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2010 Press Releases

Rancher on a horse at Cottonwood Ranches
June 21, 2010

Daniel, WY — Local rancher Freddie Botur, The Conservation Fund and the Wyoming Stock Growers Agricultural Land Trust announced today the protection of nearly 1,800 acres on Botur’s Cottonwood Ranches that preserves the family’s legacy of ranching and enhances habitat… Read More

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Ponderosa pine trees
June 11, 2010

Governor Ted Kulongoski joined with community leaders, forestry and conservation officials and members of a long-established timber family to dedicate the Gilchrist State Forest, the first addition to Oregon’s state forest system in more than 60 years.

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cypress swamp
June 9, 2010

The Conservation Fund announced its forest-based carbon sequestration project in southeastern Missouri received Gold validation, the highest level available, under the standards of the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA).

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June 8, 2010

Charlotte, N.C. — Piedmont Natural Gas announced today that it has awarded its first annual Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Environmental and Energy Sustainability grant to The Conservation Fund. The grant will support the Fund’s work in communities in North Carolina… Read More

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Kayaking on Neches River
June 2, 2010

The Fund, along with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, the Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce joined together to launch the state’s newest paddling trail on the Neches River.

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May 24, 2010

The Conservation Fund announced the transfer of the 2,500-acre Tree Farm #1 property in Hamiltonban Township, Adams County, to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). The property is now part of the Michaux State Forest.

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Anacostia River
May 18, 2010

Washington, D.C. — Exploring the historic Anacostia River just got a bit easier with the unveiling of the new Anacostia River Water Trail Guide from the Anacostia Watershed Society, The Conservation Fund and the Friends of the John Smith Chesapeake… Read More

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