TCF in the News

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 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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February 28, 2017
Rob Fletcher, Fish Farming Expert, 28 February 2017 – Up to 200,000 tonnes of market-sized salmonids will be grown in land-based systems within the next decade. So believes Steve Summerfelt, Director of Aquaculture Systems Research at the Freshwater Institute in West Virginia.

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February 8, 2017
The Associated Press, The Houston Chronicle, 8 February 2017 –  In an area known for an abundance of skyscraper-tall trees, this one stands above the rest. The Lufkin News reports the Texas A&M Forest Service recently confirmed a loblolly pine on the T.L.L. Temple Foundation Boggy Slough Conservation Area west of Lufkin as the largest of its kind in the state.

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February 8, 2017
Post Independent, 8 February 2017 – The Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday acquired the Dotsero Landing Recreation Site on the Upper Colorado River from Eagle County Open Space, ensuring long-term public access to the Colorado River while returning funding to the county open space program for additional acquisitions. The BLM, in cooperation with The Conservation Fund, used $526,000 from the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund to acquire the property, according to a BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office press release.

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February 6, 2017
 Amy Biolchini, MLive, 6 February 2017 – The Highlands Golf Club that saw golf greats in the 1980s and 1990s will be going back to nature. Blandford Nature Center and the Land Conservancy of West Michigan purchased the 121-acre public golf course at 2715 Leonard St. NW last week.

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