The Conservation Fund in the News

January 10, 2021
Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal — The Messick Farm property in western Forsyth County has been acquired with plans to convert the 246 acres off the Yadkin River into a historic preservation site with walking trails.

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January 5, 2021
Brian Vinci, IntraFish — Brian Vinci is director of The Conservation Fund's Freshwater Institute, one of the world's leading research institutions on recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) and land-based salmon farming in particular.

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January 5, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott issued a statement in response to USDA awarding 85 new partnership projects through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).

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December 30, 2020
Josh Green, Atlanta Magazine — The forgotten forest long known as Lake Charlotte Nature Preserve stands to become one of Atlanta’s largest public parks, an archaeological treasure trove, and a model for urban forestland preservation.

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December 24, 2020
WBDJ 7, The Associated Press — A land acquisition in Gloucester County has brought Virginia one step closer to opening its 40th state park. The Conservation Fund transferred 643 acres known as Timberneck Farm to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

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December 23, 2020
CBS 19, The Associated Press — A coalition of conservation groups has purchased nearly 600 acres of land in Virginia intended to protect the scenic vistas from one of the most popular spots on the Appalachian Trail.

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December 20, 2020
The Associated Press — A south Alabama battlefield where thousands of U.S. Colored Troops helped defeat Confederate forces in the final days of the Civil War is being protected, preservation groups announced.

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December 1, 2020
Atlanta, GA — Cary Estes writes about the Working Farms Fund in the Winter 2020 edition of The Land Report.

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