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"It was a real intensive look at the farm - the creeks, the ponds, the prairie, what species we have, what species we can hopefully improve the habitat for if we make minor tweaks to our conservation practices we already have in place," Chris said ...
We thought we had seen the last of Ann Timberlake - the uber-liberal, uber-irascible ex-leader of the conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC).
(Indianapolis, Ind.) - The Indiana Department of natural resources Division of fish & Wildlife is set to launch a new program to help improve grassland and ...
US Department of Agriculture farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini today announced that USDA will accept over 300000 acres in 43 states that were ...
Mr. Johnson said that he was surprised the state had not originally demanded the restriction be in place before awarding grant funding, since it requires that a conservation restriction be placed on a parcel purchased with a Local Acquisitions for ...
The Virginia General Assembly kicked off its 2017 session yesterday (Jan. 11), and with a budget shortfall weighing heavily on the minds of our legislators a lot of cuts are being discussed.
agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack invited potential conservation partners, including private indu.
These days, to be a conservation funder is to be a climate change funder. At least that ought to be the case. Because how do you conserve a wetland that's drying up? How do you protect a dwindling species when it's fled from its changing habitat?
The Solano Resource conservation District was one of 12 agencies to receive the 2016 Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for its excellence and leadership in conducting environmental education programs in Solano County, the ...
Flach said conservation practices have provided an effective means for him and his father, Tim, to protect erodible land that they farm locally in Cumberland County, north of Toledo, and in Johnson County, south of Goreville in Southern Illinois.
This is the "South Pillar" region of the star-forming region called the Carina Nebula. Like cracking open a watermelon and finding its seeds, the infrared ...
Once again, Gov. Paul LePage is trying to stifle the popular Land for Maine's Future.
Bob Haddorff developed a passion for wilderness and solitude after visiting the Boundary Waters Canoe Area during his youth. As adults, Bob and his wife, Ginny sought to renew this passion.
Supporters of a new law that provides federal support for conservation in the Delaware River Basin predicted that the measure won't be derailed by any efforts by the incoming Trump administration to roll back environmental protections.
California water suppliers pleaded with state water officials on Wednesday to end a statewide emergency water conservation regulation.
The Idaho conservation League is ready to lean into 2017. The great writer Wallace Stegner describes the West as the "native home of hope.
The 2017 Clallam conservation District Board of Supervisors election is scheduled for March 14 from 3-7 p.m. at the Armory Square Office Building, 228 W. First ...
A proposed historic conservation district in Woolen Mills has the neighborhood divided. While some residents are pushing for a neighborhood association-requested ordinance that would promise protection of their historic assets, others say the drafted ...
Twice a month from January through March, Pottawattamie County conservation naturalists will present programs to area seniors, according to the conservation agency. Programs will be hosted at both The Center, 714 S. Main St. in Council Bluffs, and at ...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) - Federally protected seabirds are being moved from a military base on Kauai to safer nesting areas.
Scientology's UK HQ angers residents by felling trees in conservation area. People in St Hill Green, West Sussex brand church 'selfish and arrogant' after 22 trees were cut down, but spokesman says more trees have been planted.
The conservation of energy is one of physicists' most cherished principles, but its violation could resolve a major scientific mystery: why is the expansion of the universe accelerating?
Boulder County's Parks and Open Space Department is accepting nominations until Jan. 31 for this year's round of the county's annual Land conservation ...
As a way to help members of the Iowa Congress learn about conservation, legislators met with conservation agencies and soil and water commissioners at the ...
Ovarian conservation was associated with decreased long-term all-cause mortality in young women with low-grade, early-stage endometrial cancer,, according to researchers.
Since 2011, conservationists working with the Monarto Zoo have successfully released 23 captive-born individuals back into the wild, giving the southern warru a chance for survival.
Houseboats sit on the rising waters of Oroville Lake, near Oroville. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. More than 40 percent of California has emerged from a punishing drought that covered the whole state a year ago, federal drought-watchers said Thursday, ...
We're going to see mass primate extinction in the next few decades if we don't take conservation efforts more seriously now, say researchers who conducted the most comprehensive review of primate status so far.
For much of 2015, LePage held up the issuance of $11.5 million in voter-approved conservation bonds, trying to get the Maine Legislature to agree to a plan to increase timber harvesting on public land to fund energy upgrades for low-income Mainers.
The Douglas County Kansas Heritage conservation Council Natural and cultural Grant Program has scheduled two informational sessions on the 2017 grant program.
Buffalo County may offer cost-sharing on repairing conservation structures. David Brommerich Special to the Daily News; 5 hrs ago; 0. August Photos of the Month 05.
conservation leaders met at the state house Tuesday to unveil their environmental priorities for this legislative session. The Environmental Priorities Coalition represents more than 100,000 Mainers, and announced its support for several upcoming bills.
The McPherson County conservation District will hold its 2017 annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the McPherson County 4-H Building.
"This award is presented in recognition to landowners who have made outstanding progress in the development and stewardship of wildlife resources," according to a Franklin County conservation District news release. The bankers awards are to be ...
From The Detroit Zoo: The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has appointed Ruth Marcec, DVM, Ph.D., as Director of the National Amphibian conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo. She is responsible for leading amphibian care and welfare, breeding, ...
"conservation measures are urgently needed to protect the habitat of this species and to control the unsustainable harvest of the stems.
conservation Specialist Amy Hallman, who is coordinating the sale, told board members the sale that supports education programs sponsored by the CCCD such as the conservation Celebration is observing its 10th year. She said they are officially ready ...
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa - Longtime District 1 State Senator David Johnson made national headlines in June 2016 when he suspended his Republican Party membership in protest of Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee at the time.
During a Mashpee conservation Commission meeting last Thursday, January 12, conservation agent Andrew R. McManus said that he would speak with the town's legal counsel regarding an increase in fees for violations.
According to Gary Haughn, USDA natural resources conservation Service District conservationist at the USDA Ashland Field Office, enrolling in the Conservation Stewardship Program was a win-win situation for the agriculturalist and the environment alike.
For much of 2015, LePage held up the issuance of $11.5 million in voter-approved conservation bonds, trying to get the Maine Legislature to agree to a plan to increase timber harvesting on public land to fund energy upgrades for low-income Mainers.
The Van Buren conservation District is preparing to expand its efforts to stop the spread of invasive species. A new grant from the Michigan Department of natural resources is allowing its cooperative invasive species management team to promote public ...
Montana's sole congressman sought to compare himself to President Teddy Roosevelt and his strong conservation agenda, while saying he'll ensure that fossil fuel production on federal land still have a place.
The report focuses on investments that are "intended to return principal or generate profit while also resulting in a positive impact on natural resources and ecosystems," and it explicitly adds that "conservation impacts must be the intended ...
Thibaut said he will market the property as a low-density residential development opportunity, and equally entertain offers from the county's conservation 20/20 program, the state, or some combination. (Funds for 20/20 come from a 50-cent tax on every ...
The pubic hearing on declaring Kappatagudda in Gadag district as 'conservation Reserve' on Monday had religious heads, elected representatives, and environmental activists pressing for it vociferously.
DURHAM - Donations totaling $175,000 poured in for the Powder Major's farm and Forest conservation Project in the final week of 2016, according to a recent press release from the group.
Applications are being accepted for two three-week summer sessions of the award-winning Virginia State Parks youth conservation Corps (YCC). The application deadline is March 1. The program will be held June 25 to July 15 and July 23 to Aug. 13.
Participants in CRP Grasslands establish or maintain long-term, resource-conserving grasses and other plant species to control soil erosion, improve water quality and develop wildlife habitat on marginally productive agricultural lands.





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