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Bezos Earth Fund Pledges $1 Billion for Nature and People

The Salamanca Press 21 Sep 2021
20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bezos Earth Fund today pledged $1 billion to create, expand, manage, and monitor protected and conserved areas as part of Jeff Bezos's $10 billion commitment to fight climate change and protect and restore nature, while also advancing environmental justice and economic opportunity.

Bezos Earth Fund Pledges $1 Billion to Nature Conservation

Barrons 21 Sep 2021
The Bezos Earth Fund announced it will grant US$1 billion to help protect and conserve nature and indigenous peoples and cultures beginning with the Congo Basin, the tropical Andes, and the tropical Pacific Ocean, the fund announced at a climate week leaders reception in Manhattan on Monday.

Local river stewards get federal grants

The Daily Star 21 Sep 2021
Catskill Mountainkeeper was awarded a $75,000 grant and will provide $75,442 in matching funds to protect the Eastern brook trout habitat in the Beaverkill Valley ... the Delaware River Restoration Fund, funded by the William Penn Foundation; and the Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund, funded by the U.S.

Environmental education center comes to Long Beach’s DeForest Park

Press Telegram 21 Sep 2021
A partnership between the city and the Conservations Corps of Long Beach, with a $1.6 million boost in the form of a grant from the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers and Mountains Conservancy, made the project possible. The Conservation Corps added $200,000 in matching funds ... Conservation Corps crews help maintain those wetlands.

Recreation groups sign onto letters asking to pause land auction in Greenfield

The Recorder 21 Sep 2021
“We are confident, given the opportunity, NEMBA, MassBike and our partners could help arrange sufficient funding to secure these parcels and ensure their conservation,” reads the letter, signed by Travis Counsell, executive director of NEMBA, and Kristen Sykes, president of the MassBike Connecticut River Valley Chapter.

Kamloops and area voters head to polls to elect the riding's first new MP since ...

Castanet 21 Sep 2021
Will this be the year the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding’s Conservative streak comes to an end after more than two decades? ... Conservative ... Sundhu, another lawyer who grew up in the region, criticized the conservatives for cutting funding to health and social services.

Denver’s 2022 city budget proposal: Parks and Recreation

Colorado Politics 21 Sep 2021
The capital improvement projects would take up $26 million of the legacy fund, with major projects including restoring the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, increasing tree canopy, improving Ruby Hill Park, installing playgrounds at Central Park and Kentucky/Knox Park and adding tennis courts at Montbello Central Park and Congress Park.

Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion to conservation efforts

CNBC 21 Sep 2021
Following this year's focus on conservation, the Bezos Earth Fund said it will support landscape restoration and food system transportation in coming years ... .

NFWF Announces $11.5 Million in Conservation Grants to Restore Delaware River Watershed

Eagle-Tribune 20 Sep 2021
the Delaware River Restoration Fund (DRRF), funded by the William Penn Foundation; and the Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund (DWCF), funded by the U.S ... The Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund, created in 2018, is funded by the U.S ... See the full list of 2021 Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund grants here.

$25M in grants announced for Delaware River watershed projects

Atlantic City 20 Sep 2021
Funding for conservation comes through the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2016 and administered by the U.S ... A $750,000 federal grant and $761,000 in matching funds to Ducks Unlimited to restore 150 acres of the Henderson Marsh at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in ...

Small cats should be a conservation priority, says Panthera’s new board chair Jonathan Ayers

Mongabay 20 Sep 2021
Small cats’ lack of visibility has meant that haven’t received big cats’ level of conservation funding — collectively they get only a small fraction of the dollars that go toward lions, tigers and jaguars, for example ... Big cats have received the lion’s share of conservation funding that goes to wild cats.

New Report: : Land conservation crucial to combating climate change in Oregon

The St Helens Chronicle 20 Sep 2021
We urge the legislature and the governor’s office to initiate funding to move the plan forward in the immediate future ... "And those efforts require funding support from the legislature and the governor to implement the plan." ... Natural areas can also store carbon by conserving forests, marshes, grasslands and more ... But we must find a way to fund it.

Stuff that works

Williston Herald 20 Sep 2021
Whether it was through the Pittman-Robertson excise tax, the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA), or Conservation Reserve Program in the Farm Bill, dedicated funding for wildlife habitat has been a proven way to restore wildlife populations, and boost game and fish populations.

Markets are soaring; should you stick to hybrid funds?

Live Mint 20 Sep 2021
Hybrid mutual funds, which invest in a mix of equities and ... “The rally in the markets has attracted many conservative investors to enter the market, which is the reason for the consistent growth in the hybrid funds category since the beginning of the year.

Yes, Peter Thiel Is Still Shaping American Politics

Politico 20 Sep 2021
In the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign, most public figures, companies and celebrities rushed to disown Republican nominee Donald Trump, including those who identified as conservative ... On the other hand, he gives Facebook a really great talking point when they're attacked for, quote unquote, suppressing conservative views.

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