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John Myers column: It’s time to renew Minnesota natural resource's trust fund

Post Bulletin 25 Mar 2023
The commission determines if projects meet the requirements "for the public purpose of protection, conservation, preservation, and enhancement of the state's air, water, land, fish, wildlife, and other natural resources.” (Note the lottery-stocked trust fund is separate ...

Aspiring biologist awarded Conservation Scholarship

The Post and Courier 25 Mar 2023
A consummate performer in both the classroom and community recently earned her just recognition in the form of $63,877 — or roughly 86 percent of her college tuition — in financial aid and scholarship funds ... Richkowski, it was noted, plans to major in environmental and conservation biology at Furman University in Greenville County.

Buffalo, New York, conservancy leader to take leadership of The Bay project

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 25 Mar 2023
Sarasota’s Bay Park Conservancy is getting a new chief executive – Stephanie Crockatt – who will succeed the volunteer lead for the past four years, AG Lafley. Crockatt is the executive director of Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, the nonprofit that manages an 850-acre park system in Buffalo, New York.

Land Bank requests seasonal sheep grazing lease proposals for 2023-2024

The San Juan Journal 25 Mar 2023
San Juan County’s Conservation Land Bank, funded by a 1% real estate excise tax paid by purchasers of property at closing, acquires and protects special places in the Islands including coastlines, farmland, forests and wetlands.

Young, Smith introduce bill to support farmers, conservation

The Pilot News 25 Mar 2023
... a variety of activities to support farming communities like workshops, distribution of digital materials, and tests to measure the effectiveness of conservation and climate smart practices, and provide $13 million in funding for 4-year grants, with a maximum grant of $400,000.

Project Cheetah in line with PM’s commitment to conserve wildlife: Yadav

Live Mint 25 Mar 2023
Further, the Members of Parliament had flagged issues related to forest and wildlife in their constituencies and the issues that have a larger interest for society and wildlife conservation ... The idea of bringing the cheetah back was first put forth in 2009 by Indian conservationists, along with Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF).

Partnership garners funding to expand Yampa Valley soil moisture monitor network, fill data gaps amid ...

Steamboat Pilot 25 Mar 2023
In addition to the sustainability council, project partners include the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes, Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District and Colorado Mountain College ... The $860,000 in funding secured comes largely from the Colorado Water Conservation Board through its Water Plan Grant funding program.

Bill to overhaul school funding filed at Capitol

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 25 Mar 2023
A bill filed Friday would change the way Arkansas funds public schools, creating a new formula for how districts receive money from the state ... "Arkansas LEARNS and the increase in foundation funding show the Governor and legislature's commitment to improving education in Arkansas through bold and conservative reforms.".

Finance Bill strips debt funds of long-term capital gain tax benefits

The Telegraph India 25 Mar 2023
There’s some bad news for people who hold debt mutual funds ... Until March 31, earnings from debt mutual funds held for over three years are assessed as long-term capital gains ... Investors in debt mutual funds are usually conservative – and often older – market players who want instruments that are less risky even though they offer lower returns.

Yesteryears for March 25, 2023

The Facts 25 Mar 2023
Fish and Wildlife Service and other national conservation organizations applauded a $600,000 boost to the 1,170-acre preserve ... Conservation efforts involve hardwood reforestation, preservation of wetlands and building nature-friendly viewing areas for visitors ... “Conservation without funding is conversation,” Baker said.

Uihlein money runs deep in Daniel Kelly's (R) Wisconsin Supreme Court campaign

Democratic Underground 25 Mar 2023
Uihlein and his wife, Liz, have become one of the biggest and most influential donors of far-right candidates and conservative causes over the last few election cycles. Uihlein money has funded anti-abortion efforts, attacks on the LGBTQ community, and efforts to undermine democracy and overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Other anti-LGBTQ+ bills

Dothan Eagle 25 Mar 2023
... seen a surge, particularly in conservative states.

Earth Hour: Lights at India Gate, Akshardham, Howrah Bridge and CST switched off for an ...

India TV 25 Mar 2023
Delhi saves 279 MW electricity during Earth Hour ... Earth Hour is one of the largest global grassroots campaigns for raising awareness on climate change issues supported by the World Wildlife Fund. The event creates awareness about the conservation of natural resources and draws attention to the fragile condition of planet Earth. Also Read ... ....

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore has passed away

Engadget 25 Mar 2023
Before Moore completely stepped down from his duties at Intel in 2006, he and his wife established the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation with $5 billion in funding. The foundation supported environmental conservation efforts, mostly in the San Francisco Bay area, and donated to various educational institutions' science and technology departments.

Scoppe: Mr. Eckstrom's most excellent adventure

The Post and Courier 25 Mar 2023
Instead, he declared that his taxpayer-subsidized Minnesota road trip wasn’t illegal — even though both the state constitution and the state ethics law clearly said state employees can’t use public funds for private benefit ... rather than “conservative Republicans.”At the vanguard.

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