conservation initiatives

Voters OK $7.3 Billion in Land Conservation Ballot Measures

Article: Voters OK $7.3 Billion in Land Conservation Ballot Measures

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, November 5, 2008 (ENS) – Voters approved dozens of land conservation ballot measures on Tuesday, demonstrating substantial support for open space choices despite the current economic and fiscal crisis, according to The Trust for Public Land, a national land conservation organization. Voters backed 62 of the 87 conservation finance measures on ballots across…

Florida Wildlife Crowded by Swelling Human Population

Article: Florida Wildlife Crowded by Swelling Human Population

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, August 18, 2008 (ENS) – Florida’s wildlife, already displaced from much of its habitat by human activities, will face even greater pressure over the next 50 years as the human population doubles its current size of 18 million people, finds a new report by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, FWC. Issued…