TCF in the News

April 14, 2016
Edward Husar, Quincy Herald-Whig, 14 April 2016 – America's Hometown is getting ready to celebrate its new association with bats. The Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department on Sunday will host Hannibal Bat Festival. The event will include a series of talks from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center followed by a group hike to the new Sodalis Nature Preserve for a bat emergence viewing at sunset.

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April 11, 2016
David Pendered, Saporta Report, 11 April 2016 – “It is my goal for Atlanta to become one of the top tier sustainable cities in the nation,” Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says on the opening page of the city’s new green infrastructure plan. The GI plan has the potential to remake the way the city handles stormwater and put Atlanta at the forefront of water sustainability. It envisions viewing stormwater runoff as a resource rather than as waste.

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April 10, 2016
Tina Alvey, Beckley Register-Herald, 10 April 2016 –Operating in the fine American tradition of a neighborhood grocery store, the Alderson Green Grocer offers the added fillip of being part of a nonprofit organization that plows proceeds back into the community.

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April 7, 2016
Stonington-Mystic Patch, 7 April 2016 – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will officially open the John E. Avery House & Welcome Center and the Jules X. Schneider Nature & Arts Barn at its Coogan Farm property, 162 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, at 1 p.m., Monday, April 25. 

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April 5, 2016
Paige Jones, The Frederick News-Post, 5 April 2016 – Frederick consumers searching for locally-grown, sustainable salmon no longer have to scour grocery stores or farmers’ markets. For the next few weeks, this salmon will be sold at nearby Wegmans stores. The Freshwater Institute, which is dedicated to sustainable water use and aquaculture through science and technology under the national nonprofit The Conservation Fund, partnered with Wegmans Food Markets this year to make the salmon it grew locally and sustainably available to consumers in the area.

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April 2, 2016
The Star Democrat, 2 April 2016 – Nature lovers from across the Delmarva Region will join Pickering Creek Audubon Center, National Audubon Society and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff for an “All Audubon Day in the Marsh” in Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Volunteers will participate in a restoration planting, hear from conservation experts and tour a rarely-seen expanse of salt marshes in southern Dorchester County.

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April 1, 2016
Tim Troll, Bristol Bay Times, 1 April 2016 – After years of waiting to see whether Congress would pass a new conservation tax incentive for Alaska Native corporations, Congress finally passed the incentive last December and Koliganek Natives LTD and the Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust closed an historic deal in February that will put the incentive to use.

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March 22, 2016
Larry Nagengast, Delaware Today, 22 March 2016 – It’s not something we think about every day, but “if you’re driving through the state of Delaware, you’re going to pass something that the Mt. Cuba Center has helped protect.” Those are the words of one of Delaware’s leading conservationists, Blaine Phillips, senior vice president and Mid-Atlantic regional director of The Conservation Fund, saluting the efforts of one of its newer partners in acquiring open space and protecting it from future development.

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