2014 Press Releases

Aquaculture research tanks
October 29, 2014

Media Statement by Joseph A. Hankins, Vice President and Director of The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute  “We are very pleased that salmon produced at The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute have achieved the top Best-Choice (Green) sustainability ranking by Monterey Bay… Read More

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October 22, 2014

Critical lands along Refuge’s Lower Cane River Unit have been protected and restored for the benefit of wildlife and nearby communities.

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October 11, 2014

The Fund is proud to announce that our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and a founder of the Fund, Richard Erdmann, has been awarded the prestigious American Bar Association Award for Excellence in Environmental, Energy, and Resources Stewardship for 2014…. Read More

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Photo by Reggie Hall, The Conservation Fund
September 12, 2014

Government agencies, conservation groups, and businesses celebrate $7 million project to protect iconic landscape  MORGANTOWN, W.V.—The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resource—allies in the permanent conservation of West Virginia’s Cheat Canyon—gathered today with… Read More

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September 3, 2014

Voucher program provides access to fresh fruits and vegetables for 5,000 children and families in five counties ARLINGTON, Va—In West Virginia, one in five children does not have reliable access to sufficient food—especially healthy food—due to limited financial resources, lack of… Read More

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Aerial photo of fringe marshes along Powderhorn Lake, 2014. Photo by Earl Nottingham, Texas Parks Wildlife.
August 21, 2014

A multi-partner coalition today announced the purchase of the 17,351-acre Powderhorn Ranch along the Texas coast in Calhoun County. The acquisition will conserve a spectacular piece of property that is one of the largest remaining tracts of unspoiled coastal prairie in the state

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