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... rare goal that rises above political wrangling. A bipartisan statewide poll released on March 18 by the Nature Conservancy, an environmental protection group, showed that Wisconsinites of both parties overwhelmingly support continuing state funding ...

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  16. Feds, Conservancy and Barrick Gold Reach Sage Grouse DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The U.S. Interior Department has reached an unprecedented agreement with Barrick Gold Corp. and The Nature Conservancy intended to protect sage grouse habitat across parts of more than 900 square miles of private land in Nevada. The agreement with the largest gold mining company in the world establishes a "conservation bank," providing Barrick credit for enhancing some critical habitat now, in exchange for more flexibility in future development.

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  17. Sage grouse agreement reached between Nevada gold mining operation, InteriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | OregonLive.com

    The U.S. Interior Department has reached an unprecedented agreement with Barrick Gold Corp. and The Nature Conservancy intended to protect sage grouse habitat across parts of more than 900 square miles of private land in Nevada. The agreement with the largest gold mining company in the world establishes a "conservation bank" that provides Barrick credit for enhancing some critical habitat now in exchange for more flexibility in future development.

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  18. Super-Rare Albino Tapir Photographed in BrazilRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | National Geographic

    ... of Southeast Asia. In Brazil, 85 percent of the Atlantic rain forest has been destroyed, according to the Nature Conservancy . Since photographing the albino tapir, Candisani has set up more camera traps in the area and captured images of other ...

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  19. Natural resource conservation is something all of us - well, almost all of us - can agree onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Channel3000

    ... to protecting the natural resources we hold dear, we just agree, plain and simple. Last week the Nature Conservancy released the results of a bipartisan, statewide poll and it showed broad support across the political spectrum for continued ...

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  20. Nature Conservancy needs $1M to protect Miramichi River tributaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | CBC News

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is launching a campaign to raise $1 million for the largest private land conservation project in New Brunswick's history. Program director Paula Noel says by purchasing 2,100 acres of land along the Bartholomew River, which is a tributary of the Main Southwest Miramichi River, the entire watershed will benefit.

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