TCF in the News

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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February 5, 2017
Rona Kobell, Bay Journal, 5 February 2017 – On the Atlantic Flyway, it takes more than a handful of gravel or an asphalt patch to fix a pothole. It takes a giant dredge pumping an arc of slurry at rock-concert decibels for hours at a time, day after day, with funding that would make many municipal road managers envious.

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January 11, 2017
Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 January 2017 – The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District added 251 acres of wooded wetland and river floodplain in Washington and Ozaukee counties to its Greenseams flood management inventory in 2016 at a cost of $551,000, district officials said. One of the properties acquired last year includes 74 acres of a hardwood swampsouth of Cedar Sauk Road, and downstream of the Cedarburg Bog State Natural Area, in the Town of Cedarburg in Ozaukee County.

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