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Conservation Easements News ItemsMolpus Woodlands Group Announces Offering of 45,850 Acres of ... - Business Wire (press release)7/24/2017 10:45:31 AM
Molpus Woodlands Group Announces Offering of 45,850 Acres of ... Business Wire (press release) Shot of the North Carolina property, one of four within the Project Magnolia offering, which also includes properties in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. (Photo: ... and more »
How to Protect the Environment Where It's Worked by Human Hands - The Nation.6/19/2017 1:13:38 PM
The Nation. How to Protect the Environment Where It's Worked by Human Hands The Nation. Though John Muir, the eccentric wanderer and father of the conservation movement, trekked along the Mississippi Valley in his youth, he was ultimately more focused on protecting unpopulated Western wilderness than in places that were plowed, fished ...
Cat Island set to grow, but prospects dim for Biloxi amusement park - The Sun Herald2/23/2017 7:59:23 PM
The Sun Herald Cat Island set to grow, but prospects dim for Biloxi amusement park The Sun Herald The project will take the land back to where it was in about 1990 and strict conservation easements will make sure it is preserved and not developed. ... Instead the cost was paid by the federal Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program. About $43 ...
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 Upper Mississippi River is in good condition until it flows past St. Cloud, where polluted runoff from farms and cities flows in and threatens its health. 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 »
'Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman': Film Review | Sundance 2017 - Hollywood Reporter1/20/2017 11:54:29 PM
Hollywood Reporter 'Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman': Film Review | Sundance 2017 Hollywood Reporter Magnificent aerial shots of breathtaking landscapes from the mighty Mississippi River to the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains open Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman, an enlightening film for Discovery Channel based on Miriam Horn's best-selling book of ...
USDA Announces $49 Million Public-Private Investment to Improve Critical Wetlands in 12 States - USDA.gov (press release)7/7/2016 11:40:28 AM
USDA Announces $49 Million Public-Private Investment to Improve Critical Wetlands in 12 States USDA.gov (press release) Louisiana: Over the next three years, partners will enroll up to 2,100 acres of new conservation easements in seven Mississippi River Basin Initiative watersheds. Benefits to the region include increasing habitat for fish and wildlife, improving water ... and more »
Conservation Markets News ItemsRoundtable: The sustainability of woody biomass, part 2 - Environmental Finance4/2/2015 7:25:52 AM
Roundtable: The sustainability of woody biomass, part 2 Environmental Finance Chandler Van Voorhis: Initially, Drax and RWE had their own internal standards that they were developing. Drax has been procuring a fair amount in the Carolinas and they have two plants in the Mississippi Delta region.We have visited them numerous ...
JD 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 ItemsReallocated Upper Mississippi waterfowl blind site available; drawing open Sept. 1-10 - The Boone Country Connection8/31/2017 11:05:00 PM
Reallocated Upper Mississippi waterfowl blind site available; drawing open Sept. 1-10 The Boone Country Connection The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is conducting a reallocation drawing for one blind in the restricted zone on the Upper Mississippi River Conservation Area. Waterfowl hunters have the opportunity to register online for the reallocation ...
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) Two other projects funded by BP settlement money will study the impacts of water movement in the Pearl and the Gulf, the balance of saltwater and freshwater in the western Mississippi Sound, and will model flow in the lower 40 miles of the Pearl.
Grants Roundup: $35 Million From Walton Fund Supports Colo. and Miss. River Conservation - Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)6/28/2017 9:54:53 AM
Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription) Grants Roundup: $35 Million From Walton Fund Supports Colo. and Miss. River Conservation Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription) $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 »
Walton Family Foundation pledges $20 million to Colorado River conservation - The Denver Post6/26/2017 9:03:35 PM
The Denver Post Walton Family Foundation pledges $20 million to Colorado River conservation The Denver Post This initial investment represents the first of what the foundation said will amount to more than $100 million by 2020. The foundation has also pledged $15 million to support the restoration of the Mississippi River Delta. The Colorado River, which ... and more »
Guys We Love - Jackson Free Press6/14/2017 11:56:22 AM
Jackson Free Press Guys We Love Jackson Free Press #Lewis graduated from Mississippi State University in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in architecture and is currently working on his master's degree in urban development at Jackson State University. #"My design background really influenced the reason ...
Top 10 Most Endangered Rivers in the US - National Geographic4/11/2017 12:26:43 AM
National Geographic Top 10 Most Endangered Rivers in the US National Geographic Other rivers on the list include the South Fork Skykomish in Washington; the Mobile Bay River in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi ; and the Rappahannock River in Virginia. And though we like to think of roads, bridges, and tunnels as our nation's ... America's Most Endangered Rivers® for 2017 | American Rivers American Rivers all 35 news articles »
DNR: Invasive silver carp found for first time in St. Croix River - Minnesota Public Radio News3/16/2017 2:57:21 PM
Minnesota Public Radio News DNR: Invasive silver carp found for first time in St. Croix River Minnesota Public Radio News While no breeding populations have been detected in Minnesota waters, individual fish have been caught in the Mississippi near the Twin Cities, the St. Croix River and the Minnesota River, where a a 25-pound male bighead carp was caught last year near ... 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 »
Mississippi Valley Conservancy receives Stry Grant for rare habitat along Kickapoo River - La Crosse Tribune2/23/2017 7:52:43 PM
La Crosse Tribune Mississippi Valley Conservancy receives Stry Grant for rare habitat along Kickapoo River La Crosse Tribune The property is located within the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Kickapoo River Conservation Opportunity Area of Continental Ecological Significance and has populations of the declining state threatened wood turtle, cerulean warbler ...
We Shouldn't Mess with the Pascagoula - American Rivers (blog)1/23/2017 11:49:56 AM
American Rivers (blog) We Shouldn't Mess with the Pascagoula American Rivers (blog) That's according to the “Joint Application and Notification” by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, and Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Office of Pollution Control. The $80 million project will ... and more »