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2013-04-09 08:21:20

Applications Open for 2013 Toyota TogetherGreen Fellowships and Innovation Grants NEW YORK, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Toyota today announced a $3.5 million grant to The National Audubon Society to extend Toyota TogetherGreen, a national initiative that invests in emerging conservation leaders and funds innovative community-based conservation projects throughout the United States. Now in its sixth year, Toyota TogetherGreen has engaged nearly 370,000 people in conservation...

2013-02-15 16:20:51

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) initiated its first habitat restoration project as part of the company's participation in NJ Audubon's Corporate Stewardship Council (CSC), at the South Branch Wildlife Management Area. Volunteering to remove and recycle nearly a mile of old wire, 18 transformers and 40 utility poles left on site by the former owner, JCP&L provided this key improvement to the critical habitat at this 422-acre...

2013-01-23 08:22:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are encouraging bird and nature fans throughout the state to join tens of thousands of everyday North American bird watchers for the 2013 Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), Feb. 15-18. A joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society, this free event is an opportunity for families, students, and people of all ages to discover the wonders of nature in...

2013-01-18 12:20:57

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis Bacon, an environmental philanthropist and avid outdoor sportsman, who has advocated for more than twenty years for conservation and protection of natural resources in the United States and abroad, last night received the Audubon Medal at the National Audubon Society Gala Dinner in New York. The National Audubon Society's prestigious award recognizes outstanding conservation achievements. Mr. Bacon is only the 52nd person in the National Audubon...

2013-01-03 16:21:45

Transocean penalties a step forward for unprecedented restoration efforts WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gulf restoration and economic development groups lauded the announcement today from the Department of Justice that it has reached an historic settlement with Transocean for its role in the 2010 Gulf oil spill. Today's $1.4 billion settlement will be paid under the Clean Water Act for civil and criminal penalties. A significant portion of those funds will be used...

2012-12-04 12:21:11

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are urging wildlife enthusiasts to join the tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the United States in the Audubon Society's 114th Annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC), which will take place Dec. 14 through Jan. 5. "Bird enthusiasts, armed with binoculars, bird guides and checklists, will head out on an annual mission - often before dawn - to make a difference and to see nature...

2012-08-01 06:20:28

TogetherGreen Innovation Grants Kick-Start Local, Solutions-Based Environmental Projects Nationwide NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Toyota and the National Audubon Society today awarded over $1 million in TogetherGreen Innovation Grants funding to 41 innovative environmental projects nationwide. This year's winning projects involve more than 150 conservation, environmental justice and community organizations working collaboratively on habitat, water and energy...

2012-06-28 06:21:27

New initiative encourages Americans to pledge to spend more time in nature and to visit scenic locations for chance to win a new Toyota Prius v NEW YORK, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Have you taken an animal safari in Texas? Checked out the "Love Motel for Insects" in New York? Toyota and the National Audubon Society are teaming up this summer to ask Americans to Exit the Highway and pledge to spend more time taking scenic roads to nature. The campaign, which highlights...

Osprey Chicks Hatching Live On The Internet
2012-06-07 13:16:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Osprey chicks are pushing through their shells and into the world right now on a live camera broadcasting on the Internet. The first of three Osprey chicks have already hatched, while the second is due to hatch at any moment, according to explore.org and the National Audubon Society. The high-definition camera has been fixated on the nest since the eggs were originally laid back on April 29th. The nest is located atop a 30-foot tower at the Hog Island...

2012-03-27 06:20:51

Consumers Who Commit to Easy Green Challenges Around the Home Enter To Win Prizes NEW YORK, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TogetherGreen, a conservation alliance between the National Audubon Society and Toyota, launched today the Spring Greening Challenge, a Facebook application that offers weekly conservation challenges, data on the impacts of green choices anyone can make around the home, and an opportunity for participants to win prizes. The Spring Greening Challenge...