Wetland

Yamaha Rightwaters™ Supports Ducks Unlimited® Gulf Coast Initiative

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Yamaha Rightwaters is a new sponsor of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, a multi-year conservation initiative dedicated to rebuilding wetlands lost to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana and Texas.

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  • Yamaha Rightwaters is a new sponsor of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, a multi-year conservation initiative dedicated to rebuilding wetlands lost to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana and Texas.
  • The Yamaha Rightwaters team recognizes the importance of rebuilding wetlands and saltmarshes in the fight against ocean acidification, said Adam Putnam, CEO of Ducks Unlimited.
  • Thats why DU is working with conservation sponsors like Yamaha to invest nearly $16 million this year alone in projects through the Gulf Coast Initiative.
  • To learn more about Yamaha Rightwaters support of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, click here .

Metalbird Designs Mallard Duck to Support Ducks Unlimited Canada Conservation Efforts

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:29pm

It is their mission to conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for the benefit of North America's waterfowl.

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  • It is their mission to conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for the benefit of North America's waterfowl.
  • Metalbird grew from a personal street art project started in 2009 by industrial designer, Phil Walters.
  • Producing locally and ethically is important to Metalbird and the company is currently working with a Canadian factory to put local manufacturing in place.
  • Details below for all media enquiries relating to Metalbird and the Metalbird partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada.

Celebrating 100 years with $100,000 for conservation

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 4:00pm

The conservation organization is closing in on its goal of raising $100,000 in Edwards honour to safeguard wetlands and wildlife in the province.

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  • The conservation organization is closing in on its goal of raising $100,000 in Edwards honour to safeguard wetlands and wildlife in the province.
  • DUC established the Stocky Edwards Wetland and Wildlife Conservation Fund with a goal of raising $100,000 to mark Edwards 100th birthday.
  • People from across Canada and the United States have shown their support by donating or engaging in their own personal fundraising.
  • Edwards and his wife Toni are dedicated members of the DUC community in Comox whove been supporting the organizations conservation efforts for decades.

Ecobot Webinar Series Hits Milestone of 5,500 Attendees; Announces Upcoming WOTUS Regulatory Episode

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 12:00pm

Ecobot sees its new podcast, available on all podcast outlets, as a roadmap to a complicated and rapidly changing ecosystem of software, hardware, and policy issues.\nEnvironmental regulations ebb and flow with the tides of political climate change.

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  • Ecobot sees its new podcast, available on all podcast outlets, as a roadmap to a complicated and rapidly changing ecosystem of software, hardware, and policy issues.\nEnvironmental regulations ebb and flow with the tides of political climate change.
  • Environmental consultants, regulatory enforcers, and developers are left to pick up the pieces.
  • Field scientists make critical decisions that inform land use and use Ecobot to submit thousands of wetland delineation reports to the USACE each month.
  • See how Ecobot can transform your natural resources consulting workflow at ecobotapp.com .\n'

ESG Mixed-Use, Award-Winning Development Project

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'ALBANY, N.Y., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SOUTH END DEVELOPMENT(SED) is excited to announce the adoption of ESG principles as a development company and for its flagship development project, The Seventy-Six , a 246 unit mixed-use development complex located in the South End neighborhood of Albany, New York.

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  • b'ALBANY, N.Y., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SOUTH END DEVELOPMENT(SED) is excited to announce the adoption of ESG principles as a development company and for its flagship development project, The Seventy-Six , a 246 unit mixed-use development complex located in the South End neighborhood of Albany, New York.
  • All incident rainwater is harvested, gray water is reused, with constructed wetlands and a moving bed biofilm reactor treating all wastewater.
  • "Jones took up the mission after growing up in Albany, New York, just blocks from the project site.
  • "The Seventy-Six project represents a great vehicle to address some of these critical social issues in this area.

Federal budget plants seeds of a healthier, greener post-pandemic future

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 3:29am

Noteworthy is the pledge to conserve up to one million square kilometers of land and inland waters to achieve Canada\xe2\x80\x99s 25 per cent protected-area target by 2025.

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  • Noteworthy is the pledge to conserve up to one million square kilometers of land and inland waters to achieve Canada\xe2\x80\x99s 25 per cent protected-area target by 2025.
  • Support for Canada\xe2\x80\x99s farmers and ranchers, some of our country\xe2\x80\x99s most dedicated land stewards, will allow them to invest in on-farm efforts that support climate action.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cToday\xe2\x80\x99s budget has put forward opportunities that must be seized if we are going to create a prosperous, more resilient future.
  • A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment.

Poland Spring® ORIGIN Announces Grant to Help Conserve the Downeast Lakes Community Forest in Maine

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 2:30pm

"\nThe Downeast Lakes Community Forest Project is a 2,025-acre expansion, which includes old-growth type forest, wetlands, and streams, that will conserve one of the last undeveloped tracts of land on Sysladobsis Lake lacking protection from development.

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  • "\nThe Downeast Lakes Community Forest Project is a 2,025-acre expansion, which includes old-growth type forest, wetlands, and streams, that will conserve one of the last undeveloped tracts of land on Sysladobsis Lake lacking protection from development.
  • "The Downeast Lakes Community Forest expansion will create much needed places for residents and visitors alike to get outside and enjoy all Maine has to offer.
  • "\nThe Downeast Lakes Community Forest Project will be unveiled to the public later this year.\nPoland Spring ORIGIN is a premium springwaterbrand, sustainably sourced from the White Cedar Spring in Maine.
  • Poland Spring ORIGIN offers 100% natural spring water and a refreshingly crisp taste, filtered by a 10,000 year-old glacial aquifer.

125,000-acre initiative aims to conserve Canadian prairies through collaboration with ranchers

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 11:00am

In response to growing climate concerns, returning less productive annual cropland to perennial grass helps remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

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  • In response to growing climate concerns, returning less productive annual cropland to perennial grass helps remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
  • "In North Americas prairie ecosystems, cattle help ensure the sustainability of grasslands, said Karla Guyn, chief executive officer for DUC.
  • For decades, weve worked with Canadian cattle farmers and ranchers to conserve natural habitat on their land, said Guyn.
  • Canadas prairies contain wetlands, lakes, rivers and valleys that provide habitat to more than 60 wildlife species at risk.

Sea & Shoreline Is Protecting Coral Reef Habitats With Buoy Installations At John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:07am

The project is a collaboration between Sea & Shoreline, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and Friends of John Pennekamp, a volunteer non-profit organization, all in an effort to support conservation and environmental enhancement.

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  • The project is a collaboration between Sea & Shoreline, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and Friends of John Pennekamp, a volunteer non-profit organization, all in an effort to support conservation and environmental enhancement.
  • The Ocean Reef Conservation Association, Ocean Reef Club, Ocean Reef Community Association, and Ocean Reef's Rod & Gun Club provided funding for the project.
  • Sea & Shoreline, LLC is a Florida-based aquatic restoration firm with two decades of experience restoring fresh and saltwater habitats to healthy and self-sustaining ecosystems.
  • Services include dredging, seagrass, oyster reef, coral reef, and propeller scar restorations, living shorelines, vegetated retaining walls, wetland plantings, and seagrass mitigation banking.

Local Ecological Restoration Company Adds Senior Project Manager

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 1:33pm

FOREST HILL, Md., Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ecotone, an ecological restoration firm, has added Bryan Seipp to its staff in the new role of Senior Project Manager for Business Development and Special Projects.

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  • FOREST HILL, Md., Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ecotone, an ecological restoration firm, has added Bryan Seipp to its staff in the new role of Senior Project Manager for Business Development and Special Projects.
  • He has been recognized for his contributions to watershed restoration efforts and has presented on watershed forestry topics internationally.
  • Founded in 1998, Ecotone is a Harford County, MD based ecological restoration company that designs and builds sustainable ecosystems to reduce erosion of stream banks, manage stormwater, conserve and restore wetlands, and restore forests.
  • The company provides full-delivery ecosystem restoration, mitigation, design, construction, and consulting solutions throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.