International Paper’s Forestland Stewards Partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation supports $1.3 million in conservation grant funding
Stretching from northwest Alabama to eastern Kentucky, the Cumberland Plateau consists of unique geology and landforms that create a vast diversity of habitats. The region was once dominated by shortleaf pine and oak communities, but these forest habitats have declined over the past several decades due to conversion of forest-type, conversion of forests to other land uses, fire suppression, and disease and pest infestations.
With researchers and tech developers, Duke Energy helps develop the Bat Deterrent System
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Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates its 2019 Heroes
Each year, the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) supports organizations working around the world to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. The DCF is also proud to recognize the dedication of individuals or teams who have devoted their lives to furthering conservation efforts in their communities. To date, the Fund has recognized more than 180 Heroes across nearly 50 countries.
Below are the Disney Conservation Fund Heroes for 2019.
The Conservation of These Forests Will Be Our Legacy for the Future.
Our forests are woven into the fabric of our lives, providing the very necessities we need to not only survive but thrive — clean air, healthy drinking water, a tolerable climate, and so much more. But these majestic lands are threatened by insects, disease, and devastating wildfires. We are thankful for our dedicated Foundation members, corporate sponsors, and partners who continue to respond to the need for replanting.
BURBANK, Calif., October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) has awarded $6 million in grants to 80 nonprofit organizations working to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. Since the fund’s creation in 1995, Disney has provided nearly $86 million total in grants to protect the magic of nature together with communities around the world.