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2008-08-07 15:00:30

By Randal Edgar A total of $339,555 has been donated to the town for conservation purposes by 29 individuals, says Town Administrator Bruce R. Keiser, after the local land trust withheld its donation.

2008-08-05 18:00:19

By The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, S.C. Aug. 5--Norfolk Southern has granted a conservation easement on 12,488 acres of Dorchester County land, preserving it permanently.

2008-08-05 15:00:25

By Brian Hicks, The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C. Aug. 5--Although southern Dorchester County is one of the fastest-growing areas in the state, there is one big patch of land in the middle of the county that will never see a subdivision or a strip mall.

2008-08-05 12:00:28

By Terry Date, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 5--WINDHAM -- A proposal to place 83 acres of town conservation land into a permanent protective easement stirred debate among the selectmen last night.

2008-08-04 15:00:28

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Will Haynie, Executive Director of Lowcountry Open Land Trust, +1-843-577-6510 CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the most ecologically significant land in the U.S.

2008-08-04 12:00:47

By Terry Date, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 4--WINDHAM -- Selectmen had originally planned to wait until next spring before asking voters if they wanted 83 acres of town land near Goodhue Road to be managed as a conservation easement by a land trust.

2008-08-02 03:00:15

By Karen Robes Meeks; Joe Segura LONG BEACH - Home Depot has pulled the plug on plans to build a home-design center in East Long Beach, but plans to develop the land are still moving forward.

2008-07-30 15:00:40

By DON BEHM Mequon -- Bald eagles will be assured of a permanent, secluded nesting area in the Milwaukee metropolitan area now that the Ozaukee Washington Land Trust has purchased a heavily wooded ravine and bluff on the Lake Michigan shore only a few miles north of the Milwaukee County border.

2008-07-30 15:00:40

NORWAY - The Western Foothills Land Trust invites community volunteers to enter into battle with the invasive "Rosa Multiflora" on Roberts Farm Preserve from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. Multiflora rose is an aggressive colonizer of open unplowed land and is highly successful on forest edges.

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul.


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