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The New Zealand Herald
Building demolition 'colonial purge'by Jacob's father, John Scott. PHOTO/File Tūhoe tribe is being accused of emba
Building demolition 'colonial purge'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 55 minutes ago
by Jacob's father, John Scott. PHOTO/File Tūhoe tribe is being accused of embarking on a "colonial purge" following a Department of Conservation (DoC) decision to demolish the Aniwaniwa Visitor Centre near Lake Waikaremoana. DoC recently... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
FAA figuring out how to remove plane from sandbar at Quabbinfrom the FAA, the Massachusetts State Police, the National Transportation Safet
FAA figuring out how to remove plane from sandbar at Quabbin
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 hours ago
from the FAA, the Massachusetts State Police, the National Transportation Safety Board, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority are now trying to figure out how... Read more
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Boston Herald
Social Studies: Boston’s national parks to throw centennial partyfree boat rides to the Boston Harbor Islands. In partnership with the city of
Social Studies: Boston’s national parks to throw centennial party
Boston Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
free boat rides to the Boston Harbor Islands. In partnership with the city of Boston, Boston Parks and Recreation and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (among others), the celebration also includes a free concert by the U.S. Air Force... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Halt to demolition of Āniwaniwa Visitor Centre urgedAotearoaHistoric Places Aotearoa urges halt to imminent demolition of Āniwaniwa
Halt to demolition of Āniwaniwa Visitor Centre urged
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 hours ago
AotearoaHistoric Places Aotearoa urges halt to imminent demolition of Āniwaniwa Visitor CentreHistoric Places Aotearoa says Department of Conservation Deputy Director-General Mervyn English must immediately reconsider the planned demolition of the... Read more
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NZCity
DOC targets 'Dirty Dozen' weedsweeds are destroying native landscapes and New Zealanders are being urged to he
DOC targets 'Dirty Dozen' weeds
NZCity / Posted 21 hours ago
weeds are destroying native landscapes and New Zealanders are being urged to help root out the "Dirty Dozen". The Department of Conservation has declared a War on Weeds and is launching a nationwide citizen science project through the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ferry service brings hope for underused Quincy parknice summer afternoon and say to yourself, why not take a walk in the park?” sa
Ferry service brings hope for underused Quincy park
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
nice summer afternoon and say to yourself, why not take a walk in the park?” said Matthew Sisk, deputy commissioner for the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the state agency that owns the park. “Or grab dinner at Marina Bay and take a lap... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Park ranger charged with secretly filming women in Milton MILTON, Mass. (AP) -- A state Department of Conservation and Recreation offic
Park ranger charged with secretly filming women in Milton
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
MILTON, Mass. (AP) -- A state Department of Conservation and Recreation officer has been accused of setting up a camera to videotape women using a staff bathroom at the Houghton's Pond... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Park ranger charged with secretly filming women in MiltonMILTON, Mass. (AP) - A state Department of Conservation and Recreation officer
Park ranger charged with secretly filming women in Milton
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
MILTON, Mass. (AP) - A state Department of Conservation and Recreation officer has been accused of setting up a camera to videotape women using a staff bathroom at the Houghton's Pond Bathhouse in Milton. Thirty-year-old Raymond McKinnon pleaded not... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mahanoy Township receives $58G state grant to repair deteriorated roadthat the township will receive $58,409.11 through the Dirt and Gravel Road and
Mahanoy Township receives $58G state grant to repair deteriorated road
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
that the township will receive $58,409.11 through the Dirt and Gravel Road and Low Volume Road grant program of the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The announcement was part of the monthly report of ARRO Consulting Inc.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Council's decision questionedby virtue of royal decree and has been ratified time and again by three success
Council's decision questioned
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
by virtue of royal decree and has been ratified time and again by three successive Land Acts, most recently in 1991 and the Department of Conservation divested this land from the Crown estate without a conservation departmental waiver," he said in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Join the War on Weeds this Conservation WeekTuesday, 23 August 2016, 1:40 pmPress Release: Department of ConservationMedia
Join the War on Weeds this Conservation Week
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 1:40 pmPress Release: Department of ConservationMedia release23 August 2016 New Zealanders are being urged to help fight the War on Weeds... Read more
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The Morning Call
Annual L.V. Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza immerses kids in the outdoorsNerf bow at turkey targets; casting competitions; and the opportunity to meet S
Annual L.V. Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza immerses kids in the outdoors
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Nerf bow at turkey targets; casting competitions; and the opportunity to meet Smokey the Bear, courtesy of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. "This has everything a regular sports show has — new products, sales of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New brand outlines Taranaki Mounga’s visionTaranaki Mounga is governed by a consortium of representatives of the Taranaki
New brand outlines Taranaki Mounga’s vision
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Taranaki Mounga is governed by a consortium of representatives of the Taranaki iwi Chairs, the NEXT Foundation, the Department of Conservation (DOC), and other partners, to collaboratively work towards transforming the mountain, ranges and outer... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Houghtons Pond ranger's arrest started when co-worker found secret cameraweekend on $50,000 cash bail. State Police said investigators discovered in la
Houghtons Pond ranger's arrest started when co-worker found secret camera
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
weekend on $50,000 cash bail. State Police said investigators discovered in late July that someone was secretly recording Department of Conservation and Recreation staff in the bathroom at Houghton’s Pond after one of the employees noticed a pen... Read more
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NZCity
Tuhoe visitor centre marks new beginningnew building is a new beginning for us and manifests new relationships, not onl
Tuhoe visitor centre marks new beginning
NZCity / Posted yesterday
new building is a new beginning for us and manifests new relationships, not only with the New Zealand public but with the Department of Conservation as well, because there is no longer a national park," Mr Kruger said. "It's a whole new ball... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
$10,000 bail for ranger accused of hiding camera in park bathroomweekend on $50,000 cash bail. State Police said investigators discovered in la
$10,000 bail for ranger accused of hiding camera in park bathroom
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
weekend on $50,000 cash bail. State Police said investigators discovered in late July that someone was secretly recording Department of Conservation and Recreation staff in the bathroom at Houghton’s Pond after one of the employees noticed a pen... Read more
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Boston Globe
Park ranger charged with trying to record women in bathroomA park ranger with the Department of Conservation and Recreation has been arres
Park ranger charged with trying to record women in bathroom
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
A park ranger with the Department of Conservation and Recreation has been arrested after State Police say he secretly set up a pen camera to videotape women in a unisex employee bathroom in the Houghton’s Pond bathhouse in Milton. Raymond McKinnon,... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Police say park ranger hid camera in Houghton's Pond bathroomheld over the weekend on $50,000 cash bail. State Police said investigators di
Police say park ranger hid camera in Houghton's Pond bathroom
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
held over the weekend on $50,000 cash bail. State Police said investigators discovered that someone was secretly recording Department of Conservation and Recreation staff in the bathroom at Houghton’s Pond in late July after one of the employees... Read more
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express
What do aliens look like? The clue is in evolutionand some critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains.The giant w
What do aliens look like? The clue is in evolution
express / Posted 2 days ago
and some critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains.The giant weta: one of the largest insects.New Zealand Department of Conservation, CC BY-SA Relatively large brains, some degree of tool use and problem-solving abilities appear... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why intelligent aliens might look like uscritical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: on
Why intelligent aliens might look like us
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: one of the largest insects. Photo: New Zealand Department of Conservation. Relatively large brains, some degree of tool use and problem-solving abilities appear to be... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Institute of Architects urges DoC to save Aniwaniwa CentreCentreMonday, 22 August 2016, 11:38 amPress Release: New Zealand Institute of A
Institute of Architects urges DoC to save Aniwaniwa Centre
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
CentreMonday, 22 August 2016, 11:38 amPress Release: New Zealand Institute of ArchitectsInstitute of Architects urges Department of Conservation to save the Aniwaniwa Visitor CentreThe New Zealand Institute of Architects is dismayed by the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Why intelligent aliens might look like uscritical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: on
Why intelligent aliens might look like us
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: one of the largest insects. Photo: New Zealand Department of Conservation. Relatively large brains, some degree of tool use and problem-solving abilities appear to be... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Why intelligent aliens might look like uscritical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: on
Why intelligent aliens might look like us
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: one of the largest insects. Photo: New Zealand Department of Conservation. Relatively large brains, some degree of tool use and problem-solving abilities appear to be... Read more
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WA Today
Why intelligent aliens might look like uscritical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: on
Why intelligent aliens might look like us
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: one of the largest insects. Photo: New Zealand Department of Conservation. Relatively large brains, some degree of tool use and problem-solving abilities appear to be... Read more
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The Age
Why intelligent aliens might look like uscritical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: on
Why intelligent aliens might look like us
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains. The giant weta: one of the largest insects. Photo: New Zealand Department of Conservation. Relatively large brains, some degree of tool use and problem-solving abilities appear to be... Read more
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Boston Globe
Intense wildfires in Mass. limit ability to help out westa regional organization that organizes the dispatch of local fire crews to diff
Intense wildfires in Mass. limit ability to help out west
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
a regional organization that organizes the dispatch of local fire crews to different states. In Massachusetts, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation has been sending crews out west since 1985, but the increased risk that came with... Read more
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NZCity
Architects want Urewera building savedArchitects is appealing for a reprieve for the 1976 Aniwaniwa Visitor Centre.
Architects want Urewera building saved
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
Architects is appealing for a reprieve for the 1976 Aniwaniwa Visitor Centre. The building, which was commissioned by the Department of Conservation, was designed by John Scott, a pioneer Maori architect whose work is increasingly recognised,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Third generation whitebaiterswith dad a seasoned whitebaiter who's been at it least 15 years, after being in
Third generation whitebaiters
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
with dad a seasoned whitebaiter who's been at it least 15 years, after being introduced by his own father. Despite Department of Conservation concerns for a depleting stock, he says last year was his best, but his lips are sealed on how... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
GO GUIDE: Quincy August Moon Festivalartcomplex.org. Shakespeare in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Me
GO GUIDE: Quincy August Moon Festival
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
artcomplex.org. Shakespeare in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Memorial State Park. Brown Box Theatre and the Department of Conservation and Recreation present Shakespeare’s "Cymbeline." Free. For more information, visit... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
GO GUIDE: Free concertslauren.rodday@hanover-ma.gov. Shakespeare in the Park, 7:30 p.m., Pilgrim Memo
GO GUIDE: Free concerts
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
lauren.rodday@hanover-ma.gov. Shakespeare in the Park, 7:30 p.m., Pilgrim Memorial State Park. Brown Box Theatre and the Department of Conservation and Recreation present Shakespeare’s "Cymbeline." Free. For more information, visit... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
People in businessconsider unique solutions to challenges related to PennDOT operations. He was i
People in business
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
consider unique solutions to challenges related to PennDOT operations. He was instrumental in coordinating with the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources the use of a pedestrian/bicycle trail for a motor vehicle detour during a... Read more
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Al.com
Sulfuric acid spill likely caused by open valve, ADEM says4 p.m. Wednesday and the department was notified by American Proteins at 5:51 p
Sulfuric acid spill likely caused by open valve, ADEM says
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
4 p.m. Wednesday and the department was notified by American Proteins at 5:51 p.m. He said ADEM contacted the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, which was investigating the effects on wildlife. "We were out there that... Read more
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Raw Story
What do aliens look like? The clue is in evolutionand some critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains.The giant w
What do aliens look like? The clue is in evolution
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
and some critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains.The giant weta: one of the largest insects.New Zealand Department of Conservation, CC BY-SA Relatively large brains, some degree of tool use and problem-solving abilities appear... Read more
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The Wanderer
DCR Makes Parks of the Southeast AccessibleThe Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation sent its regional i
DCR Makes Parks of the Southeast Accessible
The Wanderer / Posted 4 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation sent its regional interpretive coordinator Amy Wilmot to Marion on Monday, August 15, to encourage area residents to take advantage of the abundance of nature, culture, and history the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
GO GUIDE: Take in Summerfestin the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Memorial State Park. Brown Box
GO GUIDE: Take in Summerfest
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Memorial State Park. Brown Box Theatre and the Department of Conservation and Recreation present Shakespeare’s "Cymbeline." Free. For more information, visit... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
GO GUIDE: Head to the Marshfield Fairsources.org. Shakespeare in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Memor
GO GUIDE: Head to the Marshfield Fair
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
sources.org. Shakespeare in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Memorial State Park. Brown Box Theatre and the Department of Conservation and Recreation present Shakespeare’s "Cymbeline." Free. For more information, visit... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Living with lions as they find their way into the Ozarksthe state and historically, not a newcomer. As a large predator, we need to kno
Living with lions as they find their way into the Ozarks
Rolla Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
the state and historically, not a newcomer. As a large predator, we need to know more about these animals and the Missouri Department of Conservation is on the hunt . . . in the meantime, "we know what we saw." Posted Aug. 19, 2016 at 8:05... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Conservation department working to halt wildlife traffickingThe Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servic
Conservation department working to halt wildlife trafficking
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are working together to stop wildlife trafficking, according to an MDC news release. Wildlife trafficking consists of poaching or taking of a protected or... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
New Missouri state park opens with some controversypart of the National Park Service. It also is home to tens of thousands of acre
New Missouri state park opens with some controversy
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
part of the National Park Service. It also is home to tens of thousands of acres of land owned and managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation. Some of the money for the new state park came from the sales tax; some came from a settlement... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Preserving precious place for the futureand neglected when Forest and Bird took up the mantle in 1993, taking on its ma
Preserving precious place for the future
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and neglected when Forest and Bird took up the mantle in 1993, taking on its management with support and advice from local Department of Conservation officers and the CHB District Council which provided paint and other equipment. Since then,... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
MDC: Emerald ash borer confirmed in Franklin Countyearlier this month that EAB, an insect that kills ash trees, was found for the
MDC: Emerald ash borer confirmed in Franklin County
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
earlier this month that EAB, an insect that kills ash trees, was found for the first time in Franklin County. Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) foresters say home and landowners in Franklin County need to make plans now to protect or... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Residents conjure up ways to capitalize on Greylock's fictional wizardry schoolwelcoming remarks from Mazzucco, Ray Gargan of ProAdams, 1Berkshire Executive O
Residents conjure up ways to capitalize on Greylock's fictional wizardry school
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 4 days ago
welcoming remarks from Mazzucco, Ray Gargan of ProAdams, 1Berkshire Executive Officer Jonathan Butler and state department of Conservation and Recreation Western Division Director Michael Case, several groups formed and strategized the... Read more
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Al.com
Residents warned after 900 gallons of sulfuric acid released into Mulberry Forkin fish being killed. ADEM is investigating the cause of the release and monito
Residents warned after 900 gallons of sulfuric acid released into Mulberry Fork
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
in fish being killed. ADEM is investigating the cause of the release and monitoring the situation. Hand says the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has been contacted to assess the extent of the fish killed. ADEM advises... Read more
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Al.com
State decision drops Gulf State Park zipline operator into free-fallin specific circumstances such as malfeasance. But Greg Lein, the director of t
State decision drops Gulf State Park zipline operator into free-fall
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
in specific circumstances such as malfeasance. But Greg Lein, the director of the State Parks Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, said that while the four-year contract does allow for extensions if both... Read more
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Raw Story
An evolutionary biologist explains what aliens really look likeand some critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains.The giant w
An evolutionary biologist explains what aliens really look like
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
and some critical size may be necessary for suitably complex brains.The giant weta: one of the largest insects.New Zealand Department of Conservation, CC BY-SA Relatively large brains, some degree of tool use and problem-solving abilities appear... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
GO GUIDE: Head to the Marshfield Fairsources.org. Shakespeare in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Memor
GO GUIDE: Head to the Marshfield Fair
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
sources.org. Shakespeare in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Memorial State Park. Brown Box Theatre and the Department of Conservation and Recreation present Shakespeare’s "Cymbeline." Free. For more information, visit... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
GO GUIDE: Check out an equestrian showin the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Memorial State Park. Brown Box
GO GUIDE: Check out an equestrian show
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Pilgrim Memorial State Park. Brown Box Theatre and the Department of Conservation and Recreation present Shakespeare’s "Cymbeline." Free. For more information, visit... Read more
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PhysOrg
What do aliens look like? The clue is in evolutionanimals belong to a "super-group" called the Bilateria. The giant weta: one of
What do aliens look like? The clue is in evolution
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
animals belong to a "super-group" called the Bilateria. The giant weta: one of the largest insects. Credit: New Zealand Department of Conservation, CC BY-SA Why not giant intelligent "insects"? But what about the large brained and intelligent... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Hot pools to hobbits – Tourism Awards finalists namedCampaign Award, supported by Spark Business • Haka Tours Ltd, Auckland • Hobbit
Hot pools to hobbits – Tourism Awards finalists named
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Campaign Award, supported by Spark Business • Haka Tours Ltd, Auckland • Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm Tours, Matamata • The Department of Conservation & Air New Zealand Visitor Experience Award, supported by ServiceIQ • Haka Tours Ltd, Auckland •... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Get involved in predator-free New Zealand projectsthe opportunity to receive support for their programmes." The programme will b
Get involved in predator-free New Zealand projects
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
the opportunity to receive support for their programmes." The programme will bring together the resources of the Department of Conservation and the Ministry for Primary Industries to work in partnership with local communities. "There are... Read more
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