The Conservation Fund in the News

August 13, 2015
RP Siegel, Triple Pundit, 13 August 2015 – Local food is all the rage these days. People love to buy local. If you put up a sign over a bin of produce, eggs or dairy products, saying they are locally grown, and the price isn’t too bad, that bin will sell out fast. Local meat is popular too, as is seafood, provided you live near the ocean.

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August 13, 2015
Jim Hook, Chambersburg Public Opinion, 13 August 2015 – The partners in the preservation of 1,100 acres on South Mountain drove around the new addition to Michaux State Forest on Wednesday. They stopped for speeches outside the Ole Crow Primitives gift shop on Black Gap Road. Open fields, an orchard and the Eagle Rock tract provided the background.

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August 2, 2015
Rick Sinnott, Alaska Dispatch News, 2 August 2015 – In 1929, the Eklutna River was dammed, forever it seemed. A 61-foot-high dam impounded the river about 1 1/2 miles upstream of the old Anchorage-Palmer highway. And few man-made things appear to be as immutable as a concrete dam.

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July 29, 2015
Nick DeLuca, BostInno, 29 July 2015 – The highly anticipated Boston Public Market will open its doors on Thursday, July 30—marking the country's first completely locally sourced market of its kind.

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July 13, 2015
Ted Phillips, Newsday, 13 July 2015 – The North Shore Land Alliance has purchased a 28-acre Mill Neck residential property for conservation, the Old Westbury-based organization announced Monday.

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June 29, 2015
Karen Chavez, Asheville Citizen-Times, 29 June 2015 – Guy Miller, an Atlanta-area travel industry executive, and his wife, Jennifer Miller, a web developer, were not exactly the face of extreme sports.

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June 29, 2015
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 June 2015 – A pond, woods and wetlands in Mequon used by an order of Catholic Sisters as a rustic, spiritual retreat has been sold to the Ozaukee Washington Land Trust.

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June 12, 2015
RP Siegel, Triple Pundit, 12 June 2015 – Our economy is like a giant organism that lives and breathes value. Arteries bring revenue to sellers, and veins carry cost away from buyers. Some vessels also circulate back in to nourish and regulate the economy itself. When a new source of value is created, new pipelines are constructed to connect it up. 

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