2011 Press Releases

tomatoes on the vine
December 1, 2011

This year’s harvest season for the Snead’s Farm in western Caroline County has yielded more than just produce and Christmas trees. We worked with with Fort A.P. Hill and the Virginia Outdoors Foundation to place a land preservation agreement on Emmett Snead III’s pick-your-own style farm.

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pronghorn running
November 4, 2011

In 2011, the Fund completed another project along the Path of the Pronghorn, saving 1,000 acres along this migration path—the longest land mammal migration route in the continental United States.

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Canaan Valley West Virginia
October 27, 2011

The Fund helped added 325 acres to Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge in West Virginia. The acquisition completes a multi-phase effort to protect one of the largest undeveloped areas of land within the refuge boundary.

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Fish Creek Greenway/Photo courtesy City of Maplewood
October 11, 2011

As part of a long-time effort to preserve and enhance the Fish Creek Natural Area Greenway, the City of Maplewood in Minnesota and the Fund added a key 70-acre, two-parcel property in the southern part of the City.

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