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Jefferson City News Tribune
Driftwood Outdoors: Missouri elk herd looking goodto right our past wrongs against wildlife and wild places. Today, we have dedic
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
to right our past wrongs against wildlife and wild places. Today, we have dedicated professional scientists at the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) working as hard as ever to return wildlife species to their native landscapes after being... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Firearm safety top of mind concern for conservation officialsHunters have their calendars marked for Nov. 18, the beginning of gun deer hunt
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 hours ago
Hunters have their calendars marked for Nov. 18, the beginning of gun deer hunting season. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is promoting firearm safety as hunters gear up for the season. “People are getting out citing in... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Firearm safety top of mind concern for conservation officialsHunters have their calendars marked for Nov. 18, the beginning of gun deer hunt
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 hours ago
Hunters have their calendars marked for Nov. 18, the beginning of gun deer hunting season. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is promoting firearm safety as hunters gear up for the season. “People are getting out citing in... Read more
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NZCity
Rescue Co-ordination Centre kept busyover a 20m bluff and suffered lacerations and a head injury. Due to low cloud,
NZCity / Posted 17 hours ago
over a 20m bluff and suffered lacerations and a head injury. Due to low cloud, his companions are trying to get him to a Department of Conservation hut to be picked up. In all three instances, personal locator beacons made life easier for RCCNZ,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pa. grouse population reaches 50-year low with no relief in sightinto the possibility of creating managed dove fields on state game lands. Such
TribLIVE / Posted 22 hours ago
into the possibility of creating managed dove fields on state game lands. Such fields are, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation — which creates many annually — “planted in sunflowers, wheat, millet, buckwheat, corn or a... Read more
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Fortune
Arby’s Deer Sandwich Is Available at Every Restaurant, Today OnlyDeer are now considered invasive pests there, damaging to native ecosystems and
Fortune / Posted yesterday
Deer are now considered invasive pests there, damaging to native ecosystems and without natural predators. New Zealand’s Department of Conservation runs several programs to reduce their population, including licensing commercial harvesting for... Read more
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Al.com
BP money buys critical piece of Grand Bay Savanna, 26,000 acres now protectedThe Nature Conservancy, working with the Alabama Department of Conservation and
Al.com / Posted yesterday
The Nature Conservancy, working with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, has acquired the last and most important piece of land in the Grand Bay Savanna using money from the BP... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
What happened to the idea for zip lines around the quarries?government. The proposal by Al Endriunas of Easton has not received the approv
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
government. The proposal by Al Endriunas of Easton has not received the approval it would need from the the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. “It’s not that they didn’t (approve it); it’s that they haven’t,” said Endriunas... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mt Ruapehu staff show how to be tidy KiwisGeneral Manager – People & Performance, Andy Hoyle says, "We are working togeth
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
General Manager – People & Performance, Andy Hoyle says, "We are working together with other organisations, including the Department of Conservation and Ruapehu District Council in Tongariro National Park to look after our environment by doing... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Elk hunting in Missouri could become a realityCOUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Elk hunting in Missouri could be a reality down the line.
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Elk hunting in Missouri could be a reality down the line. It will all come down to whether or not the Department of Conservation continues to see growth in the elk population in the state. Elk are large members of the deer... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Marina Bay Ferry doubles trips to Bostonbrought it back this year, receiving state grants for work on the pier next to
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
brought it back this year, receiving state grants for work on the pier next to Marina Bay. The pier is owned by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, which also owns the 850-space parking lot in Squantum Point Park. A ride on the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government has ‘Historic Opportunity’ to Restore NZ NatureMinister Jacinda Ardern, calling for her government to protect New Zealand’s cr
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Minister Jacinda Ardern, calling for her government to protect New Zealand’s critically endangered Māui dolphins. “The Department of Conservation estimates that only 63 Māui dolphins remain,” Ms Esterhazy said. “Scientists tell us that just one... Read more
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The Christian Post
Shenandoah National Park Fall Foliage Peak Updates: Sassafras Trees Are This Week's Scene Stealerhardly any rain. These anomalies are said to be the reasons why the autumn colo
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
hardly any rain. These anomalies are said to be the reasons why the autumn colors are slow to arrive. In Pennsylvania, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has already warned the citizens that the usual burst of fall hues might not... Read more
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Lifehacker
Where to Hide During an Earthquakebefore moving. Look around and above you to make sure there’s nothing that can
Lifehacker / Posted 3 days ago
before moving. Look around and above you to make sure there’s nothing that can harm you. Then the State of California Department of Conservation says you should see if you smell gas, check for electrical wiring damage, and other fire hazards.... Read more
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Fulton County News
New State Forestry Building Officialy Openswas officially opened. District forester of Buchanan State Forest Jim Smith beg
Fulton County News / Posted 3 days ago
was officially opened. District forester of Buchanan State Forest Jim Smith began the 11 a.m. event by welcoming PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn, state Forester Dan Devlin, state... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Conservation Connection – Elk tours in southern OzarksIf you’re looking for a great fall road trip idea and you love wildlife, the Mi
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
If you’re looking for a great fall road trip idea and you love wildlife, the Missouri Department of Conservation has the outing for you. You owe it to yourself to check out the elk driving tour in the southern Missouri Ozarks. Dan Zarlenga visits... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Christchurch Helicopters helps rare parakeetWednesday, 18 October 2017, 8:32 pmPress Release: Department of Conservation A
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 8:32 pmPress Release: Department of Conservation A new partnership between the Department of Conservation and Christchurch... Read more
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News.com.au
Albatrosses love jelly in the bellyBeloved Albatross Chick Tūmanako Takes Flight For the First Time. Credit - New
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Beloved Albatross Chick Tūmanako Takes Flight For the First Time. Credit - New Zealand Department of Conservation via Storyful A young albatross whose life was recorded live from birth took flight for the first time, the New Zealand Department of... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Board welcomes new membersBy David Rainer Department of Conservation and Natural Resources The Alabama
The Atmore Advance / Posted 4 days ago
By David Rainer Department of Conservation and Natural Resources The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board will welcome new members and share its appreciation with departing members at its first meeting of 2018 in February. Jessica Butler of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Heli Tours gaining its mark on sustainable tourismconcession for heli landings just two years after setting up in business.It was
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
concession for heli landings just two years after setting up in business.It was the first of its kind permitted by the Department of Conservation and enables the company to make the most of a range of options for helicopter landings throughout... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Helping backyard trappers measure conservation successeven easier with its new mobile app designed to enable every Kiwi to become a c
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
even easier with its new mobile app designed to enable every Kiwi to become a conservationist.To celebrate this year’s Department of Conservation’s (DOC) Conservation Week, themed “Love My Backyard”, Goodnature has released an app designed to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Public meeting held to discuss potential changes to Quabbin Reservoirand protect the drinking water for two and a half million people in Massachuset
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
and protect the drinking water for two and a half million people in Massachusetts. Every ten years, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation updates their public access plan for the Quabbin watershed. This year, they are... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Supporters for Seaweek 20182018 is coordinated by the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education,
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
2018 is coordinated by the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education, supported by Foundation North, Department of Conservation, New Zealand Marine Studies Centre (Otago University), Environment Canterbury Regional Council,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Several public access changes proposed for Quabbin ReservoirMass. (WWLP) – State officials want to make changes at the Quabbin Reservoir in
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
Mass. (WWLP) – State officials want to make changes at the Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown. Every 10 years, the Department of Conservation and Recreation updates their public access plan for the Quabbin watershed. The Quabbin Reservoir... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
CCC camps helped families overcome economic hardships stemming from the Great Depressionengaged in a massive salvage operation described as the most popular experiment
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
engaged in a massive salvage operation described as the most popular experiment of the New Deal.” According to the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ website, many young men came to the camps hungry and poorly clothed. They... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Students compete in Challenge Day for Conservation Weekpowered and non powered camping sites and toilet facilities, it’s a great place
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
powered and non powered camping sites and toilet facilities, it’s a great place to spend time over summer.Conservation Week is organised by the Department of Conservation and is supported by a number of organisations such as Horizons. © Scoop... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Celebrate Conservation Week at Wellington Zooconservation projects in its own backyard and around the world.‘Our latest loca
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
conservation projects in its own backyard and around the world.‘Our latest local conservation project is working with the Department of Conservation to monitor geckos and skinks on Matiu Somes Island, helping to protect some of our smaller locals.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New tsunami information boards for Whangarei beachesTree Point (two) - One Tree Point boat ramp and Marsden Cove marina Uretiti (t
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Tree Point (two) - One Tree Point boat ramp and Marsden Cove marina Uretiti (two) - public carpark on foreshore near the Department of Conservation campground and Tip Road carpark Tutukaka Coast (two) – Tutukaka boat ramp and Ngunguru estuary... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Predator Free 2050 and The Call to Armstroops against possums and other introduced animals has most New Zealanders, in
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
troops against possums and other introduced animals has most New Zealanders, including children, swearing allegiance to the Department of Conservation. In fact, while researching this issue I discovered that getting public buy - in and involvement... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Missouri Awards Community Forest Improvement Trim Grantsand nonprofit groups to manage, improve or conserve trees on public lands. Jef
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 8 days ago
and nonprofit groups to manage, improve or conserve trees on public lands. Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) recently awarded $382,914 to Missouri communities through its Tree Resource Improvement and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Housing Authority receives tree grantJefferson City Housing Authority plans to plant nearly 75 trees in a neighborho
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Jefferson City Housing Authority plans to plant nearly 75 trees in a neighborhood after receiving a grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation. The Housing Authority received $10,000 from the MDC Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Two cited for poaching deer in Reynolds County, MOwere cited for poaching after being caught by conservation agents in Reynolds C
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
were cited for poaching after being caught by conservation agents in Reynolds County, Missouri, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation. In a Facebook post on Friday, October 13, the agency said Agents Eric Long and Mark Skelton... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Fall foliage off to a slow start in Lehigh ValleyVIDEO: Fall foliage in PA & the valley LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Tim Dugan with Pen
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
VIDEO: Fall foliage in PA & the valley LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Tim Dugan with Pennsylvania's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says slowly but surely the green on the trees is changing its colors. "In the last three to four days, as the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Prisoners and Community Offenders help for Conservation Weektheir rehabilitation and reintegration,” says National Commissioner, Rachel Leo
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
their rehabilitation and reintegration,” says National Commissioner, Rachel Leota. In November 2015, Corrections and the Department of Conservation (DOC) signed a memorandum of understanding for a “Good to Grow” initiative to provide labour for... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fall foliage coming, just delayed, experts sayfar, displays have been pretty much on time, according to Ryan Reed, an environ
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
far, displays have been pretty much on time, according to Ryan Reed, an environmental education specialist with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The DCNR tracks foliage and puts out a weekly fall report so leaf-peepers... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevada park at Lake Tahoe infested with mothshas an outbreak of white satin moths that could lead to tree stress and defolia
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
has an outbreak of white satin moths that could lead to tree stress and defoliation. KRNV-TV reported Thursday that Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials say a survey found the infestation covering 226 acres at Lake... Read more
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The Troy Messenger
GONE FISHING: TES students take field trip to Pike County Lakesaid the Trojan Fishing/Boating Expo is sponsored by the TES Physical Education
The Troy Messenger / Posted 9 days ago
said the Trojan Fishing/Boating Expo is sponsored by the TES Physical Education Department in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Freshwater Fisheries. “The purpose of the Expo is to expose the students to the great... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Missouri woman uses ancient hunting tool to kill deeracknowledged some people might think it's not ethical to hunt deer with an atla
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
acknowledged some people might think it's not ethical to hunt deer with an atlatl, but it's a device the Missouri Department of Conservation made legal to use in 2010. The method is legal throughout all portions of Missouri's deer... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Two Days Left to Find Conservation Innovation’s Bold Ideascommunities; Predator Free New Zealand 2050; and an Open Category. The 2017 Awa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
communities; Predator Free New Zealand 2050; and an Open Category. The 2017 Awards are supported by The Tindall Foundation, Department of Conservation, Callaghan Innovation, Predator Free 2050 and New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Waikato River Authority Increases Level of River FundingThere were several large-scale projects that received funding this year. This i
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
There were several large-scale projects that received funding this year. This includes a multi-agency project led by the Department of Conservation to protect and restore the wetlands around Lake Whangape which received $960,000; and a project to... Read more
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Al.com
This is why Arby's venison sandwiches aren't illegal in AlabamaLewis is an assistant chief enforcement officer for the wildlife and freshwater
Al.com / Posted 10 days ago
Lewis is an assistant chief enforcement officer for the wildlife and freshwater fisheries section with the Alabama Department of Conservation. He said that, in this case, venison sold at Arby's would be affected by the law in the same way... Read more
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Times Leader
Dallas Township receives $75K private donation to fund park restorationShare Account to fund phase one of the work at Dallas Township Park. In 2016,
Times Leader / Posted 10 days ago
Share Account to fund phase one of the work at Dallas Township Park. In 2016, the township received $24,375 from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The municipality matched the DCNR grant for a total of $48,750. Metz,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wellington Region to Benefit From Integrated Trail NetworkCouncil, Masterton District Council, Carterton District Council and South Waira
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Council, Masterton District Council, Carterton District Council and South Wairarapa District Council as well as the Department of Conservation and the Wellington Regional Development Agency. Much of the maintenance and development of the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Atlatl hunter is 1st modern Missouri woman to harvest deer with ancient hunting toolacknowledged some people might think it's not ethical to hunt deer with an atla
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
acknowledged some people might think it's not ethical to hunt deer with an atlatl, but it's a device the Missouri Department of Conservation made legal to use in 2010. The method is legal throughout all portions of Missouri's deer... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Snapper checks show fear not presentBy David Rainer Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Preliminary
The Atmore Advance / Posted 11 days ago
By David Rainer Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Preliminary numbers from the Alabama Red Snapper Reporting System, aka Snapper Check, indicate the fear that Alabama anglers would exceed the 2017 quota were unfounded. “Using the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Efforts continued to tackle pesky weed near Mount TaraweraReleaseWednesday 11 October 2017Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Department of C
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
ReleaseWednesday 11 October 2017Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Department of Conservation and Ahu Whenua Trusts Ruawāhia 2B, Rotomahana Parekarangi 6Q2B and Te Ariki have joined forces... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Borough eyes curbing to staunch floodingBorough Manager Joseph Hamm introduced a motion for council to complete an appl
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Borough Manager Joseph Hamm introduced a motion for council to complete an application for a peer grant from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Council also approved a request from the Jersey Shore Middle and High School... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lincoln brings New Zealand’s national park legacy to Chinaexhibition, held at the Museum of Chinese Gardens and Landscape Architecture, w
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
exhibition, held at the Museum of Chinese Gardens and Landscape Architecture, was opened by New Zealand’s ambassador to China, John McKinnon. The Department of Conservation and the New Zealand Centre in Beijing were also represented.ends © Scoop Me... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
More Action Needed to Address Fishing Threatare the most severely threatened and rarest sea lion in the world. They are lis
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
are the most severely threatened and rarest sea lion in the world. They are listed as 'nationally critical' by the Department of Conservation, and without further action this species is at risk of extinction. The research, undertaken by a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Many have love for state parkssystem hosted 330 million visitors in 2016 — a number higher than the populatio
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
system hosted 330 million visitors in 2016 — a number higher than the population of the United States. The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources reported that total attendance at 121 state parks grew from 36.8 million in... Read more
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