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2013-06-27 12:22:42

ST. LOUIS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony last night in Tampa Bay, Fla., the Gulf of Mexico Program recognized Monsanto Company with the First Place 2013 Gulf Guardian Award in the Business/Industry Category for the company's Mississippi River Watershed Partnership. The Gulf of Mexico Program applauded the efforts of Monsanto and its partners for their efforts in environmental stewardship for the benefit of the Gulf of Mexico. "On behalf of the company, our employees and...

2013-06-26 08:23:27

TORONTO, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The 2013 Charity 100 ranking in the summer issue of MoneySense Magazine once again places the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) as Canada's top environmental charity. For the fourth year in a row, MoneySense recognizes NCC as one of Canada's most responsible and efficient charities, with an overall grade of A. "NCC is very proud of our standing A  grade from MoneySense Magazine," said John Lounds, president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy of...

2013-06-03 23:15:15

The Conservancy is highlighting the benefits of coral, mangrove, sea grass, and shellfish restoration to people and nature including reducing risk from natural disasters for coastal communities and benefits to local economies through tourism and additional fish production Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The Nature Conservancy, a leader in global marine restoration, is celebrating science in action with the first annual Restoration Week on June 3rd — June 8th...

2013-05-16 16:21:38

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In what could be coined a natural fit, Draftfcb San Francisco has been awarded the creative account for the California arm of The Nature Conservancy, the world's leading conservation organization working to protect the environment. Three other undisclosed agencies participated in the pitch, which marks the first time the California branch of The Nature Conservancy has enlisted a marketing communications agency partner. According to Jordan...

2013-05-03 16:21:03

New Acres for America projects protect wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities across the U.S. BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart's Acres for America program, a conservation partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), is protecting priority lands across the country to provide wildlife habitats and recreational opportunities for local residents. Newly-announced projects in Arkansas, New Mexico, Nebraska, Wisconsin, New Hampshire,...

2013-05-02 20:20:38

NAPLES, Fla., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Conservancy of Southwest Florida officially reopened the new 21-acre Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center during a two-day Grand Reopening Weekend Festival held April 20-21. The newly renovated Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center, located off of Goodlette-Frank Road just south of the Naples Zoo, is designed to raise awareness of the importance of protecting the water, land, and wildlife in the region. Over 2,200 visitors came to...

2013-02-07 16:21:31

February Event Focused on Spring Pools that Host Amphibians HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fourth season of an innovative series of speakers will begin Thursday, Feb. 28, at Messiah College with a talk on a unique feature that dots the landscape in the South Mountain region: seasonal wetlands, known as vernal pools. Additional topics in 2013 will include South Mountain rhyolite, native pollinators and conservation law. "The South Mountain Speaker Series...

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...

2012-12-10 16:21:20

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has elected Don J. McGrath as its incoming Chairman. McGrath, a member of the Board since 2009, will serve a two-year term commencing on January 1, 2013. A California resident, McGrath is managing partner of Diamond Bear Partners LLC, an investment company. He retired from BancWest Corporation in 2010, where he served as chairman and chief executive officer....