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Publix Commits $2 Million to Everglades Restoration Supporting Florida Freshwater Conservation

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LAKELAND, Fla., April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In continuation of its commitment to water stewardship, Publix is contributing $2 million to remove invasive trees and plants in 1,000 acres of wetland in the Florida Everglades. These trees and plants use more than their share of water, interrupting Florida’s natural water system. The company is funding projects at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and the saline glades in Everglades National Park that will restore the health of these habitats and return an estimated 174 million gallons of water per year to the local environment. 

From Ash Pond To Riverside Wetlands: Making the Business Case for Engineered Natural Technologies

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  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.
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Highlights

  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.

Duke Energy Contributes $500,000 to Protect Wetlands in Unity Park in Greenville, S.C.

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Project will provide a healthier habitat, greater access and educational opportunities for the community

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Project will provide a healthier habitat, greater access and educational opportunities for the community

Stop and Thank Your Local Hard-Working Wetlands

By: Bob Stokes, President, Galveston Bay Foundation
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This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation,  are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

A Train Ride to Perris, CA: Investing in a Sustainable Future Now

People, Planet and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
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by Theodosia Ferguson and E. Seth Wilson, Healing Living Systems 

How Wetlands Improve Water Quality on University of North Carolina at Greensboro Campus

Students benefit from new wetlands research opportunities
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We’re proud to support the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and its commitment to clean water. As one of our Water Resources Fund recipients, UNC-G constructed two wetlands on its campus. These wetlands are improving local water quality while providing opportunities for research and education of tomorrow’s leading water conservationists.

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General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - March 2017

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Chevrolet Bolt EV is 2017 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award – Best Car of the Year
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV won the Motor Week Driver’s Choice Best of the Year award, accepted by Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers Marketing Director, Steve Majoros. The Bolt EV was praised for its long range, styling and price. 
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Birds, Frogs and Turtles Call General Motors’ Wetlands Home

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Wetlands rank right up there with rain forests and coral reefs when it comes to the world’s most productive ecosystems. In recognition of World Wetlands Day, several General Motors sites featuring or supporting wetlands share how they are working to increase biodiversity.

Boeing Partnership to Preserve Thousands of Acres of Threatened Wetlands in South Carolina

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North Charleston, SC, July 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) received approval on Friday from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on a comprehensive wetlands mitigation plan to preserve approximately 4,000 acres of land, including more than 2,000 acres of wetlands. The land is on three separate tracts near the Francis Marion National Forest in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

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