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==Background==
 
==Background==
The TNC's mission is to ensure the people can thrive without destroying the resources we depend on. The following are the major areas of interest for the TNC.<ref>https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/index.htm?intc=nature.tnav.ourwork </ref>  
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The TNC's mission is to ensure the people can thrive without destroying the resources we depend on. The following are the major areas of interest.<ref>https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/index.htm?intc=nature.tnav.ourwork </ref>  
  
 
'''Land Use'''
 
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The TNC strives for healthy landscapes to improve livelihoods, create rural jobs, improve food and water security, protect habitats, and reduce the risk of climate change. This is achieved by communicating and partnering with the community, using science to improve mitigation practices, and influencing policy.<ref>https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/land-conservation/howwework/index.htm?intc3=nature.lands.lp.splash1</ref>  
 
The TNC strives for healthy landscapes to improve livelihoods, create rural jobs, improve food and water security, protect habitats, and reduce the risk of climate change. This is achieved by communicating and partnering with the community, using science to improve mitigation practices, and influencing policy.<ref>https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/land-conservation/howwework/index.htm?intc3=nature.lands.lp.splash1</ref>  
  
 
'''Water'''
 
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TNC protects and manages freshwater ecosystems
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TNC protects water by reforestation and improving farming practices.<ref>https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/water/enough-water-for-all/index.htm?intc3=nature.water.lp.r1c2</ref> 
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Some of the places that TNC has protected within the Central Coast are <ref> [https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/california/placesweprotect/index.htm Natural Conservancy - Places we Protect in California] </ref>:
 
Some of the places that TNC has protected within the Central Coast are <ref> [https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/california/placesweprotect/index.htm Natural Conservancy - Places we Protect in California] </ref>:

Revision as of 23:54, 9 April 2018

The Nature Conservancy Logo[1]

Summaries of Environmental Topics on the Central Coast of California created by the ENVS 560/L Watershed Systems class at CSUMB.

Background

The TNC's mission is to ensure the people can thrive without destroying the resources we depend on. The following are the major areas of interest.[1]

Land Use

The TNC strives for healthy landscapes to improve livelihoods, create rural jobs, improve food and water security, protect habitats, and reduce the risk of climate change. This is achieved by communicating and partnering with the community, using science to improve mitigation practices, and influencing policy.[2]

Water TNC protects water by reforestation and improving farming practices.[3]

Ocean


Some of the places that TNC has protected within the Central Coast are [4]:

Central Coast Projects

  • Guadalupe–Nipomo Dunes Project
  • Marine Projects
  • Monterey County Project
  • Mount Hamilton Project
  • San Luis Obispo County Project
  • Sequoia Foothills Project

Links

More information about TNC California can be found on their website.

References

  1. https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/index.htm?intc=nature.tnav.ourwork
  2. https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/land-conservation/howwework/index.htm?intc3=nature.lands.lp.splash1
  3. https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/water/enough-water-for-all/index.htm?intc3=nature.water.lp.r1c2
  4. Natural Conservancy - Places we Protect in California
  5. TNC - Andrew Molera State Park History
  6. TNC - Carrizo Plain National Monument
  7. TNC - Elkhorn Slough Reserve

Disclaimer

This page may contain student work completed as part of assigned coursework. It may not be accurate. It does not necessary reflect the opinion or policy of CSUMB, its staff, or students.