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For the love of nature, the Sisters of St. Francis preserve the Stella Niagara
Blog entries / Habitat restoration / Migratory birds / Outdoor recreation / Partnerships

For the love of nature, the Sisters of St. Francis preserve the Stella Niagara

Today we hear from Jajean Rose-Burney, Development Director at the Western New York Land Conservancy, about a unique partnership among a religious order of nuns, a non-profit land protection agency, and a federal grant program that all share a common interest in natural resource conservation. Imagine a place with inspiring views, a shoreline along a … Continue reading

How was it creating your schoolyard habitat?
Blog entries / National wildlife refuges / Partnerships / Youth

How was it creating your schoolyard habitat?

Last year, the Service designated a collaborative project in New Haven as an urban wildlife refuge partnership. Now it’s in full swing, and we have been working with our partners to designate schoolyard habitats throughout the city. We checked in with some of the students to get their perspective on all of their hard work. What did they have to say? Continue reading