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First wave of childcare expansion rollout to open for applications in January

AOL 29 Nov 2023
“From April next year, eligible working parents of two-year-olds will be able to access 15 hours of government-funded childcare a week, making sure parents no longer have to choose between a career and a family, and doubling down on this government’s commitment to getting more people into work and growing the economy.”.

Editorial: Keep Black River momentum rolling

The Post and Courier 29 Nov 2023
Lawmakers appropriated $37 million, a significant sum, to the bank this year, but they also should consider restoring an ongoing funding source that would provide more of a guarantee of future income for the bank's important conservation work in the years to come.

City trims funding from 2 ERCA programs, opts to fund others in council debate

CBC 29 Nov 2023
The City of Windsor will save more than $260,000 per year over the next four yeas, by opting out of funding some Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) programs— but still funding many — after a change in provincial law ... .

Restoration of derelict Alexandra Palace office set to start next month

Building 29 Nov 2023
Work to bring a derelict part of Alexandra Palace back into public use is set to kick off within the next few days following an award of grant funding from Historic England. Conservation architect Burrell Foley Fischer and main contractor ROOFF will start on the north London site ...

Chicago Tribune: House GOP should seek reform

Decatur Daily 29 Nov 2023
This was supposed to be the year for a new Farm Bill, the five-year legislation that funds farm subsidy programs, conservation efforts and food assistance for low-income Americans ... Yet the stopgap spending bill approved earlier this month funds other government functions outside the Farm Bill only through Jan.

Exclusive: Amazon rainforest destruction slows sharply year to date, report says

Reuters 29 Nov 2023
The analysis by the nonprofit Amazon Conservation's MAAP forest monitoring program offers a first look at 2023 deforestation across the nine Amazon countries ... The success at reining in deforestation will give Amazon countries more leverage to push for conservation funding at the upcoming United Nations COP28 climate summit, experts said.

Tiny beetle marks big milestone

Lincoln Journal Star 29 Nov 2023
Gann's work is funded by the Photo Ark's Species Impact Initiative — a program that funds on-the-ground conservation projects and leverages the Photo Ark's storytelling power to help protect at-risk species ... "It is too often that the small, less-classically charismatic species are overlooked in mainstream conservation efforts," he said.

GOP faces ominous signs in effort to avoid January shutdown

The Hill 28 Nov 2023
Four swing-district New York Republicans joined with more than a dozen conservatives to tank a procedural vote on a funding bill before the Thanksgiving break ... As the funding fight drags on, senior appropriators worry that the House GOP will be on weak footing in interchamber ...

Bitter Root Land Trust gets $10M grant for ag program

Independent Record 28 Nov 2023
The funding will ... "While we don't quite know what these projects may look like as we continue to work through details with NRCS to finalize this RCPP over the next year, this funding will make conservation more accessible to landowners with forested properties in our community.".

Leonard Leo firm received $21M from Leo-linked group

Politico 28 Nov 2023
Attorney General Brian Schwalb is looking into the finances and expenditures associated with The 85 Fund and as Leo faces enhanced congressional scrutiny for his role in bolstering conservative legal movement, including advising President Donald Trump on judicial nominations.

Inland Empire Paper Co. seeking millions from feds for conservation easement

The Spokesman-Review 28 Nov 2023
Forest Service for multiple conservation easements ... The goal is to conserve “working forest” – typically timberland owned by logging companies ... The Forest Service has funded several conservation easements in North Idaho ... But the federal government has never funded a Forest Legacy Program conservation easement in Eastern Washington.

Morgan County agrees to pay $20,000 for conservation studies

Morgan Citizen 28 Nov 2023
Morgan County leaders have agreed to pay $20,000 to fund half of the costs for two studies aimed at determining the county’s land conservation needs and how further development will impact county services ... Conservancy. The conservancy is funding the other half of the study costs.

Funding received to complete KRT in 2025

Cleburne Times-Review 28 Nov 2023
"After a complex process at the state level, the funds have now been awarded to the Champaign County Forest Preserve District, the Vermilion County Conservation District and the Urbana Park District.

Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre inaugurated at Xrobb l-Għaġin, co-financed EU funds

Independent Online 28 Nov 2023
... by the European Regional Development Fund ... With a total project value of €2.5 million, including €1.6 million from European funds, this centre serves as a refuge for wildlife, a symbol of environmental conservation and an example of an investment on a collective future.

Santa visits Sunset Zoo, bringing Christmas spirit

News-Press Now 28 Nov 2023
"Conservation is a huge part of what we do here at Sunset Zoo, and we want people to be able to experience things they don't always get the chance to experience." ... "The funds that are raised through this event help with our conservation efforts for the zoo," Kirkwood said.

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This handout photo provided by the Uttarakhand State Department of Information and Public Relations shows Pushkar Singh Dhami, right, Chief Minister of the state of Uttarakhand, greeting a worker rescued from the site of an under-construction road tunnel that collapsed in Silkyara in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, India, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023
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