Monthly Archives: July 2021

Global Impacts: 30 by 30 Conservation Goals

Have you heard of 30 by 30?

The United Nations working group has called for the conservation of 30 % of lands and waters by 2030. More specifically,

Coastal Impacts

Our very own Tori Kennedy is exploring some of the impacts that humankind has on coastal areas, focusing on the Eastern Shore of Virginia…

“Many environmental groups are working hard to counter climate change risks and help restore the water quality of the Bay. My time on the Eastern Shore of Virginia was spent working with the local land trust in Onancock interviewing a landowner whose family had donated a […]

By |July 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|

National & State Park Impacts

We absolutely love the preservation of amazing natural resources through National and State Parks; however, putting land into a park doesn’t fully protect it from human impact on the environment. Shutdowns caused by politics and pandemics can play a huge role in how the wildlife in these parks is protected… or not. Don’t worry– we’re not speaking in a partisan sense!

As explored in an […]

By |July 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Agricultural Impacts: Stream Exclusion Fencing

What Can It Do For Your Herd?

Stream exclusion fencing can create significant returns for your farm. While stream exclusion fencing does require an upfront investment, 80% of fencing costs can be reimbursed through cost share programs. However, the other 20% of the fencing cost plus even more can be put back into your pocket through the returns that the benefits of stream exclusion fencing provide to your herd. Here’s […]

By |July 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|