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Saturday, 05 March 2016 04:04

Bayou Land Conservancy

Bayou Land Conservancy is able to manage and permanently protect thousands of acres thanks in large part to the thousands of hours provided by expert volunteers. These volunteers are biologists, Master Naturalists, and attorneys. We also receive partner with local, state and federal agency representatives.

Paiwalla, formerly a dairy farm on the floodplains of the lower Murray in South Australia, has been purchased and restored to wetland by the Wetland Habitats Trust. The Trust is a community group of 15 unit holders who preserve and maintain the area with ongoing financial support and voluntary labour. Paiwalla is a site of significance for the protection of many species of birds and other wildlife.
Published in Lower Murray
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 15:27

Yakima Basin Conservation Campaign

"We envision the Yakima Basin as a place where fish, wildlife, farms and families have cold, clean water; land is protected for everyone to enjoy now and for future generations; and our forests support sustainable jobs. In order for this vision to be achieved, a far-reaching approach is needed to restore the health and integrity of the Yakima Basin and ensure that our public lands remain open for everyone to enjoy ...
Published in Yakima
Saturday, 19 December 2015 05:15

The Friends of the Porcupine River Watershed

The Friends of the Porcupine River Watershed is a not for profit (for public benefit) organization founded in November 2014. The main goal of the organization is to offer public support and further enhancement to the Porcupine River Watershed Remedial Action Plan (RAP). These are actions recommended to restore the beneficial uses and to enhance the ecosystem of the Porcupine River Watershed which includes Porcupine River and Porcupine Lake.
Published in Porcupine
Thursday, 17 December 2015 02:53

The Hawk Creek Watershed Project

The Hawk Creek Watershed drains approximately 623,105 acres (974 square miles) of land in Chippewa, Kandiyohi, and Renville Counties. It is comprised of a main tributary (Hawk Creek) and several other streams that flow directly into the Minnesota River. Best Management Practices (BMPs) are used to protect and/or restore areas with water quality, erosion, and water quantity problems.
Published in Minnesota

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