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2010-07-01 11:25:00

Lands Set to Mark their 10th Year in July DOLORES, Colo., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The country's National Conservation Lands (formally the National Landscape Conservation System) and one of its signature units, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, will celebrate their 10th anniversary this month (July 12).

2010-06-15 12:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation groups sent a letter to President Obama today, calling for habitat restoration investments within the escrow account being established to compensate individuals and businesses harmed by the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100202/EDFLOGO) "As conservation leaders we write today to urge you to include wildlife among those harmed and to designate habitat restoration as the appropriate...

2010-05-20 10:20:00

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) forest certification program announced its new Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant program today, furthering its long-standing commitment to research and bringing together diverse partners, including SFI Program Participants, conservation groups, and several government agencies, to deliver conservation benefits across North America and tackle illegal logging issues globally. SFI Inc.'s...

2010-05-18 09:00:00

TORONTO and MONTREAL, May 18 /PRNewswire/ - Today 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement - the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement - that applies to 72 million hectares of public forests licensed to FPAC members.

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2010-05-04 08:49:22

A Stanford research team is exploring what makes aboriginal hunting grounds molded by fire more biologically diverse than lands untouched by humans.

2010-04-27 08:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today marks the 75th anniversary of a federal landmark in conservation. It was the beginning of a conservation commitment on private land as Congress established the Soil Conservation Service in the U. S.

2010-04-14 12:20:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of non-profit leaders will highlight a new, ground-up, collaborative approach for the conservation of large landscapes - ecosystems, watersheds and wildlife corridors that involve multiple jurisdictions and land ownership -- at the White House Conference on America's Great Outdoors Friday, April 16, 2010 in Washington D.C. The conference [http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq/Press_Releases/March_26_2010], centered on...

2010-03-23 14:17:00

Bill Markup Set for Tomorrow by Senate Agriculture Committee WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen conservation groups oppose cutting more than $2 billion dollars from the largest of USDA's working lands conservation programs, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), to pay for a child nutrition reauthorization bill drafted by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Blanche Lincoln (D-AR).

2010-03-09 08:25:34

Laurie Marker of the Cheetah Conservation Fund and Stuart Pimm of Duke University recognized for scientific and management contributions to the understanding and restoration of ecosystems.

2010-02-25 12:09:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Field & Stream, the world's leading outdoor magazine, issued a conservation report card for President Barack Obama's first year in office--and the results don't place the administration on the honor roll.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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