Nature Conservancy Newswire

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  1. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Heading down Indigo Bayou, Bryan Piazza and Jim Bergan with The Nature Conservancy talks about the Atchafalaya Basin where theyOre about to close on a tract of land thatOs more than 5,000 acres. This is the first step in restoring the area, set up a conservation learning center that will be open to the community and their graduate studies program to encourage a new generation of researchers.


  2. Equipment theft impedes work of conservationistsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The incident marks the second theft of Nature Conservancy property at the site within the year. Items stolen include a 2009 Troy flatbed trailer with a wooden bed, a 2009 Honda utility terrain vehicle painted green-and-tan camouflage, and a green ATV 400 owned by a contractor.


  3. Battling climate fatigue, assessing victories at Aspen IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, and Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, made their case in, "Our Climate Future is Brighter than it Looks." They gave President Obama an "A+" for his environmental agenda ...


  4. Santa Ana Zoo looks to welcome giant river ottersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    ... The river otters, often up to 5 feet long, dine on fish, frogs and aquatic mammals, according to the Nature Conservancy. They've been known to take on the giant anacondas and sharp-toothed piranhas that make the Amazon River their home. The zoo's ...


  5. Thieves steal $25k in equipment from The Nature Conservancy in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Two vehicles and other equipment worth roughly $25,000 were stolen from The Nature Conservancy at a storage unit at its Kaiholena Preserve on Hawaii's Big Island this week. A 2009 Honda utility terrain vehicle, and all-terrain vehicle, a trailer and other smaller conservation equipment items were taken Tuesday from the preserve, which is located in Kau on the Big Island.


  6. New Sakonnet Harbor Boat Ramp is OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... Park Fishing Pier and the Galilee Boat Ramp created as the result of partnership between DEM and The Nature Conservancy. The collaboration works to create and improve public access sites for fishing, boating, and hunting throughout Rhode Island. A ...


  7. Aspen Ideas Festival hot topics are campaign spending, climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Denver Post

    ... to fight climate change. "That's going to resonate with people," said Mark Tercek, president of the Nature Conservancy. "Even hard-core business people want to be inspired in a spiritual way." That swing between optimism and pessimism defines Aspen. ...


  8. Little Bird Is A Big Deal In TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Caller

    In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo, Rich Kostecke, a bird expert and associate director of conservation, research and planning at the Nature Conservancy in Texas, looks through his spotting scope during an annual 24-hour Christmastime ritual to count birds along the Texas Gulf Coast in Mad Island, Texas. The data collected, with the help of more than 50 other volunteers spread out into six groups across the 7,000-acre Mad Island preserve, will be regionally and nationally analyzed, landing in a broad database that includes results from hundreds of other bird counts going on nationally during a two week period.


  9. Thieves hit Nature ConservancyRead the original story

    Wednesday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    More than $25,000 worth of equipment, most of it belonging to The Nature Conservancy, was taken by thieves from a storage unit at its Kaiholena Preserve in Ka - u.


  10. Funding Latin American Watershed ReplenishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Triple Pundit

    ... development curriculum. To test and refine this curriculum, FEMSA Foundation, Antea Group and the Nature Conservancy (TNC) have partnered on a series of pilot workshops delivered to select teams working on Water Funds - a series of water ...


  11. Conservancy buys 6,500 forest acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Nashua Telegraph

    ... f forest land to expand its existing Leuthold Forest Preserve to more than 16,000 acres. Tom Rumpf of the Nature Conservancy tells Maine Public BroadcastA ing Network reports that the land is important for both biological diversity and recreation.


  12. Plum Creek sells 6,500 acres to conservation groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangor Daily News

    The Nature Conservancy in Maine has purchased more than 6,500 acres of diverse forestland, including old growth and sub-Alpine fir forest, southwest of Jackman. The purchase from Plum Creek Timber Co.


  13. Fire on Goose Island continues to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Journal of the San Juans

    ... it burn itself out. On Monday the fire flared up again. Marler said Goose Island, which is owned by the Nature Conservancy, is not within fire district boundaries and help from the Nature Conservancy "is not going to happen." The Department of ...


  14. Fireworks suspected in Goose Island blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... burned less than a quarter of the island, which is a federally protected wildlife refuge managed by the Nature Conservancy. Visitors are not permitted to the island, except for researchers from the University of Washington Friday Harbor ...


  15. Environment takes big hit from water-intensive marijuana cultivationRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Holtville Tribune

    ... 1996, creating a "green rush" of marijuana growers seeking to make a profit. Led by researchers from the Nature Conservancy, the study included significant UC Berkeley contributions from freshwater fish ecologist Stephanie Carlson, an associate ...


  16. PilotGirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Albany Times Union

    ... a Registered National Historic Landmark listed by the New York State Historic Trust and protected by the Nature Conservancy and local land trusts.


  17. Hikianalia set to sailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | KITV-TV

    ... of experienced navigators. NATS @:16:09 - crate sliding This voyage will feature a partnership with the Nature Conservancy and NOAA to help monitor marine life resources and to gauge what sort of management practices could be effective. EKOLU ...


  18. Prince Harry the Rhino Rescuer! The Royal Kicks off His 'Dream Job' in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | People

    ... natural heritage in South Africa, Tanzania and Botswana. Matt Brown, Africa conservation director of The Nature Conservancy , which supports Save the Rhino on the ground in Namibia, said in a statement, "Black rhinos are being pushed to extinction ...


  19. Chinese billionaire buys Brandon Park in Adirondacks for $23 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... the property in the 1930s from the Rockefeller family.The landowner had granted an easement to the Nature Conservancy in 1978. In an interview with the conservancy's Nature magazine, Ma said the most fun part of business is to contribute to the ...


  20. Readers Write: (June 29): Koch brothers, living-wage jobs, proton...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Star Tribune

    ... boys and girls clubs, Goodwill Industries, the Special Olympics, United Way, and (surprise, surprise) the Nature Conservancy - hardly a right-wing organization! "Workforce housing has to be as important as low-income housing, or our job creators ...