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The Seattle Times
Cabins, RV park near I-90 wildlife crossings? State development idea at odds with migrationssight overhead. Down here the light is soft, the sounds muffled, and ferns, log
Cabins, RV park near I-90 wildlife crossings? State development idea at odds with migrations
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
sight overhead. Down here the light is soft, the sounds muffled, and ferns, logs and rocks evoke a forest floor. This is a wildlife crossing under the freeway: man-made and brand-new. Motion-activated and infrared cameras show it is, well, wildly... Read more
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PhysOrg
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: Researchers discover first-ever native malaria in the Americasof Natural History, the National Park Service, the University of Georgia, the U
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: Researchers discover first-ever native malaria in the Americas
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
of Natural History, the National Park Service, the University of Georgia, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee—and UVM biologist and malaria expert Joseph Schall. Though Martinsen and Schall are quick to note that they anticipate little danger... Read more
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Science Daily
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: First-ever native malaria in the Americasof Natural History, the National Park Service, the University of Georgia, the U
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: First-ever native malaria in the Americas
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
of Natural History, the National Park Service, the University of Georgia, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee--and UVM biologist and malaria expert Joseph Schall. Though Martinsen and Schall are quick to note that they anticipate little danger... Read more
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Newswise
Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malariaof Natural History, the National Park Service, the University of Georgia, the U
Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria
Newswise / Posted 2 days ago
of Natural History, the National Park Service, the University of Georgia, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee—and UVM biologist and malaria expert Joseph Schall. Though Martinsen and Schall are quick to note that they anticipate little danger... Read more
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Wired News
Absurd Creature of the Week: The Mystery of Solenodon, the Mammal That Bites Like a Snakeouter space. Or, better yet, a mysterious mammal called the solenodon. They’re
Absurd Creature of the Week: The Mystery of Solenodon, the Mammal That Bites Like a Snake
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
outer space. Or, better yet, a mysterious mammal called the solenodon. They’re one of just a handful of mammals with venom glands that deliver a powerful toxin. But wait, there’s more: The solenodon’s nose has a ball-and-socket joint like the human... Read more
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Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
Pieces of the Puzzle: Waterman Prairie AdditionThe process of completing a land protection project closely resembles putting a
Pieces of the Puzzle: Waterman Prairie Addition
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The process of completing a land protection project closely resembles putting a puzzle together, and sometimes the pieces are challenging to locate or difficult to put into place. A 227-acre addition to Waterman Prairie Wildlife Management Area in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Extinct insect makes itself known by landing on researchers arm!I'm not dead! Cranefly declared extinct 50 years ago is rediscovered after land
Extinct insect makes itself known by landing on researchers arm!
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
I'm not dead! Cranefly declared extinct 50 years ago is rediscovered after landing on the hand of a gobsmacked biologist St Helena is an isolated British island territory in the south Atlantic ocean Its isolation means it has hundred of species... Read more
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The Tyee
On Nature's Death Row: Ontario's Vanished 'Carolinian' Forestthis Tyee Solutions Society series, reporter Chris Wood profiles what death row
On Nature's Death Row: Ontario's Vanished 'Carolinian' Forest
The Tyee / Posted 3 days ago
this Tyee Solutions Society series, reporter Chris Wood profiles what death row looks like for endangered species and their landscapes in three Canadian provinces.] The hum of midday traffic penetrates the August foliage, adding to the dense buzz... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mojave Desert areas on verge of protection under 1906 lawdistant mountains that Oklahoma farmers escaping the Dust Bowl saw in their mig
Mojave Desert areas on verge of protection under 1906 law
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
distant mountains that Oklahoma farmers escaping the Dust Bowl saw in their migration west. In the vast swathes of scrub land, scientists are finding new plant species at a rate rivaling that in the Amazon. Ancient creosote bushes, like one... Read more
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Island Packet
Mojave Desert areas on verge of protection under 1906 lawdistant mountains that Oklahoma farmers escaping the Dust Bowl saw in their mig
Mojave Desert areas on verge of protection under 1906 law
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
distant mountains that Oklahoma farmers escaping the Dust Bowl saw in their migration west. In the vast swathes of scrub land, scientists are finding new plant species at a rate rivaling that in the Amazon. Ancient creosote bushes, like one... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Sexual mutations in fish in protected waters raise alarmthrow hormone systems radically off. Immature eggs were found growing in the t
Sexual mutations in fish in protected waters raise alarm
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
throw hormone systems radically off. Immature eggs were found growing in the testes of male bass caught at both national wildlife refuges, according to a recently published report by the U.S. Geological Survey. The reason the fish are developing... Read more
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Island Packet
Culling reduces deer population as opponents push contraception programstart of a controversial program 15 years ago, 4,860 deer have been culled from
Culling reduces deer population as opponents push contraception program
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
start of a controversial program 15 years ago, 4,860 deer have been culled from Beaufort County's gated communities. State wildlife officials, community managers and biologists consider the program a success, saying it has significantly reduced the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Nature's Splendor in Victoriadefinition. Winter Texans go to the Rio Grande Valley, enjoying warmth, beache
Nature's Splendor in Victoria
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
definition. Winter Texans go to the Rio Grande Valley, enjoying warmth, beaches, fishing, birding, butterfly-watching, wildlife photography and cool food. Most get there through Victoria, the Crossroads for U.S. Highway 59, Interstate 69, U.S.... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Panther kittens finding safe respite at Naples Zoocats have since arrived -- a six-month-old female and a younger male. The zoo
Panther kittens finding safe respite at Naples Zoo
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 10 days ago
cats have since arrived -- a six-month-old female and a younger male. The zoo is caring for them with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. FWC biologist Mark Lotz said those sorts of partnerships are... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Panther kittens finding safe respite at Naples Zoocats have since arrived -- a six-month-old female and a younger male. The zoo
Panther kittens finding safe respite at Naples Zoo
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 10 days ago
cats have since arrived -- a six-month-old female and a younger male. The zoo is caring for them with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. FWC biologist Mark Lotz said those sorts of partnerships are... Read more
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The Star
Apalachicola National Forest sustains Red-Cockaded Woodpecker population in Southeastpopulation of RCWs in the world existing on its two ranger districts.“Today RCW
Apalachicola National Forest sustains Red-Cockaded Woodpecker population in Southeast
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
population of RCWs in the world existing on its two ranger districts.“Today RCWs exists almost exclusively on public land and a few well-managed private properties,” said Wildlife Biologist John Dunlap of the Apalachicola National... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Rattler refuge: Island in Quabbin envisioned as habitat for endangered snakes BELCHERTOWN – A joint venture by MassWildlife and the Department of Conservat
Rattler refuge: Island in Quabbin envisioned as habitat for endangered snakes
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
BELCHERTOWN – A joint venture by MassWildlife and the Department of Conservation and Recreation may include one of the islands in the Quabbin Reservoir as a rattlesnake... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Ochoco NF seeks input on Deep Creek restoration plansrestoration work recently completed in the Ochoco National Forest along upper D
Ochoco NF seeks input on Deep Creek restoration plans
KTVZ Bend / Posted 12 days ago
restoration work recently completed in the Ochoco National Forest along upper Deep Creek, Trout Creek and Dick Creek. Land use practices over the past century have degraded Deep Creek and resulted in a downcut stream channel, abandoned side... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Mark Blazis: Appreciating Peter Mirick, as biologist and noted writer Nationally respected biologist and writer Peter Mirick is retiring Tuesday as
Mark Blazis: Appreciating Peter Mirick, as biologist and noted writer
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Nationally respected biologist and writer Peter Mirick is retiring Tuesday as editor of MassWildlife Magazine. The much-beloved local boy has come a long way since being chosen... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
TO DO LIST: Grass Roots at South Florida Fair, Garlic Fest in...required. Information: 561-540-4960 Manatee discussion, Palm Beach County Lan
TO DO LIST: Grass Roots at South Florida Fair, Garlic Fest in...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
required. Information: 561-540-4960 Manatee discussion, Palm Beach County Lantana Branch Library Speaker Marshalluna Land, a marine biologist with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, will discuss what the agency has been doing... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
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The Courier
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
The Courier / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
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The Young Witness
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
The Young Witness / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
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Western Advocate
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
Western Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
Manning River Times / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
10 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
10 related stories
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The North West Star
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
10 related stories
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The Border Mail
Cruising options in Australia: Our island homevariety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise be
Cruising options in Australia: Our island home
The Border Mail / Posted 15 days ago
variety, says Brian Johnston. Along the Kimberley coastline, you can cruise between sapphire seas and rust-red rock in a land where waterfalls tumble and ancient handprints mark the land. Off the Whitsunday Islands, you might find Nemo and... Read more
10 related stories
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Daily Mail
Thousands of birds found dead along Alaskan shorelinethat have reduced the numbers of the forage fish that murres depend upon Water
Thousands of birds found dead along Alaskan shoreline
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
that have reduced the numbers of the forage fish that murres depend upon Water temperatures in 2015 were above average and biologists detected signs of trouble Seabird biologist David Irons drove recently to the Prince William Sound community of... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Forest Service hid records, opponents of Village at Wolf Creek sayciting agency policy prohibiting comment on pending litigation. The Forest Ser
Forest Service hid records, opponents of Village at Wolf Creek say
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 16 days ago
citing agency policy prohibiting comment on pending litigation. The Forest Service in May approved a controversial land swap that gave McCombs a key link from his land to U.S. 160 over Wolf Creek Pass, and delivered 177 acres of important... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
Chicken Collision – Was Everybody Blind? JTC Farm Hit With FWC $30,260 Mitigation FeeProtection (DEP); and JTC Farms, Columbia County's gopher tortoises, a threaten
Chicken Collision – Was Everybody Blind? JTC Farm Hit With FWC $30,260 Mitigation Fee
Columbia County Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Protection (DEP); and JTC Farms, Columbia County's gopher tortoises, a threatened Florida species, were ignored during the land clearing and site prep for the impending JTC Farms chicken factory. Fortunately for the gopher tortoises, nearby... Read more
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The Hindu
The 'good' elephant and the 'bad' elephantAfter we get off the elephant's back, my mother buys a dozen bananas and gives
The 'good' elephant and the 'bad' elephant
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
After we get off the elephant's back, my mother buys a dozen bananas and gives it to the mahout in the hope that it would land up in the creature's belly. Whether it truly does, we never know. The joyride at Dubare. Look closely at the pointed... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shoreAs he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, s
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shore
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 16 days ago
As he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, seabird biologist David Irons was startled when he saw hundreds of white lumps on the black rock beach. They were dead seabirds, in what he would discover were likely... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shoreAs he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, s
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shore
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 16 days ago
As he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, seabird biologist David Irons was startled when he saw hundreds of white lumps on the black rock beach. They were dead seabirds, in what he would discover were likely... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shoreAs he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, s
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shore
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 16 days ago
As he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, seabird biologist David Irons was startled when he saw hundreds of white lumps on the black rock beach. They were dead seabirds, in what he would discover were likely... Read more
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My EastText
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shoreAs he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, s
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shore
My EastText / Posted 16 days ago
As he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, seabird biologist David Irons was startled when he saw hundreds of white lumps on the black rock beach. They were dead seabirds, in what he would discover were likely... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shoreAs he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, s
Thousands of birds found dead on Alaska shore
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 16 days ago
As he walked on a beach in the western Prince William Sound town of Whittier, seabird biologist David Irons was startled when he saw hundreds of white lumps on the black rock beach. They were dead seabirds, in what he would discover were likely... Read more
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Denver Post
Forest Service hid records, opponents of Village at Wolf Creek sayciting agency policy prohibiting comment on pending litigation. The Forest Ser
Forest Service hid records, opponents of Village at Wolf Creek say
Denver Post / Posted 17 days ago
citing agency policy prohibiting comment on pending litigation. The Forest Service in May approved a controversial land swap that gave McCombs a key link from his land to U.S. 160 over Wolf Creek Pass, and delivered 177 acres of important... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Supplemental feeding for deer concerning floodingNews Now) - Recent flooding along the Mississippi River alluvial valley caused
Supplemental feeding for deer concerning flooding
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 days ago
News Now) - Recent flooding along the Mississippi River alluvial valley caused thousands of deer to relocate to drier land. Research has proven that deer displaced by high water events will return to their normal home ranges within weeks of... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Pender could look at Holly Shelter fees for non-huntersCommissioner David Williams broached the possibility of charging non-hunting us
Pender could look at Holly Shelter fees for non-hunters
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
Commissioner David Williams broached the possibility of charging non-hunting users for using the Holly Shelter Game Land.He has more to learn about Holly Shelter’s history, Williams said, and if any of the property was acquired or is... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bend protesters urge action to end Malheur occupationurge action to end Malheur occupation | News - Home On Tuesday, Day 18 of the
Bend protesters urge action to end Malheur occupation
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 days ago
urge action to end Malheur occupation | News - Home On Tuesday, Day 18 of the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters near Burns, group leader Ammon Bundy said the group is not there to negotiate with the FBI --... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Hundreds gather in Bend to protest Malheur refuge takeoverin downtown Bend Tuesday for the second rally in recent days urging an end to t
Hundreds gather in Bend to protest Malheur refuge takeover
KTVZ Bend / Posted 19 days ago
in downtown Bend Tuesday for the second rally in recent days urging an end to the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge About 250 people gathered in steady rain Tuesday in downtown Bend to urge an end to the occupation of the... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Rising parakeet population imperils farms, native plantsspecies. In response to concerns expressed by a working group including farmer
Rising parakeet population imperils farms, native plants
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
species. In response to concerns expressed by a working group including farmers, the state Division of Forestry and Wildlife's Kauai branch and the Kauai Invasive Species Committee, a bill seeking funds to study and explore ways to control... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pender could look at Holly Shelter fees for non-huntersCommissioner David Williams broached the possibility of charging non-hunting us
Pender could look at Holly Shelter fees for non-hunters
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 days ago
Commissioner David Williams broached the possibility of charging non-hunting users for using the Holly Shelter Game Land. He has more to learn about Holly Shelter’s history, Williams said, and if any of the property was acquired or is... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
240 more apartments planned for eastern LongmontA second 240-unit apartment complex is proposed for land southeast of Ken Pratt
240 more apartments planned for eastern Longmont
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 20 days ago
A second 240-unit apartment complex is proposed for land southeast of Ken Pratt Boulevard and Zlaten Road at Longmont's eastern gateway. The Springs at Sandstone Ranch apartments will be 240 market-rate units spread out over 12 two-story buildings,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentto witness the famous "I Have a Dream" speech on the National Mall in 1963. Se
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 20 days ago
to witness the famous "I Have a Dream" speech on the National Mall in 1963. Sen. King also is attending the NAACP Portland Branch's 35th annual MLK Holiday Celebration. MISSING ELLSWORTH MAN-SEARCH Search called off for man missing in Acadia... Read more
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Colorado Daily
240 more apartments planned for eastern LongmontA second 240-unit apartment complex is proposed for land southeast of Ken Pratt
240 more apartments planned for eastern Longmont
Colorado Daily / Posted 21 days ago
A second 240-unit apartment complex is proposed for land southeast of Ken Pratt Boulevard and Zlaten Road at Longmont's eastern gateway. The Springs at Sandstone Ranch apartments will be 240 market-rate units spread out over 12 two-story buildings,... Read more
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