Tag: U.S. Forest Service

Arbor Day: Earth Day’s Wingman

Written by | April 26th, 2013

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Did you know… over its lifetime, a large tree can provide almost $6,000 worth of benefits to those that live near it? In honor of Arbor Day, we’re sharing stats and tips for how you can keep our trees alive and thriving.

An Alaska Salmon Stream Gets New Life in More Ways Than One

Written by | February 24th, 2012

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A salmon stream in Alaska was once so damaged it was thought to be beyond repair, and it had a name that reflected that feeling. Now the stream, and it’s new name, are beautiful examples of restoration.

America’s Forest: Now with 20% More Love

Written by | February 10th, 2012

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Forests in North America are getting some love: the U.S. Forest Service announces it will be increasing the pace of forest conservation over the next three years.

Speaking Up for North America’s Forests

Written by | November 7th, 2011

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Theodore Roosevelt’s legacy showed us that we can accomplish epic improvements to the health of our lands for generations to come — if the will still exists.

Defending Conservation in the Federal Budget

Written by | July 19th, 2011

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Conservation in America is facing a major crisis which has forced the Conservancy to take unprecedented action. Bob Bendick explains what we’ve done and why.

The 2011 State of the Birds Report

Written by | May 3rd, 2011

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This year’s report takes a look at U.S. public lands and their critical importance as bird habitat. Dave Mehlman, the Conservancy’s migratory bird expert, contributed to the report and shares his insights.

Making History and Saving an Ecosystem

Written by | December 20th, 2010

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The Conservancy’s president and CEO loves his job. See which massive accomplishment this month is just the latest reason why he feels this way.

Cool Green Budget: What’s Good for Nature in FY2011

Written by | February 24th, 2010

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President Obama’s proposed federal budget has some very good things for nature — and people who depend on nature, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 19

Written by | June 19th, 2009

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Darn! We came so close to a positive five-for-five green links in today’s Coolness — but we saved the downer for last. So considerate of us! Have a great weekend, everybody! The world’s first real-time carbon counter is now live in Manhattan (see video above) — claiming to tally the metric tons of greenhouse gases […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 7

Written by | May 7th, 2009

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In the last issue of Nature Conservancy magazine, writer Madeline Bodin reported on white-nose syndrome in bats. Unfortunately, as today’s lead story shows, the situation is getting worse. Read on to learn more… and check out all of today’s top news stories from the enviro-web. The U.S. Forest Service has ordered thousands of bat caves closed due to deadly white-nose syndrome, and […]

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