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Conservation Easements News ItemsMolpus Woodlands is the Park's largest landowner - Adirondack Explorer1/3/2018 2:06:31 PM
Molpus Woodlands is the Park's largest landowner Adirondack Explorer It's a timber company based in Mississippi , and most of its holdings are in the South and the West. But Molpus happens to be the biggest landowner in the Adirondack Park—if just barely. The company, which started buying lands in New York State in 2007 ...
Build less, measure more: A fresh model for conservation finance - GreenBiz11/9/2017 4:02:02 AM
GreenBiz Build less, measure more: A fresh model for conservation finance GreenBiz One practitioner is banking on its capability to compute the value of restoring a million acres around the southern Mississippi River. The Restore the Earth Foundation (REF) teams with public agencies and other nonprofits to acquire land, restrict ...
Landowners in Deep South Protect 700000 Acres of Wetlands with USDA Help - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)10/27/2017 4:28:28 PM
USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Landowners in Deep South Protect 700000 Acres of Wetlands with USDA Help USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Three black bears Restoring Louisiana black bear populations is part of a broader effort to restore the nation's wetlands. Private landowners in Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana have protected 700,000 acres of critical wetlands in the past 25 years ...
Study: Past St. Cloud, pollution taints Mississippi - St. Cloud Times - St. Cloud Times1/25/2017 4:37:11 PM
St. Cloud Times Study: Past St. Cloud, pollution taints Mississippi - St. Cloud Times St. Cloud Times The MPCA report says the river fails to meet pollution standards as it flows south. and more »
How the upper Mississippi goes from pristine to polluted - Star Tribune - Minneapolis Star Tribune1/24/2017 8:09:51 PM
Minneapolis Star Tribune How the upper Mississippi goes from pristine to polluted - Star Tribune Minneapolis Star Tribune New MPCA report is the state's first comprehensive look at the entire upper Mississippi. Study: The Mississippi is pretty healthy, until it gets south of St ... Minnesota Public Radio News all 3 news articles »
MVC to add nearly 1000 acres to protected lands - La Crosse Tribune11/28/2016 6:57:29 PM
La Crosse Tribune MVC to add nearly 1000 acres to protected lands La Crosse Tribune Rod Ofte of rural Coon Valley is among half a dozen land owners in Vernon, Crawford and Jackson counties putting 945 acres of land into conservation during the final weeks of 2016. With the addition of these conservation easements , the Mississippi ...
Conservation Markets News ItemsJD Cousins, Inc. Receives Contract for EconoCooler for Furnace Cooling at New High-Tech Silicon Metal ... - PR Web (press release)9/9/2014 6:07:39 AM
PR Web (press release) JD Cousins, Inc. Receives Contract for EconoCooler for Furnace Cooling at New High-Tech Silicon Metal ... PR Web (press release) As stated by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant at an announcement on December 31, 2013, “The new Mississippi based facility will produce silicon metal for a broad range of industries in the United States including the aluminum, automotive, and chemical ... and more »
River Conservation News ItemsEmpowering the Delta - NWAOnline1/14/2018 3:05:00 AM
NWAOnline Empowering the Delta NWAOnline Having watched other foundations spread themselves too thinly through the decades, the Walton Family Foundation focuses most of its Delta efforts on Phillips County in Arkansas and Coahoma County, which is just across the Mississippi River in ...
Pearl River advocates keep wary eye on Mississippi plans they say threaten downstream ecosystems - The Advocate11/25/2017 5:40:59 PM
The Advocate Pearl River advocates keep wary eye on Mississippi plans they say threaten downstream ecosystems The Advocate But Trahan fears a proposed dam in Mississippi could disrupt that ageless cycle downriver, where he operates Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tours. If the low-water period, from about July to December, is too low because of a lack of flow and greater ...
Enterprise Donates $30 Million to TNC River Conservation Efforts - National Geographic11/13/2017 10:40:24 AM
National Geographic Enterprise Donates $30 Million to TNC River Conservation Efforts National Geographic Within the Mississippi River's watershed, the Nature Conservancy will partner with farmers, ranchers, and communities to reduce nutrient runoff that flows into the river and creates a dead zone for marine life in the Gulf of Mexico. The conservancy ... and more »
Protecting rivers and watersheds gets a $30 million boost from Enterprise - STLtoday.com11/13/2017 1:03:58 AM
STLtoday.com Protecting rivers and watersheds gets a $30 million boost from Enterprise STLtoday.com The four areas of focus for the donation include supporting efforts to reduce the amount of excess nutrient runoff that enters the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. The donation will also help fund the restoration of watersheds and improve ... and more »
Court asks Mississippi for flag arguments - Press Herald8/29/2017 8:42:50 PM
Press Herald Court asks Mississippi for flag arguments Press Herald Mississippi has the last state flag featuring the Confederate battle emblem. Critics say the symbol is racist, and supporters say it represents history. Carlos Moore, an African-American attorney in Mississippi , filed suit in 2016 seeking to have the ... and more »
Gulf Coast Restoration Investment Threatened by Dams - American Rivers (blog)8/9/2017 11:50:21 AM
American Rivers (blog) Gulf Coast Restoration Investment Threatened by Dams American Rivers (blog) Also, marine resource agencies in Louisiana and Mississippi are collaborating to use dredge material to rebuild eroded land in St. Bernard Parish. Ongoing and future restoration depends on having enough freshwater from the Pearl — with the right ...
Grants Roundup: $35 Million From Walton Fund Supports Colo. and Miss. River Conservation - Chronicle of Philanthropy6/28/2017 9:54:53 AM
Chronicle of Philanthropy Grants Roundup: $35 Million From Walton Fund Supports Colo. and Miss. River Conservation Chronicle of Philanthropy $35 million to preserve the Colorado River Basin and the Mississippi River Delta through grants to coalitions that include the National Wildlife Federation, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, American Rivers, and the National Audubon Society ... and more »
Mississippi River: North America's Mighty River - Live Science3/10/2017 11:22:25 PM
Live Science Mississippi River: North America's Mighty River Live Science By itself, the Mississippi River is the second longest river in North America (the Missouri River is about 100 miles longer, according to the National Park Service). The Missouri, however, is a tributary of the Mississippi and if the length of the ... and more »