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Scoop.co.nz
Photo Contest celebrates Otago Peninsulato professional DSLR cameras. The contest runs from 26 July 2016 to 30 August 2
Photo Contest celebrates Otago Peninsula
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
to professional DSLR cameras. The contest runs from 26 July 2016 to 30 August 2016 with winners displayed at the Department of Conservation Week Function on 13 September 2016. Categories are defined by five locations including; the area... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
State Auditor sues Gov. Bentley over BP money spendingBentley, and four others involved in the Gulf State Park Project. Those four a
State Auditor sues Gov. Bentley over BP money spending
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 hours ago
Bentley, and four others involved in the Gulf State Park Project. Those four are Commissioner Gunter Guy of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange, acting Finance Director Bill... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cup of tea ends in death of Danny JordanA doctor said it would likely cause damage to try to remove them. While enteri
Cup of tea ends in death of Danny Jordan
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
A doctor said it would likely cause damage to try to remove them. While entering the Ruahine Range is unrestricted, the Department of Conservation requires those wishing to hunt to hold a valid hunting permit, which McCurrach did not have. The... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Council to be offered track managementrequest for the council to take on their management had come from the QEII Nati
Council to be offered track management
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 hours ago
request for the council to take on their management had come from the QEII National Trust, which had also requested the Department of Conservation manage eight other tracks on the stations. The Walking Access Commission (WAC) was in the process... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Local book reveals dragonflies do have some purposeof magnificent pictures of dragonflies and was written and compiled by Professo
Local book reveals dragonflies do have some purpose
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 hours ago
of magnificent pictures of dragonflies and was written and compiled by Professor Michael Samways‚ from the university’s Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology‚ and water ecologist Dr John Simaika‚ a research fellow in the Department... Read more
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Irish Examiner
New Zealand intends to wipe out rats by 2050the initiative, and would consider partially matching money contributed by loca
New Zealand intends to wipe out rats by 2050
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 hours ago
the initiative, and would consider partially matching money contributed by local councils and businesses. New Zealand’s Department of Conservation has eradicated rats from several small islands using traps, poisons, and baits. And it has also... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
LA County sues SoCalGas to force new safety measures on gas wellsgas storage wells. The proposed legislation is still in committee, Pavley’s off
LA County sues SoCalGas to force new safety measures on gas wells
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 20 hours ago
gas storage wells. The proposed legislation is still in committee, Pavley’s office said Monday. Additionally, the state’s Department of Conservation (DOC) earlier this month released updated draft regulations for natural gas storage wells in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Guardians of Titirangi focus of planting daysplanting over 1500 native trees on the port side of Titirangi.Council in partne
Guardians of Titirangi focus of planting days
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 hours ago
planting over 1500 native trees on the port side of Titirangi.Council in partnership with Ngati Oneone and support from the Department of Conservation (DOC), want to take this opportunity to share the reasons why Titirangi is culturally and... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
End of the rat race? New Zealand aims to become rat freelocal councils and businesses. Key acknowledged the goal would only be achieve
End of the rat race? New Zealand aims to become rat free
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
local councils and businesses. Key acknowledged the goal would only be achieved with scientific advances. New Zealand's Department of Conservation has eradicated rats from several small islands using traps, poisons and baits. And it has also... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Winter resting for seals in WellingtonTuesday, 26 July 2016, 3:43 pmPress Release: Department of Conservation July 20
Winter resting for seals in Wellington
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 hours ago
Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 3:43 pmPress Release: Department of Conservation July 2016New Zealand fur seals (Kekeno) are frequent visitors to costal shores of Wellington during... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New chief executive appointed to lead Taupō District CouncilDistrict Council in 2005 as the principal planner for resource consents after w
New chief executive appointed to lead Taupō District Council
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 hours ago
District Council in 2005 as the principal planner for resource consents after working at Whangarei District Council, the Department of Conservation and New Plymouth District Council. Other positions at Taupō District Council have included manager... Read more
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TribLIVE
Future in doubt for Swartz Field, centerpiece of Freeport International75 years. Now the borough is looking at possible uses for the 4-acre site. Fr
Future in doubt for Swartz Field, centerpiece of Freeport International
TribLIVE / Posted 21 hours ago
75 years. Now the borough is looking at possible uses for the 4-acre site. Freeport Borough has been approved for a state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources grant of between $40,000 and $100,000 to develop a community recreation... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Carver Monument sets teacher workshopUniversity School of Teacher Education will discuss partnering for social studi
Carver Monument sets teacher workshop
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
University School of Teacher Education will discuss partnering for social studies education.Jeff Cantrell with the Missouri Department of Conservation will discuss Discover Nature Schools grants with George Washington Carver National Monument.The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
DOC struggles on the pest front undermine Nats’ promisefront undermine Nats’ predator-free promiseThe Government’s planned predator-fr
DOC struggles on the pest front undermine Nats’ promise
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
front undermine Nats’ predator-free promiseThe Government’s planned predator-free initiative comes at the same time as the Department of Conservation is facing major challenges to keep pest numbers down, says Labour’s Conservation spokesperson... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Scientists fret about long-term support for pest programmepublic health benefits." Matching its funding with existing agencies, such as
Scientists fret about long-term support for pest programme
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
public health benefits." Matching its funding with existing agencies, such as regional councils, philanthropists and the Department of Conservation, represented a "powerful investment", particularly to allow scientists the freedom to research... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Scientists fret about long-term support for pest programmepublic health benefits." Matching its funding with existing agencies, such as
Scientists fret about long-term support for pest programme
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
public health benefits." Matching its funding with existing agencies, such as regional councils, philanthropists and the Department of Conservation, represented a "powerful investment", particularly to allow scientists the freedom to research... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Predator free NZ entirely possible by 2050For example, if the proposed Predator Free NZ Ltd. company is set up to deliver
Predator free NZ entirely possible by 2050
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
For example, if the proposed Predator Free NZ Ltd. company is set up to deliver this programme, what will the role of the Department of Conservation be?""Reversing centuries of misguided predator releases and their ongoing devastating effect on... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Jo Coughlan Pledges to Make Wellington Predator FreeI pledge to deliver a predator free Miramar peninsular within three years. It i
Jo Coughlan Pledges to Make Wellington Predator Free
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
I pledge to deliver a predator free Miramar peninsular within three years. It is already possum free. I will work with the Department of Conservation, the Regional Council and non-government organisations to eliminate feral cats, rats and stoats... Read more
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CBS News
Drought hits northeastern U.S., could last monthsdry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Ce
Drought hits northeastern U.S., could last months
CBS News / Posted yesterday
dry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Celino, chief forest fire warden for the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Typically, the state records about 1,600 wildland fires a year. But this year,... Read more
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FOX News
The end of the rat race? New Zealand aims to become rat freelocal councils and businesses. Key acknowledged the goal would only be achieve
The end of the rat race? New Zealand aims to become rat free
FOX News / Posted yesterday
local councils and businesses. Key acknowledged the goal would only be achieved with scientific advances. New Zealand's Department of Conservation has eradicated rats from several small islands using traps, poisons and baits. And it has also... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
New Zealand Has 34 Years To Get Rid Of Ratsrats. The species that live there now were all introduced from Europe and the A
New Zealand Has 34 Years To Get Rid Of Rats
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
rats. The species that live there now were all introduced from Europe and the Asia-Pacific area, according to New Zealand's Department of Conservation. New Zealand's government will invest an initial $28 million in the project. That's on top of the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
New Zealand Has 34 Years To Get Rid Of Ratsrats. The species that live there now were all introduced from Europe and the A
New Zealand Has 34 Years To Get Rid Of Rats
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
rats. The species that live there now were all introduced from Europe and the Asia-Pacific area, according to New Zealand's Department of Conservation. New Zealand's government will invest an initial $28 million in the project. That's on top of the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
New Zealand Has 34 Years To Get Rid Of Ratsrats. The species that live there now were all introduced from Europe and the A
New Zealand Has 34 Years To Get Rid Of Rats
KIVI Boise / Posted yesterday
rats. The species that live there now were all introduced from Europe and the Asia-Pacific area, according to New Zealand's Department of Conservation. New Zealand's government will invest an initial $28 million in the project. That's on top of the... Read more
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CTV News
The end of the rat race? New Zealand aims to become rat freelocal councils and businesses. Key acknowledged the goal would only be achieve
The end of the rat race? New Zealand aims to become rat free
CTV News / Posted yesterday
local councils and businesses. Key acknowledged the goal would only be achieved with scientific advances. New Zealand's Department of Conservation has eradicated rats from several small islands using traps, poisons and baits. And it has also... Read more
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PhysOrg
Drought hits Northeastern US, could last monthsdry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Ce
Drought hits Northeastern US, could last months
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
dry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Celino, chief forest fire warden for the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Typically, the state records about 1,600 wildland fires a year. But this year,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Volunteer drawing praise for Partnership workdiseased trees in the new hemlock grove. Wykoff said she met with service fore
Volunteer drawing praise for Partnership work
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
diseased trees in the new hemlock grove. Wykoff said she met with service forester Ben Hardy, who works for the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry, who offered a bit of expert advice on the diseased... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Govt seeking business and philanthropic boost for predator-free policysaid it would be essential also to continue using 1080 poison, the controversia
Govt seeking business and philanthropic boost for predator-free policy
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
said it would be essential also to continue using 1080 poison, the controversial primary method of pest control used by the Department of Conservation to poison rats, mice, stoats, ferrets, possums and other introduced predators destroying New... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Predator-free NZ welcome, will take more than lip serviceif that private funding dries up.“Let’s not forget that this Government has a r
Predator-free NZ welcome, will take more than lip service
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
if that private funding dries up.“Let’s not forget that this Government has a record of making life very difficult for the Department of Conservation, which does so much of the work to protect our native species from predators.“Since National... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lack of any real funding in predator free proposalto kill our millions of pests has to be considered alongside years of funding c
Lack of any real funding in predator free proposal
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
to kill our millions of pests has to be considered alongside years of funding cuts that have blunted the work of the Department of Conservation.“Predators cause $3.3 billion worth of damage a year and 25 million native birds are killed. So... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Predator Free NZ 2050 to be a massive team effortby any individual alone.”The Predator Free 2050 Project will combine the resour
Predator Free NZ 2050 to be a massive team effort
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
by any individual alone.”The Predator Free 2050 Project will combine the resources of lead government agencies the Department of Conservation and the Ministry for Primary Industries to work in partnership with local communities.Primary... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Seals need some spaceto view seal behaviour they may not previously have seen. This leads to a seaso
Seals need some space
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
to view seal behaviour they may not previously have seen. This leads to a seasonal surge in seal-related phone calls to the Department of Conservation. "Kekeno often look skinny and emaciated, or appear as though they are crying, sneezing,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Drought hits Northeastern USdry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Ce
Drought hits Northeastern US
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
dry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Celino, chief forest fire warden for the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Typically, the state records about 1,600 wildland fires a year. But this year,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Drought vexes Northeastern U.S. farmersdry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Ce
Drought vexes Northeastern U.S. farmers
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
dry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Celino, chief forest fire warden for the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Typically, the state records about 1,600 wildland fires a year. But this year, it... Read more
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The Columbian
Drought hits Northeastern U.S., could last monthsdry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Ce
Drought hits Northeastern U.S., could last months
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
dry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Celino, chief forest fire warden for the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Typically, the state records about 1,600 wildland fires a year. But this year,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
People’s Choice Announce Regional Council Policieschange. She was previously Head of Special Programmes Department at Christchurc
People’s Choice Announce Regional Council Policies
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
change. She was previously Head of Special Programmes Department at Christchurch Polytechnic, a Science advisor for the Department of Conservation and ran her own successful ecotourism business for over a decade. Cynthia lives in Redcliffs in... Read more
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Lowell Sun
100 acres burned in brush fire on Cape Cod military basethat helicopters were using aerial buckets to drop water from a pond in Sandwic
100 acres burned in brush fire on Cape Cod military base
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
that helicopters were using aerial buckets to drop water from a pond in Sandwich onto the fire from above. Department of Conservation and Recreation Chief Fire Marshal Dave Celino says the fire could spread to 120 acres before it is... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Cycleway planning group makes good progressresponse at the meetings was "overwhelmingly positive''. The outcome depended
Cycleway planning group makes good progress
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
response at the meetings was "overwhelmingly positive''. The outcome depended on the response of local landowners and the Department of Conservation. Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan attended the meetings and said the group had the right attitude by... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Snow falls thrill new Snow Farm bossas a business manager for KiwiSaver during its launch and as general manager of
Snow falls thrill new Snow Farm boss
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
as a business manager for KiwiSaver during its launch and as general manager of marketing and communications at the Department of Conservation. Before that she worked in the British army. "That was my first life.'' She and her husband now... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Drought hits Northeastern U.S., could last monthsdry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Ce
Drought hits Northeastern U.S., could last months
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
dry conditions have raised the risk of wildfires in Massachusetts, said Dave Celino, chief forest fire warden for the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Typically, the state records about 1,600 wildland fires a year. But this year,... Read more
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Boston Globe
100 acres burned in brush fire on Cape Cod military baseBoston Globe that helicopters were using aerial buckets to drop water from a po
100 acres burned in brush fire on Cape Cod military base
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Boston Globe that helicopters were using aerial buckets to drop water from a pond in Sandwich onto the fire from above. Department of Conservation and Recreation Chief Fire Marshal Dave Celino says the fire could spread to 120 acres before it is... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
100 acres burned in brush fire on Cape Cod military baseBoston Globe that helicopters were using aerial buckets to drop water from a p
100 acres burned in brush fire on Cape Cod military base
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Boston Globe that helicopters were using aerial buckets to drop water from a pond in Sandwich onto the fire from above. Department of Conservation and Recreation Chief Fire Marshal Dave Celino says the fire could spread to 120 acres before it is... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
100 acres burned in brush fire on Cape Cod military basethat helicopters were using aerial buckets to drop water from a pond in Sandwic
100 acres burned in brush fire on Cape Cod military base
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
that helicopters were using aerial buckets to drop water from a pond in Sandwich onto the fire from above. Department of Conservation and Recreation Chief Fire Marshal Dave Celino says the fire could spread to 120 acres before it is... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Serene and peacefulwith an iron arbor and fence, visitors are drawn to, as it is nestled into wood
Serene and peaceful
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
with an iron arbor and fence, visitors are drawn to, as it is nestled into woods that share a property line with Missouri Department of Conservation naturalized land. The Sills' nearly 1-acre lot has been named the July Garden of the Month by the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ask a Master Gardener: Identifying mushrooms, tree ooze and more Japanese beetlesQ. What mushroom is this? Can I eat it? A. The Missouri Department of Conserva
Ask a Master Gardener: Identifying mushrooms, tree ooze and more Japanese beetles
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Q. What mushroom is this? Can I eat it? A. The Missouri Department of Conservation has a handy guide on mushrooms, with color photos of the most common ones in the state. It can be found online at nature.mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/,... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Snippets about Lake Tahoewhich enabled the League to raise an additional $5,000 from community members.
Snippets about Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
which enabled the League to raise an additional $5,000 from community members. · Leo Drozdoff, director of the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, will retire in September. He has been instrumental in a number of Lake... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brush fire damages more than 100 acres at Cape Cod military baseexpect the fire will grow a little bit overnight and into the morning,” said Da
Brush fire damages more than 100 acres at Cape Cod military base
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
expect the fire will grow a little bit overnight and into the morning,” said Dave Celino, chief fire marshal for the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. At 8 p.m, the fire was “zero percent contained,” and an estimated 105 to 112... Read more
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Times News
Worth the tripare less than 58 inches wide and less than 1,200 pounds. Your machine must also
Worth the trip
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
are less than 58 inches wide and less than 1,200 pounds. Your machine must also be titled, registered (with Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources) and insured, and you’ve got to carry that paperwork (registration papers... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Meanwhile, kids in the 21st Century Summer Program use Chapman as an outdoor classroomthis week, it was an outdoor classroom and science lab. "They're getting outdo
Meanwhile, kids in the 21st Century Summer Program use Chapman as an outdoor classroom
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 days ago
this week, it was an outdoor classroom and science lab. "They're getting outdoors and getting experience," said state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Environmental Education Specialist Jen Moore. "They're getting an... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Down timeto take at least a year and a half. According to Martin, 18 months is the "aggr
Down time
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 days ago
to take at least a year and a half. According to Martin, 18 months is the "aggressive schedule" anticipated by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Department of General Services, and the consulting firm. "Several factors... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Outfitter, out-of-state men fined in deer poachingfor his part in the incident, as well as $408.50 in court costs. In November 2
Outfitter, out-of-state men fined in deer poaching
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 4 days ago
for his part in the incident, as well as $408.50 in court costs. In November 2015, Anderson was cited by CPW and Missouri Department of Conservation for his involvement, deemed an unlawful transfer of a hunting license, involving $220 in... Read more
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