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2010-12-15 15:56:00

Pew and partners call for federal rules that "stand the test of time" WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-12-06 13:01:00

Grassroots organizer working to protect Gold Butte RENO, Nev., Dec.

2010-11-01 15:56:16

Protected areas are generally seen as a triumph for the preservation of nature, yet the reality on the ground is more complex.

2010-10-27 12:10:00

New Report Presents Case Studies, Other Examples of Successful Agency Efforts WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-05-17 14:57:00

Group Will Work to Permanently Protect Parts of the Allegheny National Forest WARREN, Pa., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six conservation organizations, representing nearly 65,000 Pennsylvanians, have joined to form the Pennsylvania Wilderness Coalition.

2010-03-18 12:27:00

JACKSON, Wyo., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago, Wilderness Ventures undertook the monumental task of redesigning their award-winning, 96-page catalog. This morning, the world's most experienced teen outdoor adventure program has launched a fresh website to complement their catalog.

2010-01-28 12:27:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Charitable Trusts today announced that effective February 1, 2010, the Campaign for America's Wilderness (CAW) will become part of the Pew Environment Group, expanding Pew's work to protect public lands.

2009-12-23 15:33:42

Conservationists have long known that lines on a map are not sufficient to protect nature because what happens outside those boundaries can affect what happens within.

2009-12-22 13:53:45

The growth of housing near national parks, national forests and wilderness areas within the United States may limit the conservation value that these protected areas were designed to create in the first place.


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Francis Marion National Forest
2014-01-20 10:46:46

The Francis Marion National Forest can be found north of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies completely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. This national forest is contained completely in the counties of Charleston and Berkeley and is 258,864 acres in size. The forest contains the towns of Huger, Jamestown, McClellanville, and Awendaw. Charleston offers emergency...

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