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 ‘Forgotten’ Nassawango returns to its natural state By Rona Kobell – Bay Journal – April 20, 2018 We seem to be alone under the canopies of bald cypress and black gum. Hawks soar overhead. Leaves on the rose bushes rustle. … Continue reading

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Assembling the pieces for ‘landscape-scale’ conservation investments By David Bank – ImpactAlpha – January 9, 2018 – Video More than $3 billion in committed capital that has already been raised for investments in food and agriculture, habitat protection, clean water … Continue reading

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Changing Behaviors Vs. Changing Values: An Argument Over How to Save Nature By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – December 20, 2017 In order to protect species from extinction, habitats from destruction, and prevent the impoverishment of Earth’s nonhuman life, … Continue reading

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Raising a hellbender is rough, but rewarding By Aaron Dodds  – Farm and Dairy – November 24, 2017 Over the past 10 years, the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District has been a part of the Ohio Hellbender Partnership, an organization … Continue reading

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Three Lessons for Land-Conservation Loans By Abby Martin – Conservation Finance Network – June 21, 2017 Timing can make or break a conservation deal. Land trusts and other conservation groups often work with motivated sellers who must divest property by a … Continue reading

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Putting the Local in Marine Conservation By Amorina Kingdon – Hakai Magazine – June 5, 2017 First, do no harm. It’s a guiding principal of all physicians and one that environmental researcher Nathan Bennett would also like marine conservationists to respect. … Continue reading

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The Unstable Landscape of US Conservation Funding By Rand Wentworth – Conservation Finance Network – May 22, 2017 There is a high level of uncertainty about federal funding for land conservation over the next four years. The recently passed 2017 … Continue reading

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Hunting and Fishing Groups Leery of Weakening Clean Water Act By Ben Long – OutdoorLife – March 7, 2017 Take the water out of a freestone trout stream and you’ll be casting to a bunch of rocks. Drain the wetlands … Continue reading

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Bringing Back Diversity in Eastern Forests for Landowners, Wildlife By Justin Fritscher – USDA Blog – December 29, 2016 What do biologists look for in a healthy forest? A diversity in the ages and composition of trees and occasional breaks … Continue reading

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Restoring America’s Wetland Forest Legacy By Sam Davis – Union of Concerned Scientists Blog – February 7, 2017 Like many white, middle-class, suburban kids, I grew up with one foot in the forest. To me, that small woodlot, a green … Continue reading

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