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2008-12-01 17:27:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- PRESS OPPORTUNITY AT A GLANCE: TREE2 Longleaf Pine Seedling Planting Ceremonies Thursday, December 4 10 a.m. Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores, Alabama Thousands of new longleaf pine seedlings will be planted this week as part of an effort to restore the natural habitat along the Gulf Coast, thanks to the TREE2 outreach arranged through an Ohio-based business in partnership with educators and volunteers. Public parks and...

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. Norfolk Southern, through two subsidiaries, has granted an easement on 12,488 acres of its Brosnan Forest timber and wildlife preserve to the Lowcountry Open Land Trust. The property is near the 15,000-acre Francis Beidler Forest, which is owned and operated by the National Audubon Society. Beidler Forest and...

2008-08-05 03:00:24

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 5--NORFOLK -- Norfolk Southern Corp. has given up its development rights on 12,488 acres of ecologically important forest and wilderness in South Carolina, a donation described as the largest of its kind in that state's history. The property, located about 35 miles northwest of Charleston and called Brosnan Forest, includes more than 6,000 acres of increasingly rare longleaf pine trees and is prime habitat for the red-cockaded...

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. will be protected permanently from development through a conservation easement donated by Norfolk Southern to the Lowcountry Open Land Trust. The easement is thought to be one of the largest in the Southeast and the largest ever by a corporation in South Carolina. Norfolk Southern,...

2008-02-20 03:00:34

By Archer, Jessica K Miller, Deborah L; Tanner, George W ARCHER, J. K. (Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611), D. L. MILLER (Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida West Florida Research and Education Center, 5988 Hwy 90, Bldg 4900, Milton, FL 32583), AND G. W. TANNER (Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611). Changes in understory vegetation and soil...