Tag: Maine

Nature Photo of the Week: Turkey Tail Mushroom

Written by | June 29th, 2012

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We interrupt your daily scheduled program with this magnificent photograph of a turkey tail mushroom. Flickr user RonG58 shot this interesting polypore in Winthrop, Maine and submitted it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. Great shot! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like […]

Historic Dam Removal to Benefit Nature and People

Written by | June 11th, 2012

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Today’s dam removal along Maine’s Penobscot River proves that smart collaboration can lead to important benefits for both nature and people.

Champions for Conservation Resign

Written by | March 13th, 2012

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Senator Snowe and Representative Dicks are part of a great tradition of American leaders who’ve understood that conservation is an American value that brings together Republicans and Democrats, conservatives and liberals.

Keeping More Fish in the Ocean: Good for People, Good for Nature

Written by | March 23rd, 2011

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Nature Conservancy President and CEO Mark Tercek looks at innovative ways fishermen and environmentalists are working together to keep fish populations healthy.

Voters Gave One Issue Bipartisan Support

Written by | November 4th, 2010

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The political landscape is as divisive as ever. But in this week’s elections one type of ballot measure had a passage rate of 83 percent. Our policy expert looks at the issue that brought voters together.

5 Questions: Design for a Living World

Written by | June 12th, 2009

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Isaac Mizrahi, Alaska, kicky pumps, salmon leather. Stumped? OK, let’s try another one: Kate Spade, Bolivia, handbags, palm leaves. No? How about Maya Lin, red maple, Maine? Such Riddle-of-the-Sphinx juxtapositions define Design for a Living World, an exhibition now showing at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York City through January 4, 2010. The exhibition, organized […]

Lynx vs. Marten?

Written by | May 13th, 2009

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Can lynx, marten and logging all get along in the same woods? That’s the question The Nature Conservancy and partners at the University of Maine are trying to answer in a 40-mile stretch of woods along Maine’s St. John River. The challenge lies in the different habitat needs of each animal: Martens like to cruise through the treetops and therefore need the latticework […]

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