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KFJX Pittsburg
MDC invites duck hunters to meetings in Springfield, JoplinThe Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites area waterfowl hunters to
MDC invites duck hunters to meetings in Springfield, Joplin
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 15 minutes ago
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites area waterfowl hunters to two upcoming waterfowl zone workshops in southwest Missouri where MDC staff will gather hunter input about duck season dates and zone boundary locations for the 2017-2020... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Proposal would add 2 members to Conservation CommissionIt is hard to believe the first month of session is already in the books. Thank
Proposal would add 2 members to Conservation Commission
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 55 minutes ago
It is hard to believe the first month of session is already in the books. Thanks to the leadership of state Sen. Ron Richard and Speaker Todd Richardson, the General Assembly got to work tackling issues that are important to Missourians. Committee... Read more
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Boston Herald
Expert: Conditions suggest blizzard on the South ShoreThe second major snowstorm in the last four days is currently blanketing southe
Expert: Conditions suggest blizzard on the South Shore
Boston Herald / Posted an hour ago
The second major snowstorm in the last four days is currently blanketing southern and eastern areas of the Bay State, and forecasters say up to a foot or more of snow in possible, with blizzard conditions likely in some spots. “We will be seeing... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Boston Area Braces For Walloping Winter StormBOSTON Much of eastern Massachusetts is bracing for a storm that began dropping
Boston Area Braces For Walloping Winter Storm
WBUR Boston / Posted 3 hours ago
BOSTON Much of eastern Massachusetts is bracing for a storm that began dropping steady bands of snow over Boston and south of the city Monday morning. Boston, which is under a winter storm warning, is expecting up to eight inches of snow through... Read more
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Boston Herald
Storm prompts road closures, parking bansA major winter storm is threatening to leave up to a foot of snow in the region
Storm prompts road closures, parking bans
Boston Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
A major winter storm is threatening to leave up to a foot of snow in the region, forcing the closure of coastal roadways as well as the Boston Public Schools for the second time in four days. Much of the state, from Cape Cod and Cape Ann to... Read more
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Kirksville Daily Express
Kirksville Police officer honored for Special Olympics work Shortly after becoming a patrolman with the Kirksville Police Department in N
Kirksville Police officer honored for Special Olympics work
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 12 hours ago
Shortly after becoming a patrolman with the Kirksville Police Department in Nov. 2012, Jason Underwood was asked to take the reins as the department’s representative on the Special Olympics... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. orders inspections at all gas wellsBy George Avalos, Bay Area News Group SAN BRUNO — State regulators, alarmed by
Calif. orders inspections at all gas wells
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 14 hours ago
By George Avalos, Bay Area News Group SAN BRUNO — State regulators, alarmed by a non-stop leak of a gas well in Southern California, have issued emergency regulations and orders for inspections of all gas wells in California, including those owned... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau MDC Nature Center hosts duck decoy carving program The Missouri Department of Conservation is hosting a Duck Decoy Carving progr
Cape Girardeau MDC Nature Center hosts duck decoy carving program
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 23 hours ago
The Missouri Department of Conservation is hosting a Duck Decoy Carving program to create duck decoys to use for... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
ORC blocks Doc, Fish and GameThat is the view of critics who take issue with a decision by Otago Regional Co
ORC blocks Doc, Fish and Game
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
That is the view of critics who take issue with a decision by Otago Regional Council staff, denying ‘‘affected party'' status to Fish and Game and the Department of Conservation over tomorrow's hearing. That ORC decision means that despite having... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Sharing the futureWhat is the future of the Treaty of Waitangi after the apologies and economic r
Sharing the future
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
What is the future of the Treaty of Waitangi after the apologies and economic redress? Many will be surprised to discover significant political and legal change could lie just over the horizon. But the public has nothing to fear and much to gain,... Read more
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Silicon Valley
State orders inspections, new rules for gas wells after SoCal gas leakSAN BRUNO -- State regulators, alarmed by a non-stop leak of a gas well in Sout
State orders inspections, new rules for gas wells after SoCal gas leak
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
SAN BRUNO -- State regulators, alarmed by a non-stop leak of a gas well in Southern California, have issued emergency regulations and orders for inspections of all gas wells in California, including those owned by PG&E, which said Sunday that it is... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
State orders inspections and new rules for gas wells after SouCal gas leakSAN BRUNO -- State regulators, alarmed by a non-stop leak of a gas well in Sout
State orders inspections and new rules for gas wells after SouCal gas leak
Inside Bay Area / Posted yesterday
SAN BRUNO -- State regulators, alarmed by a non-stop leak of a gas well in Southern California, have issued emergency regulations and orders for inspections of all gas wells in California, including those owned by PG&E, which said Sunday that it is... Read more
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The Mercury News
State orders inspections, new rules for gas wells after SoCal gas leakSAN BRUNO -- State regulators, alarmed by a non-stop leak of a gas well in Sout
State orders inspections, new rules for gas wells after SoCal gas leak
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
SAN BRUNO -- State regulators, alarmed by a non-stop leak of a gas well in Southern California, have issued emergency regulations and orders for inspections of all gas wells in California, including those owned by PG&E, which said Sunday that it is... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
State orders inspections and new rules for gas wells after SouCal gas leakSAN BRUNO -- State regulators, alarmed by a non-stop leak of a gas well in Sout
State orders inspections and new rules for gas wells after SouCal gas leak
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted yesterday
SAN BRUNO -- State regulators, alarmed by a non-stop leak of a gas well in Southern California, have issued emergency regulations and orders for inspections of all gas wells in California, including those owned by PG&E, which said Sunday that it is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Taxpayer money should help buy Awaroa beach: LabourThe beach is listed with real estate company Bayleys, which describes it as "pi
Taxpayer money should help buy Awaroa beach: Labour
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The beach is listed with real estate company Bayleys, which describes it as "picturesque". Photo / Supplied Taxpayer money should be put up to help buy an idyllic, privately owned beach at the top of the South Island, Labour says. The 7ha on the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
New DCR head seeks to increase access to state parks, including many in BerkshiresPITTSFIELD >> The new state parks chief wants to champion improvements an
New DCR head seeks to increase access to state parks, including many in Berkshires
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
PITTSFIELD >> The new state parks chief wants to champion improvements and increase access to the commonwealth's outdoor playgrounds, including several in Berkshire County. Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy said he... Read more
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NZCity
Crowdfunding beach project passes $1mA crowdfunding campaign to buy a privately owned beach in the Abel Tasman Natio
Crowdfunding beach project passes $1m
NZCity / Posted yesterday
A crowdfunding campaign to buy a privately owned beach in the Abel Tasman National Park has passed the half-way mark towards its $2 million target. More than 15,000 people had pledged to donate a total of $1.04m to buy the seven-hectare Awaroa Inlet... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Campaign to buy Awaroa beach hits $1 millionThe beach is listed with real estate company Bayleys, which describes it as "pi
Campaign to buy Awaroa beach hits $1 million
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The beach is listed with real estate company Bayleys, which describes it as "picturesque". Photo / Supplied A crowdfunding campaign to keep a pristine South Island beach in public ownership has broken the $1 million mark. Christchurch man Duane... Read more
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Dexter Daily Statesman
Police searching for murder suspect at MingoBy NOREEN HYSLOP Managing Editor PUXICO, Mo. -- Stoddard County authorities a
Police searching for murder suspect at Mingo
Dexter Daily Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
By NOREEN HYSLOP Managing Editor PUXICO, Mo. -- Stoddard County authorities and the Missouri Highway Patrol are currently in the area of Mingo Wildlife Refuge in search of a suspect who is believed to have shot and killed John C. Fowler, 57, of St.... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Grants to help give 4 parks ‘face lifts’Montoursville, Muncy and South Williamsport boroughs and Williamsport received
Grants to help give 4 parks ‘face lifts’
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Montoursville, Muncy and South Williamsport boroughs and Williamsport received grants through the program, administered by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The money will go to the rehabilitation and development of Indian... Read more
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Boston Globe
Offbeat wedding venues grow in popularityOne of the fundamentals of wedding etiquette is to never upstage the bride and
Offbeat wedding venues grow in popularity
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
One of the fundamentals of wedding etiquette is to never upstage the bride and groom. But no one told Stardust about this. The donkey thought nothing of walking right in front of Dani Taylor and Giacomo Marchese as they exchanged vows on a crisp... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Pup turns camp entertainerA sea lion pup at Warrington Beach has been delighting visitors by touring the
Pup turns camp entertainer
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
A sea lion pup at Warrington Beach has been delighting visitors by touring the area and taking shelter under vehicles in the camping ground. Born at Warrington Beach on January 4, it was now more mobile and had been expected to have headed out to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Conservation Commission change passes Missouri SenateJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Missouri Senate has approved a measure that wou
Conservation Commission change passes Missouri Senate
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Missouri Senate has approved a measure that would ask voters whether to add two members to the Department of Conservation's governing board. Senators voted 22-10 Thursday to approve the constitutional amendment, which... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Conservation Commission change passes Missouri SenateThe Missouri Senate has approved a measure that would ask voters whether to add
Conservation Commission change passes Missouri Senate
KY3 Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The Missouri Senate has approved a measure that would ask voters whether to add two members to the Department of Conservation's governing board. Senators voted 22-10 Thursday to approve the constitutional amendment, which would increase the... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Conservation Commission change passes Missouri SenateThe Missouri Senate has approved a measure that would ask voters whether to add
Conservation Commission change passes Missouri Senate
KSPR Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The Missouri Senate has approved a measure that would ask voters whether to add two members to the Department of Conservation's governing board. Senators voted 22-10 Thursday to approve the constitutional amendment, which would increase the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Police issue warning after ice mishapCHERRY RIDGE TWP. — State troopers are warning area residents to stay off icy l
Police issue warning after ice mishap
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
CHERRY RIDGE TWP. — State troopers are warning area residents to stay off icy lakes after a 12-year-old girl fell through the ice on a Wayne County lake Thursday afternoon. State police at Honesdale and Honesdale Fire Department were called to Lake... Read more
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The Express-Times
$1M in grants to Lehigh Valley includes $400,000 for Bethlehem parksThe money comes from $28 million in grants announced Jan. 28 by Gov. Tom Wolf f
$1M in grants to Lehigh Valley includes $400,000 for Bethlehem parks
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
The money comes from $28 million in grants announced Jan. 28 by Gov. Tom Wolf from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, for improving recreation and community revitalization. Other projects in Lehigh and Northampton... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Shooting deaths of 2 bald eagles in Missouri investigatedST. LOUIS (AP) —Agents with the Missouri Department of Conservation are investi
Shooting deaths of 2 bald eagles in Missouri investigated
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) —Agents with the Missouri Department of Conservation are investigating the shooting death s of two bald eagles over the span of less than a week. Both eagles were found in southeast Missouri. Conservation Agent Eric Long said Thursday... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Regional briefs for Friday, Feb. 5GoFundMe to benefit children SCRANTON — Friends of the family of two Scranton
Regional briefs for Friday, Feb. 5
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
GoFundMe to benefit children SCRANTON — Friends of the family of two Scranton residents killed in a crash have started a GoFundMe page to benefit the deceased couple’s children. Bhaveshkumar and Shilpaben Bhavesh Patel died from injuries suffered... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Macungie keeps its trash hauler rolling into 2017Lower Macungie Township residents will continue to have their trash collected b
Lower Macungie keeps its trash hauler rolling into 2017
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Lower Macungie Township residents will continue to have their trash collected by Waste Management through the summer of 2017 -- and possible for a couple more years beyond that. While the praise wasn’t universal, plenty of it was heaped on the trash... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Focus on Lakes in Waikato DistrictFriday, 5 February 2016, 11:57 amPress Release: Waikato Regional CouncilFunding
New Focus on Lakes in Waikato District
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Friday, 5 February 2016, 11:57 amPress Release: Waikato Regional CouncilFunding from the Waikato River Authority’s latest round of grants will help protect and enhance... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Excellent breeding season at an endA still image from a web cam trained on an albatross nest at Taiaroa Head. The
Excellent breeding season at an end
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
A still image from a web cam trained on an albatross nest at Taiaroa Head. The last egg hatched on Wednesday. Photo by DOC. The chick hatched at Taiaroa Head on Wednesday. This year's total equals the record high. Department of Conservation... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Shooting deaths of 2 bald eagles in Missouri investigatedAgents with the Missouri Department of Conservation are investigating the shoot
Shooting deaths of 2 bald eagles in Missouri investigated
KY3 Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Agents with the Missouri Department of Conservation are investigating the shooting deaths of two bald eagles over the span of less than a week. Both eagles were found dead in southeast Missouri late last month. Conservation agents say both were... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Shooting deaths of 2 bald eagles in Missouri investigatedAgents with the Missouri Department of Conservation are investigating the shoot
Shooting deaths of 2 bald eagles in Missouri investigated
KSPR Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Agents with the Missouri Department of Conservation are investigating the shooting deaths of two bald eagles over the span of less than a week. Both eagles were found dead in southeast Missouri late last month. Conservation agents say both were... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Shooting deaths of 2 bald eagles in Missouri investigatedST. LOUIS (AP) — Agents with the Missouri Department of Conservation are invest
Shooting deaths of 2 bald eagles in Missouri investigated
KOMU Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Agents with the Missouri Department of Conservation are investigating the shooting deaths of two bald eagles over the span of less than a week. Both eagles were found dead in southeast Missouri late last month. Conservation agents... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Trust launches $25 million plan to protect Bay Area farmsHALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) - A Palo Alto-based nonprofit organization intends t
Trust launches $25 million plan to protect Bay Area farms
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) - A Palo Alto-based nonprofit organization intends to spend $25 million over the next 10 years to increase protected farmland in San Mateo County. The San Jose Mercury News reports (http://bayareane.ws/1Ks7TbV ) that the... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to help young farmers on San Mateo County coastFarm workers, from left, Alberto Juarez and Ruben Lopez pick brussels sprouts a
Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to help young farmers on San Mateo County coast
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Farm workers, from left, Alberto Juarez and Ruben Lopez pick brussels sprouts at Cabrillo Farms in Moss Beach, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. Dave Lea grows mostly brussels sprouts, fava beans and artichokes on 200 acres. (John Green/Bay Area... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to help young farmers on San Mateo County coastFarm worker Alberto Juarez carries a bucket of brussels sprouts at Cabrillo Far
Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to help young farmers on San Mateo County coast
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Farm worker Alberto Juarez carries a bucket of brussels sprouts at Cabrillo Farms in Moss Beach, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. (John Green/Bay Area News Group) HALF MOON BAY >> Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastHALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coast
Inside Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
HALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a... Read more
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The Mercury News
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastHALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coast
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
HALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastHALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coast
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
HALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Five historic walks around WaitangiThe Prime Minister may not be going to Waitangi this weekend - but if you are,
Five historic walks around Waitangi
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The Prime Minister may not be going to Waitangi this weekend - but if you are, here are five walks to give you a sense of the area's historic significance Walk from Paihia to the Te Tii Marae, where the treaty was signed. Photo / Peter de Graaf 1.... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Kakapo’s nest site not eggsactly idealKuia the kakapo laid three eggs near a seal colony, which proved to be a proble
Kakapo’s nest site not eggsactly ideal
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Kuia the kakapo laid three eggs near a seal colony, which proved to be a problem. PHOTO: SUPPLIED However, her road to motherhood has had a rocky start. Kakapo advocacy ranger Karen Arnold said yesterday Kuia had made her nest near a seal colony... Read more
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International Business Times
Madagascar told to eradicate invasive toxic toad or face ecological and economic consequences A new report published on Wednesday (3 February) has stated that Madagascar mus
Madagascar told to eradicate invasive toxic toad or face ecological and economic consequences
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
A new report published on Wednesday (3 February) has stated that Madagascar must deal with the invasive Asian toad species or face what it calls "major ecological and economic" consequences. The toad are thought to have first arrived around 2007-2010... Read more
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York Daily Record
York's rail trail improvements coming in MarchShiloh Paving & Excavating will repave the portion of Heritage Rail Trail Count
York's rail trail improvements coming in March
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Shiloh Paving & Excavating will repave the portion of Heritage Rail Trail County Park from Lafayette Plaza to Grantley Road A contractor was selected for the $1 million enhancement project to a portion of Heritage Rail Trail County Park in downtown... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Awaroa beach will be public if Givealittle campaign succeedsThe 7ha slice of land on the Awaroa inlet is being sold for $2 million. Photo /
Awaroa beach will be public if Givealittle campaign succeeds
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The 7ha slice of land on the Awaroa inlet is being sold for $2 million. Photo / Supplied Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has confirmed that an idyllic, privately-owned beach will be added to the Abel Tasman National Park if an online campaign to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Beach to become public land if appeal succeeds3 February 2016 Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says a privately-owned beach
Beach to become public land if appeal succeeds
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
3 February 2016 Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says a privately-owned beach will become part of the Abel Tasman National Park if an online crowdfunding campaign to buy it succeeds.The Givealittle... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fletcher Building faces protests over Mangere housing developmentMembers of the Makaurau Marae at the location of one of the ancestral burial ca
Fletcher Building faces protests over Mangere housing development
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Members of the Makaurau Marae at the location of one of the ancestral burial caves. Photo: Dean Purcell Fletcher executives will face protests from a small Maori community in Mangere when they attend a planning hearing tomorrow for a proposed new... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Newton, McDonald total nearly 4,000 deerJEFFERSON CITY — Missouri’s 2015-16 deer-hunting seasons ended with harvest of
Newton, McDonald total nearly 4,000 deer
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri’s 2015-16 deer-hunting seasons ended with harvest of nearly 280,000, an increase of more than 21,000 over 2014-2015.Newton County harvested 2,235 deer, with 860 does, 219 button bucks and 1,156 antlered bucks. Of McDonald... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
World Wetlands Day celebratedTuesday, 2 February 2016, 3:22 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Maggi
World Wetlands Day celebrated
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 3:22 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Maggie BarryMinister of ConservationHon Nicky WagnerAssociate Minister of Conservation2 February 2016 World Wetlands... Read more
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