The Conservation Fund in the News

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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June 10, 2015
Erika Giovanett, Mountain Times, 10 June 2015 – On Friday, June 5, the town of Seven Devils held a grand opening ceremony for Otter Falls Trail, a 10-acre park with a trail system that leads hikers to scenic Otter Falls. 

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June 4, 2015
Andy Ostmeyer, The Joplin Globe, 4 June 2015 – Tallgrass prairie once covered more than 15 million acres of Missouri, but today, less than one-tenth of one percent of it remains, according to Carol Davit, executive director of the Missouri Prairie Foundation. She estimates that about 90,000 acres are left, scattered around the state.

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June 3, 2015
Lynne Foster, Island Free Press, 3 June 2015 – When a small group of Hatteras Islanders accompanied Saltwater Connections coordinator Susan West to the Conetoe Family Life Center in 2012 there was no hint of what good things would result from that visit.

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May 21, 2015
Susan Nusser, Urban Milwaukee, 21 May 2015 – When Kevin Shafer became Executive Director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District in 2002, one of the first things he did was disconnect the computer program that controlled the Deep Tunnel overflows. “We used to blame the program for the overflows,” he once explained.

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