Exxon Mobil Corporation Facility Receives Prestigious Wildlife Habitat Council Certification.Black Canyon The Black Canyon may refer to
KEMMERER, Wyo. -- Exxon Mobil Corporation's (NYSE NYSE
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When WHC was formed in 1988, the founders conceived a new and innovative concept of bringing together conservation and business. This was the first cooperative effort between the environmental community and industry.
The Black Canyon Dehydration Facility was one of 214 sites recognized at the 2008 Symposium for creating a Wildlife at Work(SM) program. The certification program recognizes outstanding wildlife habitat management and environmental education efforts at corporate sites, and offers third-party validation of the benefits of such programs. Certification requirements are strict and require that sites apply for periodic renewal.
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U.S.-based oil and gas company formed in 1999 through the merger of Exxon Corp. and Mobil Corp. It has investments and operations in petroleum and natural gas, coal, nuclear fuels, chemicals, and ores. is dedicated to preserving wildlife and ecosystems around the globe including here in Kemmerer," said ExxonMobil's Rockies Operations Superintendent Monte K. Olson. "We accept this year's positive recognition from the Wildlife Habitat Council for these facilities and hope to see other sites continually recognized for their dedication to the environment as well."
"Our facilities' wildlife areas are something we take pride in and often share with visitors for them to enjoy and experience," he added.
"This year, our 20th Anniversary, WHC celebrates two decades of solid leadership and on-the-ground achievements by our members in wildlife habitat preservation and conservation education," said Robert Johnson Robert Johnson may refer to:
The most significant effort on ExxonMobil's Kemmerer location is a joint effort with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to create the Sawmill sawmill, installation or facility in which cut logs are sawed into standard-sized boards and timbers. The saws used in such an installation are generally of three types: the circular saw, which consists of a disk with teeth around its edge; the band saw, which Creek Trout Pond Trout Pond is the U.S. State of West Virginia's only natural lake, located near Wardensville in Hardy County. The "lake" lies in the Trout Pond Recreation Area of George Washington National Forest. to provide a habitat for natural spawning. Today, employees at the site are making efforts to further enhance the creek to meet recent changes in water sources.
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About Wildlife Habitat Council
Celebrating 20 years in conservation, the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) is a nonprofit, non-lobbying organization dedicated to increasing the quality and amount of wildlife habitat on corporate, private and public lands. WHC devotes its resources to building partnerships with corporations and conservation groups to create solutions that balance the demands of economic growth with the requirements of a healthy, biodiverse and sustainable environment. More than 2.4 million acres in 46 states, District of Columbia District of Columbia, federal district (2000 pop. 572,059, a 5.7% decrease in population since the 1990 census), 69 sq mi (179 sq km), on the east bank of the Potomac River, coextensive with the city of Washington, D.C. (the capital of the United States). , Puerto Rico and 16 other countries are managed for wildlife through WHC-assisted projects. To learn more, visit www.wildlifehc.org.