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Western Reserve Land Conservancy Closes 2022 with a Conservation Milestone
Western Reserve Land Conservancy closed out 2022 with some exciting conservation news: the nonprofit has now recorded the permanent protection of more than 70,000 acres of public and private land in Ohio. With the conservation of 2,715 acres at 36 properties in 2022, the Land Conservancy has now conserved 70,350 acres at 883 properties in 28 counties of Ohio. For context, 70,000 acres, is an area 4,117 times larger than First Energy Stadium, the home of the Cleveland Browns, and 130 percent larger than the entire City of Cleveland. “This is a conservation milestone, a major accomplishment for our organization but an even greater asset for the people of Ohio now and for future generations,” said Rich Cochran, president and CEO of Western Reserve Land Conservancy. “To think that over... Read More