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2018 REPI Challenge Award

The Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program has announced that Fort Benning and Fort Huachuca are recipients of the 2018 REPI Challenge award. The REPI Challenge 2018 call for proposals focused on protecting critical DoD water supplies and leveraging innovative species crediting approaches to relieve environmental restrictions on military testing, training or operations. Fort[…] Read More

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Sustaining Military Readiness Conference

After seven years without a conference, the Sustaining Military Readiness Conference (SMR) is back on track with the 2018 SMR conference to be held in St. Louis August 13th through 16th at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel. The conference is sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The first conference was held[…] Read More

Protecting Military Readiness and the Iconic Gopher Tortoise at the Same Time

REPI Office, Washington, DC. March 2017. At a ceremony at the Alapaha River Wildlife Management Area in Irwin County, Georgia, the Gopher Tortoise Conservation and Crediting Strategy was officially unveiled by the U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region. This strategy encourages the proactive conservation of the gopher tortoise and establishes a process for targeting conservation[…] Read More

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Partnering to Both Protect Longleaf Pines and the Military in Georgia

Arlington, Virginia. February 2017.  The Conservation Fund has reported that they are working with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to conserve the 19,577-acre Sansavilla forest property by restoring longleaf pines on priority sites. Funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. DoD REPI Program are being used. The project is expected[…] Read More

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33 North Carolina Counties Designated as a Sentinel Landscape

July 13, 2016, Goldsboro, N.C. Today at the Cherry Hospital Research Farm, N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced the federal designation of 33 counties as the North Carolina Sentinel Landscape, and the development of voluntary programs of incentives for landowners and local governments that desire to participate. Leaders of North Carolina’s military installations, county managers, representatives[…] Read More

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