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2014-06-10 12:21:34

Effort Starts with Creation of First Park for Downtown's English Avenue Neighborhood ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul and The Conservation Fund announced today a $375,000 commitment to give back to the environment and strengthen the green economy in Atlanta. Through a three-year investment in the Fund's Parks With Purpose program, U-Haul and its customers will support The Conservation Fund's work to bring community members, businesses and city officials together to...

2014-05-02 12:22:56

More than $11 billion approved by voters in 10 states in the last 8 years WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report reveals the best attributes for successful statewide conservation programs. Among the ideal characteristics of a state conservation program are creating the program through a constitutional amendment, ensuring monies are directed to a protected, trustee-managed fund, and little-to-no direct legislative involvement in funding decisions. The report,...

26,000 Acres Added To Petrified Forest National Park
2011-09-09 12:06:39

  The U.S. government announced on Thursday it has decided to add 26,000 acres to the National Park Service's Petrified Forest National Park. Congress expanded the boundaries of the park in 2004 from 93,500 acres to about 218,500 acres but did not immediately appropriate any money to buy the private inholdings. “The National Park Service and The Conservation Fund announced today the conservation of approximately 26,000 acres in northeast Arizona full of significant...

2011-04-22 04:00:00

PHOENIX, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul is proud to announce the purchase of verified greenhouse gas emissions reductions from three California forests owned and operated by The Conservation Fund. The Big River, Garcia River and Salmon Creek forests--all in the redwood region of California's North Coast--are helping to safeguard habitat for wildlife, provide jobs for the local community and trap carbon dioxide as they grow. (Logo:...


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