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2011-01-27 10:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepperwood Preserve and the Dwight Center for Conservation Science of Santa Rosa, a 3,117-acre nature preserve located in northeastern Sonoma County, announced today that it has received a gift of $1 million from San Francisco private investor Jean-Pierre L. Conte. Dr. Lisa Micheli, Executive Director of Pepperwood Preserve, said, "This is a very generous gift from Mr. Conte, a long-time supporter of the environment and the advancement of...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'