The Nature Conservancy

World Water Week: The Nature Conservancy’s Experts to Discuss Innovative Financing, Water Security, and Water Stewardship

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 23:30
Representatives from The Nature Conservancy will be on hand at this year’s World Water Week to share insights about how the organization is mobilizing private-sector collaboration and investment toward natural infrastructure to secure clean, realiable water flows, improve agricultural land use, and sustain the long-term health of the world’s ecosystems.

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Mon, 08/13/2018 - 23:30
A delegation of fisheries experts from the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and The Nature Conservancy’s Healthy Rivers program in China visited Michigan this week.

The Nature Conservancy Announces 2018 Global Photo Contest Winners

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 23:30
Selected from more than 50,000 entries, a photo of two wild horses, “Stallions Playing” in Camargue, France taken by Camille Briottet of Lyon, France won the Grand Prize.

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY JOINS THE CARBON CAPTURE COALITION

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 23:30
The Carbon Capture Coalition is dedicated to realizing the full potential of carbon capture as a national energy, economic and environmental strategy.

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Mon, 08/13/2018 - 23:30
The Nature Conservancy recently welcomed Bill Zehnder of Frankenmuth to its Michigan Board of Trustees.

Statement from The Nature Conservancy on the Expansion of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program in New York

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:00
Statement from The Nature Conservancy on the Expansion of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program in New York

Without Coral Reefs, Annual Flood Damages from Storms Could Double Globally

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:00
New study shows annual costs soaring to $272 billion

New Partnership for Sagebrush Conservation

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:00
The Nature Conservancy in Montana has joined a partnership to conserve sagebrush in southwest Montana and hired Sean Claffey to staff the effort.

Bright Spots for Conservation, Forestry in Senate Farm Bill

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:00
The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee this week will consider its proposed Farm Bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. The bill, released last Friday, includes conservation and forestry provisions to fund voluntary, incentive-based sustainability programs for America’s farmers, ranchers, and forest owners that strengthen agricultural and working lands.

The Nature Conservancy in Iowa Announces New State Director

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 18:29
The Nature Conservancy in Iowa Announces New State Director

House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan Water Resources Bill

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 18:29
The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 guides the conservation, restoration and development of U.S. rivers, coastlines, harbors and waterways.

Senator Schumer Honored as “Conservation Champion” by The Nature Conservancy

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 18:29
Senator Schumer Honored as “Conservation Champion” by The Nature Conservancy

New River Plan Will Guide Next Decade of Restoration Along the Hudson

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:08
New River Plan Will Guide Next Decade of Restoration Along the Hudson

STATEMENT FROM THE NATURE CONSERVANCY REGARDING ROLLBACK OF AUTO EMISSION STANDARDS, FUEL EFFICIENCY STANDARDS, AND THE CALIFORNIA WAIVER

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:08
The Nature Conservancy opposes the Trump Administration’s proposal to cap federal fuel economy standards at the 2020 level and revoke the state of California’s waiver that allows the state to regulate carbon pollution from tailpipes.

Congress Forgoes Undercutting Foundational Environmental Laws: Defense Authorization Bill Free of Riders Curtailing ESA and NEPA

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:58
Both the House and the Senate passed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that does not include several proposed damaging provisions that would have undercut the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Interior Department Rescinds Key Species Protections

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 18:51
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) today put in motion the withdrawal of two key policies designed to support compliance with the agency’s authorities to protect wildlife and their habitat, including endangered species.

2018 Hurricane Season Experts Available

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 18:51
The 2018 hurricane season starts June 1, and The Nature Conservancy has experts available for interviews on topics like ocean science, climate change, preparing cities and vulnerable communities for future storms, both nature-based and built infrastructure, risk and resilience, federal response to severe storms and more.

The Nature Conservancy Announces Partnership with the U.S. Climate Alliance to Leverage the Power of Nature to Combat Climate Change

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 18:51
The Nature Conservancy Announces Partnership with the U.S. Climate Alliance to Leverage the Power of Nature to Combat Climate Change

Emiquon Drawdown to Repair Levee

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 18:51
The Nature Conservancy in Illinois will drawdown water at its Emiquon preserve near Havana beginning in June 2018 to repair the levee.

Alabama: Sharp Bingham Mountain Preserve Expansion

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 12:45
The Nature Conservancy today announced the acquisition of approximately 580 acres at our Sharp Bingham Mountain Preserve that will expand the preserve to approximately 4,000 acres, making it the Conservancy’s largest preserve in the state.