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Environmental Stewardship

Conservation Bank Protects Delhi Sands Flower-Loving Fly

A 150-acre conservation bank in Colton, California aids in the recovery of the federally endangered Delhi Sands flower-loving fly. Owned by Vulcan Materials Company, the conservation bank protects the largest remaining contiguous block of habitat for Delhi Sands flower-loving fly...
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Environmental Stewardship

Protecting Our Endangered Species

The Cajon Conservation Bank opened in 1996 and covers more than 1,300 acres that are preserved in perpetuity and managed as wildlife habitat...
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Environmental Stewardship

A Passion For Conservation

Vulcan Materials Company purchased approximately 100 acres of land adjacent to the Witherspoon Sand & Gravel for conservation easement purposes...
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Environmental Stewardship

Beach Restoration

Flagler County, Florida is home to miles of beautiful beaches along the east coastline of the state. In October 2016, Flagler’s dune line was decimated by Hurricane Matthew. With the help of Vulcan sand, a $20-million-plus beach restoration effort began in January 2018...
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Community

Quarry Park Inspires

Quarry Park is the most visited park in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The park sits on the former location of the Piedmont Quarry, which operated from the mid-1920’s through the early 1970’s. The quarry site and surrounding land was donated to the city by Vulcan Materials Company in 1998...
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Environmental Stewardship

Raptor Release

The red-tailed hawk known as “Iris” was brought to the non-profit Carolina Raptor Center in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina with a fish hook embedded in its eye. After a delicate surgery and recovery at the Carolina Raptor Center, the hawk was released at the Cabarrus Quarry...
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Community

Feeding The Hungry

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina works with partner agencies to provide 38 million pounds of food each year to those facing food insecurities and hunger. That equates to over 31 million meals to help people in need...
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Community

Tug Crews Honored

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Virginia Maritime Association honored the crews of two Vulcan Materials Company tugboats for swift action during severe weather.
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Community

Science Education Rocks

The Vulcan museum partners with educators from Kaleideum North, a center in Winston-Salem committed to developing exhibits and programming that fuse STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), literacy, and arts education into an integrated approach to learning.
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