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  1. American Chestnut Foundation announces new leaderRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... a national search. A lifelong conservationist, Thomson's previous experience includes 28 years at The Nature Conservancy, serving in leadership capacities in conservation land management and fundraising. Most recently, she served as associate vice ...

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  2. Milton couple leave long legacy of land restoration across WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... how to run the equipment, and he kept meticulous records." Ron invested in equipment, took a class at The Nature Conservancy to pick up skills for prescribed burning and volunteered with the state Department of Natural Resources to get more ...

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  3. Land conservation project will protect 410 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... necessary to reduce excess nutrients and other pollutants," said Wayne Klockner, state director of The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts. The coalition expects to clear trails and add signage, benches and bridges and have the land open and ...

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  4. Lorin Letendre: An historic time for the Carmel RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Monterey County Herald

    ... the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, and the many other nonprofits (including The Nature Conservancy and the Planning and Conservation League) who worked tirelessly to both move this project forward and to jointly fund the project. The ...

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  5. Delta water tunnel plan undergoes design changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Inside Bay Area

    ... about." Another new design change involves Staten Island, a large tract west of Lodi owned by The Nature Conservancy. The island is important winter habitat for sandhill cranes, an endangered migratory bird. In a previous change meant to appease ...

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  6. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Economic Development and the Paris Climate AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | CFR.org

    Speaker: Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Presider: Mark Tercek, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nature Conservancy December 8, 2014 TERCEK: Welcome, everyone. Good afternoon.

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  7. Rudolph vs. Bambi: Outdoor InsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PennLive.com

    Matt Miller, senior science writer, in the Cool Green Science blog of The Nature Conservancy notes that"woodland caribou, aka., reindeer, the rarest large mammal in the 'lower 48' states have faced dramatic changes in forest habitat. White-tailed deer, drawn by the new habitat, have moved in and thrived," drawing more predators like mountain lions, which prey on the less wary caribou.

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  8. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Advocate

    The state has more than 125,000 miles of rivers and streams and 57 major watersheds as well as numerous ground water aquifers that some communities like Baton Rouge depend on for drinking water. "Managing that water is going to take some critical decisions ," said Bryan Piazza, director of freshwater and marine science with The Nature Conservancy.

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  9. Keeping our wildlife healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Block Island Times

    ... period. One of the ways suggested was only mowing half of an area at a time. Chris Littlefield, of The Nature Conservancy, who was in attendance, noted that leaving areas un-mown would be beneficial for other wildlife, such as pollinators, as well. ...

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  10. Offshore havensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Portland Tribune

    ... Society of Portland, Coast Range Association, Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, Oceana, and The Nature Conservancy. 'Oregon's ocean belongs to all Oregonians - everyone has an opportunity to participate in the implementation, evaluation and ...

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  11. Preserving natural areas is importantRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Messenger

    ... permanent. Under tax law, landowners who agree to conservation easements with organizations such as The Nature Conservancy can lower their taxes somewhat. Such easements can prevent development of places that should remain undisturbed. Conservancy ...

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  12. Cross returning to Tzouhalem lookoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... co-operates. Members of Cowichan Tribes and the St. Ann's Church parish are expected to join Pearce and Nature Conservancy staffers for the deliver and mount the icon. Pearce said work will basically entail reworking the concrete base, pouring new ...

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  13. Scientist examines ways to put stormwater to use in big citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Science Daily

    ... recreation or urban heat island mitigation. Natural Capital Project partners World Wildlife Fund and The Nature Conservancy want to help large cities like Addis Ababa develop in ways that enhance the provision of ecosystem services and that don't ...

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  14. Congress needs to keep tax break for conservation easementsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... permanent. Under tax law, landowners who agree to conservation easements with organizations such as The Nature Conservancy can lower their taxes somewhat. Such easements can prevent development of places that should remain undisturbed. Conservancy ...

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  15. $1 Million Donated To Sustain Denver Water SupplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CBS Local

    Three companies on Tuesday donated $1 million to help sustain clean drinking water for Denver and other metro-area communities. MillerCoors, PepsiCo and Wells Fargo donated the money to the Nature Conservancy also to help with forest restoration in the Upper South Platte River.

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  16. MillerCoors, Pepsi, Wells Fargo donate $1M to Colorado forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Business Journal

    MillerCoors , PepsiCo and the Wells Fargo Foundation announced Tuesday that the three organizations will donate $1 million to The Nature Conservancy to help restore forests along Colorado's Front Range. The money will help pay for the nonprofit to spend three years designing, implementing, and measuring the progress of forest restoration projects intended to "improve water security" for the Denver metro area and also reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfires.

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  17. Report projects decrease in Adirondack lake troutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Gazette

    A new report by The Nature Conservancy projects a decrease in lake trout habitat in the Adirondacks due to increasing water temperatures, fertilizer runoff and competition from non-native species like bass and pike.

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  18. Nature Conservancy protecting 1,000 acres in Onslow Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The Nature Conservancy is protecting from development more than 1,000 acres in Onslow County, creating a buffer between Croatan National Forest and Camp Lejeune. The purchase will provide habitat for the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker and create a corridor for wildlife to roam between the base and the forest.

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  19. 1,000 acres conserved in Onslow CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WLOS

    The Nature Conservancy is protecting from development more than 1,000 acres in Onslow County, creating a buffer between Croatan National Forest and Camp Lejeune. The purchase will provide habitat for the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker and create a corridor for wildlife to roam between the base and the forest.

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  20. DNR is fishing for feedback on lake sturgeon planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... a threatened species in North America by the American Fisheries Society, a globally rare species by the Nature Conservancy, and a threatened species in the State of Michigan. The lake sturgeon population in Michigan is estimated to be about one ...

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