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Huey Johnson takes the long road

June 30, 2013 by David Kupfer

Huey Johnson was the first Nature Conservancy employee west of the Mississippi. He founded the Trust for Public Land. He's still going strong.

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Cosumnes River Preserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Every year, as many as 4,000 sandhill cranes overwinter in this preserve of wetlands, grasslands and riparian forest before returning ...

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Lessons from the Mountain

July 01, 2012 by Glen Martin

The looming bulk of Mount Hamilton is a familiar sight to anyone driving Highway 101 through the Santa Clara Valley. At 4,196 feet, it's the tallest peak visible from the shores of San Francisco Bay. This is the most expansive wild landscape in the Bay Area: roughly 700,000 acres of public parks, university and conservancy reserves, and private ranches. Now it's also become a living laboratory for studying the affects of climate change.

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Living Landscape Lives Large in South Bay

July 01, 2011 by Aleta George

Even with state park closure looming, South Bay land trusts and philanthropists are thinking big with a major new initiative to protect 80,000 acres from San Benito County to San Francisco.

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Graham Chisholm, One for the Birds

August 20, 2010 by Ingrid Hawkinson

Graham Chisholm is a powerhouse for conservation in California. He's director of Audubon California, used to run the Nature Conservancy's California programs, has co-authored a couple of birding guides, and even has a Ph.D. in political science from UC Berkeley. Not too shabby!

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New Submarine Explores California’s Sea Floor

September 25, 2009 by David Carroll

The Nature Conservancy launched the Beagle, a new deep-sea submersible whose first missions is to assess the impacts of different kinds of trawling in Morro Bay.

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