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conservancy

(in Britain) a court or commission with jurisdiction over a river, port, area of countryside, etc.
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The Nature Conservancy takes innovative action to invest in the planet's environmental and economic future.
Lisao however pointed out that the conservancies were experiencing challenges such as the political involvement in conservancy issues.
Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro created the Staten Island Community Preservation Conservancy in order to protect property throughout the borough.
Remson, a senior program manager for The Nature Conservancy.
Last year, the Nature Conservancy acquired about 3,500 acres statewide, he said.
Protector of more than 116 million acres of land, the Nature Conservancy has more than $3 billion in assets and more than a million members.
With its blue chip reputation, A-minus efficiency rating from The American Institute of Philanthropy and $3 billion in assets, the Conservancy has been able to set aside 13 million acres of unspoiled habitat in the United States and 80 million abroad since its founding by a small circle of concerned ecologists in 1946.
The Save Valley Conservancy, for example, put together over 850,000 acres for wildlife management and reintroduced rare species such as black rhinoceros and roan antelope.
More than half have been brokered by non-profit The Nature Conservancy based in Virginia.
It's because of groups like the Georgia Conservancy that we have Cumberland Island; it's because of people like Marcia Bansley that we have the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area and all the trees downtown; there is Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, the Etowah Land Trust, the Georgia chapter of the Trust for Public Land.
The Conservancy also looks for partnerships that can be models for other businesses.