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Save the Boundary Waters: An Opportunity to Protect Acres of Pristine Water and Unspoiled Woodlands

An Opportunity to Protect Acres of Pristine Water and Unspoiled Woodlands

Story and Photos Contributed by Save the Boundary Waters

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness contains 1.1 million acres of pristine water and unspoiled woodlands, including more than 1,175 lakes and more than a thousand miles of rivers and streams. 709 more words


News from the Conservation Lab: A Fond Farewell

BY CAROLINE ROBERTS, Conservator, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Last Friday we said goodbye to our first-ever summer intern in conservation, Amaris Sturm. Amaris is a graduate student in the Winterthur / University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, and has a special interest in archaeological conservation. 132 more words


The adventures of Rusty Swordfish

Plastic pollution is no joke, Education Coordinator Hilary Bouma said as she forwards the video of Rusty Swordfish and the latest marine debris film by Jarrod Boord. 120 more words


Conservationists And Public Servants Collaborate In South Texas

Thanks to Michael Hardy and the New York Times for this coverage of an unwanted, disruptive intruder:

MISSION, Tex. — Last month, Marianna Wright, the executive director of the privately owned 

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Always Becoming: Artists Nora and Eliza Naranjo Morse Returned to NMAI to Maintain and Transform a Series of Sculptures

Sometimes art conservation is about embracing change.  From a traditional, conservative conservator’s standpoint, our profession is about arresting change, or in some cases attempting to revert it.  783 more words


World Lion Day

World lion day was set up to raise awareness of the conservation issues facing lions today. The African lion, listed by the IUCN as vulnerable, and the Asiatic lion listed as endangered are facing the triumvirate threats of habitat loss, human conflict and poaching. 560 more words


Principal gets involved in Coast Guardians

It was all hands on deck last month as Geelong Lutheran College helped plant 50 dune stablising plants at Whites Beach.

Geelong Lutheran College Campus Principal Barry Krueger was one of the first teachers to set up the long-standing partnership between the school and Great Ocean Road Coast’s education programs. 269 more words