• 2000
  • Also consistent with the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs Improvement Act of 2000, you will notice throughout this Program Update that the program referred to in the past as Federal Aid is now referred to as the Federal Assistance Program. (fws.gov)
  • Initiative
  • To illustrate, included is a summary of sustainability efforts at U.S. universities, a report on sustainability practices in the State of Maryland, a summary of the National Academy of Engineering Symposium on Earth Systems Engineering, and an announcement of a Critical Ecosystem Partnership, a joint initiative of Conservation International, the World Bank, and the Global Environment Facility. (asee.org)
  • streams
  • And who better to do this work than local community groups the river organizations, schools, scouts, home owner associations, land trusts who have the local knowledge, energy and passion to care for their streams and natural resources or the local governments which are responsible for local land use and other important decisions. (somd.com)
  • The Chesapeake Bay Targeted Watershed Grants Program is critical to the health of the Bay and its rivers and streams, said Senator Mikulski. (somd.com)
  • In itseighth year, the Maryland Conservation Corps is putting 380 young people, ages 14 to 21, to work at 37 sites in 18 counties, building nature trails and restoring polluted streams. (baltimoresun.com)
  • preservation
  • Some examples of work completed each season by Youth Conservation Corps are: Historic Structure Preservation Exotic Plant Removal Fence Construction Boundary Marking Signage Boardwalk Repair Wildlife Research Assistance Anthropologic Research Assistance Bridge Construction Trail Construction Campsite/Campground Restoration Environmental Education Planning/Teaching Habitat Preservation IT Work Visitor Use Assistance Energy Retrofitting Participants are paid the established federal minimum wage. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Conservation Fund is an American environmental non-profit with a dual charter to pursue environmental preservation and economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • The program reached its authorized enrollment ceiling of 1,075,000 acres (4,350 km2) before the 2002 farm bill (P.L. 107-171) was acted upon. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2002 legislation reauthorized the program with mandatory funding from the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) through FY2007, and set a maximum enrollment ceiling of 2.275 million acres (and with an annual enrollment ceiling of 250,000 acres). (wikipedia.org)
  • Almost every state now has a funded program and $116 million has been appropriated since 2002. (wikipedia.org)
  • One example is the Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP), set up to quantify the benefits of agricultural conservation efforts promoted and supported by programs in the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (2002 Farm Bill). (wikipedia.org)
  • forests
  • Although we often associate our National Forests with trees and silviculturalists, BY FAR, the most valuable resource that the Tongass National Forest provides is in the production of all 5 species of wild Pacific salmon . (sitkawild.org)
  • Keith and seven other county teen-agers have spent the last three weeks in the dense forests of the Severn Run Natural Environmental Area at the headwaters of the Severn River. (baltimoresun.com)
  • department
  • The Illinois Department of Natural Resources' Cache River State Natural Area protects another 14,489 acres (58.63 km2). (wikipedia.org)
  • Check with the department for course registration deadlines, and engineering program requirements. (environmental-conservation.org)
  • The department is led by a commissioner who is appointed by the governor, and advised by the ten-member Conservation Advisory Board. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Department also works to acquire additional land for public use under the Forever Wild Program and provides public education resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the creation of the State Oyster Inspector in 1891 the state legislature began to pave the way for the creation of a state conservation agency, and in 1907 the Department of Game and Fish was established through a bill authored by Representative Henry Stegall of Dale County. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1915 several agencies and commissions responsible for the state's wildlife and natural resources were consolidated under the Department of Game and Fish, and in 1919 the agency was renamed the Alabama Department of Conservation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Department would undergo many name changes as the focus and overall scope of operations evolved until settling on its current name, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, in 1971. (wikipedia.org)
  • NCIF is also certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Community Development Entity (CDE), having met the eligibility requirements set forth in the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC) statute. (wikipedia.org)
  • The agency was founded largely through the efforts of Hugh Hammond Bennett, a soil conservation pioneer who worked for the Department of Agriculture from 1903 to 1952. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beaver Creek State Park was established in 1949 with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Brazilian government department of natural resources (ICMBio) is conducting a project Ararinha-Azul with an associated plan to restore the species to the wild as soon as sufficient breeding birds and restored habitat are available. (wikipedia.org)
  • enhance
  • So by leveraging capacity and funding sources, we and our partners will have the opportunity to bolster and enhance watershed and fisheries programs across Southeast Alaska, and engage communities all along the way. (sitkawild.org)
  • acres
  • Its 17 million acres is home to 32 communities that use and very much depend on the resources that this forest provides. (sitkawild.org)
  • Advisory
  • Most states have advisory programs that include representation from government agencies, farmers and ranchers, environmentalists, and academia. (wikipedia.org)
  • strategic
  • The Sitka Conservation Society has entered a strategic partnership with the Tongass National Forest to engage local communities in the assessment of the habitat restoration projects on Twelvemile Creek, Prince of Wales Island. (sitkawild.org)
  • The program's "work in places like Houston, Chicago, Milwaukee and Nashville demonstrates that strategic conservation makes economic sense-yielding cost savings that can be calculated and environmental rewards to last for generations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The program offers: Strategic Conservation Guidance, GIS Decision Support Tools, Optimization Models, Green Infrastructure Plans, and Mitigation Strategies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Conservation Leadership Network offers courses ranging from understanding mitigation banking, green infrastructure planning, the use of GIS tools for strategic conservation and training in the design and management of water reuse tools. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • Despite formal comments filed by the state of California and conservation groups, the county ignored laws to address global warming, wildlife protection, and public safety in its long-range plans. (biologicaldiversity.org)
  • The Division is charged with acquiring and preserving natural areas, managing those areas for public benefit, and educating the public on Alabama's environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The foundation awards grants to close achievement and preparation gaps in public education in Hawaii, restore nearshore marine ecosystems, and strengthen Windward Oahu communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • WOI-TV in Ames began commercial broadcast operations in 1950, as a sister station to WOI radio, and had carried some National Educational Television programming until Des Moines Public Schools signed on KDPS-TV as the educational station for central Iowa in 1959. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is now restored and is open to the public. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jennings offers numerous programs to the public throughout the year, many of which are free. (wikipedia.org)
  • aquatic
  • Joshua will be a member of the Branch of Grants Operations and Policy and will focus on strengthening program ties with the hunter and aquatic education and shooting sports communities. (fws.gov)
  • agriculture
  • After most of the accessible timber was cut, local industry shifted to agriculture, and a program of diversion and draining began. (wikipedia.org)
  • provides
  • Congress provides the funding, but it's the individuals and communities closest to the Bay doing the actual work of restoring and protecting the Bay and its many tributaries, said Rep. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a strong advocate of the program. (somd.com)
  • The Information Systems Division provides a variety of computer based system and application support services in order to ensure the efficient operation of CO-OPS computing resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • What makes ShadeFund different is that it provides loans exclusively to American business owners who use natural resources creatively and responsibly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Land Conservation Loan Program, provides bridge financing and real estate expertise to land trusts. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Conservation Title of the Farm Bill provides the funding to agricultural producers, and a conservation plan must be included. (wikipedia.org)
  • preserve
  • The Heron Pond - Little Black Slough Nature Preserve, another National Natural Landmark, is located within the upper stretch of the Cache, upstream from the Post Creek Cutoff. (wikipedia.org)
  • This program is intended to help local groups preserve and restore stream corridors in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. (somd.com)
  • Strengthen Windward Community: The foundation aims to preserve communal unity, family values, youth programs and regional natural resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • permanently
  • The Rewilding Institute's mission is to work toward the survival and flourishing of large carnivores in North America by promoting the establishment of suitable habitats in the wilderness, which are permanently interconnected as to allow their natural movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • With only three small original populations left in the wild it is important that species survive in captivity, but more so in its natural environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • fund
  • Our Academic Venture Fund (AVF) program, now in its ninth year, continues to enable faculty from across campus to form new collaborative teams offering innovative approaches to a wide range of sustainability challenges," said Graham Kerslick, the executive director of the center. (cornell.edu)
  • The Conservation Fund was founded in 1985 by Pat Noonan, former head of the Nature Conservancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Fund works primarily with partners who have identified conservation priorities and request assistance achieving their goals. (wikipedia.org)
  • ShadeFund was established by The Conservation Fund with a lead grant from the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities and Mercedes-Benz USA in 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • The program started in 1993 and has a revolving fund of $15 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most of the domestic programs are operated out of a revolving fund, in which the CCC has a permanent indefinite borrowing authority, as defined by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-11, Preparation, Submission, and Execution of the Budget. (wikipedia.org)
  • Partnership
  • The USFS Tongass National Forest, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the National Forest Foundation, conducted restoration work on this creek over the past few years to restore salmon spawning and rearing habitat impacted by past logging activities. (sitkawild.org)
  • In partnership with the UAS Fisheries Technology Program, local youth will also have vocational training opportunities as interns working at the fish trap, along with receiving career and educational counseling from fisheries professionals - possibly leading to careers as resource managers in the backyards where they grew up. (sitkawild.org)
  • Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) RCPP consolidated four programs from the prior 2008 Farm Bill. (wikipedia.org)
  • develop
  • The University of Maryland Inc. will use a $35,000 to continue to develop a training program for local officials and community leaders focusing on implementation and financing of watershed protection and restoration plans. (somd.com)
  • nature
  • In 1995, the group also purchased Bosque del Pueblo, a 737-acre nature conservation area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center features small live animals, natural history dioramas, displays of insects, arrowheads and nature photographs, and also houses a gift shop. (wikipedia.org)
  • Families
  • In other counties, the program is targeted toward young people from poor families or who have learning disabilities, Underwoodsaid. (baltimoresun.com)
  • areas
  • The Anacostia Watershed Society will use a $50,000 grant to restore areas of the Anacostia River watershed through invasive plant control and the re-vegetation of native plants. (somd.com)
  • integral
  • As the only candidate that has been endorsed by the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters, I believe that the state has an integral role in the protection of the environment, not just as a regulator but for economic expansion. (isthmus.com)
  • This monitoring project will be an integral part of the Watershed Restoration Effectiveness Monitoring Program of the Tongass National Forest. (sitkawild.org)
  • agricultural
  • The CCC, which has no staff, is essentially a financing institution for USDA's farm price and income support commodity programs, commodity export credit guarantees, and agricultural export subsidies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The CCC is also the Federal government's primary financing arm for many domestic and international agricultural programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Services
  • NOS delivers a dynamic range of nationwide coastal and Great Lakes scientific, technical, and resource management services in support of safe, healthy, and productive oceans and coasts. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Freshwater Institute, located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, launched in 1987 and conducts research, development, and training in water resource management, including developing technology and providing engineering services for aquaculture systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Since its inception, the YCC has worked with many conservation agencies throughout the country to provide educational and team building skills to young people through participation in work projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • Given the impact that this action will have on California, this could be well be the most important conservation action our chapter has done in its 60-year history," said Drew Feldman, president of the San Bernardino Valley Audubon Society. (biologicaldiversity.org)
  • The program, which was cut by 55 percent this year, had 800 participants in 1984, the year it began as one of Gov. Harry Hughes' 11 Chesapeake Bay initiatives. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The Old Stone House is open on weekends and tours and programs take place regularly throughout the year. (wikipedia.org)
  • grant
  • The Chesapeake Watershed Grant program is a critical tool in preserving the Bay for future generations. (somd.com)
  • 7 Boating Infrastructure Grant Program. (fws.gov)
  • 11 Clean Vessel Act Pumpout Grant Program. (fws.gov)
  • In the late seventies and early eighties the program included a grant-in-aid component that funded state and local YCC projects nationwide. (wikipedia.org)