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Rutland Herald
Beyond the treesEnterprise Initiative. The partnership has developed an action plan for a Vermo
Beyond the trees
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
Enterprise Initiative. The partnership has developed an action plan for a Vermont campaign to support local agriculture and forestry, incubate and attract farm and forest entrepreneurs, and conserve Vermont�s working landscape for the next... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Hydro rates hamper North's economyon fixed income as well as an ageing population that just can't afford increasi
Hydro rates hamper North's economy
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 hours ago
on fixed income as well as an ageing population that just can't afford increasing electricity prices." Mining and forestry industries -- the engines that drive the economies of northeastern Ontario communities -- are among the highest... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Ready, Set, Safetycar accidents. Kenai Police work closely with the Kenai Fire Department, which
Ready, Set, Safety
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 4 hours ago
car accidents. Kenai Police work closely with the Kenai Fire Department, which in turn works with the Alaska Division of Forestry, said Acting Kenai Fire Chief Tony Prior. He said the members of Kenai Fire are training to use the department’s new... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Close buddies:Vietnam vet pays tribute to lost friendsU.P. in 1970 and was hired by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, whe
Close buddies:Vietnam vet pays tribute to lost friends
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
U.P. in 1970 and was hired by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, where he worked for 40 years in the fire and forestry areas. Paluda said events like the one that has been held in Marquette offer Vietnam veterans a little more than... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Vocational ambition leads to scholarshipsresource management at Erie Community College. He plans to transfer to a state
Vocational ambition leads to scholarships
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 hours ago
resource management at Erie Community College. He plans to transfer to a state school and study environmental science and forestry. Winners must be continuing their education at a full-time, two-year or longer program. • The town Trails Task... Read more
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NBC News
Possible Human Remains Found in Aftermath Deadly California WildfireCalifornia but near the Mexico border, has burned just over 7,600 acres since i
Possible Human Remains Found in Aftermath Deadly California Wildfire
NBC News / Posted 5 hours ago
California but near the Mexico border, has burned just over 7,600 acres since it broke out near Potrero Sunday and was 75 percent contained by Saturday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. Five homes were... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
DPP GETS COLMAN REPORTthe Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including banking and financia
DPP GETS COLMAN REPORT
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 hours ago
the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including banking and financial services, insurance, energy, real estate, forestry, insurance, medical services and retail. Investigations conducted by Lindquist unearthed forensic evidence which... Read more
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Deseret News
Crews continue to battle 'inaccessible' Saddle FireSnowville, Corrine, Thatcher Penrose, Garland and Fielding assisted with the fi
Crews continue to battle 'inaccessible' Saddle Fire
Deseret News / Posted 7 hours ago
Snowville, Corrine, Thatcher Penrose, Garland and Fielding assisted with the fire Saturday, along with the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands and the Bureau of Land Management. Police said the fire was started by a camper who was... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Woods fire contained in NW JacksonvilleSheriff's Office has opened up Glichrist Road Saturday night, after it was clos
Woods fire contained in NW Jacksonville
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 hours ago
Sheriff's Office has opened up Glichrist Road Saturday night, after it was closed off due to a woods fire. The Florida Forestry Service says the fire is completely contained, and the fire is almost out. There's a wet circle around the entire... Read more
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NBC News
More Homes Destroyed in Growing California Wildfirewas 93 percent contained as of Saturday. The Border Fire, also in Southern Cal
More Homes Destroyed in Growing California Wildfire
NBC News / Posted 8 hours ago
was 93 percent contained as of Saturday. The Border Fire, also in Southern California but near the Mexico border, burned just over 7,600 acres and was 70 percent contained by Saturday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Students learn climate adaptation in German schoolthe need for heating, as well as an increase in renewables such as wind and sol
Students learn climate adaptation in German school
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 hours ago
the need for heating, as well as an increase in renewables such as wind and solar power. Last October, the Philippines pledged to reduce its GHG emissions by 70 percent by 2030, coming from the energy, transport, waste, forestry and industry secto... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Crews battle 8,000-acre blaze in Box Elder County$70,000 in damage, according to Box Elder County fire officials. Jason Curry,
Crews battle 8,000-acre blaze in Box Elder County
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 17 hours ago
$70,000 in damage, according to Box Elder County fire officials. Jason Curry, spokesman for the Utah Division of Fire, Forestry and State Lands, said the acreage is an estimation and suspects there will be no additional growth. The fire was... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Did you know that forests have managers?wood based industries and also issues related to climate change,” says Dr Arvin
Did you know that forests have managers?
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 19 hours ago
wood based industries and also issues related to climate change,” says Dr Arvind Bijalwan, assistant professor (technical forestry), Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal. Currently, forests are managed by the Indian Forest Service and... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
MSU landscape architect honoredprofessor Tim Schauwecker as the 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year. As a s
MSU landscape architect honored
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
professor Tim Schauwecker as the 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year. As a scientist in the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Schauwecker recently helped one of the largest global automotive manufacturers take steps to... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Trawlers depart for homeDispatchLIVEvessels has been coordinated through Samsa, (SA Maritime Safety Authority), Daf
Trawlers depart for homeDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
vessels has been coordinated through Samsa, (SA Maritime Safety Authority), Daff (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry) and the Hawks.” The Dispatch’s regular shipping notice published yesterday on page 2 reported that the trawlers... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Lifestyle briefsSteps for Older Adults," a program on fall prevention, will be held from 10 a.m
Lifestyle briefs
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Steps for Older Adults," a program on fall prevention, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 at the Sullivan County Forestry Building. Registration is required. All registered participants will receive a manual, a step counter and will be... Read more
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Northern Echo
Family’s delight and relief after Everest airliftA FORESTRY worker has spoken of his joy at conquering Mount Everest and relief,
Family’s delight and relief after Everest airlift
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
A FORESTRY worker has spoken of his joy at conquering Mount Everest and relief, after his father made a full recovery from a life-threatening condition he developed on the mountain. Chris Bradley said he achieved his dream of reaching the 29,029ft... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 9-year-old boys drown in Iloilo creekILOILO CITY–Two minors drowned in a creek inside West Visayas State University-
2 9-year-old boys drown in Iloilo creek
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
ILOILO CITY–Two minors drowned in a creek inside West Visayas State University-College of Agriculture and Forestry (WVSU-CAF) in Lambunao town, Iloilo past 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Insp. Felix Alliansa, Lambunao police chief, identified the fatalities... Read more
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examiner.com
Edible plants grown on simulated Mars soilKalkaska sand is Michigan’s state soil and is a valuable asset for agriculture,
Edible plants grown on simulated Mars soil
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Kalkaska sand is Michigan’s state soil and is a valuable asset for agriculture, forestry, and for filtering water. But people who will live on Mars will not have it so good. Martian soil contains heavy metals that are dangerous to humans, but... Read more
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The Irish Times
Poland’s prime and primeval forestaction in Bialowieza, to “save” it from a bark beetle that is munching through
Poland’s prime and primeval forest
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
action in Bialowieza, to “save” it from a bark beetle that is munching through its spruce trees. The cure, government and forestry officials insist, is to expand logging in the forest to remove affected trees before the beetle spreads... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Checking the coursein the United States to receive a grant from the USGA this year, and the pro bo
Brookings Register Checking the course
Brookings Daily Register / Posted yesterday
in the United States to receive a grant from the USGA this year, and the pro bono evaluation was part of that grant, said Dan Brettschneider, director of Parks, Recreation & Forestry for the city. For the complete article see the 06-25-2016... Read more
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The Columbian
Mill closure hits hard in northwest Montanawhat was sustainable on those landscapes,” said Bob Harrington, Montana Departm
Mill closure hits hard in northwest Montana
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
what was sustainable on those landscapes,” said Bob Harrington, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s forestry division administrator. The loss of 200 jobs will be felt across the entire Flathead Valley, Columbia Falls... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Forestry professor offers tips to protect your home from wildfirepeople feel it's up to Mother Nature as to whether or not their home survives.
Forestry professor offers tips to protect your home from wildfire
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
people feel it's up to Mother Nature as to whether or not their home survives. But, according to Utah State University Forestry professor Michael Kuhns, there are actually plenty of things you can do to make your house less susceptible to wild... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Countess of Wessex, Governor General tour McMurrayso remarkable.” Sophie did not speak with reporters and gave no speeches, choo
Countess of Wessex, Governor General tour McMurray
Fort McMurray Today / Posted yesterday
so remarkable.” Sophie did not speak with reporters and gave no speeches, choosing instead to personally thank Alberta Forestry workers, firefighters, police officers and volunteers at the Shell Place ballroom. When speaking to a group of... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympicsvirus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympics
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
virus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a former pro cyclist with a mater’s degree in forestry from the University of Georgia, specializing in invasive insects. “Jamie is a scientist in her own right. We... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympicsvirus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympics
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
virus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a former pro cyclist with a mater’s degree in forestry from the University of Georgia, specializing in invasive insects. “Jamie is a scientist in her own right. We... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympicsvirus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympics
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
virus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a former pro cyclist with a mater’s degree in forestry from the University of Georgia, specializing in invasive insects. “Jamie is a scientist in her own right. We... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympicsvirus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympics
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
virus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a former pro cyclist with a mater’s degree in forestry from the University of Georgia, specializing in invasive insects. “Jamie is a scientist in her own right. We... Read more
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Sierra Star
No increase in fire feeThe California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection recently decided against c
No increase in fire fee
Sierra Star / Posted yesterday
The California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection recently decided against considering an increase of the annual fire prevention fee paid by California residents living in the designated State Responsibility Area for fire prevention and... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympicsvirus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympics
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
virus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a former pro cyclist with a mater’s degree in forestry from the University of Georgia, specializing in invasive insects. “Jamie is a scientist in her own right. We... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympicsvirus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a
Brent Bookwalter to represent U.S. at 2016 Rio Olympics
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
virus, which has caused some athletes to drop out of the Olympics. Jamie is a former pro cyclist with a mater’s degree in forestry from the University of Georgia, specializing in invasive insects. “Jamie is a scientist in her own right. We... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pastoralists learning the ropes of irrigation as more look to diversifychanges may create opportunities for producers on pastoral leases to diversify
Pastoralists learning the ropes of irrigation as more look to diversify
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
changes may create opportunities for producers on pastoral leases to diversify into tourism, horticulture, aquaculture, forestry and agriculture. One such cattle station which is already moving into cropping is Neutral Junction, north of Alice... Read more
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The Morning Call
Officials confirm 2 deaths in California wildfire that left little time to fleewere ordered for the entire east county community of Potrero. The Border fire h
Officials confirm 2 deaths in California wildfire that left little time to flee
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
were ordered for the entire east county community of Potrero. The Border fire has burned 7,483 acres and destroyed five homes, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The cause of the fire is under inves... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man saves four chicks after tree holding their branch was uprootedkind of bird it was. Guo eventually took the animals to a rescue centre belong
Man saves four chicks after tree holding their branch was uprooted
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
kind of bird it was. Guo eventually took the animals to a rescue centre belonging to the Zhengzhou Municipal Bureau of Forestry Wildlife. The centre were pleased to see that the man had been so proactive in feeding them and keeping them safe... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Private rabbit rescue group steps indestruction to their flower beds and vegetable gardens. And now a spokesperson
Private rabbit rescue group steps in
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
destruction to their flower beds and vegetable gardens. And now a spokesperson for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has confirmed the ministry is not legislated to deal with them either. "The Ministry of Natural Resources and... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Wildfire burning in forest off International Drive near Carolina ForestA wildland fire is burning in the forest off International Drive north of Wheat
Wildfire burning in forest off International Drive near Carolina Forest
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
A wildland fire is burning in the forest off International Drive north of Wheatfield Drive, according to the South Carolina Forestry Commission. About 50 acres are currently burning, and the fire is about 40 percent contained, according to Ron Holt... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt tweaks green rules to let in private playersforests and the captive plantation by companies will affect the livelihood of 2
Govt tweaks green rules to let in private players
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
forests and the captive plantation by companies will affect the livelihood of 20 million farmers who produce wood in agro-forestry,” said Ajay Kumar Saxena, programme manager (forestry) at the Centre for Science and Environment. “The policy has... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Upgrades Suzano's Ratings to 'BB+'; Outlook Positiveby BRL2 billion to BRL10 billion by the end of 2018. As of March 31, 2016, the
Fitch Upgrades Suzano's Ratings to 'BB+'; Outlook Positive
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
by BRL2 billion to BRL10 billion by the end of 2018. As of March 31, 2016, the company had BRL14.9 billion of total debt. Forestry Assets Are Key Credit Consideration A key credit consideration that further enhances Suzano's credit profile is its... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
$27,000 for biodiversitykarearea, a species that lived successfully in plantation forests. This review
$27,000 for biodiversity
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
karearea, a species that lived successfully in plantation forests. This review, undertaken in association with commercial forestry operators, would assess the breeding stock, survival and mortality of falcons living in pine plantations, Mr Bodeker... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Effort seeks to train unemployed Detroiters for green jobsrelated to work in a host of green careers such as urban agriculture, landscape
Effort seeks to train unemployed Detroiters for green jobs
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted yesterday
related to work in a host of green careers such as urban agriculture, landscape construction, floral decor and urban forestry, organizers said. The Detroit Conservation Corps has set a goal to train and employ 2,500 people from Detroit,... Read more
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WALB Albany
Georgia firefighters on standby for California wildfireRangers from the Georgia Forestry Commission are on standby to help battle a ra
Georgia firefighters on standby for California wildfire
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
Rangers from the Georgia Forestry Commission are on standby to help battle a raging wildfire that's threatening 1,500 hundred homes in central California. According to Wendy Burnett, a spokeswoman for the commission, Georgia is on a rotation with... Read more
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examiner.com
Colleges that care about treesto look attractive, a handful of colleges and universities have deepened their
Colleges that care about trees
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
to look attractive, a handful of colleges and universities have deepened their commitment to campus tree management and forestry. These schools have earned special distinction in the Tree Campus USA program sponsored by the Arbor Day... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Celebrating and Studying Longevity - Authenticating the Ages of Our Two Eldest Citizensthe wonders of God never cease! Remember it was a few years ago that the wife o
Celebrating and Studying Longevity - Authenticating the Ages of Our Two Eldest Citizens
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the wonders of God never cease! Remember it was a few years ago that the wife of Harrison Karnwea, Managing Director of the Forestry Development Authority, gave birth to quadruplets! Today, thankfully, all of them are very well, walking, talking and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong Coal to re-open its Wongawilli pit, 70 jobs to cometo re-open Wongawilli, saying the contract workers on site were just performing
Wollongong Coal to re-open its Wongawilli pit, 70 jobs to come
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
to re-open Wongawilli, saying the contract workers on site were just performing care and maintenance duties. Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy union district vice-president Bob Timbs confirmed the pay would be “considerably less” under the... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
14th Annual Kids Day Kicks off in Green Bayand under at the following locations: •Bay Beach Amusement Park •Bay Beach Wild
14th Annual Kids Day Kicks off in Green Bay
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
and under at the following locations: •Bay Beach Amusement Park •Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary •Green Bay Park, Recreation & Forestry Office •Brown County Libraries-Central, East & Southwest branches •Mayor’s Office •Neighborhood Resource Center... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
A tale of four teachers, graduating into retirementhe said, discussing a career that might have been had the job market been diffe
A tale of four teachers, graduating into retirement
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted yesterday
he said, discussing a career that might have been had the job market been different. He had imagined pursuing a career in forestry as a ranger, but jobs were scarce and he opted to get a teaching degree. Coming from a family of physical education... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Measures Mooted Must Now Become Realitythe die seems to have been cast. It is not certain and clear what the role of
Measures Mooted Must Now Become Reality
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the die seems to have been cast. It is not certain and clear what the role of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has been hitherto regarding this matter, but surely it must take a bold lead now together with its partners in the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Researchers discovered a new species of truffle at Arboretum — but they didn’t taste itare native. Tuber arnoldianum “is an aggressive colonizer of native as well as
Researchers discovered a new species of truffle at Arboretum — but they didn’t taste it
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
are native. Tuber arnoldianum “is an aggressive colonizer of native as well as non-native hosts and may have utility in forestry and restoration,” the paper said. Faye M. Rosin, director of research facilitation for the Arnold Arboretum, said... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Police seek culprit who uprooted tree planted in memory of Nolan BurchUniversity freshman Nolan M. Burch, was discovered ripped from the ground on We
Police seek culprit who uprooted tree planted in memory of Nolan Burch
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
University freshman Nolan M. Burch, was discovered ripped from the ground on Wednesday morning. Dan Riley, Amherst Parks & Forestry general crew chief, said graffiti also was found at the memorial site and the tag or signature used by the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Live: What Brexit means for Irelanddrop in total merchandise exports from Ireland, disproportionately affecting th
Live: What Brexit means for Ireland
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
drop in total merchandise exports from Ireland, disproportionately affecting the Basic and Fabricated Metals, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Food and Beverages, and the Textile product and sectors. "Trade is not the only area affected by... Read more
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