By: Michele White, Program Manager for the National Recreation and Park Association
If you are a pollinator lover like me, September is going to be an exciting month. Why? Well, in September, parks in communities around the country will be hosting BioBlitz events where park staff and community members come together to support and celebrate the variety of pollinators and plants in their area. Parks are hosting BioBlitz events as a way to find and better understand the number of pollinators––and pollinator-friendly plants––in their communities.
Automaker to Serve as Official Vehicle and Co-Host of Nationwide Clean-Up Event
CAMDEN, N.J., September 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that it will co-host and serve as official vehicle for the country’s first national litter clean-up and recycling initiative, encouraging people nationwide to help reduce landfill waste in their local communities, even in their own backyards.
Last year alone, Denali, Grand Teton and Yosemite cut the amount of waste going to landfills by nearly half as part of the Don’t Feed the Landfills Initiative
CAMDEN, N.J. , September 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), and National Park Foundation (NPF) announced that through an innovative partnership three of America’s most iconic national parks are at the forefront to reduce the amount of waste that parks send to landfills.
Timberland has long been a fan of trees. While the brand’s logo has been a tree, since its founding in 1973, the connection runs deeper than that. Because of the many environmental, social, and economic benefits of trees, Timberland has planted over 10.7 million trees worldwide since 2001. Last September the global outdoor lifestyle brand pledged to plant an additional 50 million trees by 2025.
Keep America Beautiful Affiliate in Florida Joins Volunteers to Plant New Mangroves
Following a maintenance error that resulted in the unpermitted removal of local mangroves, a Florida municipality partnered with Keep Lee County Beautiful (KLCB) to restore the affected area. One year ago, the municipality’s staff was approved to remove mangroves that were impeding a local waterway but unfortunately went beyond the permitted section resulting in a mandate to restore the area.
New methods balance the economic and environmental goals of local communities while reducing the carbon impact of logging and protecting biodiversity
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Aug. 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The Nature Conservancy and International Paper Company, one of the world’s largest packaging, pulp and paper companies, recently completed the first of a two-phase effort to develop a suite of state-of-the-art forestry practices that others can use to create long-term solutions to global climate challenges. With initial work completed in Indonesia and Gabon, the partners are scaling up these efforts to inform responsible forestry, carbon sequestration and biodiversity monitoring in the Central Appalachian region of the U.S. and in Mexico.