Latest News for: Funding conservation


Wolf administration announces acquisition for motorized recreation area

The Milton Standard Journal 15 Aug 2022
The funding ... The project serves as a new model for utilizing Liquid Fuels funds and state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) restoration funds to conserve land while also expanding opportunities for ATVs, dirt bikes, off-highway vehicles and other forms of recreation.

Investments: Oregon agriculture, rural communities to see millions in federal funding

The World 15 Aug 2022
This funding used to replace open irrigation ditches with pipes is crucial for irrigation districts that need to improve water efficiency and conservation or otherwise improve fish and wildlife habitat. This program is providing critical funding for the collaborative processes ...

'Chennai's forest department has no funds to curb man-animal conflict in urban areas'

The Times of India 15 Aug 2022
... is starved of funds for such operations. While the wildlife wing in charge of reserve forests gets a minimum contingency fund for such operations, the territorial wing in-charge of urban gets no money for rescue, relief, awareness, education and conservation activities.

From forests to faucet, Michigan DNR starts new clean-water initiative

Detroit news 15 Aug 2022
Forest to MI Faucet will help fund the council's water quality and land protection work with local governments, businesses and residents ... The initiative also will fund several land conservancies throughout Michigan, which protect drinking water by protecting the natural land.

Aug. 14 Recreation Briefs

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 15 Aug 2022
The program awards public, private, parochial, or home-school educators grants that range from $180 to $250 to fund transportation costs, program fees, and classroom supplies related to preparation or follow-up for the field trips ... The project was funded in part by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Coastal Management.

Deadline looms for drought-stricken states to cut water use

The Grand Island Independent 15 Aug 2022
Some of the compensation-for-conservation funds could come from a $4 billion drought earmark in the Inflation Reduction Act under consideration in Washington, U.S ... Sinema acknowledged paying farmers to conserve wasn’t a long-term solution.

Paper calls for fewer cattle, more wolves to 'rewild' the West

Capital Press 15 Aug 2022
Appearing Aug ... Once rid of "troublesome nonnative species," the network would advance President Biden's executive order to conserve 30% of the U.S. by 2030, the authors said ... Also, Turner Endangered Species Fund of Bozeman, Mont.; Florida Institute for Conservation Service, and RESOLVE, a conservation group based in Washington, D.C ... ....

My Spin: Choosing voters or choosing opponents?

New Bern Sun Journal 15 Aug 2022
The Congressional Club assembled hundreds of thousands of contributor names into a database, then employed mass direct mail marketing (again a relatively new concept) to raise millions of dollars in support of Jesse Helms, Ronald Reagan, Lauch Faircloth and other conservative candidates. Upwards of 70 percent of those funds came from out of state.

The national park nearest you

Index-Journal 15 Aug 2022
Here in the classic South, we have two choices when it comes to national parks ... Hampton devoted his life to the state’s natural resources, and he’s known as the father of South Carolina’s conservation movement. The Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, and fans of the great outdoors follow Harry Hampton’s lead.

How GOP bill to cut taxes on guns, ammo would gut funding to preserve hunting

The Columbus Dispatch 14 Aug 2022
However, those funds would be capped at $800 million annually, so the bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation said last month it “categorically opposed” Clyde’s bill because it "would dismantle the most important and significant wildlife conservation funding program in the nation – the Pittman-Robertson Act.".

THE FRONTIER: Super PACs are spending big on GOP candidates in Oklahoma’s open U.S. House ...

Tahlequah Daily Press 14 Aug 2022
The two main super PACs shooting money into Oklahoma’s 2nd Congressional District race, School Freedom Fund and Fund for a Working Congress, have spent a combined $3.2 million since the June 28 primary in advance of the Aug ... Both groups have funded attack ads with claims that both candidates describe as “half-truths.”.

Good for wildlife, good for humans

The Day 14 Aug 2022
The parks’ popularity had not been enough to generate needed funds for deteriorating buildings, trails, roads and other infrastructure, some of it dating from the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s ... across the country, funded by royalties from offshore oil and natural gas.

Ministers reject attempt to curb political influence over the allocation of levelling-up funds

The Observer 14 Aug 2022
A proposal to curb ministerial influence over the £4.8bn levelling up fund after claims of possible bias in favour of Tory seats has been rejected by the government. Analysis has revealed more than half of the 100 most deprived areas of the country have not yet benefited from the fund.

'Money $ense': Managing your retirement savings

Union Leader 14 Aug 2022
What other funds do you have available? Make certain you are building accounts outside of the employer retirement plan for emergency use and additional retirement savings ... The fund will automatically change its investment mix to become more conservative as the chosen date approaches.

Big deal, no big deal | Barnes

Fort Smith Times Record 14 Aug 2022
There would be $50 million added to a reserve fund for ... Assuming something less than an eviscerating recession and banana republic inflation, the General Assembly's conservative wing maintains there will be adequate monies to fund an increase in educator's wages in the next year.

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