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Chicago Tribune
Extremely low monarch numbers latest downturn in 20-year declineand Journey North, which generate a great deal of information and education abo
Extremely low monarch numbers latest downturn in 20-year decline
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
and Journey North, which generate a great deal of information and education about the monarch; and federal agencies, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service, which work to increase monarch hab... Read more
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Deseret News
Tests show elevated levels of metals in American Fork River sedimentis being refurbished — and raised 15 feet — in a restoration effort being carri
Tests show elevated levels of metals in American Fork River sediment
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
is being refurbished — and raised 15 feet — in a restoration effort being carried by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service. Project engineers said as the last of the water was being drained from the reservoir... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Oktibbeha Co. Lake repair bids come in under July estimatecould be on the hook for about 20 percent of the bill. District 3 Supervisor M
Oktibbeha Co. Lake repair bids come in under July estimate
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
could be on the hook for about 20 percent of the bill. District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard confirmed funds from the Natural Resources Conservation Service will pay for about 83 percent of the total project. The remaining 17 percent -- almost... Read more
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Deseret News
State biologists probing fish kill from Tibble Fork dam reconstructionto protect downstream communities began in June. Carried out under the directi
State biologists probing fish kill from Tibble Fork dam reconstruction
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
to protect downstream communities began in June. Carried out under the direction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, the project is intended to eliminate an already significant sediment problem at the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The US Forest Service is being overwhelmed by all the fires it must fightRobert Bonnie, under secretary for natural resources and environment at the USD
The US Forest Service is being overwhelmed by all the fires it must fight
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
Robert Bonnie, under secretary for natural resources and environment at the USDA. He oversees the US Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service, and says the issue is growing worse. “Our fire seasons are about about 78 days... Read more
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Island Packet
NMSU pushing solar-powered wells in remote areasfield demonstration at Acoma Pueblo to show how it can be done. Officials beli
NMSU pushing solar-powered wells in remote areas
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
field demonstration at Acoma Pueblo to show how it can be done. Officials believe it could replace repairing the old windmills out on the range. Richard Montoya of the Natural Resources Conservation Service also will present updates on pr... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Wetlands clean waters, slow floodsprotecting existing wetlands are therefore a critical part of the Vermont strat
Wetlands clean waters, slow floods
Rutland Herald / Posted 7 days ago
protecting existing wetlands are therefore a critical part of the Vermont strategy to clean up our lakes and streams. The Natural Resources Conservation Service has protected and restored 4,300 acres of wetlands throughout the state in the last 20... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Push on to restore shortleaf pine in forests in stateShortleaf Pine Initiative's new restoration plan -- that operate in conjunction
Push on to restore shortleaf pine in forests in state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Shortleaf Pine Initiative's new restoration plan -- that operate in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service to revive the shortleaf pine's numbers. The Western Arkansas Woodland Restoration... Read more
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The Express-Times
See a low-flying plane? Don't panic. It's planting cropsseeding the last two years and is being hired again this year, the release said
See a low-flying plane? Don't panic. It's planting crops
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
seeding the last two years and is being hired again this year, the release said. The program is funded by the department's Natural Resources Conservation Service and the North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development Council. Anyone with... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Groups organize wetland construction in Bureau Countyto farmers on the practice, working with the Illinois Corn Growers Association
Groups organize wetland construction in Bureau County
Bureau County Republican / Posted 9 days ago
to farmers on the practice, working with the Illinois Corn Growers Association on outreach, and collaborating with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on the wetland design. “People are encouraged to come watch the construction... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Steps taken to prevent future road destructionthe creek." As a whole, the project cost about $175,000 but didn't cost the co
Steps taken to prevent future road destruction
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
the creek." As a whole, the project cost about $175,000 but didn't cost the county a dime. It was paid for using federal money given after the 2015 flood by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Copyright 2016 KSWO. All rights rese... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Conservation takes center stagethe National Center for Water Quality Research at Heidelberg University receive
Conservation takes center stage
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
the National Center for Water Quality Research at Heidelberg University received a grant of more than $590,000 from USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service to continue research into nutrient tracking by encouraging best management... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Helicopters dropping seeds on Berkshire County farm fields to save topsoilthe corn stands tall, said Diane Badeker Petit, the community relations spokesp
Helicopters dropping seeds on Berkshire County farm fields to save topsoil
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 17 days ago
the corn stands tall, said Diane Badeker Petit, the community relations spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service state office. "It's a pretty fast process," she said. "The seeds are loaded into a... Read more
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Newton Daily News
ISU soil health webinar to offer professional trainingpresented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in collaboration with
ISU soil health webinar to offer professional training
Newton Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS), and qualifies for one soil and water continuing education credit for... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Helicopter to fly over farmers’ fields across western Massachusettsand Plymouth Counties. The flight path and seed drops will be closely monitore
Helicopter to fly over farmers’ fields across western Massachusetts
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
and Plymouth Counties. The flight path and seed drops will be closely monitored by GPS, says Rita Thobodeau of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. “To a bystander, it might look unusual to see a helicopter flying low over... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
BrieflyClary Farms near Fostoria Partners in a local Conservation Innovation Grant th
Briefly
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Clary Farms near Fostoria Partners in a local Conservation Innovation Grant through the U.S. Department of Agricultural's Natural Resources Conservation Service are hosting a field at 9 a.m. Aug. 16 at Clary Farms, 5800 N. SR 635,... Read more
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The Columbian
Iowa farmers ripped out prairie; now some hope it can save themsaid he planted his prairie two years ago because he strongly believed in that
Iowa farmers ripped out prairie; now some hope it can save them
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
said he planted his prairie two years ago because he strongly believed in that philosophy. He received funding from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to help pay for the seed, which is not always easy. Smith said other farmers... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Grandson, grandmother bond by gardeninghelps extend the growing year. EGYPT – The fundamentals of gardening at a youn
Grandson, grandmother bond by gardening
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 21 days ago
helps extend the growing year. EGYPT – The fundamentals of gardening at a young age and growing through help from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). These lessons are two that a grandmother and her grandson are sharing this... Read more
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Deseret News
Nearly bone dry July worsens northern Utah's drought conditionsramps up. Those fears are part of a dismal climate and water supply report iss
Nearly bone dry July worsens northern Utah's drought conditions
Deseret News / Posted 24 days ago
ramps up. Those fears are part of a dismal climate and water supply report issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, which describes northern Utah precipitation for July as "pretty close to... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Helicopter to drop rye seed on farm fields | August 5, 2016financial and technical assistance for the conservation practice from the Unite
Helicopter to drop rye seed on farm fields | August 5, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 25 days ago
financial and technical assistance for the conservation practice from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. The conservation practice... Read more
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Wilson County News
Agri-Land Workshop Aug. 9AgriLife Extension Service, Wilson County; Stephen Svacina and Raecene Randall,
Agri-Land Workshop Aug. 9
Wilson County News / Posted 26 days ago
AgriLife Extension Service, Wilson County; Stephen Svacina and Raecene Randall, Farm Service Agency; and Jason Katcsmorak, Natural Resources Conservation Service. Registration is required by visiting www.alamorcd.org by Saturday, Aug. 6. Call the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Nearly 3,000 acres of Westmoreland County farmland enrolled in program to prevent soil erosionbecomes a real mud hole.” Thomas Sierzega, district conservationist in the cou
Nearly 3,000 acres of Westmoreland County farmland enrolled in program to prevent soil erosion
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
becomes a real mud hole.” Thomas Sierzega, district conservationist in the county for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, pointed out conserving the streams closer to their sources benefits all downstream —... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Plan offers farmers way to give backmethods on farms, Sherman said there's help out there. "Getting a hold of the
Plan offers farmers way to give back
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
methods on farms, Sherman said there's help out there. "Getting a hold of the local Farm Service Agency or the Natural Resources Conservation Service is a great way to start," he said. "They can steer people toward the programs that... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center celebrates American Day of the CowboyHe spent 34 years with the Soil Conservation Service of the US Department of Ag
Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center celebrates American Day of the Cowboy
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 28 days ago
He spent 34 years with the Soil Conservation Service of the US Department of Agriculture, renamed in 1994 to the Natural Resources Conservation Service. During his childhood, "We lived in poverty," Roper recalled. His father went for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Audubon looks to open sanctuary to more people, wildliferehabilitated from dead trees and invasive species to a large meadow. The proje
Audubon looks to open sanctuary to more people, wildlife
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
rehabilitated from dead trees and invasive species to a large meadow. The project took five years and $25,000, funded by a Natural Resources Conservation Service grant. The project finished two years ago. “The change was immediate,” Bull said, of... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Flash flood sweeps through French Creek propertieslives near the Jensens on the west fork of French Creek, said a dike was constr
Flash flood sweeps through French Creek properties
Methow Valley News / Posted a month ago
lives near the Jensens on the west fork of French Creek, said a dike was constructed last summer through a program of the Natural Resources Conservation Service to protect properties at risk from flooding following wildfire. The area surrounding... Read more

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