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Tug of war over 46-acre Martin scrub at heart of state land conservation fight

You could call Jeff Wittman an eternal optimist.

The Hobe Sound resident never has stopped believing that a 46-acre chunk of Florida scrub wilderness between U.S. 603 more words


Calumet Outdoor Series - October Hike at Tryon Farm

On Saturday, October 17, 2015 Tryon Farm Institute hosted the Calumet Outdoor Series hikers along the Tryon Farm 5K ‘Red Trail.’ President of TFI, Scott Kuchta, co-led the hike along with new TFI Governing Member, Steve Sass – President of the… 344 more words

Outreach + Exchange


The  Facebook winner of  an original silk painting is Jeffrey T Rice. To everyone  who took part in the preservation of Pointe Sable in Saint Lucia, I would  like  to thank you. 25 more words


New conservation projects protect 267 acres in the Newfound Mountains

We recently protected 267 acres in two separate conservation projects in the Newfound Mountains, near the area where Buncombe, Haywood and Madison counties converge. We purchased 31 acres at Doubleside Knob in Haywood County, and placed 236 acres into conservation easement at Haywood Gap, permanently protecting clean water sources, healthy forest communities, habitat, and wildlife corridors. 843 more words

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Hablando de Nuestra Madre Tierra

Various thoughts come to mind in thinking about La Madre Tierra. The word madre carries a particular strong cultural resonance in Chicano/Latino/Hispano communities, and when it is connected to… 463 more words

Land Conservation

This Land is Whose Land?

If you are not following Western land issues you may miss the “Land Transfer” issue. In short, it is a push to “give/take back” or “transfer” federal lands to the states. 622 more words

Politics And Policy