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Scoop.co.nz
Farewell Spit eco-sanctuary to be a wondrous experienceWednesday, 23 August 2017, 10:48 amPress Release: Department of Conservation 2
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 hours ago
Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 10:48 amPress Release: Department of Conservation 23 August 2017Farewell Spit eco-sanctuary to be a wondrous nature experienceHealthPost and the Department of... Read more
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Al.com
Abundant rainfall causing striped bass to die in Lake Martinthis year has depleted the summertime habitat for striped bass in Lake Martin,
Al.com / Posted 4 hours ago
this year has depleted the summertime habitat for striped bass in Lake Martin, causing adult fish to die, the Alabama Department of Conservation said. The problem is also killing non-native blueback herring. More water is being flushed... Read more
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NZCity
Rare kiwi found dead on West Coast roadadvising of kiwi in the area and slow down. The bird was found on a road in No
NZCity / Posted 6 hours ago
advising of kiwi in the area and slow down. The bird was found on a road in North Okarito Forest near Franz Josef, the Department of Conservation says. A post-mortem examination confirmed that the death was caused by trauma consistent with... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Official reimbursed state for improper plane ticketaccused of pressuring another staffer to persuade her fiance not to run against
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
accused of pressuring another staffer to persuade her fiance not to run against an incumbent Republican senator. A Department of Conservation and Recreation official also stepped down after using lights and sirens on his state vehicle to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kai Iwi Lakes and the Dune Lake Galaxiasfound only in Northland’s Kai Iwi Lakes).Kaipara District Council has been work
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 hours ago
found only in Northland’s Kai Iwi Lakes).Kaipara District Council has been working with the Northland Regional Council, the Department of Conservation, Northland Fish and Game Council, members of Te Kuihi and Te Roroa under the title of the Kai Iwi... Read more
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NZCity
Rare birds released at Mackenzie Basinadding to the 60 released into the Tasman valley earlier in the month. Conserv
NZCity / Posted yesterday
adding to the 60 released into the Tasman valley earlier in the month. Conservation Minister Maggie Barry said the Department of Conservation had focused on black stilt recovery, by controlling predators as well as hatching and rearing... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Endangered saddleback find new home in FiordlandTuesday, 22 August 2017, 9:27 amPress Release: Department of Conservation 22 A
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 9:27 amPress Release: Department of Conservation 22 August 2017South Island tīeke/saddleback have been introduced to a new... Read more
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NZCity
Wallabies pests, not pets: Waikato councilpopulation in Waikato was on the rise as a result of their spread from Bay of P
NZCity / Posted yesterday
population in Waikato was on the rise as a result of their spread from Bay of Plenty. The council has been working with Bay of Plenty Regional Council and with the Department of Conservation on a long-term management plan to prevent th... Read more
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Boston Globe
State environmental chief refunded state for personal flightofficials. He also made clear he would not tolerate such behavior in the future
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
officials. He also made clear he would not tolerate such behavior in the future when he announced he was firing a Department of Conservation and Recreation official over allegations of political intimidation. “I will say this: anybody who... Read more
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New Kerala
Bureau of State Parks Announces New Managerial Appointments at Two State Parks in Northern PA - newkerala news #265162HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2017 : Department of Conservation and Natural Resourc
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2017 : Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials have announced the appointment of new managers at Hills Creek State Park Complex, Tioga County, and Parker Dam State Park, Clearfield County. Ben Stone, who... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
New trails and projects to improve, expand Lackawanna River Heritage TrailAlternatives Program of the state Department of Transportation will help fund t
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Alternatives Program of the state Department of Transportation will help fund the construction of the trail, and a state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources grant also will help fund both the design and construction. If everything... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wallabies are pests not petsBay of Plenty.“They can be difficult to control, so we’ve been working closely
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Bay of Plenty.“They can be difficult to control, so we’ve been working closely with Bay of Plenty Regional Council and the Department of Conservation on a long term management plan to prevent their spread. This project will be ramping up in the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Public generosity boosts restoration projectis funded by The Tindall Foundation, and delivered by the Project Crimson Trust
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
is funded by The Tindall Foundation, and delivered by the Project Crimson Trust in partnership with Pure Advantage and the Department of Conservation. For more information on how to get involved, or to pledge or donate trees to help grow the count,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Trout Licences on Sale!– a year’s worth of fishing anywhere in the country, except for Taupo where the
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
– a year’s worth of fishing anywhere in the country, except for Taupo where the trout fishery is administered by the Department of Conservation,” Mr Rood says.“The family licence in particular allows an angler, their partner and children or... Read more
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Boston Globe
Managing deer in the Blue Hillsthe number of deer feasting on vegetation in the 7,000-acre reservation. How m
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
the number of deer feasting on vegetation in the 7,000-acre reservation. How many live there now? Officials from the state Department of Conservation and Recreation and Department of Fish and Game will discuss the results of two “deer abundance... Read more
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Boston Globe
Meet the big, dark blot on this summer’s treelinebe very showy and makes people worry their trees are dying,” said Ken Gooch, fo
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
be very showy and makes people worry their trees are dying,” said Ken Gooch, forest health program director at the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Phil Perron, with Barrett Tree Service East in Medford, said arborists refrain... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kiwi Taught Violence to Wild Animals Shocks USACollins of the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust in New Zealand. He said the teach
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Collins of the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust in New Zealand. He said the teachings in school were commonplace by the Department of Conservation and Forest and Bird Society.It is appalling really. The youngsters were taught factually incorrect... Read more
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The Sentinel
Colonel Denning campground project delayedColonel Denning Campground, which was scheduled to close after the Labor Day We
The Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Colonel Denning Campground, which was scheduled to close after the Labor Day Weekend, will remain open through the last day of rifle deer season on Dec. 10, the State Department of Conservation & Natural Resources announced in a news release Fr... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Once-in-a-lifetime diffuser job doneto consider replacing it.”After discussions with environmental experts Golders,
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
to consider replacing it.”After discussions with environmental experts Golders, iwi, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and the Department of Conservation, the decision had been made to leave the old pipe on the sea floor. It had become three quarters... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Optimize eclipse-viewing experiencetask force of transportation officials. Though traffic congestion is a concern
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
task force of transportation officials. Though traffic congestion is a concern on the day of the eclipse, the Missouri Department of Conservation has previously noted its conservation areas inside the eclipse's path of totality will be... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UC Connect public lecture: Who speaks for the trees?of Canterbury law academic David Round considers the choices ahead for the publ
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
of Canterbury law academic David Round considers the choices ahead for the public conservation estate, native species, the Department of Conservation and environmental law itself in an age of increasingly desperate resource exploitation,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lightning deaths down as people are learning to get to safety at first signs of bad weatherand closing the parks if there is the threat of dangerous weather, according to
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
and closing the parks if there is the threat of dangerous weather, according to Terry Brady, spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. “If a bad storm is coming, they will clear the pool,” Brady said. “We have... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Start Planning for Seaweek 2018the sea. Many thanks to our supporters for their continued commitment to Seawee
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
the sea. Many thanks to our supporters for their continued commitment to Seaweek.”Seaweek 2018 is once again supported by Department of Conservation, NZ Marine Studies Centre University of Otago, Greater Wellington Regional Council, The National... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Spotted a Leopard Seal? Scientist Seeks Sightingshave been here a lot longer and are a lot more common than we know.”Dr Hupman p
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
have been here a lot longer and are a lot more common than we know.”Dr Hupman previously worked as a marine ranger for the Department of Conservation in Auckland until taking up a new position at NIWA in Wellington in April. While in Auckland she... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
DoC Missing In Action - Againpreserving our public conservation estate and wild places as there have been tw
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
preserving our public conservation estate and wild places as there have been two particularly disturbing instances where Department of Conservation have failed to protect our public conservation estate: The illegal attempt to swap Ruahine Forest... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Woman goes hunting for gold. Finds a diamondthe shiny rock on wedding bands, many could be tossed by casual miners, said Do
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
the shiny rock on wedding bands, many could be tossed by casual miners, said Don Drysdale, a spokesman for the California Department of Conservation. “Diamonds found in nature aren’t necessarily recognizable as diamonds to most folks, so who... Read more
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Boston Globe
Teens take TD Garden battle to City Hall, State Housethe law, in addition to the $5.6 million the state had already committed to the
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
the law, in addition to the $5.6 million the state had already committed to the project. But the teenagers said the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, which managed the negotiations, reached a weak settlement, and they questioned... Read more
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NZCity
Owha the leopard seal loving NZ waterslot longer and are a lot more common than we know," she said. Before joining N
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
lot longer and are a lot more common than we know," she said. Before joining NIWA in Wellington in April, Dr Hupman was a Department of Conservation marine ranger in Auckland, where she learned of a leopard seal that had been seen near... Read more
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Boston Herald
Bay State Confederate monument in grey areaDaughters of the Confederacy’s Boston Chapter had the granite marker engraved w
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Daughters of the Confederacy’s Boston Chapter had the granite marker engraved with the names of 13 soldiers. The state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation has been working with the state’s Historical Commission to determine the monument’s... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Horizons restricts river access as a precautionon the tracks as a result of a slip.”Mr Lowe says Horizons is working closely w
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
on the tracks as a result of a slip.”Mr Lowe says Horizons is working closely with a number of agencies such as NZTA, the Department of Conservation, local Councils and Police to plan for a number of possible scenarios.“This includes a slip... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Tourism supports call for better biodiversity managementlay out practical suggestions for better management of our native biodiversity
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
lay out practical suggestions for better management of our native biodiversity that would complement the work done by the Department of Conservation. Local government has an important role to play in creating a positive environment for tourism to... Read more
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Boston Globe
State officials still undecided about fate of Boston’s only Confederate memorialIn the wake of a national furor over Confederate monuments around the country,
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
In the wake of a national furor over Confederate monuments around the country, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is working with the Massachusetts Historical Commission to determine what to do with the state’s only Confederate memorial,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Agreement in Principle signed with Morioriincluding the transfer of certain Crown lands to Moriori and a co-management re
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
including the transfer of certain Crown lands to Moriori and a co-management regime, which includes Ngāti Mutunga and the Department of Conservation, over Te Whānga Lagoon.Negotiations towards a comprehensive deed of settlement will begin in the... Read more
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Sedalia Democrat
Aug. 15 Fair Watchit like I did Saturday when visiting the fairgrounds with my parents and boyfri
Sedalia Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
it like I did Saturday when visiting the fairgrounds with my parents and boyfriend. While looking at the fish in the Department of Conservation area, I saw people taking one of everything on a table — pencils, multiple stickers, fans, plastic... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Celebrating Missouri Conservation: 80 years of good stewardshipWe join in the celebration of the Missouri Department of Conservation's 80th an
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
We join in the celebration of the Missouri Department of Conservation's 80th anniversary. Last Thursday, the Jefferson City-based agency held an open house at the Runge Nature Center to thank area residents for their support and to receive feedback... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
DOC seeks information after lizards foundTuesday, 15 August 2017, 3:50 pmPress Release: Department of Conservation The
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 3:50 pmPress Release: Department of Conservation The Department of Conservation is urging the public to come forward with information after 58... Read more
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NZCity
Cross-party deal reached on Pike Riveran agency to take ownership of the mine from Solid Energy - which is already du
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
an agency to take ownership of the mine from Solid Energy - which is already due to hand over responsibility to the Department of Conservation in April - within the first 100 days of a new government. "We will direct this agency to create... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 14, 2017filed a public records request for the web browsing history of Michael Case, th
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
filed a public records request for the web browsing history of Michael Case, the former western regional director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Case was forced to resign after his superiors reportedly became aware that he was... Read more
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Philly.com
Spotted lanternfly spreads, threatens Pa. fruit and timber cropsgranted a total of $5.5 million for the state’s containment efforts. Joining th
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
granted a total of $5.5 million for the state’s containment efforts. Joining the state Agriculture Department are the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and Penn State Extension. Amy Korman, an educator with Extension’s... Read more
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The Herald News
Westport's Horseneck Beach hosts sand sculpture festThe Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation hosts the sand scul
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation hosts the sand sculpture festival every year. Jo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN WESTPORT — An early day overcast sky or a one-day rain delay may have caused sand artists... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Call for DOC To Postpone Coromandel 1080 Dropshealth and wellbeing. In its request to the director-general, UCLA noted that o
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
health and wellbeing. In its request to the director-general, UCLA noted that official monitoring data of possums by the Department of Conservation in both locations within the past year (released by request under the Official Information Act)... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
National Biosecurity Award for Landowner-Led ProjectWildside Project is coordinated by the Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust in pa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Wildside Project is coordinated by the Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust in partnership with Environment Canterbury, the Department of Conservation and the Christchurch City Council. It is potentially the longest-running landowner driven predator... Read more
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Boston Globe
Traveling green in New Englandand children enjoy “Bug’s Life Garden Tours.” They’ve also created a “rabbitat,
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
and children enjoy “Bug’s Life Garden Tours.” They’ve also created a “rabbitat,” a habitation restoration project with the Department of Conservation, clearing exotic invasive plants and replanting a habitat for the endangered New England... Read more
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Boston Globe
Take a little walk with me: DCR’s Healthy Heart Trails entice bodies into motionat Logan Airport. A heart-shaped symbol marked the path. On closer examination
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
at Logan Airport. A heart-shaped symbol marked the path. On closer examination, it turned out to be the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) designation of a Healthy Heart Trail. We were cheered to learn that the state... Read more
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Boston Globe
Disabled veterans set sail on the Charles through Community Boatingof an open house for disabled veterans hosted by Community Boating Inc., a nonp
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
of an open house for disabled veterans hosted by Community Boating Inc., a nonprofit run in association with the state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bold new electric vehicle target for Governmentswitch sooner, rather than later.”There are approximately 15,500 in the Governm
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
switch sooner, rather than later.”There are approximately 15,500 in the Government vehicle fleet, used by everyone from the Department of Conservation, Corrections, to Housing New Zealand and District Health Boards.“A new National Government will... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Fredericksburg Police searching for missing manat Lake AnnaDrowning reported at Lake Anna One person drowned Saturday afterno
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
at Lake AnnaDrowning reported at Lake Anna One person drowned Saturday afternoon at Lake Anna, according to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. One person drowned Saturday afternoon at Lake Anna, according to the Virginia... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Gov. Ivey makes acting heads of ALEA, Conservation Dept. permanent cabinet membersthe Red Snapper season, to protecting Alabama’s natural resources, Chris Blanke
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
the Red Snapper season, to protecting Alabama’s natural resources, Chris Blankenship has made it clear he can lead the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources long-term,” Ivey continued. “I am proud to have Christ as part of my... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Gov. Ivey makes acting heads of ALEA, Conservation Dept. permanent cabinet membersthe Red Snapper season, to protecting Alabama’s natural resources, Chris Blanke
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
the Red Snapper season, to protecting Alabama’s natural resources, Chris Blankenship has made it clear he can lead the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources long-term,” Ivey continued. “I am proud to have Christ as part of my... Read more
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Al.com
Gov. Kay Ivey appoints chiefs for ALEA, Conservation DepartmentBlankenship was deputy commissioner and director of DCNR Marine Resources Divis
Al.com / Posted 11 days ago
Blankenship was deputy commissioner and director of DCNR Marine Resources Division from 2011 to 2017. He has worked at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources since 1994 when he was hired as a conservation enforcement officer. Taylor... Read more
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