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A $198,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-sponsored conservation Innovation Grant will support ongoing University of Georgia research on cover crops and the effects of those crops on water quality and availability for row crop production. The grant, which is administered through the USDA ...
In 1918, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act was signed by the United States and Great Britain/Canada. For a century, this law has been central to comprehensive bird conservation efforts throughout North America and beyond. It is one of the first wildlife protection laws in America and one of the National Audubon ...

MILTON -- The members of the Milton conservation Commission are asking for town support of their effort to add a 5.5-acre abutting parcel to the 73 acres on Casey Road already approved for conservation. Article 17 will be voted on March 13 at the polls. conservation of the 73-acre property plus the ...
... would have for things such as raising and stocking fish, or taking care of a conservation area, or doing some kind of research on native species, or helping private property owners in the state create wildlife habitat on their land," Joe Jerek, a spokesperson for the Missouri Department of Conservation said.
On Friday morning, Anderson and five other amateur bird-watchers attended the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Griswold conservation Area in Blue Mound. Their job was to ... "We are looking for any and all birds," said Richie Wolf, nature center manager for the Macon County conservation District. +2.
conservation on private land produces tangible benefits for wildlife, water quality, erosion control and floodwater storage. Studies have shown that farmers appreciate the benefits they receive from participating in these programs, such as more productive soil and better hunting and wildlife viewing on their ...

President Donald Trump's 2019 budget request would slash funding for farm bill conservation programs by about $13 billion over 10 years, on top of cuts already sustained in the 2014 Farm Bill. In a recent study, we found that it is highly uncertain whether the benefits these programs have produced will be ...
A coalition of public and private partners announced last week that 11 square miles of land near Olney will be added to the Stillwater State Forest, ensuring permanent public access while simultaneously protecting important wildlife habitat. Leaders from both sides of the aisle have praised the effort, with a ...
Aligned with other like-minded partners across multiple disciplines, this effort will address conservation and commerce in the Caribbean . The consortium will start with a "Spotlight on Cuba" and will focus on other Caribbean destinations in the future. In 2016, JetBlue became the first U.S. airline to bring ...
At the kickoff of the 36th Southeastern Wildlife Exposition on Wednesday, a new award that is hoped to become "the Oscars for conservation" was given to a duo ... celebrity zookeeper Jack Hanna, conservationist Ivan Carter, National Rifle Association President Wayne LaPierre and astronaut Charlie Duke.
The tropics are home to the greatest diversity of plants and animals on Earth. Yet many of these hotspots are in war zones that disregard the rules of democracy and nurture an indefinite influence of corruption. During the 10 years I've worked in tropical countries, I have seen the human toll on biodiversity both exaggerated ...
Instead of spending enormous amounts of money on "absurd research" and conservation-irrelevant work, let's put the dollars towards supporting those living in these bio-diverse hotspots. This would allow them to improve their living conditions and to serve as guardians who keep a watchful eye on ...
City Council on Thursday rejected an appeal from environmental and consumer activist Paul Robbins to overturn a staff decision to accept Texas Gas Service's 2018 conservation adjustment clause rate. The conservation adjustment clause rate is the extra money consumers pay for the utility to fund its ...
He said it's nice, yet challenging at times, to work together as a family. "It's different, but it's rewarding. It's a challenge but it's always fun." Thad Eshleman, SWCD resource conservationist, explained what brought the family to his attention to receive the award. The farm started in 1892 by John Redeker Sr., ...
MUNCIE, Ind. -- The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County has announced the availability of applications for grants through the foundation's Land conservation Fund. The Land conservation Fund was created to preserve and protect important conservation and recreation areas ...
Gaudence Milanzi, the Permanent Secretary in the Tanzanian Ministry of natural resources and Tourism, speaks at the China-Tanzania Forum on Wildlife conservation and Tourism Development held on February 6. 2018 in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam.(Xinhua). DAR ES SALAAM, Feb.
The ups and downs of the research process underlie every scientific publication, yet rarely make it into the final paper. A new collection, "conservation Stories from the Front Lines," publishing between 5-7 February in the open access journal PLOS biology, captures the long-neglected human side of ...

But as much as the conservation work is about the animals, the prize -- which comes with a $250,000 cash award -- is about recognizing those who carry out the ... P. Dee Boersma, Ph.D. (University of Washington; Penguin Sentinels) -- conservationist dedicated to the study of global warming's impact on ...
Colleagues credit Martin with increasing the conservation community's understanding of the trade of wildlife parts through his often-undercover ... Esmond Bradley Martin, a well-known elephant and rhino conservationist, has been found dead, apparently of a stab wound to his neck, according to multiple ...
In the past decade or so, a private market for conservation and ecosystem repair has sprung into existence. Novel financial instruments, like "pay for performance" contracts potentially worth billions, have helped solve environmental problems by providing incentives to companies and landowners. Yet there ...
Area youth looking for something fun to do when school is out on Feb. 19 can spend the day at the zoo learning about the animals and the work staff do there to keep them fit and healthy. "School's Out Safari Day Camp" aims to inspire and educate all learners. Youth ages six to 12 will spend the day making ...
Preserving snow geese habitat in the Arctic is once again the core objective of the light goose conservation order that will be in effect after the state's waterfowl seasons end. This conservation order, which allows hunters to pursue light geese beyond the regular hunting season, is in effect in Missouri from ...
Applications are being accepted for the Na Hua Ho'ohuli i ka Pono, an internship program designed to help develop Maui's next generation of conservation leaders. Host agencies for the summer 2018 program are the Maui Invasive Species Committee, Maui Nui Botanical gardens, Maui Nui Seabird ...
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Latin American tour took him Saturday to Argentina, where he talked with officials about conservation and diplomacy. Traveling from Mexico City after meeting with the Mexican president and other senior officials on Friday, Tillerson arrived in Bariloche, a lakeside ...
As a marine biologist I have been inspired by citizen scientists and volunteers, who give me hope for the future of conservation. On the Isle of Man, more than 8,000 people (nearly 10% of the population) are involved in regular weekend beach cleans, rallied by the dynamic Beach Buddies organiser Bill ...
Michigan United conservation Clubs Executive Director Dan Eichinger said hunting and fishing licenses are the main source of funding for state conservation efforts. Eichinger said that the best way for citizens to support conservation is to purchase a hunting or fishing license because these funds must be ...
On Thursday morning, Colorado College released its conservation in the West poll, which it has conducted since 2011. The survey asks voters in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho (added this year), Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah for their opinions on everything from energy development to national ...
Things like vernal pools, which are seasonal wetlands, are sensitive habitats, so before we do the harvest, we do an inventory and buffer around that," Fleming said. "We forsake the higher dollar all the time in the name of doing conservation practices, when we do get a return of the money, after paying the ...
CHARLESTON (JG-TC) -- Applications for the upcoming funding period for a farmland conservation are due March 2. The conservation Stewardship Program provides farmers with an opportunity to enhance their current conservation efforts, according to a news release from the U.S. natural resources ...
Cedar Rapids -- Longtime deputy director of Linn County conservation Dennis Goemaat has been appointed to lead the department. The Linn County conservation Board on Thursday announced that Goemaat, who has served as deputy director since 1992, has been selected to serve as the county's ...
Roy Warner, Cumberland SWCD's Outstanding conservationist of the Year for 2017, poses for a photo at the Cumberland SWCD/farm Service Agency ... TOLEDO -- The Cumberland County Soil and Water conservation District's 2017 Outstanding conservationist Award honoree is Roy Warner of Toledo.
Sitka's ANB harbor will remain full for more of the year, as fishing for kings will be scaled back this season, especially in the late winter and spring. But the Board of fish "action plan" for chinook (RC422) has one upside: Summer trolling will open as usual on July 1, with a second opener likely in August.
It also lacks a strong connection to conservation activities, which are an inherent part of risk management because they make a farm operation more resilient long-term. NSAC thanks Nolan for championing the Crop insurance Modernization Act of 2018 and for his leadership in strengthening the farm safety ...
(Washington, D.C. - January 25, 2018) EDF and a coalition of conservation and tribal citizen groups are urging a U.S. District Court to block the latest effort by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to delay the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Waste Prevention Rule - a safeguard that prevents the waste ...
President Donald Trump's well-advertised contempt for sharks seems to have inspired a wave of interest in protecting the fish, with shark conservation charities seeking a spike in donations. The U.S. leader has expressed his disdain for the ocean predators in the past, and recently, it was reported that the ...
The Ugandan-born conservationist on Monday witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the AWF and Beijing Zoo that aims to raise awareness on the plight of Africa's wildlife species to Chinese audience. "For the first time Africa's largest conservation organization is ...
Those are some of the main themes shaping up as Planning and Zoning officials begin the process of drafting the 2019 Plan of conservation and Development. Officials have conducted surveys and begun holding public workshops toward the new plan, which must be updated every 10 years. "This is not ...
Sitka's ANB harbor will remain full for more of the year, as fishing for kings will be scaled back this season, especially in the late winter and spring. But the Board of fish "action plan" for chinook (RC422) has one upside: Summer trolling will open as usual on July 1, with a second opener likely in August.
A conservation officer (CO) was working snowmobile activity when he observed a snowmobile travel through an intersection approximately 15 mph over the speed limit and in a careless manner. The CO pursued in his patrol vehicle on southbound Old 27 with his emergency lights and siren activated.
Those are some of the main themes shaping up as Planning and Zoning officials begin the process of drafting the 2019 Plan of conservation and Development. Officials have conducted surveys and begun holding public workshops toward the new plan, which must be updated every 10 years. "This is not ...
A Wisconsin soil conservationist has been honored by the USDA's natural resources conservation Service for exemplifying outstanding service to his agency, its clients and the science of grazing land management. Adam Abel of Appleton has received the NRCS Pastureland 'conservationist of the Year ...
The Ugandan-born conservationist on Monday witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the AWF and Beijing Zoo that aims to raise awareness on the plight of Africa's wildlife species to Chinese audience. "For the first time Africa's largest conservation organization is ...
A bill that has been filed for the upcoming session of the Wyoming Legislature would create a special wildlife conservation license plate and use the money it generates for a wildlife conservation account. House Bill 39 would charge a $100 fee for the special plates and that money would go to a special ...
... the Water Utility Board unanimously approved Engberg Anderson Architects to design the Water conservation House -- a custom-built home aimed to be an educational tool to homeowners and contractors on ways to reduce water consumption, said Madison Water Utility spokeswoman Amy Barrilleaux.
Donald Trump's alleged hatred of sharks has inspired people to financially support international shark charities. The US president's dislike for the marine animal was revealed last week in an In Touch Weekly interview with adult film actress Stormy Daniels. He reportedly said that he would never give ...
scientists who study the warming of the ocean say in a new study that conservation practices have allowed northern New England's lobster industry to thrive in the face of environmental changes. The lobster fishery is the backbone of Maine's economy, and business has been booming in recent years.
For years, Zimbabwe conservation policies have largely depended on exploitation, often via trophy hunting and selling animals abroad. .... shoot a quota of elephants and other wildlife for their daily rations," a conservationist who works in the country told Mongabay, speaking on condition of anonymity.
In other words, lobster population growth was twice what it would have been without Maine lobstermen's conservation practices. There are other synergies at work, Pershing says -- the warming-driven collapse of the cod fishery, for one, which took one of the lobster's top predators out of the equation.
The 2018 Laurel Highlands conservation Assistance Grant program will use the DCNR funding to provide "mini-grants" of $1,000 to $10,000 "to projects ... that support and advance the goals and objectives of the Laurel Highlands conservation Landscape," Pennsylvania Environmental Council officials ...
As 16-year-old Minali Bhatt tromps through the marshy woods in her black rubber boots, her mother watches and waits for the number. "Forty-two!" Bhatt shouts, and her mother, Anandhi Chandran, smiles and jots down the vernal pool's circumference in her notebook. Bhatt picks her way back through the ...


 

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