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stewardship

[stoo-erd-ship, styoo-] /ˈstu ərd ʃɪp, ˈstyu-/
noun
1.
the position and duties of a steward, a person who acts as the surrogate of another or others, especially by managing property, financial affairs, an estate, etc.
2.
the responsible overseeing and protection of something considered worth caring for and preserving:
New regulatory changes will result in better stewardship of lands that are crucial for open space and wildlife habitat.
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understewardship, noun
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  • The empty niches had to be constrained to preserve the predictability necessary to either land stewardship or capital formation.
  • Now is certainly not the time to be scaling back our outreach and stewardship functions.
  • It's always politics, ignorance and greed pushing no legislation and bad stewardship.
  • Furthermore, corn refiners are leaders in environmental stewardship.
  • It's not thinking inside or outside a box, it's adding the component called stewardship.
  • The principle of good stewardship is wise whether global warming is happening or not.
  • Kids can learn a number of skills here, including problem solving, stewardship and basic forest management.
  • It starts with better stewardship of taxpayer dollars.
  • stewardship is about making a commitment to the land that helps preserve it for today and tomorrow.
  • We publish these annual surveys in part to promote public discussion and action in support of destination stewardship.

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