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con·ser·van·cy

 (kən-sûr′vən-sē)
n. pl. con·ser·van·cies
1. Conservation, especially of natural resources.
2.
a. An organization dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and wildlife habitats in the United States.
b. Chiefly British A commission supervising fisheries and navigation.

conservancy

(kənˈsɜːvənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) a court or commission with jurisdiction over a river, port, area of countryside, etc
2. another word for conservation2

con•serv•an•cy

(kənˈsɜr vən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. conservation of natural resources.
2. an association dedicated to the protection of the environment.
3. Brit. a commission regulating navigation, fisheries, etc.
[1550–60; < Medieval Latin conservantia; see conserve, -ancy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conservancy - a commission with jurisdiction over fisheries and navigation in a port or riverconservancy - a commission with jurisdiction over fisheries and navigation in a port or river
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.conservancy - the official conservation of trees and soil and rivers etc.
conservation - the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources

conservancy

noun
The careful guarding of an asset:
Translations

conservancy

[kənˈsɜːvənsɪ] Nconservación f

conservancy

n
(Brit: = board) → Schutzbehörde f; (for ports, rivers etc) → Wasserschutzamt nt; (for forests) → Forstamt nt
(= official conservation)Erhaltung f, → Schutz m
References in classic literature ?
The Conservancy of late seems to have constituted itself into a society for the employment of idiots.
Supervisor For Rendering Conservancy Services In Ward Number 121,Engagement Of 42 Nos.
Conservancies are managed by locally elected community leaders who develop and foresee implementation of the conservancy management plans.
announced it has acquired Sweetwater Ranches Conservancy, LLC and Pathfinder Land and Ranch Management with related assets from Pathfinder Renewable Wind Energy, LLC.
In an effort to empower AT&T customers with sustainable choices, increase efficiency, and minimize impact on the environment, AT&T is teaming up with The Nature Conservancy to encourage AT&T customers to skip the bag when purchasing items from its retail stores in Alaska.
Conservancy officials representing five regions are concerned that many conservancies are not receiving enough funding to enable them to carry out their activities.
Other conservancies which could be affected include Chiredzi River Conservancy, Gwaai Valley Conservancy, Save Valley Conservancy, Midlands Black Rhino Conservancy, Malilangwe Conservancy, Bubi Intensive Conservancy and Bubiana Conservancy.
The recently created Staten Island Community Preservation Conservancy received its first donation from Waterside Associates, LLC, led by local attorney and builder, R.
A conservation plan unveiled by The Nature Conservancy last fall urges protection of several areas in the Upper Santa Clara River watershed that are threatened by urban sprawl, invasion of nonnative species and fire suppression.
The lunch was held to inform the businesses that have contributed a combined $200,000 to the Nature Conservancy about the organization's efforts in northwest Arkansas and the rest of the state.
According to a series of articles in the Washington Post, the Nature Conservancy allegedly felled trees, drilled for gas beneath the last breeding-ground of the endangered Attwater's prairie chicken, and sold preserve lands to its trustees and supporters in insider deals.