Latest Land trust Stories

2008-10-21 06:00:15

By Haya El Nasser Climate change is prompting some conservation groups to broaden strategies in buying pristine lands, recognizing that some may be under water in 50 years or undergo other drastic changes.

2008-10-10 09:00:30

CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More of South Carolina's coastal plain near Charleston, containing some of the most important ecosystems in the U.S., will be protected permanently from development.

2008-10-10 03:00:16

By Anonymous Some of the most ecologically significant land in the U.S. will be protected permanently through a conservation easement donated by Norfolk Southern to the Lowcountry Open Land Trust.

2008-10-06 15:00:17

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF The area known as The Basin is a short drive or bike ride from the village shops, traditional island homes and working waterfront along Vinalhaven's downtown strip.

2008-10-02 15:00:30

By MEAGHAN WIMS Under the agreement, the land trust paid the Kempenaars $500,000 for a perpetual conservation easement on 30 acres of the 34-acre property.

2008-10-02 15:00:30

AUBURN - The third in a series of fall guided bird walks conducted by the Stanton Bird Club will be held in partnership with the Androscoggin Land Trust at the Huston Farm Conservation Area on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

2008-09-30 15:00:31

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF A land trust is purchasing an island in East Grand Lake that is popular with local residents and fishermen.

2008-09-27 15:00:19

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - Ed Kfoury and Nancy Perlson of the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust were recognized Friday for their efforts that "go above and beyond" to serve Maine's outdoors interests, fish and wildlife resources and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

2008-09-24 12:00:19

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Communications Manager, Sarah Bray, +1-713-265-0310, or Cell, +1-832-226-2116, or Fax, +1-713-265-0365, sarah.bray@horizonwind.com, of Horizon Wind Energy, LLC Company Sets Standard with Unprecedented Conservation Efforts in Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept.

2008-09-23 00:00:18

By Justin Vellucci Nine years ago, Ken Gfroerer traded in a home in Green Tree for the natural wonders of the Laurel Highlands, moving an hour east to a 51-acre farm where he and his wife, Lisa, could ski, hike and maintain a large organic garden.

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.