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State grant awarded to help protect Davidson County waterway

The Lexington Dispatch 27 Sep 2022
Davidson County was a recipient of a North Carolina Land and Water Fund grant, N.C ... Funds were awarded for four projects designed to evaluate innovative techniques for managing stormwater. In addition, eight planning projects were funded to identify key water quality and conservation opportunities in mountain, piedmont and coastal watersheds.

164 acres to be added to Alburgh Dunes State Park, conserving bluffs and wildlife

St Albans Messenger 27 Sep 2022
The $1.1 million dollar purchase was made possible with funding support from the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Migratory Waterfowl Fund, the Lintilhac Foundation, Ducks Unlimited and private donors.

Keir Starmer’s conference speech offered a clearer ideological position - even more ambition will now ...

The Conversation 27 Sep 2022
Conservative prime minister Liz Truss’s policy choices are helping the Labour leader define a clearer ideological position ... There is the picture today of a government borrowing to fund tax cuts, and that picture may change again as the Conservatives respond to how the “mini budget” was received ... Karl Pike has received funding from the ESRC.

Seaman Paper to fund ocean research and conservation -- Launches the "Sea the Difference" initiative

Victoria Advocate 27 Sep 2022
Seaman Paper Company has made multi-year commitments to these organizations to fund critical research and conservation efforts while launching the "Sea the Difference" initiative to heighten awareness of the increasing risk of plastics in our oceans.

Central Pennsylvania gets one of three new state parks

Penn Live 27 Sep 2022
According to the Governor’s Office, the three parks represent an investment of $45 million from the $696 million for conservation, recreation and preservation in Wolf’s final budget ... Big Elk Creek is 1,712 acres acquired through The Conservation Fund with the assistance of the Mt.

To save water in Texas, these nonprofits are paying farmers to leave it in reservoirs

Waco Tribune-Herald 27 Sep 2022
Texas Water Trade, a nonprofit that advocates for water conservation, established the Aquifer Resilience Fund ... The fund uses $1.275 million from the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Texas Water Development Board and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation with the goal of ...

Champlin Forest in Rochester expands to over 300 acres

Fosters 27 Sep 2022
The Rochester Conservation Commission contributed $200,000 from its Conservation Fund and funding from two state grant sources were essential to this project, a $115,000 grant from the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program and a $110,000 grant from New ...

Buy a stamp, help boost bobwhite numbers

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 27 Sep 2022
A new northern bobwhite conservation stamp for 2022 is available for purchase, with the proceeds helping fund the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's restoration efforts for quail ... "All those funds from the quail and turkey stamps get pooled together and those go to on-the-ground work on public lands," Johnson said.

Governor praises fire mitigation efforts, $238K announced for Helena forest treatment

Longview News-Journal 27 Sep 2022
Monday’s event included an announcement by Amanda Kaster, Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) director, of an expansion to the Good Neighbor Authority agreement between DNRC, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest ... The funding is administered through the U.S.

Monitoring wolf packs costs Switzerland CHF500,000

Swissinfo 27 Sep 2022
Funds are distributed between the Carnivore, Ecology and Wildlife Management foundation (Kora) and the Laboratory for Conservation Biology at the University of Lausanne, the government said in response to a parliamentary question.


MENA FN 27 Sep 2022
(MENAFN - mslgroup) The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, this year, marks the 40th anniversary of the first hatch of ... .

NWA outdoor briefs

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 27 Sep 2022
Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area will host The Living Forest event from 1 to 4 p.m ... Nonprofit organizations within the foundation's focus region that work with youth under age 18 in environmental and conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for up to $3,000 in grant funding.

Sterling slide: Liz Truss’s slash-and-burn gamble risks bringing her fledgling leadership to a halt

Belfast Telegraph 27 Sep 2022
The weakening currency piles pressure on Ms Truss and her new Conservative government. Their gamble on slashing taxes, funded by increasing borrowing, stimulating economic growth is off to a very shaky start ... And this rather un-Conservative shift has had a very mixed reaction from the party’s own MPs ... Conservative Party jitters can only grow.

Sterling slide: UK prime minister Liz Truss’s slash-and-burn gamble risks bringing her fledgling leadership to a halt

Irish Independent 27 Sep 2022
Their gamble on slashing taxes, funded by increasing borrowing, stimulating economic growth is off to a very shaky start.The bulk of orthodox economists insist that the “Trussonomics’ strategy” will only further fuel inflation.

Idaho universities disallow abortion, contraception referral

Times Union 27 Sep 2022
... prosecution,” she said of the public funds law ... Idaho's lawmakers could fine-tune the laws to ensure they don't violate 1st Amendment free speech rights or lead to major funding losses, but the deeply conservative state Legislature isn't scheduled to meet again until January.

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