natural resource conservation

Aldo Leopold Farm Becomes a National Historic Landmark

Article: Aldo Leopold Farm Becomes a National Historic Landmark

WASHINGTON, DC, January 19, 2009 (ENS) – The farm of pioneer conservationist Aldo Leopold in Wisconsin has been designated as a National Historic Landmark, in one of the final actions of the outgoing Bush administration. Eight other new National Historic Landmarks were announced Friday, located in Connecticut, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Illinois, Colorado, and Arizona,…

Migratory Bird Wetland Habitat Expanded With Duck Stamp Dollars

Article: Migratory Bird Wetland Habitat Expanded With Duck Stamp Dollars

WASHINGTON, DC, June 12, 2008 (ENS) – The federal Migratory Bird Conservation Commission today approved $4 million to purchase more than 18,000 acres of prairie wetland and grassland habitat for the Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern Minnesota In one of the largest purchases to use dollars generated by Federal Duck Stamp sales and…

The Pope Campaigns to "Save Creation"

Article: The Pope Campaigns to "Save Creation"

Pope Benedict the XVI attended a “Save Creation Day” rally in Loreto, Italy, where hundreds of thousands of catholics waited to hear his prayers. His message to the audience and the world at large was one of conservation, charity and peace. The Pope seemed to state that spirituality can be strengthened, if not created by…