Nature Conservancy Newswire

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  1. Thompson lends hand in fight against hemlock woolly adelgidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times Observer

    Congressman Glenn Thompson was in McKean County last Friday to apply the first chemical treatment on a hemlock tree in the area in efforts to control the invasive species. He was joined by officials from the Allegheny National Forest, USFS Northern Research Station, the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and members of the Wildcat Park board of directors at Wildcat Park in Ludlow.

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  2. Stakeholders step up to manage Salinas River flow, habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Salinas Californian

    Stakeholders step up to manage Salinas River flow, habitat Multi-benefit approach to flood control, species protection showing promise Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1SyjY2z In fall of 2013, following more than five years with no maintenance work having been conducted on the Salinas River because of permitting barriers, The Nature Conservancy proposed a partnership with local agencies, the agricultural community, and permitting agencies. The idea was to gain input from an array of stakeholders to convene a demonstration planning and design process to address flood risk and habitat needs concurrently.

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  3. Urban Heat Waves Likely to Hit HarderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Planetizen

    ... tend higher than rural ones, cities should be ready to protect the most vulnerable. Rob McDonald of the Nature Conservancy shares his thoughts on an evolving threat. "I was struck by how frequently big cities get hit by a bad heat wave: from Chicago ...

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  4. Take in birds, nature Saturday at Port Susan preserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | HeraldNet

    The Nature Conservancy is hosting a free family event from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at its Port Susan Bay Preserve at the end of Boe Road south of Stanwood. Scientists will be on hand to talk about the fascinating ecology of the estuary, as well as a variety of other topics including shore birds, skulls and climate change.

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  5. Wildlife groups aim to educate about firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | News 4 Jax

    ... is down to around 3.5 million acres. But officials are hoping for a comeback. Cheryl Millett with the Nature Conservancy said prescribed fires will be key in restoring the longleaf pine and prevent bigger problems. "When we get one of those ...

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  6. The Chiricahua Mountains in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Daily Kos

    ... I went back there several times and also visited the nearby Gray Ranch after it was acquired by the Nature Conservancy. I had access to the Gray for about ten years, until around 2000. The sky islands of SE Arizona and nearby SW New Mexico are ...

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  7. Carnival Foundation's $2.5 Million Donation Helping The Nature...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sys-Con Media

    Highlights include: installing new pilot reef enhancement structures to provide greater habitat for fish and a potential area for future coral growth in -specific oceans conservation work," said Maria Damanaki, Global Managing Director for The Nature Conservancy's Ocean Program. "Carnival Foundation's five-year commitment to preserving the world's vital marine resources - and the many benefits they provide - has a major impact on our efforts."

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  8. Take the Scenic RouteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Florida Sportsman

    ... kayaking the Big Bend Saltwater Paddling Trail. Obtained from private forestry companies in 1986 by the Nature Conservancy, much of this sparsely populated, isolated coastline came under the management of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ...

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  9. Bison were not in plain sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2012 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... restoring native grasses and wildflowers by planting and burning, and slowly, through donations to the Nature Conservancy, expanding the nature reserve to its current 4,300 acres, a quarter of them fenced for the new occupants. It was kind of like ...

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  10. Outdoor Notes: NC Wildlife Federation announces award winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sun Journal

    Since 1963 the N.C. Wildlife Federation has recognized the most outstanding conservationists in the state with the Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards. This year the Conservationist of the Year is Phillip Blumenthal, an activist with the Nature Conservancy, the Sierra Club and other conservation organizations.

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  11. Block Island hasn't changed much in 30 years - and that's a good thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | MarketWatch

    Why I went: Although it's just 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, Block Island is one of the few spots left in the U.S. that feels truly undiscovered by the masses. In fact, it's been hailed by the Nature Conservancy, a global conservation group, as one of the "last great places" on the planet - a humble New England, pedestrian-friendly destination that, by virtue of its isolation and emphasis on keeping-things-the-way-they-are , exists in something of a bubble.

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  12. Scarce groundfish permit will remain on Martha's VineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Captain Greg Mayhew, shown aboard the fishing vessel Unicorn, has tied up at the dock for good, but his fishing permit will enable Islanders to continue to seek a living from the sea. - Martha's Vineyard Times file photo The Nature Conservancy last week announced that in partnership with the Martha's Vineyard Fishermen's Preservation Trust, it had purchased the Island's last historic groundfish permit from Greg Mayhew, owner of the 75-foot dragger Unicorn.

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  13. Block Island hasn't changed in 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | MarketWatch

    Why I went: Although it's just 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, Block Island is one of the few spots left in the U.S. that feels truly undiscovered by the masses. In fact, it's been hailed by the Nature Conservancy, a global conservation group, as one of the "last great places" on the planet - a humble New England, pedestrian-friendly destination that, by virtue of its isolation and emphasis on keeping-things-the-way-they-are , exists in something of a bubble.

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  14. Summer Vacation: Block Island hasn't changed much in 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | MarketWatch

    Why I went: Although it's just 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, Block Island is one of the few spots left in the U.S. that feels truly undiscovered by the masses. In fact, it's been hailed by the Nature Conservancy, a global conservation group, as one of the "last great places" on the planet - a humble New England, pedestrian-friendly destination that, by virtue of its isolation and emphasis on keeping-things-the-way-they-are , exists in something of a bubble.

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  15. Conservation hunting: Beneficial or unjustifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | CNN

    ... deer hunting in North America. In a 2013 article on Cool Green Science -- the science blog of the Nature Conservancy -- argued that population of white-tailed deer was too big and was damaging the region's forests and reducing the habitat for ...

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  16. Coosawhatchie River corridor tract protectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Post and Courier

    More than 12,000 acres, including seven miles along streams, has been put into conservation easement by The Nature Conservancy, the latest piece in an emerging network of riverland wildlife corridors across the Lowcountry. The property is timberland between the Savannah and Coosawhatchie rivers near Hampton, owned by the Westervelt Co.

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  17. Activists say Obama will save African elephants...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | New Vision

    ... they are facing, and to support positive solutions that will help ensure their survival, according to Nature Conservancy, a US based wildlife movement. According to a 2014 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ...

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  18. El Ni o risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Contra Costa Times

    With El Nino conditions increasing the likelihood of extreme weather in California the rest of the year, a team of scientists from UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy has published a study that provides a method for the state to reduce the risk of flooding, save coastal buildings and structures, and preserve habitat. The report, published July 22 in the journal PLOS ONE, targets the statewide issue of risky coastal developments that are currently in danger of flooding and impair floodplains' natural abilities to protect coastal communities from flooding.

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  19. Tech projects have big effect on local economyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Virginia Business

    ... not be better, nor more urgent," said Brian Richter, director of global freshwater strategies for The Nature Conservancy. "Many corporations are now awakening to the water risks in their business operations and supply chains, and they are looking ...

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  20. The Nature Conservancy Installs Bird Safe Wind PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Power Online

    The Nature Conservancy has completed its first phase of installation of SheerWind's INVELOX funnel-based wind power technology. Because Palmyra is home to a national wildlife refuge and more than a million nesting seabirds, conventional wind turbines were not an option due to the risk of bird strikes.

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