Tag: Nature Conservancy Alabama

Spring Is for Restoration! Join Us for an Epic Volunteer Event

Written by | March 14th, 2013

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You’re invited to help us do some hands-on, boots-on-the-ground work restoring the Gulf of Mexico. Join us and our partners Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Pelican Point along Mobile Bay, Alabama.

Boots in the Water: Moving Forward in the Gulf

Written by | August 30th, 2010

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Conservancy projects interrupted by the spill are starting up again—take a tour of what’s happening and find out what’s next from our Gulf Coast program director Cindy Brown.

Gulf Oil Spill: Is There a Cure?

Written by | June 14th, 2010

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Are hay or oil-eating microbes the answer to the Gulf oil spill? The Conservancy’s Bill Finch asks if miracle cures just blinding us to the inevitable…and what it will take to restore the Gulf.

Gulf Oil Spill: The Nature of Oil

Written by | June 9th, 2010

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Oil is natural — so what’s the big deal about the Gulf oil spill? For starters, you have to understand oil’s nature, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch.

Gulf Oil Spill: The Forecast and Petit Bois Island

Written by | June 3rd, 2010

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On the Gulf Coast, people are now checking the oil spill forecast as religiously as the weather. But Alabama’s Petit Bois Island has already been hit, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch.

Gulf Spill Update: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Written by | May 26th, 2010

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Who’s to blame for the Gulf oil spill? BP, of course, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch. But shouldn’t Americans take a hard look at their driving habits, too?

Gulf Oil Spill: The Slick We Didn’t See

Written by | May 17th, 2010

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The damage the Gulf oil spill has done is mostly offshore, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch — in the open ocean that supports the life of the Gulf.

Alabama: Return to the Rail’s Nest

Written by | May 14th, 2010

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The Conservancy’s Bill Finch returns to a clapper rail’s nest he visited two weeks ago in Alabama’s Grand Bay marsh — back when he thought the Gulf oil spill’s landfall might be imminent.

Alabama: The Spill’s Potential Effects on Gulf Seafood

Written by | May 11th, 2010

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The oil spill’s effects on Gulf coast seafood could be devastating — on local economies and on the nation’s food supply, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch.

Alabama: What This Spill Could Do to Coastal Marshes

Written by | May 10th, 2010

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The Conservancy’s Bill Finch says the Gulf Coast’s marsh grass is one of nature’s most efficient traps — making it especially vulnerable to this oil spill.

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