TESF

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AcronymDefinition
TESFTurner Endangered Species Fund (Bozeman, MT, USA)
TESFThe Elite Special Forces (gaming)
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Carter Kruse (carter.kruse@ retranches.com) is a senior aquatic biologist with the Turner Endangered Species Fund in Bozeman, Montana.
Soon, the tortoises will be moved to Arizona, where they will inhabit two 8.5-acre enclosures under heavy supervision, says Joe Truett of the Turner Endangered Species Fund, which runs the New Mexico ranch.
Under the auspices of the Turner Endangered Species Fund, led by biologist Mike Phillips (who, as a federal scientist in the 1990s, oversaw the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone), swift foxes were first returned to the 138,000-acre Bad River Ranch in 2002.
As Mike Phillips, Executive Director of the Turner Endangered Species Fund put it: "The two go hand in hand.
The Turner Foundation also started the Turner Endangered Species Fund to involve private landowners in conserving imperiled species, including desert bighorn sheep, Mexican wolves, California condors, and black-tailed prairie dogs.
Excess ferrets released in Mexico were provided by all SSP facilities and an experimental pen breeding facility in New Mexico operated by the Turner Endangered Species Fund. The El Paso Zoo provided logistical support and staff to assist in the release of ferrets in Mexico, In addition, many agency and private partners associated with the Black-footed Ferret Recovery Implementation Team provided technical and field assistance to the Mexico program.
The ferret release on Vermejo Park Ranch resulted from close collaboration among the Turner Endangered Species Fund, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, and the Fish and Wildlife Service.
In 1997, this interest prompted the family to form the Turner Endangered Species Fund (TESF) and Turner Biodiversity Divisions (TBD).