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The Science of Strategic Conservation: Protecting More with Less

The Science of Strategic Conservation: Protecting More with Less

Billions have been spent on land conservation but too little attention had been paid to how cost-effective these investments...
Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Runoff of nutrients from farmland and other sources in the Mississippi River Watershed is contributing to a hypoxic zone,...
Strategic Mitigation for Wind Energy In the Midwest

Strategic Mitigation for Wind Energy In the Midwest

As concerns mount over the high costs and long-term environmental impacts of fossil fuels, wind has become an increasingly...
Strategic Mitigation for Pipelines: NiSource Gas

Strategic Mitigation for Pipelines: NiSource Gas

NiSource Inc. (NiSource), a Fortune 500 natural gas transmission and storage company, operates a 15,500 linear mile network of...
Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

What are you having for dinner? Imagine trying to answer that question if you couldn’t get to a grocery...
Saginaw Bay Watershed Initative Network

Saginaw Bay Watershed Initative Network

The largest watershed in Michigan, Saginaw Bay is located between the thumb and forefinger of Michigan’s “mitten” on the...
Sustaining Urban Waters in the Southeast

Sustaining Urban Waters in the Southeast

Thanks to the generous support of the Pisces Foundation, we are pioneering a new approach to how two growing...
Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative

Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative

As the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina continues to grow, development threatens to cover valuable land in the Upper...
Strategic Conservation for the Loxahatchee River Watershed

Strategic Conservation for the Loxahatchee River Watershed

For decades, Florida has been experiencing tremendous growth. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Florida is likely to surpass...
Mapping the Future of Longleaf Pine

Mapping the Future of Longleaf Pine

Two hundred years ago, the “piney woods” of folk songs were a vast forest sweeping across 90 million acres...
Optimizing Environmental Stewardship: Maryland Route 301

Optimizing Environmental Stewardship: Maryland Route 301

The Maryland State Highway Administration turned to us to identify and evaluate conservation and restoration opportunities in the vicinity...
Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

The white-sand beaches and charming Lake Michigan communities in southwest Michigan known as Harbor Country are popular weekend getaway...
Greenseams® Milwaukee

Greenseams® Milwaukee

More than 1.5 million people live and work in the Milwaukee metro area. As the region grows, with more...
Chesapeake Bay: Integrated Conservation Solutions

Chesapeake Bay: Integrated Conservation Solutions

From New York to Virginia, more than 40 major rivers link land and people to the Chesapeake Bay. How...
Strategic Conservation Plan: Blackwater 2100

Strategic Conservation Plan: Blackwater 2100

The vast tidal marshes of the Chesapeake Bay region are an ecological treasure. Nowhere in the Bay are these...
Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition

Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition

The Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition supports the vision of multiple values in conserving a connected green infrastructure network in...