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The New Ulm Journal
Fort Ridgely group discusses recreationThe 13-member committee divided into three groups to look at detailed park maps
Fort Ridgely group discusses recreation
The New Ulm Journal / Posted an hour ago
The 13-member committee divided into three groups to look at detailed park maps and create new and improved ideas for day use, overnight campgrounds, trails and other park amenities. After more than a half hour of discussion, ideas were discussed.... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Board moves forward with boulder park designsThe board reviewed and approved its proposal bid from Eldorado Climbing Walls,
Board moves forward with boulder park designs
Newton Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
The board reviewed and approved its proposal bid from Eldorado Climbing Walls, a climbing wall provider from Boulder, Colo. which has competed more than 1,800 installations. The $76,000 bid features two climbing rock structures, a large 683... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area entertainment and events— Kartune Cooper’s Seafood House, Scranton — EJ the DJ Elixir Bistro Bar at M
Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
— Kartune Cooper’s Seafood House, Scranton — EJ the DJ Elixir Bistro Bar at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp. — Tiffany and John D Duo Nosh, Dickson City — Live piano with Carmen The Olde Brook Inn, Moscow — Tony Vergnetti O’Leary’s Pub,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove council approves $132 million casino deal after ardent debatecommunity $132 million over 20 years to offset the impacts of the tribe’s plann
Elk Grove council approves $132 million casino deal after ardent debate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
community $132 million over 20 years to offset the impacts of the tribe’s planned $400 million casino development near 99 and Grant Line Road, with continuing payments afterward along with adjustments for inflation. City officials said the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Croc Watch: How can we resolve the conflict between crocs and humansThe Top End's crocodile population has bounced back since the animals were prot
Croc Watch: How can we resolve the conflict between crocs and humans
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
The Top End's crocodile population has bounced back since the animals were protected, and stakeholders agree that resolving the sometimes deadly conflict between crocs and humans is a priority. They just can't agree how. An Aboriginal boy went... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
PROTECTING WHAT WE ALREADY HAVETOPEKA – Hunting, fishing and trapping have long been important to the way of l
PROTECTING WHAT WE ALREADY HAVE
Great Bend Tribune / Posted yesterday
TOPEKA – Hunting, fishing and trapping have long been important to the way of life for many Kansans, as well as a massive economic boom for the Sunflower State. Now, in addition to voting for candidates and on other issues in the Tuesday, Nov. 8,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Man arrested for possessing parts of Sumatran serowparts of the Sumatran serow at a media conference in Seremban yesterday. — Bern
Man arrested for possessing parts of Sumatran serow
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
parts of the Sumatran serow at a media conference in Seremban yesterday. — Bernama photo SEREMBAN: The Negeri Sembilan Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) arrested a 60-year-old man and seized several parts of the Sumatran... Read more
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USA Today
Rangers risk lives to save endangered tigersUTHAI THANI PROVINCE, Thailand — The 4-inch scar running down the side of his n
Rangers risk lives to save endangered tigers
USA Today / Posted yesterday
UTHAI THANI PROVINCE, Thailand — The 4-inch scar running down the side of his neck is a daily reminder of the hazards of being a ranger in the wildlife sanctuary here, courtesy of a tiger poacher's bullet. Rangers like soft-spoken Yod Wangduangkam,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Palisade buys land for gun
 complexPalisade buys land for gun complex The long-awaited purchase of land for a wor
Palisade buys land for gun
 complex
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Palisade buys land for gun complex The long-awaited purchase of land for a world-class shooting range where the old Cameo power plant use to sit in De Beque Canyon has finally become a reality. As of Monday afternoon, the sale of about 1,800 acres... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Cobourg set for its first-ever PokePartyOttawa-based video-game nerd-rock band Double Experience is including Cobourg o
Cobourg set for its first-ever PokeParty
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
Ottawa-based video-game nerd-rock band Double Experience is including Cobourg on its nation-wide tour in support of their latest album Unsaved Progress. The Sept. 30 stop is being called Cobourg's first-ever PokeParty, and the genre is relatively... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Probe after waves swamp boat ferrying tourists in KillarneyTwelve tourists and the skipper of an excursion boat were rescued from a lake i
Probe after waves swamp boat ferrying tourists in Killarney
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Twelve tourists and the skipper of an excursion boat were rescued from a lake in Killarney after a licensed passenger vessel became swamped by waves in a freak incident. And to add to the distress of the tourists, a second passenger boat on its way... Read more
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Daily Journal
Budget cuts doom state parks to disrepairThe sweat dripped onto the collar of Frank Dyer’s half-open jeans shirt in the
Budget cuts doom state parks to disrepair
Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The sweat dripped onto the collar of Frank Dyer’s half-open jeans shirt in the fields around Skylands Manor in Ringwood State Park as he and three other volunteers cleared brush and spread mulch in a sprawling lilac garden. But as money dedicated to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rhino Horn Smuggler ArrestedPretoria — A 48-year-old Chinese national was arrested at the O.R Tambo Interna
Rhino Horn Smuggler Arrested
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Pretoria — A 48-year-old Chinese national was arrested at the O.R Tambo International Airport for allegedly smuggling rhino horns which are estimated to value R12.2 million. According to the Department of Environmental Affairs, the suspect was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Welcomes Arrest of Suspected Rhino Horn SmugglerMinister of Environmental Affairs welcomes arrest and seizure of rhino horns as
Minister Edna Molewa Welcomes Arrest of Suspected Rhino Horn Smuggler
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Minister of Environmental Affairs welcomes arrest and seizure of rhino horns as historic Wildlife Conference gets underway in Johannesburg The Minister of Environmental Affairs Dr Edna Molewa, has congratulated the Department's Environmental... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Karnataka plans homestay circuitKarnataka has it all to draw any tourist, the never ending beaches, lush green
Karnataka plans homestay circuit
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Karnataka has it all to draw any tourist, the never ending beaches, lush green forests teeming with exotic wildlife, magnificent ancient shrines and the finest of food. And yet the state is a poor fourth in terms of revenue and footfalls in the... Read more
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University of Queensland
Researchers tackling burning questions on bushfiresAhead of Australia’s bushfire season, a national conference starting tomorrow a
Researchers tackling burning questions on bushfires
University of Queensland / Posted 3 days ago
Ahead of Australia’s bushfire season, a national conference starting tomorrow at The University of Queensland will bring together bushfire researchers with those at the front line. Bushfire 2016: Connecting Science, People and Practice will link... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
SpaceX Accident Details, Bell V-247 'Vigilant', Blues Cancelis starting to reveal details of their investigation into the catastrophic loss
SpaceX Accident Details, Bell V-247 'Vigilant', Blues Cancel
The Aero-News Network / Posted 3 days ago
is starting to reveal details of their investigation into the catastrophic loss on September 1 of a Falcon 9, its payload and other damage to the launch complex. SpaceX said in part, "At this stage of the investigation, preliminary review of the... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
SpaceX Accident Details, Bell V-247 'Vigilant', Blues Cancelis starting to reveal details of their investigation into the catastrophic loss
SpaceX Accident Details, Bell V-247 'Vigilant', Blues Cancel
The Aero-News Network / Posted 3 days ago
is starting to reveal details of their investigation into the catastrophic loss on September 1 of a Falcon 9, its payload and other damage to the launch complex. SpaceX said in part, "At this stage of the investigation, preliminary review of the... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Two Ohioans receive top conservation honor Published: September 25, 2016 7:00 AM The Ohio Department of Natural Resource
Two Ohioans receive top conservation honor
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
Published: September 25, 2016 7:00 AM The Ohio Department of Natural Resources recently awarded its highest honor to Dennis Bigler and John Blakeman who have made outstanding contributions to the protection... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Botswana Department Of Wildlife And National Parks Takes Delivery Of KodiakAircraft Will Be Key Asset In Anti-Poaching Efforts The Ministry of Environmen
Botswana Department Of Wildlife And National Parks Takes Delivery Of Kodiak
The Aero-News Network / Posted 3 days ago
Aircraft Will Be Key Asset In Anti-Poaching Efforts The Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism in Botswana has taken delivery of a new Quest Kodiak airplane during an official ceremony held recently in Gaborone, Botswana. The aircraft will be... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.Article Tools Arlo’s Tavern, Union Dale — Lee DelRay Band The Olde Brook Inn,
Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Article Tools Arlo’s Tavern, Union Dale — Lee DelRay Band The Olde Brook Inn, Moscow — Paul Martin Duffy’s Coffee House, Clarks Summit — Open Jam Session Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Plains Twp. — Erin McClelland TUESDAY Ruth’s Chris Steak House,... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Suspect in WA Mall shooting in custodyLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate f
Suspect in WA Mall shooting in custody
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 5 days ago
Libertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crash Last night at approximately 9:00 pm there was a fatal crash on Highway 200 at mile marker 16.5. The family of the decedent has been... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Outdoorama lures kids off the couch and social mediaMADISON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - This first weekend in fall was a g
Outdoorama lures kids off the couch and social media
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
MADISON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - This first weekend in fall was a great time to be outdoors, and kids from across the state headed to the reservoir for a day of fun. They were celebrating the great outdoors as a part of national hunting... Read more
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ABC Montana
Suspect in WA Mall shooting in custodyLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate f
Suspect in WA Mall shooting in custody
ABC Montana / Posted 5 days ago
Libertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crash Last night at approximately 9:00 pm there was a fatal crash on Highway 200 at mile marker 16.5. The family of the decedent has been... Read more
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ABC Montana
Cancer non-profit reaches sets fundraising recordLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate f
Cancer non-profit reaches sets fundraising record
ABC Montana / Posted 5 days ago
Libertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crash Last night at approximately 9:00 pm there was a fatal crash on Highway 200 at mile marker 16.5. The family of the decedent has been... Read more
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ABC Montana
Parks celebrate national public lands dayLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate f
Parks celebrate national public lands day
ABC Montana / Posted 5 days ago
Libertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crash Last night at approximately 9:00 pm there was a fatal crash on Highway 200 at mile marker 16.5. The family of the decedent has been... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Parks celebrate national public lands dayLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate f
Parks celebrate national public lands day
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 5 days ago
Libertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crashLibertarian candidate for congress dies in highway crash Last night at approximately 9:00 pm there was a fatal crash on Highway 200 at mile marker 16.5. The family of the decedent has been... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Budget cuts doom state parks to disrepairThe sweat dripped onto the collar of Frank Dyer’s half-open jeans shirt in the
Budget cuts doom state parks to disrepair
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
The sweat dripped onto the collar of Frank Dyer’s half-open jeans shirt in the fields around Skylands Manor in Ringwood State Park as he and three other volunteers cleared brush and spread mulch in a sprawling lilac garden. It was punishing work on... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
A new chapter for library resourcesSeptember is National Library Card Sign-up Month and the Sterling Public Librar
A new chapter for library resources
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
September is National Library Card Sign-up Month and the Sterling Public Library has more reasons to get — and use — your library card than ever. Library Superintendent Sandy Van Dusen said that while traditional, print books remain the largest... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
49 resorts face demolition over land encroachmentThe Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) is aimi
49 resorts face demolition over land encroachment
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) is aiming to demolish illegal buildings belonging to 49 resorts that have encroached on the Khao Laem Ya-Moo Koh Samet in Rayong province. The move comes amid hopes of ending... Read more
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Boston Globe
Three dozen baby birds found dead in park in PortlandResidents are perplexed after the deaths of three dozen juvenile herring gulls
Three dozen baby birds found dead in park in Portland
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Residents are perplexed after the deaths of three dozen juvenile herring gulls in Deering Oaks Park in Portland, Maine over the past month. “It is common to find wildlife in parks, so we do pick up dead birds here and there,” Ethan Hipple, the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Everything you need to know about CitesAn international agreement between governments, which works to regulate the glo
Everything you need to know about Cites
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
An international agreement between governments, which works to regulate the global marketplace for wild animals and plants to ensure trade does not jeopardise their survival in the wild. Every four years, the parties to Cites - 183 countries bound... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
TGIF: Your guide to area entertainment and eventsLegion Post 665, Dickson City — Marilyn Kennedy Bar Louie at Mohegan Sun Pocon
TGIF: Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Legion Post 665, Dickson City — Marilyn Kennedy Bar Louie at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp. — Jeanne Zano Band Bartolai Winery, Falls — U4EA Breakers at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp. — Three Imaginary Boys Cooper’s Seafood... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Deal to produce documentary on BorneoKuala Lumpur: Viewers in Malaysia and around the world can soon explore Borneo'
Deal to produce documentary on Borneo
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Viewers in Malaysia and around the world can soon explore Borneo's stunning tropical landscape, rich biodiversity and cultures to uncover and understand the world's third largest island. Touted as one of the most hotly anticipated TV... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
36 dead birds found at Portland park, birds being testedPORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildl
36 dead birds found at Portland park, birds being tested
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 7 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is asking the public to report any dead birds they may find in the Portland area. They say over the past three weeks, 36 dead juvenile herring gulls have been found... Read more
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Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIEShost its annual "Pound Party" at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 in St. Paul School gym. Anyone
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted 7 days ago
host its annual "Pound Party" at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 in St. Paul School gym. Anyone interested in attending is welcome to attend and asked to bring an item, or two or three, that weighs approximately one pound. These items will be auctioned with a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
amaBhungane: Threat to Africa’s elephants a headache for CoP17were 352,271 savanna elephants still in the wild, a loss of 144,000, representi
amaBhungane: Threat to Africa’s elephants a headache for CoP17
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
were 352,271 savanna elephants still in the wild, a loss of 144,000, representing an 8% annual rate of decline between 2007 and 2014. During the 1930s there were 15-million wild savanna elephants in Africa. CoP17 will consider 62 proposals to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Outdoors: Calendar, Sept 23-Oct. 6Fest: 24rd annual festival kicking off the South Zone dove season, Karnes Count
Outdoors: Calendar, Sept 23-Oct. 6
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Fest: 24rd annual festival kicking off the South Zone dove season, Karnes County Show Barn, U.S. 181 between Karnes City and Kenedy. Outdoor exhibits, games, rides for children. 5-stand sporting clays shoot both days includes an afternoon dove... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Sportsmen, conservationists want answers from candidates on public land transfersthe outdoorsman son of the Republican presidential nominee, drops in for in wha
Sportsmen, conservationists want answers from candidates on public land transfers
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
the outdoorsman son of the Republican presidential nominee, drops in for in what's billed as a “campfire” discussion of wildlife issues. If he is elected president, how would Donald Trump address proposals to transfer federal public lands to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Scottsdale bans flying drones in McDowell Sonoran Preserveby the City Council. Council members unanimously approved new rules for model
Scottsdale bans flying drones in McDowell Sonoran Preserve
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
by the City Council. Council members unanimously approved new rules for model aircraft that allows their use in most city parks while banning them in the north Scottsdale preserve, Pinnacle Peak Park and two equestrian facilities — Mescal Park and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Weekend Entertainment GuideSun Pocono, Plains Twp. — Sugar Ray The Olde Brook Inn, Moscow — Tony Vergnett
Weekend Entertainment Guide
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Sun Pocono, Plains Twp. — Sugar Ray The Olde Brook Inn, Moscow — Tony Vergnetti O’Leary’s Pub , Scranton — Still Hand Duo OSE (former Oak Street Express), Taylor — DJ Famous Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Plains Twp. — Music for Models... Read more
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Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIESSALEM - The "Pride of Salem" Marching Band will host its annual Future Band Nig
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted 8 days ago
SALEM - The "Pride of Salem" Marching Band will host its annual Future Band Night on Friday at Reilly Stadium during the Marlington vs. Salem football game. Approximately 160 students in fifth through eighth grade will be paired up with high school... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
September 20, 2016The Sentinel for what he called “false equivalency” in reporting General Colin
September 20, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
The Sentinel for what he called “false equivalency” in reporting General Colin Powell’s emails blasting Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Powell, a prominent Republican, expressed different views of Clinton (ambitious, greedy and non... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
254-pound ‘river monster’ caught in waters dividing Texas and Oklahoma8-foot alligator gar while angling on Lake Texoma on last week. Paul Easley, o
254-pound ‘river monster’ caught in waters dividing Texas and Oklahoma
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
8-foot alligator gar while angling on Lake Texoma on last week. Paul Easley, of Mead, Oklahoma, captured what the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation named “the biggest certified record fish caught” in state waters. Once the gar’s... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Michigan trails are something to celebrate2014 to highlight Michigan's trail system; this year, the week-long celebration
Michigan trails are something to celebrate
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
2014 to highlight Michigan's trail system; this year, the week-long celebration culminates on Saturday, Sept. 24, which is National Public Lands Day. "Michigan's vast network of hundreds of miles of trails attracts hikers, bicyclists, equestrians,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR Zoo's chief to retire in Octoberexecutive director. Blakely, who began his position in September 1999, led the
LR Zoo's chief to retire in October
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
executive director. Blakely, who began his position in September 1999, led the zoo's efforts to regain a prestigious, national accreditation, and energized support for the zoo from City Hall, the community and donors. Blakely's last day on... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Mass transfers of park officials after complaintsSeventy-nine of the staff at the Khao Laem Ya-Samet National Park in Rayong pro
Mass transfers of park officials after complaints
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
Seventy-nine of the staff at the Khao Laem Ya-Samet National Park in Rayong province have been transferred pending an investigation into alleged demands of kickbacks from business operators in the park, according to reports. The mass transfer order... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Week to celebrate Michigan’s trailsoriginated in 2014 to highlight Michigan's trail system; this year, the week-lo
Week to celebrate Michigan’s trails
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
originated in 2014 to highlight Michigan's trail system; this year, the week-long celebration culminates Saturday with National Public Lands Day. "Michigan's vast network of hundreds of miles of trails attracts hikers, bicyclists, equestrians,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa - Briefing of Foreign Correspondents Association On South Africa's Preparations for Cites COP17to brief you on our preparations for the meeting of the 17th Conference of the
Minister Edna Molewa - Briefing of Foreign Correspondents Association On South Africa's Preparations for Cites COP17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
to brief you on our preparations for the meeting of the 17th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP17). As you know, the World Wildlife Conference... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Opens 7th People and Parks Conference, 20 to 22 SeptThe Minister of Environmental Affairs, Honourable Edna Molewa will officially o
Minister Edna Molewa Opens 7th People and Parks Conference, 20 to 22 Sept
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Honourable Edna Molewa will officially open the 7th People and Parks Conference at the Accolades Boutique Venue, Midrand on Tuesday 20 September 2016. The 7th People and Parks Conference which is convened under... Read more
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