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Connecticut Students Thank 3M for Eco Grant
A $48,000 3M Eco Grant to the Connecticut Audubon Society/Glastonbury funded start-up costs for two field experiences: Rocks and Soil Ecology, and Weather and Climate. The hands-on field experiences teach youth about the value of responsible land management, as well as the importance of the ecosystem services provided by native plants and animals. Students at Thomas Hooker Elementary School, Meriden, Conn., presented 3M Visiting Wizard volunteers with thank you cards from their visit to the Glastonbury Audubon Society.
New Zoo Chick
The first 3M Penguins of the African Coast chick hatched in March at the Minnesota Zoo. Link to story.
3M Grant Helps The Nature Conservancy Conserve Alabama's Warrior Mountains
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3M donated $500,000 to The Nature Conservancy to purchase and manage 130 acres at the northern edge of the Bankhead National Forest, a richly biodiverse region in the Southern Appalachians of northwest Alabama noted for its rugged terrain and extensive forests. This land purchase will help protect the integrity of the forest, improve forest management, and expand public recreation opportunities. View Press Release
2012 Environment Grants (pdf, 46KB)