ENVIRONupdated: September 2015Contact ENVIRONTo request additions or corrections to this entry email the AdministratorRelated Success Stories for ENVIRONAction Teams for the EnvironmentThe Action Team Project assists college students in developing an awareness of environmental issues. Students build the skills necessary to take action on environmental/conservation issues.Bartow County Environmental Management SystemLocal partnerships are developing and implementing mulitiple Environmental Management Systems in a coordinated county-wide fashion to significantly reduce pollution.Fish Friendly Farming Environmental CertificationThe FFF program integrates economic use of farmland with the production of environmental benefits. The land manager is the central figure in achieving and sustaining environmental improvements.GIS Environmental Master PlanAssisting Smaller Communities with environmental remediation, land use planning, and other activities by supplying GIS data and technical expertise.Iowa Soybean Association Agronomic & Environmental ProgramsTo empower farmers to compare new crop production practices and inputs with current management practices to improve their economic returns and lessen their environmental impact.
Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program The MAEP program provides education, technical assistance, and verification to help farmers voluntarily prevent agricultural pollution risks.Nanty Glo Environmental RestorationThis project treats mine discharge water via a passive treatment system composed of 2 vertical flow ponds and a wetland. Preserving and Protecting the Environment of New RiverOur project and mission is to restore the New River to an ecological and economically sound river for public and commercial use.Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland CollegeIn the spirit of Sigurd F. Olson, we facilitate solutions to environmental problems through education, research and citizen involvement. Utah Prairie Dog Recovery/Back From the Brink Program/Environmental DefenseThis partnership's new approach has begun to show that private landowners will participate in the recovery of listed species, even controversial ones, given the right incentives.