conservancy conservancy  /kən ˈsɜr vən si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a commission with jurisdiction over fisheries and navigation in a port or river
  2. (n) the official conservation of trees and soil and rivers etc.

News

  1. Conservancy district sued by environmentalist

    An environmentalist is suing the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District for refusing to release the names and addresses of people leasing cottages on district property.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Mansfield News Journal

  2. Little Forks Conservancy receives Lubrizol Foundation Grant

    The Little Forks Conservancy has received a $10,000 grant from The Lubrizol Foundation, based in Cleveland, Ohio. A portion of the grant will be used to purchase an enclosed trailer for storing and hauling field equipment while the balance will be used for general operation support for 2013.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Midland Daily News

  3. Creek conservancy vying for education grant

    The Escondido Creek Conservancy is in the running for a $25,000 grant that would help the nonprofit expand its education program.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

Quotes

  1. "Building on our 57 years of conservation results, The Nature Conservancy is working with partners to expand our global reach to achieve our challenging 2015 Goal of effectively conserving 10 percent of all natural habitats on Earth," said John...
    on May 9, 2008 By: John Morgridge Source: The Nature Conservancy

  2. "This is evidence of why the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy parks plan needs to be reviewed," Wagner said, "And truly most people will believe that after seeing how this thing can jump around and cause damage."
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Richard Wagner Source: Malibu Times

  3. "Government of Canada action is helping Nature Conservancy of Canada secure this important and ecologically-sensitive area through conservation planning and habitat restoration for future generations of Canadians to enjoy," said Member of...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Gerald Keddy Source: AUTO-MOBI.info (press release)

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