JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An environmental group is using fines from the 2010 BP oil spill to plan Mississippi’s first oyster shell recycling program.
“It’s very straight forward — take the actual oyster shell and reuse it to help restore the very resource it’s providing.
ROUNDHILL, Ky. (AP) — Conservation organizations are recognizing the removal of a large dam on the Green River in southcentral Kentucky.
Representatives from The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Nature Conservancy has acquired approximately 13,500 acres of forested land north of Tunk Mountain in Hancock County.
The land, which will continue to be open for birding, hunting and fishing, abuts an existing preserve to the north of Tunk Mountain and the northwest corner of the state’s Donnell Pond Public Land, the Bangor Daily News reported.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A global conservation nonprofit and Virginia's largest electricity utility announced plans Monday to develop what they say will be a large-scale solar project on former surface mines in the southwest Virginia coalfields.
PHIPPSBURG, Maine (AP) — A group wants to create an oyster reef off the coast of Phippsburg to improve water quality, protect a shoreline from storm surges and act as a habitat for other smaller shellfish.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National Audubon Society is merging its Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi offices into a regional office called Audubon Delta, the nonprofit conservation group said Tuesday.
MICHIGAMME TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A conservation corridor with links to existing protected areas is planned for a remote region in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula.
The nonprofit Nature Conservancy said the 6,172-acre (2,497-hectare) Wilderness Lakes Reserve in the Michigamme Highlands area is being expanded by 4,854 acres (1,964 hectares) of forest and wetlands.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — When the pandemic struck last year, oyster farmer Chris Burtis soon realized the restaurants that bought his oysters had mostly closed. Without a new market, his Ferda Farms faced potential economic ruin.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Coral reefs off the Big Island are stabilizing nearly four years after Hawaii's worst bleaching event, an environmental organization said...
LIHUE — Chipper Wichman, head of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, said receiving The Nature Conservancy’s Kako’o ‘Aina Award was one of the more humbling experiences of his life.
“I’ve received a few awards over the years, but to receive this award from The Nature Conservancy was so meaningful,” Wichman said.