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November 12, 2015

Public-Private Stream Restoration Project to Reverse History

Greenbrier County, W.Va. – The West Virginia Conservation Agency and Plum Creek today announced a collaborative stream enhancement project on the South Fork Cherry River. The public-private partnership aims to turn history on its head by adding downed trees, root wads and logs along a segment of this Greenbrier County river to improve habitat for trout over time. The tree felling in the st... Read More

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November 6, 2015

Finlandia University Receives $2,500 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

L’Anse, Mich. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $2,500 grant to Finlandia University to help develop the school’s Experience the Outdoors program.  According to Terri Martin, director of grant writing, the program encourages students to break away from technology and fosters physical and spiritual wellness along with land stewardship awareness. Funding has been allocated to a ... Read More

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October 15, 2015

The Learning Center of Southern West Virginia Receives $5,000

Lewisburg, W. Va. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to The Learning Center of Southern West Virginia to help launch a robotics after-school program. According to Judy Ramsey, president and director of The Learning Center, funds will be used to create a strong educational curriculum with the purchase of robotics materials. “We are so honored to be able to provide... Read More

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September 14, 2015

Western Upper Peninsula Healthcare Access Coalition Receives

L’Anse, Mich. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $2,500 grant to the Western Upper Peninsula Healthcare Access Coalition for the organization’s Oral Health Program, which provides dental services to uninsured patients. According to Carolyn Williams, administrative coordinator, the program currently serves over 40 low to no-income clients with a multitude of essential dental nee... Read More

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September 8, 2015

Brunswick, Vt. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $3,560 grant to the Essex County Natural Resources Conservation District (NRCD) to help fund the establishment of the Northern New England Native Plant Restoration Nursery.

Brunswick, Vt. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $3,560 grant to the Essex County Natural Resources Conservation District (NRCD) to help fund the establishment of the Northern New England Native Plant Restoration Nursery. According to Sarah Damsell, district manager, the new nursery will be used to produce seedlings to restore and provide buffer plantings to Northern Vermont a... Read More

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September 8, 2015

William Bonifas Fine Arts Center Receives $4,000

Escanaba, Mich. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $4,000 grant to the William Bonifas Fine Arts Center to aid in the creation of the 4th Grade Afield, a unique program to benefit local students. According to Susan Roll, business director, the program provides students with a multi-disciplinary, multi-sensory experience to learn about local and regional wildlife through scienti... Read More

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September 3, 2015

East Gainesville Charter School Initiative Bolstered by $10,000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Students at East Gainesville’s Caring and Sharing Learning School contend with severe economic disadvantages on a daily basis: 75 percent of the school’s students rely on free or reduced lunch and the poverty rate among children living in this area is 43.4 percent. By providing high-quality education in a historically impoverished area, the Caring and Sharing Learning Sch... Read More

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August 26, 2015

Plum Creek Restricts Land Use in Western Montana

Plum Creek Restricts Land Use in Western Montana COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. – Plum Creek today announced that it is restricting public access and land use activities on all of its lands in Flathead, Lake, Lincoln, Missoula, Sanders and Ravalli counties due to continued hot and dry weather, and the extremely high wildfire risk. Stage II fire restrictions are in effect on all Plum Creek lands i... Read More

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August 24, 2015

The Trust for Public Land and Plum Creek Partner to Conserve More Than 15,000 Acres of Land in Montana

WHITEFISH, Mont.– The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and Plum Creek today announced an agreement to work together to conserve 15,334 acres of Plum Creek's land in Western Montana. The vast majority of these lands are surrounded by the Stillwater State Forest north of Whitefish, Montana. Under the agreement, The Trust for Public Land will have an option to purchase 1,920 acres and establish a co... Read More

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August 4, 2015

First trail in new regional hiking network officially opens August 7; Public invited for first hike

GREENVILLE, Maine – The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s (DACF) Bureau of Public Lands (BPL), Plum Creek and Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) today announced that the first trail in a new regional trail network in the Moosehead Lake and 100-Mile Wilderness regions will officially open to the public on Friday, August 7. The 1.75-mile trail is a new pathway to Number... Read More

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