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What Do Bee Boxes, Hunting Permits, Riparian Buffers, And Habitat Management Units Have In Common?

Weyerhaeuser reports on 18 ecosystem services provided by global timberlands
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As part of Weyerhaeuser’s Sustainability Roadmap, the company committed to recognizing the ecosystem services provided by its timberlands. To help the company and its stakeholders understand the full range of values in its timberlands, employees developed a plan to measure and report against a comprehensive set of 18 ecosystem services provided by the more than 20 million acres of timberlands managed or owned globally. 

Big Win for Nature in Illinois

Governor Quinn Restores Recreation Liability Protections
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At a press conference this morning, Governor Pat Quinn signed SB1042 into law as Public Act 98-0522.  This new law will give private landowners that open their land to the public for recreation, conservation, and education liability protections.

Toyota and Audubon Invite Americans to Exit the Highway This Summer and Spend More Time in Nature

Exit the Highway Weekend June 1 Kicks Off Nature and Wildlife Awareness Program; New Interactive Map Offers Summer Travel Destinations
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CBSR 10th Annual Summit Closing Keynote - Dr. Dayna Baumeister: A Primer to Biomimicry

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The afternoon Keynote speaker, Dr. Dayna Baumeister, inspired the CBSR Summit’s delegates with a concept many of us have not yet been exposed to – Biomimicry –  defined as a conscious effort to emulate nature’s genius. Giving an entire new meaning to the expression, ‘ thinking outside the box’, Dr. Baumeister revealed the boundless possibilities found within the natural world that could help solve business challenges and challenges of survival.

Applying Nature's Lessons: Biomimicry Workshop To Be Offered By International Society of Sustainability Professionals

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is hosting a four-week on-line workshop that will teach participants how to apply lessons from nature to spur innovation toward creating healthier, more resilient societies.
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(3BL Media) August 20, 2012 - Biomimicry is an old practice and new discipline that emulates nature’s time-tested strategies for surviving and thriving sustainably on Earth. Formaldehyde-free building materials modeled after mussels, networks that emulate slime mold, and self-cleaning paint inspired by lotus leaves are a few examples.

How Green Gratitude Pays It Forward

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Thompson's Company Highlights Support for Some of America's National Parks

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 Thompson's Water Seal is providing Thompson's(R) Water Seal(R) Waterproofer Plus Clear Wood Protector, along with other waterproofing coatings, to use throughout Yellowstone National Park.  This product was the first nationally available waterpoofer designed specifically for wood, and for the past two decades, it has protected millions of decks across America from expensive and ugly water damage.  So we’re proud that it will now be working at Yellowstone National Park, helping visitors from around the world enjoy this amazingly beautiful outdoor space.

If you'd like to learn more about this Very Important Place, visit www.nps.gov/yell.  To learn more about how the Yellowstone Park Foundation helps support important projects at the Park, visit www.ypf.org.   
 
 To find out more about how you can help support this and other VIP’s, please visit www.thompsonswaterseal.com.
 

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 Thompson's Water Seal is providing Thompson's(R) Water Seal(R) Waterproofer Plus Clear Wood Protector, along with other waterproofing coatings, to use throughout Yellowstone National Park.  This product was the first nationally available waterpoofer designed specifically for wood, and for the past two decades, it has protected millions of decks across America from expensive and ugly water damage.  So we’re proud that it will now be working at Yellowstone National Park, helping visitors from around the world enjoy this amazingly beautiful outdoor space.

If you'd like to learn more about this Very Important Place, visit www.nps.gov/yell.  To learn more about how the Yellowstone Park Foundation helps support important projects at the Park, visit www.ypf.org.   
 
 To find out more about how you can help support this and other VIP’s, please visit www.thompsonswaterseal.com.
 

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