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Elmira Star-Gazette
One that got away? N.Y. loses on hunting, fishing planMore than a year after the state changed the fee structure for sporting license
One that got away? N.Y. loses on hunting, fishing plan
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
More than a year after the state changed the fee structure for sporting licenses in an effort to generate more sales, skeptics question if the changes are really working. When New York state overhauled its sporting license system early last year,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Tribe in Idaho to draft recovery plan for wild reindeerSALMON, Idaho — A Native American tribe in Idaho has been assigned the task of
Tribe in Idaho to draft recovery plan for wild reindeer
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
SALMON, Idaho — A Native American tribe in Idaho has been assigned the task of drafting a plan for saving a tiny band of wild reindeer from extinction in a far corner of the northern Rockies straddling the U.S.-Canadian border, federal wildlife... Read more
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The Huffington Post
'This Could Be The Rarest Animal In The World'Truly a mystery of the deep, this living fossil hasn't been seen by scientists
'This Could Be The Rarest Animal In The World'
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
Truly a mystery of the deep, this living fossil hasn't been seen by scientists in more than three decades. Until now. Peter Ward, a biologist at the University of Washington, first spotted the Allonautilus scrobiculatus in 1984 alongside his... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Hunting briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Safari Club selling tickets for drawingSafari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter is selling tickets for a drawing
Hunting briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Safari Club selling tickets for drawing
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter is selling tickets for a drawing as part of its efforts to support 4-H shooting sports, work with disabled veterans and other projects in the area. The prize available is a Teton four-burner gas grill.... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Manatee known as "Zewie" found dead in Mobile BayDAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) - Dauphin Island Sea Lab officials say a manatee that
Manatee known as "Zewie" found dead in Mobile Bay
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) - Dauphin Island Sea Lab officials say a manatee that was well known to researchers and residents of the Mobile Bay area has died. Officials said in a statement the carcass of a manatee known as Zewie washed ashore in the... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Manatee known as "Zewie" found dead in Mobile BayDAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) - Dauphin Island Sea Lab officials say a manatee that
Manatee known as "Zewie" found dead in Mobile Bay
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted yesterday
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) - Dauphin Island Sea Lab officials say a manatee that was well known to researchers and residents of the Mobile Bay area has died. Officials said in a statement the carcass of a manatee known as Zewie washed ashore in the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
One that got away? NY loses on hunting, fishing planMore than a year after the state changed the fee structure for sporting license
One that got away? NY loses on hunting, fishing plan
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
More than a year after the state changed the fee structure for sporting licenses in an effort to generate more sales, skeptics question if the changes are really working. When New York state overhauled its sporting license system early last year,... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Manatee known as "Zewie" found dead in Mobile BayDAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) - Dauphin Island Sea Lab officials say a manatee that
Manatee known as "Zewie" found dead in Mobile Bay
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted yesterday
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) - Dauphin Island Sea Lab officials say a manatee that was well known to researchers and residents of the Mobile Bay area has died. Officials said in a statement the carcass of a manatee known as Zewie washed ashore in the... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Manatee known as Zewie found dead in Mobile BayDAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) � Dauphin Island Sea Lab officials say a manatee that
Manatee known as Zewie found dead in Mobile Bay
The Gadsden Times / Posted yesterday
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) � Dauphin Island Sea Lab officials say a manatee that was well known to researchers and residents of the Mobile Bay area has died. Officials said in a statement the carcass of a manatee known as Zewie washed ashore in the... Read more
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Sierra Club
Save Rich Inlet - North Carolina ChapterPublic Comment: Corps ID # SAW-2006-41158: Figure Eight Island Terminal Groin
Save Rich Inlet - North Carolina Chapter
Sierra Club / Posted yesterday
Public Comment: Corps ID # SAW-2006-41158: Figure Eight Island Terminal Groin Dear [Decision Maker], Please accept this as public comment opposing the construction of a terminal groin, or jetty, at the north end of Figure Eight Island. As you know... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
19th Annual Artificial Reef Association Kingfish TournamentMEXICO BEACH-- It's that time of year again, for the Annual Kingfish tournament
19th Annual Artificial Reef Association Kingfish Tournament
WJHG Panama City / Posted yesterday
MEXICO BEACH-- It's that time of year again, for the Annual Kingfish tournament in Mexico Beach hosted by the Artificial Reef Association. The event kicks off Friday night at the Captain's party at Beach Hill Park at 5 p.m. There will be door prizes... Read more
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MLive.com
Endangered mussel relocation on Grand River begins at Lyons DamLYONS, MI — Relocation of an endangered freshwater mussel species in the Grand
Endangered mussel relocation on Grand River begins at Lyons Dam
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
LYONS, MI — Relocation of an endangered freshwater mussel species in the Grand River has begun in Ionia County ahead of a delayed dam removal project at a popular fishing spot. Epioblasma triquetra, commonly called the snuffbox mussel, were... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists work to predict 22nd century look of Georgia coastUGA Skidaway Institute researcher LeeAnn DeLeo lowers the sensor to measure con
Scientists work to predict 22nd century look of Georgia coast
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
UGA Skidaway Institute researcher LeeAnn DeLeo lowers the sensor to measure conductivity, temperature and depth from the surface to the bottom. University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander is working on a project... Read more
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FOX News
Feds plan to spend more than $200M to help protect sage grouseThe federal government plans on spending more than $200 million over the next t
Feds plan to spend more than $200M to help protect sage grouse
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
The federal government plans on spending more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect the sage grouse in Western states, regardless of whether the bird received federal protections, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
North Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suit North Dakota has agreed to pay $58,000 in legal fees and costs associated wit
North Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suit
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
North Dakota has agreed to pay $58,000 in legal fees and costs associated with a federal lawsuit that challenged the state's ban... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
State grant helps with upgrade to historic Manfred schoolNorth Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suitNorth Dakota ordered
State grant helps with upgrade to historic Manfred school
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
North Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suitNorth Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suit North Dakota has agreed to pay $58,000 in legal fees and costs associated with a federal lawsuit that challenged the state's ban... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
North Dakota's 11 drug task forces awarded federal grant North Dakota's congressional delegation says the 11 narcotic task forces are
North Dakota's 11 drug task forces awarded federal grant
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
North Dakota's congressional delegation says the 11 narcotic task forces are sharing a federal grant to continue illegal drug-fighting... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Court rejects appeal for outfitter in Meeker who led illegal hunts A Meeker man convicted in 2013 for conducting several illegal hunts over nume
Court rejects appeal for outfitter in Meeker who led illegal hunts
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
A Meeker man convicted in 2013 for conducting several illegal hunts over numerous years lost his appeal before a federal court earlier this week. Dennis Eugene Rodenbaugh, 73, was... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Several thousand Pacific walrus leave sea ice, come ashore on Alaska's northwest coastANCHORAGE, Alaska - Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast of A
Several thousand Pacific walrus leave sea ice, come ashore on Alaska's northwest coast
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast of Alaska in what has become an annual sign of the effects of climate change. "There appears to be several thousand animals up there," said Andrea Medeiros, spokeswoman for... Read more
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Mashable
You can watch condor babies grow up via new cave live streamWhat's This?Image from a nest camera of a female in the nest with her chick fro
You can watch condor babies grow up via new cave live stream
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
What's This?Image from a nest camera of a female in the nest with her chick from 2013. The California condor is a feat to behold — the rare breed is the largest bird in North America, with wings spanning up to nine-and-a-half feet. While it's hard... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont News in BriefNorovirus sickened visitors to Vermont park SALISBURY (AP) >> Vermont of
Vermont News in Brief
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
Norovirus sickened visitors to Vermont park SALISBURY (AP) >> Vermont officials have confirmed that norovirus sickened dozens of visitors to Branbury State Park in Salisbury last week. Up to two dozen people reported nausea, vomiting, and... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across WestBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) � The federal government plans to spend more than $200 mil
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) � The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states � regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture... Read more
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Salon.com
Walrus leave ice, come ashore on Alaska’s northwest coastANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast
Walrus leave ice, come ashore on Alaska’s northwest coast
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast of Alaska in what has become an annual sign of the effects of climate change. “There appears to be several thousand animals up there,” said Andrea Medeiros, spokeswoman... Read more
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Park Record
Walrus leave ice, come ashore on Alaska's northwest coastANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast
Walrus leave ice, come ashore on Alaska's northwest coast
Park Record / Posted 2 days ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast of Alaska in what has become an annual sign of the effects of climate change. "There appears to be several thousand animals up there," said Andrea Medeiros, spokeswoman... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Walrus leave ice, come ashore on Alaska's northwest coastANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast
Walrus leave ice, come ashore on Alaska's northwest coast
New Jersey Herald / Posted 2 days ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast of Alaska in what has become an annual sign of the effects of climate change. "There appears to be several thousand animals up there," said Andrea Medeiros, spokeswoman... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Game panel delays decision on Mexican wolf permit appealSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Game Commission has delayed a decision on
Game panel delays decision on Mexican wolf permit appeal
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 2 days ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Game Commission has delayed a decision on an appeal filed by federal officials who are seeking to release endangered Mexican gray wolves as part of recovery efforts in the Southwest. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Oil and saltwater release contained in Williams County The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division says about 2,100 gallons of oil and 12,
Oil and saltwater release contained in Williams County
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division says about 2,100 gallons of oil and 12,600 gallons barrels of saltwater were released, contained and... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Sport fishing OK'd for 4 wildlife refuges in North DakotaOil and saltwater release contained in Williams CountyOil and saltwater release
Sport fishing OK'd for 4 wildlife refuges in North Dakota
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
Oil and saltwater release contained in Williams CountyOil and saltwater release contained in Williams County The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division says about 2,100 gallons of oil and 12,600 gallons barrels of saltwater were released, contained and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
4 years post-Irene 2 fish hatcheries in Vermont remain shutMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Four years after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in V
4 years post-Irene 2 fish hatcheries in Vermont remain shut
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Four years after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont forced the closure of a state and federal fish hatchery, both facilities are still waiting to reopen. The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is awaiting an... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
New Mexico game panel delays decision on Mexican wolf permit appealSANTA FE >> The New Mexico Game Commission has delayed a decision on an a
New Mexico game panel delays decision on Mexican wolf permit appeal
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 2 days ago
SANTA FE >> The New Mexico Game Commission has delayed a decision on an appeal filed by federal officials who are seeking to release endangered Mexican gray wolves as part of recovery efforts in the Southwest. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife... Read more
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Deseret News
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across WestBILLINGS, Mont. — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
BILLINGS, Mont. — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Improvements made near Keene beachRestoration work began Monday, Aug. 17 on the East Branch of the AuSable River
Improvements made near Keene beach
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
Restoration work began Monday, Aug. 17 on the East Branch of the AuSable River near the Keene town beach, across the road from Marcy Field in the hamlet of Keene Valley. It's the latest project to restore parts of river in Keene since the town was... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across WestIn this Aug, 22, 2014, file photo, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, righ
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
In this Aug, 22, 2014, file photo, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, right, speaks during a news conference at the Iowa Choice Harvest in Marshalltown, Iowa. Vilsack said his agency plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across WestBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The federal government plans to spend more than $200 mil
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states - regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across WestBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) � The federal government plans to spend more than $200 mil
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) � The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states � regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across WestBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) � The federal government plans to spend more than $200 mil
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) � The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states � regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture... Read more
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Denver Post
USDA effort adds fuel to sage grouse fightWASHINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday plans to announ
USDA effort adds fuel to sage grouse fight
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday plans to announce a new round of funding for a program not usually associated with the farm-focused agency: saving the greater sage grouse. The $211 million initiative, which will run... Read more
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Park Record
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across WestBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 mil
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West
Park Record / Posted 3 days ago
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture... Read more
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The Columbian
New rules await goose huntersThere will be no dusky Canada goose season in Southwest Washington this year an
New rules await goose hunters
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
There will be no dusky Canada goose season in Southwest Washington this year and check stations for goose hunters are being eliminated. State Fish and Wildlife Commission members have adopted the 2015-2016 waterfowl hunting regulations. An overhaul... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Ribble to collect water samples to test for algaeGREEN BAY (WFRV) -- Congressman Reid Ribble is taking a special boat ride Wedne
Ribble to collect water samples to test for algae
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 3 days ago
GREEN BAY (WFRV) -- Congressman Reid Ribble is taking a special boat ride Wednesday morning in an effort to end algae blooms on northeast Wisconsin's waters. Ribble and representatives from NEW Water and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The group... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
DNR: Lyons dam demolition set for July 2016The Department of Natural Resources has announced that the next step to remove
DNR: Lyons dam demolition set for July 2016
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
The Department of Natural Resources has announced that the next step to remove the Lyons Dam on the Grand River in Ionia County will proceed as officials start searching for threatened and endangered mussels and moving them out of harm’s way.In 2012,... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Feds: Giant burned area in SW Idaho can be rehabilitated BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has the ability to res
Feds: Giant burned area in SW Idaho can be rehabilitated
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has the ability to reseed and rehabilitate a giant burned area on the Idaho-Oregon border where a wildfire scorched primary sage grouse... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
Bluffton Today / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Ruling brings uncertainty to seekers of eagle 'take' permitsCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A federal court has cast uncertainty over plans by a majo
Ruling brings uncertainty to seekers of eagle 'take' permits
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A federal court has cast uncertainty over plans by a major wind farm developer and others by striking down a 30-year government permit for eagle deaths caused by industrial facilities. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said... Read more
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Salon.com
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it’s drawn... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment � loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Feds: Giant burned area in SW Idaho can be rehabilitated | News - Home Crews rushed to put out a small brushfire Wednesday afternoon s
Feds: Giant burned area in SW Idaho can be rehabilitated
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
| News - Home Crews rushed to put out a small brushfire Wednesday afternoon southeast of Sunriver and said they were getting it knocked down quickly. Feds: Giant burned area in SW Idaho can... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment � loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaintsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual
Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment � loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn... Read more
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