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The Washington Department of fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comment on 12 land conservation projects for potential funding that would benefit fish, wildlife and public access to the great outdoors.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is recruiting the next class of conservation officers to enforce wildlife laws in the commonwealth, and the agency plans to dip into a reserve account to do it.
The Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (PRPS) thanks Governor Wolf for his attempt in preserving funding for public park, recreation and conservation purposes in his proposed 2017-18 Budget. PRPS recognizes the near-impossibility of creating a ...
A group of local agriculture workers can be seen through the window of Western farm Supply in Tenino. On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Thurston County conservation District hosted a meeting to discuss issues pertaining to new and young agriculture producers.
An Indiana woman shot and killed a man who was fighting with a state conservation Officer in Southeastern Indiana on Monday, authorities said.
The smaller, 17-acre parcel adds the only unprotected segment of Robb Reservoir shoreline to the Harris Center's portfolio of conservation land, according to the Hancock center's website. The other is a 71-acre plot along the North Branch of the ...
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a hip-hop artist and youth plantiff, leads a youth rally on the west steps of the Colorado Capitol Building on February 20, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.
Some of the property purchased by Janet Richardson that was slated for the planned Crystal Spring mixed-use development on Forest Drive, as seen in 2013.
Raising awareness of the importance of environmental conservation, the Warrior Horticulture and botany Club at Troy high school is preparing to commence construction of an on-campus greenhouse behind the 500 building late February.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is recruiting the next class of conservation officers to enforce wildlife laws in the commonwealth, and the agency plans to dip into a reserve account to do it.
"Do more of the things that have been working. Do less of the things that have not," Gartman told a crowd of farmers and investors at the 10th annual Land Investment Expo here Feb. 3. That advice sounds a bit silly, Gartman said, but too many people ...
The Local Working Group recommends to the NRCS State conservationist on how USDA programs like the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), or Agricultural conservation Easement Program (ACEP) ...
Grand Forks, N.D. - Prairie and soil conservation on working lands in Grand Forks County will get a boost as part of federal funding awarded recently ...
FROSTPROOF - The Frostproof City Council declined to participate in three joint water conservation projects after learning there was no money in it for the city.
County commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to restart the conservation Collier program, which had raised more than $150 million through a special tax over 11 years to buy and set aside thousands of acres of preserve land before sunsetting in 2013.
GIRARD - The Crawford County conservation District marked seven years with awards, new elections and a meal. The conservation district hosted its 70th annual meeting February 18 in the Girard high school Cafeteria. The group elected new supervisors, ...
Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the Leopold conservation Award recognizes extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation. It inspires other landowners through these examples and provides a visible forum where farmers, ...
The National Zoo's giant panda Bao Bao is set to travel to China, where she will play a special role in bolstering the giant panda population.
The meeting and program has been developed by The Ohio State University Extension agriculture and natural resources educators in the surrounding counties with assistance from Soil & Water conservation Districts and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's ...
A bystander shot a man who was scuffling with an off-duty Indiana conservation Officer Monday, according to Indiana State Police. The man later died at the ...
Registrations are being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for the 2017 Master conservationist Program through March 10.
BRIDGEPORT -- Building on the success of the Panhandle No Till Partnership, a group of educators and sponsors have realigned the program with a new title, the conservation Partnership for the Nebraska Panhandle. Its first Panhandle conservation ...
Pittsburg, N.H. (AP) - conservation officers with the New Hampshire fish and Game Department have rescued a group of Connecticut snowmobilers who went searching for moose and became stuck in deep snow.
The organizations sent a joint letter to the Coos County Planning and Zoning Boards saying they have deep concerns about the adverse impacts such a project would have "on one of New Hampshire's most iconic natural and cultural resources.
The Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (PRPS) thanks Governor Wolf for his attempt in preserving funding for public park, recreation and conservation purposes in his proposed 2017-18 Budget. PRPS recognizes the near-impossibility of creating a ...
A Barron County crop producer will be recognized next month as one of three national finalists for the American Soybean Association's conservation Legacy Award. Andy Bensend of Dallas will be honored at the ASA Awards Banquet at Commodity Classic in ...
From declining sea ice in the Arctic to coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, photographers give us a visual sense of the human toll on the environment.
ANKENY, Iowa - Adoption of conservation practices by Iowa soybean farmers, including the planting of cover crops, spiked in 2016.
But it was Nelson's work on conservation that family and friends said was his proudest achievement. As mayor, he worked with U.S.
This winter's precipitation has had some impact in refilling the Connecticut's reservoirs, but not enough to allow the state's water utilities to let down their guard.
The natural resources conservation Service is the primary federal agency that works with private landowners to help them protect their natural resources.
Yellowstone National Park is seeking teenagers to participate in its 2017 youth conservation Corps program, a residential work education project for men and women ages 15 to 18.
The sale does raise money, say co-chairs Sallie Gregory, education coordinator, and Matt Kofroth, a watershed specialist, and it goes toward education programs about watersheds, wetlands and conservation. But the primary goal has always been to, ...
To illustrate just how widespread littering along Long Island's coastline can be, marine biologist Rob DiGiovanni likes to recall the time he cleaned up a.
A board of volunteer South Carolina citizens reviews applications from land trust organizations, state agencies and local governments for grants that are used to acquire either title to, or a conservation easement on, properties with conservation and ...
By Chris Schimmoeller, Frankfort must protect land in order to grow successfully. Many of Frankfort's most pressing challenges will never be fully solved until we ...
The election will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the conservation district office, 2021 E. College Way in Mount Vernon. Story continues below video.
Pat Lavin with the Alaska office of Defenders of Wildlife, a national organization advocating for the conservation of wildlife species in natural ecosystems, said the group wants to weigh in because the members feel their quality of life would be ...
However, the department that oversees the Bureau of Land Management sidelined one piece of the sagebrush conservation pie for further study and public review: the potential removal of certain sage grouse habitats across six states, including Wyoming, ...
conservation officer Eric Sullivan (Pequot Lakes) worked area lakes and made contact with several anglers who reported having poor success.
To streamline the conservation assistance process and make it easier for our customers to work with us directly, the natural resources conservation Service ...
The show, which premieres Sunday, March 5, at 9 p.m. on Animal Planet, is another in a series of conservation-based offerings from the channel.
... who demonstrate outstanding stewardship and management of natural resources. Application materials must be postmarked by Feb. 28 and mailed to Leopold conservation Award, c/o Nebraska Cattlemen, 1010 Lincoln Mall, Suite 101, Lincoln, NE 68505.
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Rowan Lockwood, a professor in William & Mary's Department of geology, has strung those data pearls together to craft a set of suggestions for the re-oystering ...
The Matthew family was named conservationist of the year at the annual East Otero conservation District Annual Meeting at 6 p.m.
Elizabeth Moore, the new owner of Triangle ranch, hosted a brainstorming session in Myakka recently for people -- like park rangers, solar businesses, artists, county employees, museum employees, scientists and authors -- to give ideas on what she ...
Two congressmen from opposite sides of the aisle and very different regions of the country have filed a bill aimed at making it easier for farmers to apply for conservation programs administered by USDA. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., and Rep. Ann McLane ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Auditors say a public-private South Carolina fund dedicated to protecting open spaces from development has been overpaying for property.
Lee County is working to preserve 4,000 acres between Estero and Bonita Springs, said Commissioner Larry Kiker. Kiker stopped by Estero's Village Council on Wednesday to reaffirm the county's commitment to the swath of land known as Edison farms.





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