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2011-05-31 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Land Trust of Tennessee, the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Wildlands Network received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant today in support of their work to help private landowners and government agencies in the southeastern United States protect special forest sites though working-forest conservation easements. The three non-profit conservation organizations were...

2008-07-17 09:00:37

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Land Trust of Napa County is thrilled to announce that Napa Valley winery Sterling Vineyards has donated $30,000 to The Land Trust, through the sale of the premium 2004 Napa Valley Wildlake Ranch Merlot. In addition, Sterling Vineyards has announced the release of the 2005 vintage of Wildlake Ranch Merlot benefiting The Land Trust's preservation of the spectacular Duff & Wildlake Ranch properties in the eastern viewshed of the Napa Valley....


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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