Sunday, December 20, 2009

Story on Land Conservation in the Recession


An interesting story this week from NPR on the challenges and opportunities for land conservation groups during the recession. Listen to the story here:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=121549466

Conservation trusts throughout the northwest are working to permanently protect critical habitats for salmon and steelhead. Recent success stories include the purchase of over 7,000 acres in the Hoh River watershed for conservation easement, restoration of the Nisqually Delta, and work by western Rivers to purchase thousands of acres on the Lower Klamath.

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