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Craig Daily Press
Small fire ignites at power plantaccording to Battalion Chief Troy Hampton. The fire occurred in the roof of on
Craig Daily Press / Posted 21 hours ago
according to Battalion Chief Troy Hampton. The fire occurred in the roof of one of the plant's power generation units and ignited some duct work, Hampton said. Firefighters attended to some hot spots and cut out a small piece of the tin roof... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ophelia: Day Northern Ireland shut down as storm forces widespread closures Premises across Belfast closed their doors yesterday in readiness for Storm O
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Premises across Belfast closed their doors yesterday in readiness for Storm Ophelia including City Hall October 17 2017 Ophelia: Day Northern Ireland shut down as storm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Great Plains Donate to Tlhokomela TrustGaborone — Great Plains Conservation has donated eight vehicles to the Departme
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Gaborone — Great Plains Conservation has donated eight vehicles to the Department of Wildlife and National Parks for anti-poaching campaigns. The former German army vehicles were donated at a gala dinner which was attended by the patron of the trust... Read more
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Canberra Times
Has the orange-bellied parrot lurched closer towards extinction? breeding grounds. Australia's orange-bellied parrot spends winter fossicking i
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
breeding grounds. Australia's orange-bellied parrot spends winter fossicking in the coastal salt marshes of Victoria and South Australia before returning from late September to Melaleuca in the Southwest National Park. The first 10... Read more
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WA Today
Another blow for the orange-bellied parrot?breeding grounds. Australia's orange-bellied parrot spends winter fossicking i
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
breeding grounds. Australia's orange-bellied parrot spends winter fossicking in the coastal salt marshes of Victoria and South Australia before returning from late September to Melaleuca in the Southwest National Park. The first 10... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Has the orange-bellied parrot lurched closer towards extinction? breeding grounds. Australia's orange-bellied parrot spends winter fossicking i
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
breeding grounds. Australia's orange-bellied parrot spends winter fossicking in the coastal salt marshes of Victoria and South Australia before returning from late September to Melaleuca in the Southwest National Park. The first 10... Read more
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The Age
Has the orange-bellied parrot lurched closer towards extinction? breeding grounds. Australia's orange-bellied parrot spends winter fossicking i
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
breeding grounds. Australia's orange-bellied parrot spends winter fossicking in the coastal salt marshes of Victoria and South Australia before returning from late September to Melaleuca in the Southwest National Park. The first 10... Read more
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Gulf News
Under the banyan trees of LahoreThe jungle of concrete has taken over in recent years with high rise buildings
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
The jungle of concrete has taken over in recent years with high rise buildings and new roads and expressways changing the cityscape By Emanuel SarfrazCorrespondent LahoreThe city of Lahore is also called the city of gardens because of the large... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Fall quarterly meeting hears from the Elders, honors Chib Espinoza, gets the lowdown on the fire seasonbrisk, Friday morning began with fresh donuts, old-style perk coffee, a few sca
Char-Koosta News / Posted 5 days ago
brisk, Friday morning began with fresh donuts, old-style perk coffee, a few scattered seats of attendees, some elders, and the Yamncut drummers at the Fall Quarterly meeting. The last 2017 CSKT Quarterly meeting completed the year with honors,... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Ray Sasser: TPWD's ShareLunker program adds incentives and prizes for particpation | OutdoorsThe Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced a restructured version of
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced a restructured version of its Toyota Sharelunker program. The revised program will be more inclusive, allowing anglers who catch largemouth bass weighing 8 pounds or more to post photos on social... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Busch Gardens offering free admission to Florida's first respondersby offering them free admission from Oct. 11-Nov. 24. The park is also offerin
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
by offering them free admission from Oct. 11-Nov. 24. The park is also offering four discounted tickets to friends and family of first responders at 50% off the regular ticket price. “A first responder’s mission is to selflessly protect us... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Forest Lake Times |FOREST LAKEFall concert in the park The Forest Lake Parks, Lakes and Trails Com
Forest Lake Times / Posted 6 days ago
FOREST LAKEFall concert in the park The Forest Lake Parks, Lakes and Trails Commission will host Rolling Stones cover band “Tumblin’ Dice” at Lakeside Memorial Park Oct. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. Memorial Run with Ranger The Forest Lake Police Department... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The safari holidays that will genuinely help the world's wildlifea panoramic view over the Indian state of Rajasthan. Suddenly, the engine of o
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
a panoramic view over the Indian state of Rajasthan. Suddenly, the engine of our Jeep roars into life. Yusuf, our guide and founding partner at Jawai Leopard Camp, is on a mission and we are soon bouncing over uneven terrain down into the... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Woman returns rock to Texas park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mark Woods: Some swamps (and rivers and lakes) we shouldn’t drainRyan Zinke hopped off a boat after touring the Okefenokee National Wildlife Ref
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Ryan Zinke hopped off a boat after touring the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. The secretary of the Department of the Interior was headed to Florida last week to check out Irma damage near the Everglades and Lake Okeechobee. He saw the... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Woman returns rock she took from state park after string of bad luckNot able to do it in person.” Enchanted Rock State Natural Area lies north of
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 7 days ago
Not able to do it in person.” Enchanted Rock State Natural Area lies north of Fredricksburg in Central Texas. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department posted a photo on Facebook of the nondescript rock and note, adding a link to several tales of... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Need to increase, diversify TPA financing — Awg TengahAwang Tengah (second right) and Stefan (right) visiting the UNDP booth. KUCHIN
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
Awang Tengah (second right) and Stefan (right) visiting the UNDP booth. KUCHING: There is a need to increase and diversify financing for protected areas in the state to ensure effective management of these places. In stating this, Deputy Chief... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Awg Tengah hopes National Parks, Wildlife Department ready early next yearAwang Tengah (second left), accompanied by Sapuan (left) and Stefan (right), ta
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
Awang Tengah (second left), accompanied by Sapuan (left) and Stefan (right), taking a closer look at the bead accessories exhibited outside the forum hall. KUCHING: The proposed new National Parks and Wildlife Department is expected to be up and... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Woman returns rock to Texas park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas — A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Woman returns rock to park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 7 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Woman returns rock to park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 8 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Woman returns rock to Texas park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 8 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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Manning River Times
Wild dog strategy updateNSW Government. “The NSW Wild Dog Management Strategy 2017-2022 builds on exis
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
NSW Government. “The NSW Wild Dog Management Strategy 2017-2022 builds on existing wild dog management, planning, research and communication approaches in NSW,” Department of Primary Industries manager invasive species, Quentin Hart said. “It... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Woman Returns Rock to Texas Park after Having ‘Nothing But Bad Luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 8 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Woman returns rock to Texas park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Woman returns rock to Texas park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Woman returns ‘enchanted’ rock to Texas park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Woman returns rock to Texas park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Woman returns rock to Texas park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Woman returns rock to Texas park after having ‘nothing but bad luck’A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “no
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
A visitor to Enchanted Rock decided to return this stone after experiencing “nothing but bad luck” after taking it. (Texas Parks and Wildlife) LLANO COUNTY, Texas – A visitor to Texas’ Enchanted Rock returned a small brown stone to park headquarters... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Jim Barnett, governor candidate, unpacks ideas for growing Kansas tourismRepublican gubernatorial candidate Jim Barnett said Monday modest new investmen
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Barnett said Monday modest new investments by state government could make Kansas less of a tourism afterthought. “Every day, states are competing aggressively for these jobs and dollars,” he said. “Recently,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Governor candidate Barnett unpacks ideas for growing Kansas tourismRepublican gubernatorial candidate Jim Barnett said Monday modest new investmen
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Barnett said Monday modest new investments by state government could make Kansas less of a tourism afterthought. “Every day, states are competing aggressively for these jobs and dollars,” he said. “Recently,... Read more
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CBC.ca
Snorkelling over a Franklin Expedition wreck? Adventure tourism arrives in the vulnerable ArcticBritish vessel lost during John Franklin's expedition was thwarted by high wind
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
British vessel lost during John Franklin's expedition was thwarted by high winds. With gusts hitting more than 90 km/h and swells of more than two metres, tour organizers thought it was just too risky to try to navigate in and out of a narrow... Read more
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The Star
Wild boar sightings in urban areas spook Melaka folkor damage their crops. Sightings of the animals have been reported in urban ar
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
or damage their crops. Sightings of the animals have been reported in urban areas like Bukit Beruang, Bukit Baru, Pertam and Semabok and rural villages in Alor Gajah and Jasin. Retiree R. Rajandram, 55, from Jalan Penghulu Abas in Bukit Baru,... Read more
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New Kerala
Southern Company and partners announce 2017 waterway conservation grantsATLANTA: Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife F
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
ATLANTA: Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and other public and private partners, has awarded USD 2.5 million in grants to 65 community-led projects nationwide as part of the Five Star and Urban... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Director of Parks and Wildlife Wins Prestigious 2017 Tusk AwardLilongwe — The Association of Environmental Journalists (AEJ) in Malawi has con
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Lilongwe — The Association of Environmental Journalists (AEJ) in Malawi has congratulated Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW), Director Brighton Kumchedwa for winning the prestigious 2017 Tusk Award. He has won £20, 000 (Over MK15... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendarfor Family Caregivers Expo is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Diamond Center of th
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
for Family Caregivers Expo is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Diamond Center of the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi. Admission and parking are free. Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) is a nonprofit that serves seniors... Read more
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Columbia Star
Eventsp.m., Medallion Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Road. 803-603-5443 or aplscevent@gma
Columbia Star / Posted 12 days ago
p.m., Medallion Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Road. 803-603-5443 or aplscevent@gmail.com. The City of Columbia Art Center, Parks and Recreation Department is currently looking for artists who wish to participate in “Art Along the Trail” Saturday... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Ray Sasser: Javelina added to Texas Big Game Awards season | OutdoorsBig Game Awards (TBGA) officially started with pronghorn season in September. N
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Big Game Awards (TBGA) officially started with pronghorn season in September. Now it's archery season for white-tailed deer and mule deer. No doubt, some animals have already been taken that qualify for the program. TBGA is a cooperative program... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
U.S. House committee approves Texan's bill to put $10 billion toward border wallWASHINGTON – The House Homeland Security Committee voted to send a bill to the
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON – The House Homeland Security Committee voted to send a bill to the full U.S. House on Wednesday that aims to follow through on President Donald Trump’s campaign promise of constructing a wall at the United States' southern border. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa - ‡khomani Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site LaunchMinister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, launches the ‡Khomani Cultur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, launches the ‡Khomani Cultural Landscape World Heritage site on 4 October 2017 at Andriesvale, Northern Cape Executive Mayor of the ZF Mngcawu District Municipality, Ms Abraham Vosloo Executive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
R18.1 Million to Develop Dawid Kruiper Rest CampThe South African National Parks (SANParks) has made available R18.1 million fo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The South African National Parks (SANParks) has made available R18.1 million for the development of the Dawid Kruiper Rest Camp within the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, says Environmental Affairs Minister Dr Edna Molewa. This was agreed to in 2015... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather the Gilmer National Night Out has been moved from the city square to the Yamboree Grounds beside the Civic Center. It will still start at 6:00pm. - Public parties are set at 10 Upshur County locations Tuesday eveni...UPDATE: Due to inclement weather the Gilmer National Night Out has been moved f
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather the Gilmer National Night Out has been moved from the city square to the Yamboree Grounds beside the Civic Center. It will still start at 6:00pm. Public parties are set at 10 Upshur County locations Tuesday evening... Read more
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The Economic Times
Nepal, India to conduct first joint tiger countFor the first time, Nepal and India will undertake a joint tiger census next mo
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
For the first time, Nepal and India will undertake a joint tiger census next month in their national parks, forests and protected areas adjoining the two countries using a globally-recognised method, officials said today. Conservation authorities... Read more
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The Economic Times
Nepal, India to conduct first joint tiger countKATHMANDU: For the first time, Nepal and India will undertake a joint tiger cen
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
KATHMANDU: For the first time, Nepal and India will undertake a joint tiger census next month in their national parks, forests and protected areas adjoining the two countries using a globally-recognised method, officials said on Monday. Conservation... Read more
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The Washington Times
Border security protects National Park Service landLUKEVILLE, Arizona | A stroll to Quitobaquito Spring, a desert oasis and the cr
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
LUKEVILLE, Arizona | A stroll to Quitobaquito Spring, a desert oasis and the crown jewel of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in southern Arizona, was forbidden a decade ago, the victim of a border out of control. Even a few years ago, visitors... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
National Night Out scheduled for Tuesday October 3 - Public parties are set at 10 Upshur County locations Tuesday evening to celebrate National Night Out an event aimed at making communities safer said Sheriff Larry Webb. National Night Out is...National Night Out scheduled for Tuesday, October 3 Public parties are set at
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
National Night Out scheduled for Tuesday, October 3 Public parties are set at 10 Upshur County locations Tuesday evening to celebrate "National Night Out," an event aimed at making communities safer, said Sheriff Larry Webb. "National Night Out is... Read more
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The Star
Flying foxes to be upgraded to 'totally protected species'PETALING JAYA: The endangered Malayan flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus) and island
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
PETALING JAYA: The endangered Malayan flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus) and island flying fox (Pteropus hypomelanus) will soon be listed as “totally protected species” under the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010. The Department of Wildlife and National... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Croc sighting closes Bitter Springshole south of Katherine has been closed after a crocodile sighting last night.
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 19 days ago
hole south of Katherine has been closed after a crocodile sighting last night. A statement released by Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife said the croc was spotted by during a routine check at Bitter Springs. The hot springs are located in the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
New fight breaks out over oil drilling in Evergladesthe western Everglades has environmental groups try to stop a Texas company fro
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
the western Everglades has environmental groups try to stop a Texas company from completing a search for oil at Big Cypress National Preserve. A vast swath of forest, swamp and wet prairie on both sides of Alligator Alley, Big Cypress is home to... Read more
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