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Robinson & McElwee Recognized by The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia

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April 30, 2007
Robinson & McElwee was honored by The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia at the recent Corporate Council for the Environment dinner held April 27 at Edgewood Country Club in Charleston. The firm was recognized, with other leaders in West Virginia's business community, for its continued support of the organization and conservation efforts in the state. William Porth, the firm's assistant managing member, accepted the award on the firm's behalf. Firm member Rob Lannan sits on the Board of Trustees of The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia. The mission of The Nature Conservancy is "to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. Continually striving to exercise integrity beyond reproach and to operate openly and transparently, The Nature Conservancy utilizes a non-confrontational, collaborative approach, making it one of the world's most successful conservation organizations" ( To date, The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia has protected more than 100,000 acres across the state.