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Focus appointed on £6.5m conservation project

The Business Desk 07 Dec 2021
The listed building retains many of its beautiful features, including tall leaded windows and original fireplaces, but the building is in decline and requires fundamental repairs and conservation work to prevent further water egress and damage to the outside. After fund raising, ...

Two schools wrongly claim $170K under wage subsidy scheme

NewstalkZB 07 Dec 2021
The Ministry did not provide exceptions, instead it provided schools with additional funding and support throughout 2020 in response to Covid-19.". Spending on farewell gifts and retirement functions should be moderate and conservative, and appropriate to the occasion, it said.

Use of Wyoming’s ARPA funds topic of town hall meeting

Longview News-Journal 07 Dec 2021
In September, Gordon’s office announced the creation of the Strike Team, tasking its five members with addressing challenges in workforce development, education, child care, food insecurity, health care, wildlife conservation and in making government more efficient by using ARPA funding coming to Wyoming.

Barre council trims spending proposal

Times Argus 07 Dec 2021
... tapping available surplus funds to “buy down” the budget’s tax impact ... Plans to invest $3,750 in a website upgrade were dropped from the budget; $7,500 in funding for the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps was eliminated; and first-time funding for city committees was cut by $5,500.

Clark International Airport to support growth of Pampanga Megalopolis

Manila Standard Today 07 Dec 2021
Clark International Airport will support the development of the Pampanga Golden Triangle into the next megalopolis in Luzon, according to former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ... Dorst and Mt ... "Having clusters dedicated to eco-tourism would help in conserving the natural environment, and at the same time generate funds for the municipalities ... .

NFWF and Partners Announce $5.4 Million in Grants to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

Eagle-Tribune 06 Dec 2021
The grants are matched by $4.8 million from the grantees themselves, resulting in $10.2 million in combined total funding for conservation projects around the Long Island Sound watershed of Connecticut, New York, and Vermont ... conserve habitats, and promote public awareness.

Saratoga County maintains AA+ rating from Standard & Poors

The Saratogian 06 Dec 2021
In its review of the county’s financial management and policies, S&P highlighted the use of conservative budgeting ... In fiscal 2022, Saratoga County will budget conservatively, including no increase in sales tax revenues, which account for almost half of general fund revenues.

Human-elephant coexistence part 3: Elephants, wildlife & how they help with climate

Open Access Government 06 Dec 2021
Susan Canney, Director of the Mali Elephant Project, WILD Foundation & International Conservation Fund Canada, in the third part of a fascinating discussion about human-elephant coexistence, consider elephants, wildlife and how they help with climate change.

'Stars align' for Ecusta Trail with state funding, more; construction to start 2022

Hendersonville Times-News 06 Dec 2021
"We are thrilled to see funding support for construction of the Ecusta Trail," said Rebekah Robinson, assistant director for programs with Conserving Carolina. In August, a subsidiary of Conserving Carolina, Ecusta Rails to Trails LLC, finalized the purchase of the 19-mile ...

Kirtland’s warbler to appear on Michigan license plates in 2022

Michigan Live 06 Dec 2021
Threatened with extinction only a few decades ago, the distinctive yellow-and-grey songbirds have made a remarkable comeback and are now considered a conservation success story ... “We hope highlighting the Kirtland’s warbler will encourage continued funding for conservation efforts of Michigan’s threatened and endangered species.”.

Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund commits another $443 million to climate justice and conservation

The Verge 06 Dec 2021
Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Bezos Earth Fund. On Monday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced his Earth Fund’s latest round of grants ... This year, the fund has pledged more ...

How arable farming sows the seeds of river pollution

The Observer 06 Dec 2021
The announcement of funding for conservation measures is to be welcomed, although widely criticised for being insufficient (Farmers in England to be paid for looking after soil health from next year, 2 December).

Kirtland’s Warbler Replaces Elk On The 2022 Wildlife Habitat License Plate

CBS Sports 06 Dec 2021
“We hope highlighting the Kirtland’s warbler will encourage continued funding for conservation efforts of Michigan’s threatened and endangered species.”READ MORE ... The proceeds made from the wildlife habitat license plate sales go to the Nongame Fish and Wildlife Trust Fund, which benefits nongame species like the warbler.

New Year’s Weed: What to know before recreational marijuana hits the market

Montana Kaimin 06 Dec 2021
The original initiative laid out the framework mechanisms for regulation and the testing of products as well as just over half the tax rate going to the state general fund, and the rest of it dedicated to efforts like conservation, substance abuse treatment, veterans' services and health care.

2ndVote Value Investments Appoints Andy Puzder as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Cadillac News 06 Dec 2021
Puzder is a fixture in conservative politics ... Traded on the Chicago Board of Exchange, the 2VA LYFE and EGIS funds invest in companies that are neutral on political issues important to conservatives, like life and the 2 nd Amendment and border security, and put profitability first.

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