TCF in the News

May 15, 2017
Tom Walker, Aquaculture North America, 15 May 2017 – The first commercial scale indoor Atlantic salmon RAS facility in the US is up and running in Northfield, Wisconsin. 

“Our initial cohort of year-old Atlantics are moving through the system,” says Superior Fresh COO Brandon Gottsacker.  “We expect to harvest them in the second quarter of 2018 at a target weight of 4-5 kilograms.”  Next door is a standalone glass greenhouse, where the company has

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March 28, 2017
Carlee Lammers, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 28 March 2017 – A long, gravel driveway twists past a quaint farmhouse and leads to a more nondescript building just off the winding back roads of this Jefferson County city.

While it might not look like much from the outside, inside the building sits a research lab — the heart of Freshwater Institute, an internationally recognized program of the Conservation Fund.

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March 20, 2017
David Cobb, Times Free Press, 20 March 2017 – A team of conservationists bent on turning Denny Cove into a publicly accessible rock climbing destination encountered plenty of obstacles on the route.

But they stayed in the harness, eyes fixed on a day like Friday.

Dozens of nonprofit leaders, climbing advocates, state park officials and community leaders gathered deep in the woods of Marion County on Friday afternoon to commemorate the state's acquisition of the pristine 685-acre tract.

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March 16, 2017
Jim Kinney, MassLive.com, 16 March 2017 – Gardening the Community has received a $10,000 grant to add a cold storage unit made out of a refurbished shipping container to its new urban farm on Walnut Street in Springfield.

Gardening the Community received the grant from The Conservation Fund and CSX Transportation's Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food.
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March 14, 2017
Becca J. G. Godwin, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 14 March 2017 – Three organizations have partnered to create an $80 million mixed-use development that includes affordable housing on the Atlanta Beltline near Krog Street Market.

Atlanta BeltLine Inc. and North American Properties completed the sale of nearly two acres on the Eastside Trail March 7, according to a Monday news release. ABI purchased the land in 2015 with a nearly $2.5 million loan from The Conservation Fund.

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March 13, 2017
Ben Paynter, Fast Company, 13 March 2017 – State wildlife biologists continue seeking ways to reduce elk-human conflicts in the mountains, including installing electric fences on farms and setting aside more public land for the giant grazers.

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March 7, 2017
Karen Chávez, Asheville Citizen-Times, 7 March 2017 – State wildlife biologists continue seeking ways to reduce elk-human conflicts in the mountains, including installing electric fences on farms and setting aside more public land for the giant grazers.

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March 3, 2017
Madison Bennett, MLive.com, 3 March 2017 – The Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy is in the final stages of fundraising for a new nature preserve near Mattawan and Paw Paw.

The Portman Nature Preserve, on 188 acres in Almena and Antwerp Townships in eastern Van Buren County, will be open to the public, but first the SWMLC needs to raise the final $75,000 needed for it.

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