Devil's Eyebrow Preserve: Benton County, Arkansas Partners: The Nature Conservancy and Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission The Devil's Eyebrow Preserve on Beaver Lake, Arkansas, is a 1,950-acre lakefront parcel that harbors a rich diversity of wildlife and plants native to the Ozark region. In addition to 12 different varieties of hardwood trees, it contains several live springs, underground caves and aquifers.
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge: Albuquerque, New Mexico Partners: Trust for Public Land The new Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico is part of Acres for America's urban component. The 390-acre acquisition will protect and restore priority wildlife habitat for sandhill cranes and other wildlife. Just five miles south of Albuquerque, the property along the Rio Grande will form the basis for the new Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge.
Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary: Platte River, Nebraska Partners: National Audubon Society In Nebraska, a 577-acre addition to an existing wildlife refuge will support the largest population of sandhill cranes (more than 100,000) and other birds in the Central Platte River Valley during spring migration.
Brule–St. Croix Legacy Forest: Northwestern Wisconsin Partners: The Conservation Fund and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources A new Acres project in northwestern Wisconsin will protect 1,477 acres of globally significant pine barrens. The parcel is the capstone of the largest conservation project in Wisconsin history.White Mountains to Moosehead Lake Initiative: New Hampshire and Western Maine Partners: The Trust for Public Land A combination of three transactions in New Hampshire and western Maine will permanently protect 49,227 acres of critical forest, lakes, streams and wetlands habitat. Headwaters of the John Day: Central Oregon Partners: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation In Oregon, 13,073 acres of timberland adjacent to the Malheur National Forest will preserve over 35 miles of critical habitat for Chinook salmon and other species and help maintain an important wildlife corridor. About Walmart Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 245 million customers and members visit our more than 10,800 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2013 sales of approximately $466 billion, Walmart employs more than 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com and http://www.walmartgreenroom.com/, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmartgreen. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com. SOURCE Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.