This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Louis Bacon Receives Audubon Medal For Conservation, Environmental Work

In the Bahamas, Mr. Bacon has led a campaign to preserve Clifton Point and create the Bahamas Clifton Heritage Park. Today, as a result of his work, Clifton Cay is a national park, protected forever on behalf of the people of the Bahamas as well as the birds and the wildlife. 

On Long Island, he donated a conservation easement and developed a habitat restoration and management plan on Robins Island that will preserve the island as a haven for endangered shorebirds, including Least terns and Piping plover.

In North Carolina, he restored an extensive habitat of rice fields, marshes and long leaf pine forest at Orton Plantation, which in the early 20 th century was home to the only known colony of the Great Egret, the Audubon's iconic symbol. This effort increased the populations of egrets, herons and the endangered Red-cockaded woodpecker to the area.

In Colorado, he led an effort to stop the construction of industrial transmission lines across the San Luis Valley. There he partnered with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to create the longest protected wildlife corridor in the Lower 48 states by donating the 167,000-acre easement that launched Salazar's Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area. His 260 square miles of Colorado landscape -- an area 8 times larger than the island of Manhattan -- is the largest conservation easement ever donated to the U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service.

He supported the Nature Conservancy's creation of a 50-acre safe haven for three protected bird species on Tern Island, New York, and he backed a campaign to protect the Everglades, key to wading birds like the Roseate spoonbill. He is a leading supporter of the National Audubon Society, its state field operations and numerous chapters.

In 1992, Mr. Bacon created the Moore Charitable Foundation to provide financial support to nonprofit organizations that work to preserve and protect wildlife habitat and improve water systems. Since then, the foundation has provided significant funding to local and national conservation and environmental protection agencies. Mr. Bacon is the founder and CEO of Moore Capital Management, LP and received his B.A. in American Literature from Middlebury College and his M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia Business School.

For more information about Moore Charitable Foundation please visit: www.moorecharitable.org

For more information about Louis Bacon please visit: www.louisbacon.com

SOURCE Moore Charitable Foundation

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
2 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,826.30 -279.47 -1.54%
S&P 500 2,081.18 -23.81 -1.13%
NASDAQ 4,931.8150 -75.9760 -1.52%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs