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Wood Lily Conservation in The CumberlandPlateau
The Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves and partners have been working on a project to protect, connect, and restore populations of the state endangered wood lily (Lilium phildelphicum), and its Pine Barrens and woodland habitat over the past decade in Kentucky. Read the Article
Photo from the 2019 Natural Areas Conference
Glenn Juday Named FNR Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree
For his more than 45 years of contributions to forest ecology, conservation and ecological policy issues, Glenn Juday has been honored with the 2022 Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR) Lifetime Achievement Award.Read the Article.
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Riparian Restoration Project at Sequatchie Cave in Tennessee
This stewardship short highlights a stream restoration project by the TN Department of Environment & Conservation, Division of Natural Areas. Video length: 3 minutes.
America the Beautiful Challenge 2022 Request for Proposals
This Request for Proposals is a first step toward consolidating funding from multiple federal agencies and the private sector to enable applicants to conceive and develop large-scale, locally led projects that address shared funder priorities spanning public and private lands.