Latest Nature Conservancy Stories

2011-06-15 09:30:00

Revised rules will help prevent future infestations of non-native invasive insects, diseases, and plants ARLINGTON, Va., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-06-10 08:00:00

ATLANTA, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises today announced a $1 million contribution to The Nature Conservancy's "Georgia for Generations" campaign made by the James M. Cox Foundation. The gift will be given in the form of $250,000 annually over the next four years. "The James M.

2011-05-05 06:07:00

Deal connects one of the largest, most scenic dune fields in North America AUSTIN, Texas, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy has donated its 177-acre Gypsum Dunes Preserve in the famed Texas panhandle to the National Park Service.

2011-04-28 12:05:00

The general public is on the front lines of detection of tree-killing insects and diseases ARLINGTON, Va., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that spring has arrived, and summer is quickly approaching, The Nature Conservancy, along with nursery industry partners and scientists, encourages people to take the time to learn more about tree-killing invasive insects and diseases as they spend more time outdoors.

2011-04-26 00:00:26

Fans Can Vote Online to Help The Nature Conservancy Win Internet's Top Honor Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 The Nature Conservancy announced today that its blog, Cool Green Science, has been nominated for Best Green Website in the 15th Annual Webby Awards.

2011-04-22 00:00:30

Digiscribe's "Scan & Save" Program Benefits The Environment By Supporting The Nature Conservancy and Decreasing Paper Usage with Document Scanning and Document Management Services Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Digiscribe, a Westchester-based document management company, is extending its "Scan & Save" program to do its part in preserving the environment.

2011-04-21 15:39:00

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), in collaboration with its nine local utilities, partnered with The Nature Conservancy and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy to conserve and protect local fresh water areas with $120,310 in donations.

2011-04-14 11:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day and beyond, people around the globe can help "plant a future" and help restore critically endangered rain forests of South America and Indonesia through new fundraising products launched worldwide by Avon Products, Inc.

2011-04-13 00:00:28

The Nature Conservancy to Host “Picnic for the Planet” Event in 350+ Cities Worldwide Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 13, 2011 The planet does a lot for us— let’s take it out for lunch. On April 22—Earth Day 2011—The Nature Conservancy will host Picnic for the Planet, a global celebration of the planet we live on, the food it provides and the people we share it with.

2011-04-06 13:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress is set to pass a budget that could include severe cuts to vital conservation programs, The Nature Conservancy has announced its "Top Ten California Treasures." These treasures are California's most iconic parks and recreation areas that were funded by a federal program called the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is currently proposed to be cut by 90 percent in the House of Representatives' budget. "Californians...

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.