Thursday, December 14, 2017

Governments buying Islands

USA: Illinois Philanthropist Donates Private Island to Conservancy

An environmental foundation in Illinois received a very generous gift from a local donor on Thursday – a beautiful 170-acre island in the Upper Mississippi River.

(Upper Mississippi River image by the NPS)

The trend of islands transferring from private to public hands continues this month, with the recent donation …Read More: USA: Illinois Philanthropist Donates Private Island to Conservancy