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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.

2008-09-16 12:00:21

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Walter Abramson of the Minnesota Land Trust, +1-612-647- 9590 Island home of legendary conservationist Ernest Oberholtzer to remain undeveloped ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Land Trust and the Ernest C.

2008-09-11 21:00:14

By ERIK ROBINSON An ecologically rich chunk of northwest Clark County would be permanently conserved under a land swap being considered by the county, the state Department of Natural Resources and a local family.

2008-08-28 21:00:27

The board of governors for Yeager Airport has approved a plan for an old airport access road to be turned into a hiking and biking trail.

2008-08-28 21:00:26

By Rick Steelhammer Yeager Airport's governing board on Wednesday tentatively approved a plan by the Charleston Land Trust to convert an old equipment road used 50 years ago in the construction of the airport into a hiking and biking trail linking Coonskin Park with downtown Charleston.

2008-08-27 12:00:55

By Denis Cuff A conservation group is buying 423 acres of Franklin Canyon land in Hercules where local residents voted in 2004 to block a developer's plans for 500 proposed homes, a hotel and shops.

2008-08-26 15:00:39

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF ORONO - Dave Thompson paused for a moment after slogging through part of an old logging road flooded by a hardworking beaver family and the summer's seemingly nonstop rain. The precipitation had let up a bit again, if only briefly.

2008-08-23 15:00:22

LONDON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 23, 2008) - Canada's Environment Minister John Baird announced an investment of $278,462 to the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority for The Thames River Aquatic Ecosystem Stewardship Initiative under the Habitat Stewardship Program.

2008-08-21 21:00:21

By Kathy Kellogg A committee of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board will take the next few months to study farmland preservation through state and federally funded purchase of development rights.

2008-08-20 15:00:34

By Meaghan Wims; Edward S Clement Jr The Sakonnet Greenway trail has been eight years in the making, but in just a few months, the final stretch will be finished and joggers and walkers will have five full miles of trail to explore. Until then, the Aquidneck Land Trust needs your help.


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