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The New Zealand Herald
Unusual building features in Italy architecture exhibitiongroups involved in establishing Rangihoua Heritage Park were Ngati Torehina's R
Unusual building features in Italy architecture exhibition
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
groups involved in establishing Rangihoua Heritage Park were Ngati Torehina's Rangihoua Pa Native Reserve Board and the Department of Conservation. Rore Kahu's roof was made by Warkworth-based Core Builders Composites, which also worked on... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Green's new paradigm and Labour's needreleases on Budget detail could almost have been issued by the other. An examp
Green's new paradigm and Labour's need
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 hours ago
releases on Budget detail could almost have been issued by the other. An example: reaction to the byzantine funding of the Department of Conservation (Doc), which looks like cuts and was condemned by the Tourism Industry Association (whose minister... Read more
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TribLIVE
Riverlife ramping up green projects in PittsburghSouth Side Works that will run into South Side Riverfront Park. Funding is bei
Riverlife ramping up green projects in Pittsburgh
TribLIVE / Posted 23 hours ago
South Side Works that will run into South Side Riverfront Park. Funding is being provided by Riverlife, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority. Bob Bauder is a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Creative accounting can’t hide DOC budget cutsGreen Party30 May 2016National needs to admit it has cut funding to the Departm
Creative accounting can’t hide DOC budget cuts
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Green Party30 May 2016National needs to admit it has cut funding to the Department of Conservation (DOC), rather than spin the facts and hide from its decision to claw back core conservation... Read more
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Al.com
Hellbenders of Alabama: Search continues for state's largest amphibianunder the federal Endangered Species Act, although it is listed as a species of
Hellbenders of Alabama: Search continues for state's largest amphibian
Al.com / Posted yesterday
under the federal Endangered Species Act, although it is listed as a species of highest conservation concern by Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. A sub-species, the Ozark hellbender, is listed under the ESA, but has a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Thriving rail trails energize communitiesyears. “It's the all-star of trails,” said Alex MacDonald, chief of trails, gr
Thriving rail trails energize communities
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
years. “It's the all-star of trails,” said Alex MacDonald, chief of trails, greenways and statewide planning for the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Although three other states boast more miles of rail trails, Pennsylvania... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston ties record for heat; records broken in other placesAlfond, Mission Hill, Neponset, Olsen, Moynihan, and Stony Brook, all of them u
Boston ties record for heat; records broken in other places
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Alfond, Mission Hill, Neponset, Olsen, Moynihan, and Stony Brook, all of them unguarded, according to a schedule by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Watching their 2-year-old son play in the water at Wollaston Beach Saturday... Read more
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Salon.com
Official asked utility if it wanted help to quash orderthat drove thousands of families from their Los Angeles homes. Messages from D
Official asked utility if it wanted help to quash order
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
that drove thousands of families from their Los Angeles homes. Messages from December show a supervising engineer for the Department of Conservation telling a Southern California Gas Co. executive the proposed order would be “crippling” and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Official asked utility if it wanted help to quash orderthat drove thousands of families from their Los Angeles homes. Messages from D
Official asked utility if it wanted help to quash order
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
that drove thousands of families from their Los Angeles homes. Messages from December show a supervising engineer for the Department of Conservation telling a Southern California Gas Co. executive the proposed order would be "crippling" and... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Man’s solar system dreambrought closer to fruitionthe correct scale and the position of the sun. He organised more meetings to p
Man’s solar system dreambrought closer to fruition
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
the correct scale and the position of the sun. He organised more meetings to present the idea to the trail trust, Department of Conservation and Otago Museum. "These were greeted with some enthusiasm and the decision was made to apply for... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Feral cat stalking albatross chick a 'wake-up call' (footage captured a feral cat stalking a sleeping Northern royal albatross chick
Feral cat stalking albatross chick a 'wake-up call' (
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
footage captured a feral cat stalking a sleeping Northern royal albatross chick sleeping at Taiaroa Head on Tuesday night. Department of Conservation ranger Lyndon Perriman said the ginger cat was "light on its feet'' when stalking the chick -... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Chick names have landed with DocA competition to name an albatross chick has attracted more than 2000 suggestio
Chick names have landed with Doc
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
A competition to name an albatross chick has attracted more than 2000 suggestions, including Jabba the Fluff. Department of Conservation spokeswoman Andrea Crawford said 2235 entries had been lodged in a competition to name the northern royal... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Why are there so many box turtles on Missouri roads? June is peak breeding seasonturtles on the highways. Some are making their way across, others sadly who did
Why are there so many box turtles on Missouri roads? June is peak breeding season
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
turtles on the highways. Some are making their way across, others sadly who didn't make it. Dan Zarlenga with the Missouri Department of Conservation talks about sharing the road. Why are there so many turtles on the road? • June is peak breeding... Read more
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Lee's Summit Journal
Fishing event offered for people with special needsConnections with nature enhance life for all, including people with special nee
Fishing event offered for people with special needs
Lee's Summit Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Connections with nature enhance life for all, including people with special needs. The Missouri Department of Conservation offers programs to help those with special needs and their caregivers enjoy the outdoors. MDC will offer an outdoor skills... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
PSU professor explains which earthquakes tied to drillingsince 2006. The university is partnering with the commonwealth to expand the n
PSU professor explains which earthquakes tied to drilling
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
since 2006. The university is partnering with the commonwealth to expand the network, with funding from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as well as the state Department of Environmental Protection. The expansion... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Correction: Conservation funding to be clarified[26/5] Forest & Bird released an analysis of Vote Conservation that showed what
Correction: Conservation funding to be clarified
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
[26/5] Forest & Bird released an analysis of Vote Conservation that showed what appeared to be a significant decrease in Department of Conservation funding in this year's budget. Our calculations were based on a valid and reasonable analysis of... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
August A. Busch Memorial Shooting Range ground greakingA landmark in St. Charles County is being replaced. The Missouri Department of
August A. Busch Memorial Shooting Range ground greaking
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
A landmark in St. Charles County is being replaced. The Missouri Department of Conservation broke ground on a project to rebuild the August Busch Memorial Shooting Range. The new shooting range is expected to open in the Summer of 2017. KSDK... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
MDC breaks ground on new Busch shooting rangeST. CHARLES COUNTY - A landmark in St. Charles County is being replaced. The Mi
MDC breaks ground on new Busch shooting range
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
ST. CHARLES COUNTY - A landmark in St. Charles County is being replaced. The Missouri Department of Conservation broke ground on a project to rebuild the August Busch Memorial Shooting Range. The old shooting range was decommissioned in 2014, after... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
TIA dismayed at DOC funding cutsTourism Industry AotearoaTourism Industry Aotearoa is dismayed by a significant
TIA dismayed at DOC funding cuts
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Tourism Industry AotearoaTourism Industry Aotearoa is dismayed by a significant cut in Department of Conservation funding in yesterday’s Budget.The detailed Budget appropriation papers for ‘Vote Conservation’... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
'Train to nowhere' not so sweet -- just ask the kidsbe invited on a free walking tour of downtown North Adams and into Western Gate
'Train to nowhere' not so sweet -- just ask the kids
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 4 days ago
be invited on a free walking tour of downtown North Adams and into Western Gateway Heritage State Park sponsored by the Department of Conservation and North Adams Historical Society. On the Adams side, passengers will have the option of paying... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Trampers disappointed with DOC cutsdisappointed with DOC cutsThe Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand is disapp
Trampers disappointed with DOC cuts
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
disappointed with DOC cutsThe Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand is disappointed with the funding cuts to the Department of Conservation that were announced yesterday. FMC President Peter Wilson stated that DOC is set to receive about... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Enviva awards grants to North Carolina groupsto help purchase a permanent conservation easement on 127 acres in Wake County.
Enviva awards grants to North Carolina groups
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
to help purchase a permanent conservation easement on 127 acres in Wake County. Virginia recipients are the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and the The Nature Conservancy Virginia Chapter. Maryland-based Enviva currently... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Cat dragged trap home on leghelp cover the costs of Toby's treatment, Miss Kitto-Thomas has set up a Giveal
Cat dragged trap home on leg
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
help cover the costs of Toby's treatment, Miss Kitto-Thomas has set up a Givealittle page, raising more than $900. The Department of Conservation does not have traps in the area, and a spokeswoman for the Otago Peninsula Biodiversity Group said... Read more
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Business Wire
$5 Million Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Announces 2016 Conservation Grantsare very pleased to be working with our friends at The Nature Conservancy, Tria
$5 Million Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Announces 2016 Conservation Grants
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
are very pleased to be working with our friends at The Nature Conservancy, Triangle Land Conservancy and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, who will join with the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund to preserve thousands of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
TRAGIC FALL: One dies, another injured at Glen Onokoresponders were Lehighton Ambulance and firefighters from Penn Forest Township,
TRAGIC FALL: One dies, another injured at Glen Onoko
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
responders were Lehighton Ambulance and firefighters from Penn Forest Township, Nesquehoning and Summit Hill. The Carbon County Coroner’s Office and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources were also on scene. achristman@standardspeake... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Warsaw angler catches state-record spotted bassThe Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Jason Reynolds of Warsaw
Warsaw angler catches state-record spotted bass
Rolla Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Jason Reynolds of Warsaw became the most recent record-setting angler in Missouri when he hooked a spotted bass on Truman Lake on a jug line Posted May. 25, 2016 at 1:38 PM Warsaw – The Missouri... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Budget catches National not caringcut funding to schools putting the pressure on parents to come up with the shor
Budget catches National not caring
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
cut funding to schools putting the pressure on parents to come up with the shortfall, and has cut funding to the Department of Conservation even further, putting more of our wildlife at risk.“The Budget is bad for our environment. There... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Budget cuts continue National’s miserly underfunding of DOCNational’s miserly underfunding of DOCThe 2016 Budget continues the National Go
Budget cuts continue National’s miserly underfunding of DOC
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
National’s miserly underfunding of DOCThe 2016 Budget continues the National Government’s disgraceful underfunding of the Department of Conservation (DOC) and puts our precious flora and fauna at risk, the Green Party said today.Compared to last... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Time to shout about our city from the roof topsare more reasons to back tourism. It seems that in Dunedin and surrounds, touri
Time to shout about our city from the roof tops
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
are more reasons to back tourism. It seems that in Dunedin and surrounds, tourism is doing more for our wildlife than our Department of Conservation. To be fair to Doc, they barely have enough funding to manage their own estate, which is some... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hot temperatures bring crowds to beachesway down to Cape Cod drew large crowds that continued to grow throughout the da
Hot temperatures bring crowds to beaches
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
way down to Cape Cod drew large crowds that continued to grow throughout the day, said Troy Wall, a spokesman for the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. “The Commonwealth beaches remain an extremely popular destination,” he said. “The... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams skating rink turning corner after recent financial strugglesVeterans Memorial Skating Rink is controlled by the city of North Adams under a
North Adams skating rink turning corner after recent financial struggles
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
Veterans Memorial Skating Rink is controlled by the city of North Adams under a long-term lease agreement with the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Although run as its own entity, the rink's losses can impact the city's general... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Clarksburg State Park swim area to reopen for first time since 2014at the site, but there will be a designated swim area in Mauserts Pond for the
Clarksburg State Park swim area to reopen for first time since 2014
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
at the site, but there will be a designated swim area in Mauserts Pond for the first time since 2014, according to state Department of Conservation and Recreation Deputy Commissioner Matthew Sisk. "This is exciting news for us," he said in a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Workshop topped off with beach tripof stories associated with it from a cultural perspective. "We were also brief
Workshop topped off with beach trip
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
of stories associated with it from a cultural perspective. "We were also briefed by the Northland Regional Council and Department of Conservation staff about their associated work programmes and some of the pressures faced by the beach," Mr... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State officials warn public of wire cables on state forest trailsA spokesman with the Department of Conservation and Recreation said Tuesday it
State officials warn public of wire cables on state forest trails
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
A spokesman with the Department of Conservation and Recreation said Tuesday it has issued a warning to all off-highway motorcycle riders and the public about the cables, which the agency says are intended to cause serious harm. The Environmental... Read more
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ABC News
Citizens' Advisory Board Backs Plan for Rattlesnake Islandof several sporting, recreational and environmental organizations sit on the co
Citizens' Advisory Board Backs Plan for Rattlesnake Island
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
of several sporting, recreational and environmental organizations sit on the committee, whose job is to advise the Department of Conservation and Recreation's Division of Water Supply Protection. The state wants to establish the venomous... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers – May 24of what the Prime Minister said, and the Prime Minister and I and Ministers reg
Questions & Answers – May 24
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
of what the Prime Minister said, and the Prime Minister and I and Ministers regularly have strategic discussions.Department of Conservation—BudgetKEVIN HAGUE (Green): My question is to the Minister of Conversation and asks: is she... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lahar awareness research will help save livesresearch to address the issue in the future.There are plans also for Ms Taito’s
Lahar awareness research will help save lives
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
research to address the issue in the future.There are plans also for Ms Taito’s findings to be used by GNS Science, the Department of Conservation and Ruapehu Alpine Lifts to communicate better with young skiers and snowboarders. Twice-yearly... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Officials warn public of wire cables on state forest trailsare warning the public to be on the lookout for wire cables tied across trails
Officials warn public of wire cables on state forest trails
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
are warning the public to be on the lookout for wire cables tied across trails in state forests. A spokesman with the Department of Conservation and Recreation said Tuesday it has issued a warning to all off-highway motorcycle riders and the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna State Park pool complex dedicated to former Gov. Scrantonthat created numerous parks all over Pennsylvania — including the one just over
Lackawanna State Park pool complex dedicated to former Gov. Scranton
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
that created numerous parks all over Pennsylvania — including the one just over the hill from his home. The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources recognized the Republican’s contributions today by dedicating Lackawanna... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Virginia State Parks to celebrate National Trails Daypark pass. Find the details here: http://bit.ly/GetOutdoorsChallenge. Virginia
Virginia State Parks to celebrate National Trails Day
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
park pass. Find the details here: http://bit.ly/GetOutdoorsChallenge. Virginia State Parks are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. For more information about Virginia State Parks activities and amenities or to... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Mouse eradication expedition startsAntipodes Islands of mice has begun. A rodent eradication team left Dunedin th
Mouse eradication expedition starts
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Antipodes Islands of mice has begun. A rodent eradication team left Dunedin this week for the world heritage area. Twelve Department of Conservation staff and four crew began the three-day journey to the islands on research vessel... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Quabbin advisory board endorses “Rattlesnake Island” planof several sporting, recreational and environmental organizations sit on the co
Quabbin advisory board endorses “Rattlesnake Island” plan
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
of several sporting, recreational and environmental organizations sit on the committee. Its job is to advise the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Division of Water Supply Protection. The state wants to establish the venomous... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Warsaw Angler Catches Missouri State-record Spotted Bassbroke the state record by catching a 2-pound, 11-ounce spotted bass on Truman L
Warsaw Angler Catches Missouri State-record Spotted Bass
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 6 days ago
broke the state record by catching a 2-pound, 11-ounce spotted bass on Truman Lake. Warsaw, MO - infoZine - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Jason Reynolds of Warsaw became the most recent record-setting angler in Missouri... Read more
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Boston Globe
Officials warn of wires 'maliciously strung' across forest trailsstrung” wires across trails in the southeastern part of the state, according to
Officials warn of wires 'maliciously strung' across forest trails
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
strung” wires across trails in the southeastern part of the state, according to Massachusetts Environmental Police. The Department of Conservation and Recreation has received several reports of wire cable strung across trails, officials say.... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
DEP official's private email had urged groups for 'pushback'advocate, he is a former Hazleton mayor and served in former Gov. Ed Rendell's
DEP official's private email had urged groups for 'pushback'
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
advocate, he is a former Hazleton mayor and served in former Gov. Ed Rendell's administration, including as the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources secretary. Quigley did not mention specific bills in the roughly 120-word... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Volcanic Advisory modified for Ruapehu’s summit craters areaTuesday, 24 May 2016, 4:02 pmPress Release: Department of Conservation The Depa
Volcanic Advisory modified for Ruapehu’s summit craters area
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 4:02 pmPress Release: Department of Conservation The Department of Conservation has reduced the area of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Pa. DEP leader had urged groups for 'pushback' in emailadvocate, he is a former Hazleton mayor and served in former Gov. Ed Rendell's
Pa. DEP leader had urged groups for 'pushback' in email
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
advocate, he is a former Hazleton mayor and served in former Gov. Ed Rendell's administration, including as the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources secretary. Quigley titled the roughly 120-word email "Chapter 78" — a... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Dept. of Conservation increases CWD surveillance in southern MOThe discovery of of Chronic Wasting Disease in Northern Arkansas has increased
Dept. of Conservation increases CWD surveillance in southern MO
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 7 days ago
The discovery of of Chronic Wasting Disease in Northern Arkansas has increased surveillance efforts by Missouri Department of Conservation staff in the southern part of the state. This springs finding of 86 cases of CWD, 82 deer and four elk has... Read more
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The Morning Call
Email undoes Tom Wolf's environmental secretaryadvocate, he is a former Hazleton mayor and served in former Gov. Ed Rendell's
Email undoes Tom Wolf's environmental secretary
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
advocate, he is a former Hazleton mayor and served in former Gov. Ed Rendell's administration, including as the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources secretary. Quigley did not mention specific bills in the roughly 120-word... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hunter charged after fatal shooting of soldier in Ruahine RangeDanny Jordan. Danny Jordon was based at Linton Military Camp near Palmerston N
Hunter charged after fatal shooting of soldier in Ruahine Range
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Danny Jordan. Danny Jordon was based at Linton Military Camp near Palmerston North. He was killed while sitting down on a Department of Conservation track at the end of March. The 23 year old was resting with two friends on the Sparrowhawk... Read more
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