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Breaking Ground For The Alliance For Sustainable Wildlife
2014-01-09 12:03:46

Audubon Nature Institute Audubon Nature Institute and San Diego Zoo Global Break Ground for The Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife: A Conservation Alliance to Enhance the Sustainability of Threatened Animal Populations Officials from Audubon Nature Institute and San Diego Zoo Global took the first steps today in building a breeding center for rare and endangered species. Scooping shovels of dirt, dignitaries including New Orleans Councilwomen Jackie Clarkson and Kristin Palmer and State...

2013-11-12 23:28:17

More than 300 species of birds live on protected KPC lands in far West Houston. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Katy Prairie Conservancy’s (KPC) diverse preserve system – home to more than 300 different types of birds – has earned designation as a Global Important Bird Area (IBA). Long known as a birding hotspot among Gulf Coast birders and naturalists, Katy Prairie Conservancy’s 20,000 acres of protected lands are home to several species of global conservation concern....

2013-09-10 23:27:02

Antioch University New England and ISC-Audubon to develop sustainability and conservation-oriented programs and workshops. Keene, New Hampshire (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Antioch University New England (AUNE) and ISC-Audubon (ISCA) have agreed to work together to develop sustainability and conservation oriented programs and workshops for ISCA members, supporters, partners, and contributors. ISCA is a coalition of sustainability advocacy organizations created to foster sustainable living...

2013-08-12 23:23:47

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island selects Doubleknot's registration software to help manage its camps and educational programs. Using the software, the organization is able to streamline registration and improve communication with participants and staff. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Doubleknot, a leading provider of registration solutions for non-profit and mission-based organizations, has been selected by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island to provide the registration...

2013-07-10 16:21:36

Bird Inventory, Scientific Data, and GIS Platform Destined to Drive Habitat Protection Policies REDLANDS, Calif., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri and the National Audubon Society are working on an initiative to provide geospatial data and map production abilities to Audubon's 467 chapters, 47 education centers, and all 22 US state offices. Audubon will meld Esri's cutting-edge GIS mapping technology with the latest scientific species data to study and reduce bird habitat losses....

2013-06-27 12:22:42

ST. LOUIS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony last night in Tampa Bay, Fla., the Gulf of Mexico Program recognized Monsanto Company with the First Place 2013 Gulf Guardian Award in the Business/Industry Category for the company's Mississippi River Watershed Partnership. The Gulf of Mexico Program applauded the efforts of Monsanto and its partners for their efforts in environmental stewardship for the benefit of the Gulf of Mexico. "On behalf of the company, our employees and...

2013-06-18 20:20:28

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) announced today that it has awarded the National Audubon Society $60,000 under the SFI Conservation and Community Partnership Grant Program. The three-year project is designed to develop and implement the latest bird conservation best practices by engaging Audubon scientists working closely with forest managers across six states along the Atlantic flyway of the Eastern United States....

2013-06-13 16:22:07

DAVIS, Calif., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Typically it wouldn't be especially noteworthy that six Tulare and Kern County farmers finished harvesting their silage crops last week, even if it is a little later than usual. However, the actions of these six farmers, with help from conservationists at USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Audubon California, have resulted in saving more than 65,000 rare Tricolored Blackbirds. The species is now federally listed...

2013-05-30 16:21:58

BLAIRSTOWN, WARREN COUNTY, N.J., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) initiated its second critical habitat restoration project as part of their participation in NJ Audubon's Corporate Stewardship Council (CSC), at the Yards Creek Scout Reservation. Volunteering the use of personnel and heavy equipment, JCP&L provided a key component in removing non-native invasive vegetation that had severely impacted numerous acres of woodland and young forest habitat...

2013-05-03 16:21:03

New Acres for America projects protect wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities across the U.S. BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart's Acres for America program, a conservation partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), is protecting priority lands across the country to provide wildlife habitats and recreational opportunities for local residents. Newly-announced projects in Arkansas, New Mexico, Nebraska, Wisconsin, New Hampshire,...