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Naples Daily News
Monkey business abounds at Dania BeachDANIA BEACH, Fla. - For half a century, they have haunted the swampy forests ea
Monkey business abounds at Dania Beach
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - For half a century, they have haunted the swampy forests east of Federal Highway. The Dania Beach monkeys, African vervet monkeys thought to have been released by an old tourist attraction in the 1950s, beg bananas, mangoes and... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
2015 Minocqua chain survey: Diving into data8/29/2015 7:36:00 AM These estimates set the tone for walleye management on th
2015 Minocqua chain survey: Diving into data
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted yesterday
8/29/2015 7:36:00 AM These estimates set the tone for walleye management on the chain of lakes where a moratorium on walleye harvesting by anglers and tribal spearers is in place until the adult walleye... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Honk, honk: Canada geese becoming more prevalent in regionThey can been seen waddling in backyards along the St. Johns River, sitting in
Honk, honk: Canada geese becoming more prevalent in region
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
They can been seen waddling in backyards along the St. Johns River, sitting in the shade of a bush or tree by a subdivision retention pond, or, in places like Confederate Park, completely taking over green spaces along Hogans Creek. What used to be... Read more
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The News & Observer
Cary man reported missing in Jordan LakeAuthorities are searching for a Cary man who reported missing after his kayak w
Cary man reported missing in Jordan Lake
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Authorities are searching for a Cary man who reported missing after his kayak was found upside down at the Farrington Point Boat Ramp on Jordan Lake in Chatham County. Tommie Columbus Justice Jr., 69, was reported missing Thursday afternoon after... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Colorado Parks and Wildlife agency cautions hunters about trespassingColorado Parks and Wildlife officials are cautioning hunters to avoid trespassi
Colorado Parks and Wildlife agency cautions hunters about trespassing
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are cautioning hunters to avoid trespassing on private land. The agency noted that a Grand County judge ordered Robert Johnson, 55, of Granby, to pay $11,653.50 in fines and court costs and perform 50 hours of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Search continues for missing plane that took off from Orlando Executive AirportThe search continues today for the missing pilot and small plane that aborted a
Search continues for missing plane that took off from Orlando Executive Airport
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The search continues today for the missing pilot and small plane that aborted a landing at a Titusville airport after taking off from the Orlando Executive Airport on Wednesday. According to Brevard County Fire Rescue, the pilot tried to land at the... 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 4 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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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Colorado Parks and Wildlife agency cautions hunters about trespassingColorado Parks and Wildlife officials are cautioning hunters to avoid trespassi
Colorado Parks and Wildlife agency cautions hunters about trespassing
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are cautioning hunters to avoid trespassing on private land. The agency noted that a Grand County judge ordered Robert Johnson, 55, of Granby, to pay $11,653.50 in fines and court costs and perform 50 hours of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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The Border Mail
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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The Courier
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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The Young Witness
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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Western Advocate
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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Manning River Times
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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The North West Star
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayakAustralia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others
Australia's 10 best places to see from a kayak
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
Australia is a country of coastline – you can drive parts of it and walk others, but seeing it from water level in a kayak is incomparable. Australia's national anthem is clear about this: our home is girt by sea. We're a country of coastline –... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
More black bears now in eastern North Carolina and are looking for foodThe upcoming fall and winter months means an increase in hunting in eastern Nor
More black bears now in eastern North Carolina and are looking for food
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
The upcoming fall and winter months means an increase in hunting in eastern North Carolina. The dove hunting season opens September 5, while bow hunting for white tailed deer in the eastern part of the state can start in less than a month. Many... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Woman walks away after vehicle flips on I-20Miss. Dept. of Wildlife Commission proposes change to wildlife supplemental fee
Woman walks away after vehicle flips on I-20
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
Miss. Dept. of Wildlife Commission proposes change to wildlife supplemental feeding ruleMiss. Dept. of Wildlife Commission proposes change to wildlife supplemental feeding rule A change to the wildlife supplemental feeding rule was proposed by the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
West Texas briefs,Grants awarded for park projects The Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission approve
West Texas briefs,
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
Grants awarded for park projects The Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission approved more than $7 million in competitive grants for 25 community parks across the state, according to a news release from the commission’s website. The city of Brady... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Waterfowl Seasons, Fishing Proposals Presented At August TFWC MeetingThe Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the 2015-16 late waterfowl
Waterfowl Seasons, Fishing Proposals Presented At August TFWC Meeting
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the 2015-16 late waterfowl hunting seasons and was presented the 2016-17 state’s fishing regulations proposals at its August meeting on Friday. In addition, the participants in Tennessee’s 2015 elk... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
2015 Elk Hunt Participants Announced During August TFWC MeetingThe six persons who will participate in the 2015 Tennessee Elk Hunts were annou
2015 Elk Hunt Participants Announced During August TFWC Meeting
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
The six persons who will participate in the 2015 Tennessee Elk Hunts were announced during the August meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission held at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region IV headquarters. Four of the sportsmen... Read more
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Daily Mail
Photos show first wild California wolf pack in nearly a CENTURYReturn of the gray wolves: Incredible pictures show first wild California wolf
Photos show first wild California wolf pack in nearly a CENTURY
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Return of the gray wolves: Incredible pictures show first wild California wolf pack in nearly a CENTURY Officials learned of their existence thanks to cameras posted in remote parts of Siskiyou County near Mount Shasta The group has been dubbed the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
City Of Rockwall Awarded Grant To Construct Neighborhood ParkROCKWALL (CBSDFW) – The city of Rockwall was awarded a $400,000 grant by the Te
City Of Rockwall Awarded Grant To Construct Neighborhood Park
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
ROCKWALL (CBSDFW) – The city of Rockwall was awarded a $400,000 grant by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to help with the construction of a new neighborhood park in the Breezy Hill development. According to the city, their proposal was the... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Munitions found near Vero Beach, scheduled for removal Thursday and FridayINDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors discovere
Munitions found near Vero Beach, scheduled for removal Thursday and Friday
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 10 days ago
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors discovered 11 munitions with a potential explosive hazard south of Vero Beach. The items, discovered more than 100 yards offshore in approximately 15 feet of water, include five... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Florida lawmakers consider allowing hunting in state parks Florida has 121 state parks, and now some lawmakers are looking at ways for t
Florida lawmakers consider allowing hunting in state parks
Local 10 Miami / Posted 11 days ago
Florida has 121 state parks, and now some lawmakers are looking at ways for those parks to earn more money through hunting. BEATING IT. SUGAR NOW BEING TREATED BY VETERINARIANS. Calvin:... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
AustinBlu Foundation will honor lost sonUpdate 2:15 p.m.: The parents of Austin Stephanos, one of two Tequesta teens wh
AustinBlu Foundation will honor lost son
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 11 days ago
Update 2:15 p.m.: The parents of Austin Stephanos, one of two Tequesta teens who were lost at sea this summer, announced a foundation in memory of their son Wednesday afternoon. Carly Black and Blu Stephanos choked back tears as the spoke about the... Read more
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Mashable
Everglades National Park will be open for snake hunting in the next Python Challenge What's This?A Burmese python crawls along the ground during a news conference
Everglades National Park will be open for snake hunting in the next Python Challenge
Mashable / Posted 11 days ago
What's This?A Burmese python crawls along the ground during a news conference in the Florida Everglades, when the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission announced the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
WWII bombs found in ocean off Vero Beach to be removedMunitions that date back to World War II that were discovered by U.S. Army Corp
WWII bombs found in ocean off Vero Beach to be removed
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 12 days ago
Munitions that date back to World War II that were discovered by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors are scheduled to be lifted off the ocean floor just south of Vero Beach on Thursday and Friday, according to a report by WPTV. The 11... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
FWC, Lee County want abandoned boats out of the waterAbandoned boats. They are an eyesore. They can be dangerous. And one of the ho
FWC, Lee County want abandoned boats out of the water
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 13 days ago
Abandoned boats. They are an eyesore. They can be dangerous. And one of the hot spots for years has been the Matanzas Pass/Estero Bay area. Officer Stuart Spoede of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission plays a part in the county's effort to get... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
FWC, Lee County want abandoned boats out of the waterAbandoned boats. They are an eyesore. They can be dangerous. And one of the ho
FWC, Lee County want abandoned boats out of the water
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
Abandoned boats. They are an eyesore. They can be dangerous. And one of the hot spots for years has been the Matanzas Pass/Estero Bay area. Officer Stuart Spoede of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission plays a part in the county's effort to get... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Ashland County moves toward moratorium on large animal farmsASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — The Ashland County Board has voted to direct its staff to
Ashland County moves toward moratorium on large animal farms
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 16 days ago
ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — The Ashland County Board has voted to direct its staff to develop a proposal for a two-year moratorium on large animal farms amid concerns about pollution from a huge proposed hog farm just a few miles from Lake... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Ashland County Moves Toward Moratorium on Large Animal FarmsUpdated: 08/14/2015 5:58 PM Created: 08/14/2015 5:46 PM WDIO.com ASHLAND, Wis
Ashland County Moves Toward Moratorium on Large Animal Farms
WDIO Duluth / Posted 16 days ago
Updated: 08/14/2015 5:58 PM Created: 08/14/2015 5:46 PM WDIO.com ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) - The Ashland County Board has voted to direct its staff to develop a proposal for a two-year moratorium on large animal farms. Thursday's 17-3 vote comes amid... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Monday's Letters: Readers debate Trump candidacyGOP DEBATE Contradiction noted During the Republican debate, the consensus of
Monday's Letters: Readers debate Trump candidacy
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
GOP DEBATE Contradiction noted During the Republican debate, the consensus of the candidates was that life begins at conception. Also it was stated that every human being deserves a happy, healthy life. Therefore, abortion should be outlawed. But... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Late Waterfowl Seasons To Be Set, Fishing Proposals To Be Made At TFWC August MeetingThe 2015-16 state waterfowl hunting seasons and a preview of next year’s sport
Late Waterfowl Seasons To Be Set, Fishing Proposals To Be Made At TFWC August Meeting
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
The 2015-16 state waterfowl hunting seasons and a preview of next year’s sport and commercial fishing proclamations are among the agenda items at the August meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. The meeting will be held at the TWRA... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Boating safety classes have more studentsSometimes, good can come of tragedy. Such is the case of the two Tequesta teen
Boating safety classes have more students
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 16 days ago
Sometimes, good can come of tragedy. Such is the case of the two Tequesta teens who disappeared this past month after leaving the Jupiter Inlet in a 19-foot boat. West Marine Sales Associate Jack Sullivan holds EPIRBs (pronounced ee-pirbs),... Read more
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The Columbian
State proposes no limits on lower Columbia bass, walleye catchWashington fishery officials are proposing size and bag limits for walleye and
State proposes no limits on lower Columbia bass, walleye catch
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
Washington fishery officials are proposing size and bag limits for walleye and bass in the Columbia River and tributaries contiguous with Oregon be eliminated beginning in July of 2016. A public meeting to take comments on the proposal, plus rule... Read more
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The Columbian
State to limit Kalama River chinook passageOn a sunny late summer day, anglers just want the chance to catch fall chinook
State to limit Kalama River chinook passage
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
On a sunny late summer day, anglers just want the chance to catch fall chinook and steelhead on the Kalama River. But a boatload of bureaucracy that governs fishing on the river is standing in the way. Those competing forces have risen to the... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
More Charges for alleged FWC ShooterPANAMA CITY-- In addition to charges he's already facing in relation to the sho
More Charges for alleged FWC Shooter
WJHG Panama City / Posted 18 days ago
PANAMA CITY-- In addition to charges he's already facing in relation to the shooting off Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Officer David Brady, 18-year-old Sam Reager is now facing charges of possession of a firearm while committing a felony,... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
'Unintentional bear feeding' could net fine in FloridaThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission will start fining people who don't pro
'Unintentional bear feeding' could net fine in Florida
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission will start fining people who don't protect their garbage from bears. The new rule went into effect last week, and at least one Central Florida homeowners' association posted its own regulation about the times... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Two rescued from boat that caught fire on IntracoastalTwo people were rescued from a boat that caught fire on the Intracoastal. It h
Two rescued from boat that caught fire on Intracoastal
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
Two people were rescued from a boat that caught fire on the Intracoastal. It happened about a mile south of the Granada Bridge in Ormond Beach. Volusia County fire officials confirm the boaters were rescued by passersby. The boat was fully engulfed... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Bears will be safe at Camp Blanding from huntersKEYSTONE HEIGHTS | Yogi and Boo Boo will find sanctuary from Florida’s first be
Bears will be safe at Camp Blanding from hunters
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 days ago
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS | Yogi and Boo Boo will find sanctuary from Florida’s first bear hunting season in 21 years this fall at Camp Blanding Wildlife Management Area. The sprawling 56,197 acres of woods, wetlands and sand hills in southwest Clay County... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Seminole County residents face fines over 'bear proof' trash cansThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission will start fining people who don't pro
Seminole County residents face fines over 'bear proof' trash cans
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission will start fining people who don't protect their garbage from bears. The move, which went into affect on Sunday, affects residents in the Markham Woods area of Seminole County. FWC officials said the fine... Read more
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The Columbian
Oregon to buy more Deschutes River landSALEM, Ore. — A 10,000-acre piece of a ranch along the lower Deschutes River in
Oregon to buy more Deschutes River land
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
SALEM, Ore. — A 10,000-acre piece of a ranch along the lower Deschutes River in Oregon will become a state wildlife area. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday approved purchase of part of Lower Deschutes River Ranch, in the Tygh Valley... Read more
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The Columbian
Lethal control not on table for sheep-killing wolf packPENDLETON, Ore. — Wolves from the Mount Emily pack killed an adult sheep last w
Lethal control not on table for sheep-killing wolf pack
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
PENDLETON, Ore. — Wolves from the Mount Emily pack killed an adult sheep last week on the Umatilla National Forest in northeast Oregon, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed. It's the second time the pack has preyed on sheep in the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Tensions rise over water supply, regional authorityWhen the authority responsible for aquifers, wetlands and rivers of Central and
Tensions rise over water supply, regional authority
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
When the authority responsible for aquifers, wetlands and rivers of Central and North Florida meets today in Orlando for the first time in nearly a quarter-century, it will be amid rising distrust for the agency and resurging conflict between the two... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Broward says oil drilling not permitted on Kanter Everglades landThe early reaction is in, and it doesn't look promising for the Kanter family's
Broward says oil drilling not permitted on Kanter Everglades land
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
The early reaction is in, and it doesn't look promising for the Kanter family's proposal to drill for oil on the edge of the Everglades in western Broward. Two state agencies have responded to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection with... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Alligator attacks female swimmerORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A woman is recovering after being attacked by an alligator
Alligator attacks female swimmer
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A woman is recovering after being attacked by an alligator that bit off her arm while she swam in central Florida. The unidentified victim was swimming in Wekiva River on Saturday afternoon with a group. Florida Fish and... Read more
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