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The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership & Bass Pro Shops have teamed up with Steven Rinella, host of the show MeatEater on the Sportsman Channel, to serve you up a weekly helping of conservation: http://www.trcp.org/community/conservation-field-notes CONSERVATION FUNDING •Outdoor recreation has a substantial positive impact on the U.S. economy, with figures of $120.7 billion in product sales and $524.8 billion in trip and travel related spending. •Congress is considering damaging cuts to critical conservation programs that will not only affect hunting and fishing opportunities, but could have a detrimental effect on the outdoor recreation economy as whole. •Investments in our natural resources comprise a mere 1.26 percent of the federal budget, and current cuts under considerat...
Are the monies raised from sport hunting a valuable resource to fund conservation of wildlife?
For nature to thrive it is essential that more investment is channeled towards businesses that value nature. SKEPPIES is a small grants fund managed by Conservation South Africa (CSA) that provides seed funding for great ideas that can provide and sustain green jobs in the Succulent Karoo. | http://www.conservation.org/skeppies http://southafrica.conservation.org Follow CI on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ConservationOrg Follow CI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/conservation.intl
Fred Stanback, in partnership with his wife Alice, is one of North Carolina’s leading supporters of conservation initiatives. They fund the Nicholas School of the Environment’s Stanback Internship Program. Since the program’s inception in 1996, over 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students have benefited. The Stanback Internship Program has grown into a thriving partnership between Duke and scores of organizations throughout the country. Mr. Stanback is joined by Tom Lambeth, Director Emeritus of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, and Sanford Professor Joel Fleishman. More information on the Stanback Internship Program: https://nicholas.duke.edu/career/for-students/stanback
The webinar “Species Conservation Funding” examined current methods of funding species conservation efforts, as well as challenges and opportunities to leveraging additional funding for conservation of at-risk and endangered species. Moderator: Timothy Male, Executive Director at the Environmental Policy Innovation Center. Panelists: Christy Plumer, Chief Conservation Officer, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership; Virgil Moore, Director, Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Gary Frazer, Assistant Director for Endangered Species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This webinar is part the Species Conservation and ESA Initiative.
http://www.conservation.org With its sights set on the future, Conservation International (CI) is committing to the long-term protection of the world's most valuable natural areas through funding that will last for generations. Follow CI on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ConservationOrg Follow CI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/conservation.intl
2015 RCP Network Gathering | Funding the Future: Creative ways to finance conservation from crowd funding to greener timber investments Speakers: Alec Giffen, New England Forestry Foundation Kyle Pribish, WorthWild LLC Cori Snedecor, WorthWild LLC Moderator: Keith Ross, LandVest
A new plan has now reached the Governor's desk.
Finding funding sources to protect rivers and enhance recreation can be a challenge! There are many creative ways to find funding for this work, including levy and bond initiatives. Tune in to learn more from Kate Thorpe, Deputy Director at Conservation Voters for Idaho and the Treasurer of Boise for Clean Water and Open Space. Kate discusses how she worked with the local community to organize and pass a two-year override levy to protect the rivers and lands around Boise. She talks more about how this effort came to fruition and the key milestones that occurred along the way. On November 3, 2015, a resounding 74% of voters in the City of Boise voted to approve a levy to establish a fund for $10 million to protect clean water and open space. The temporary, two-year override levy will prese...
http://cpw.state.co.us/FundingtheFuture In recent years, CPW has faced substantial budget shortfalls which resulted in the elimination of over 50 positions and $40 million from wildlife budgets. By 2023, the shortfall could exceed 20% annually. Learn more at http://cpw.state.co.us/FundingtheFuture
Yep. It started in the 1930s and has silently generated over 2.5 billion in conservation funding for wildlife which includes non-game wildlife like California condors. http://conservationmedia.com https://www.facebook.com/ConservationMedia
Jay Espy, the Lincoln Institute's Kingsbury Browne Fellow 2010-2011, explores innovative new approaches in land conservation that are better positioned to attract philanthropic funding, which will be increasingly necessary for the preservation of open space and working landscapes.
http://www.mda.state.mn.us The Minnesota Conservation Funding Guide provides detailed information for more than 50 agricultural conservation practices -- including photos, practical and environmental benefits, technical guidelines, and payments available from various programs. This short video shows how to access this information for any given practice within the Guide. You can find the Funding Guide at http://www.mda.state.mn.us/protecting/conservation/funding.aspx .
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust has been awarded over 2 million pounds from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Fund’s Landscape Partnership programme awarded £2.2 million to the trust to start on a conservation project of Hampshire’s distinctive chalk stream habitats. The habitats are found in the Itchen and Test rivers, and our reporter Chris Jones went to a headwater in Whitchurch to find out more.
(SESSION BEGINS AT 9:15 AM) Speakers will discuss existing federal, state and private funding mechanisms for species conservation activities and highlight inefficiencies while discussing potential ways to better leverage a variety of funding streams. Panelists: Deborah Freeman, Attorney, Trout, Raley, Montano, Witwer & Freeman; Eric Holst, Associate Vice President, Working Lands; Terry Fankhauser, Executive Vice President, Colorado Cattlemen’s Association; Julie Grogan-Stewart, Deputy Chief of Staff, USDA-NRCS; Chris West, Director, Rocky Mountain Regional Office, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. The panel is part of the Chairman's Initiative of Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, which creates a mechanism for states to share best practices in species management and explore ways to improve the E...
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's student birding team, The Redheads, will be going to Cape May, NJ this spring to compete in the World Series of Birding. Take a moment to consider supporting their efforts to realize student research projects for bird conservation. To contribute, please follow the link below, or share this video. Thank you so much for your support! https://secure3.birds.cornell.edu/SSLPage.aspx?pid=2606
http://www.RareSpeciesFund.org The RSF (Rare Species Fund) was established to provide funding to critical on the ground international wildlife conservation programs, thereby complimenting the educational messages and field research of T.I.G.E.R.S. The Fund receives its financing base through a percentage of revenues taken in by T.I.G.E.R.S., the generosity of donations from exhibit guests, and the general public.