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Conservation

A collection of news and information related to Conservation published by this site and its partners.

Top Conservation Articles

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  • New Wild Plant Sanctuary designation in Clearfield County

     
    The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has designated a new Wild Plant Sanctuary in Bloom Township, Clearfield County. Bilger’s Rocks, a property managed by the Bilger’s Rocks Association, has been accepted into...
  • New Jersey plans Landscape Project webinar for June 18

     
    The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is inviting the public to attend an upcoming Webinar on the Landscape Project, an interactive ecosystem-based mapping tool that assists government agencies, planners, conservation groups, the public and others in...
  • Steve Crisafulli officially tapped as next House Speaker

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Brevard Rep. Steve Crisafulli formally took the reins for departed and controversial ex-lawmaker Chris Dorworth on Monday when he was voted in as the Republicans' choice for House speaker after the 2014 elections. For the soft-spoken...
  • Blog Questions XIII

     
    For the 10th anniversary of Change of Subject Sunday I solicited questions about the blog from readers and will be featuring most of them here, along with my answers. Icarus: If you knew then what you know now, what would......
  • reFramed: In conversation with Nick Brandt

     
    Nick Brandt photographs exclusively in Africa, where since 2001 he has been working on a last testament to wild animals and wild places. The first two volumes of the trilogy were recently combined and published together as “On This Earth, A Shadow...
  • Q&A on Chicago Public Schools closing plans

     
    Former education blogger Seth Lavin posed 10 questions to Chicago Public Schools officials about the school closing plan, including You’ve estimated $500K in savings per closed school. Does this mean closing 100 schools solves only 5% of the $1B...
  • Bald #Eagles could be delisted as threatened species in #Pennsylvania

     
    FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA GAME COMMISSION: With its numbers in Pennsylvania continuing to soar ever higher, the bald eagle soon could be removed from the state’s list of threatened species. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife...
  • Reagan legacy will survive Chicago wrecking ball

     
    Wednesday's print column Ronald Reagan's childhood home is demolished at 832 E. 57th Street in Chicago, April 2, 2013. The building sits at the corner of Maryland and 57th Street across from The Center for Care and Discovery - The......
  • First night of Discovery’s Shark Week 2013 sets viewership records with “Megalodon” special

     
    Although some fans on Twitter were bummed that Shark Week 2013 kicked off with a Mermaids-style “mockumentary” called Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives, its premise nonetheless was enough to get them and many others tuned in. Discovery...
  • Public servants may be missing out on student loan breaks

     
    If you work as teacher, soldier, firefighter, cop, nurse or other public service job, did you know there are programs that can forgive or reduce your college debt? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is trying to get the word out......
  • Pa. Game Commission offers classes for #teachers

     
    Schools might soon be letting out, but educators and others who work with youth have a chance to continue their learning through wildlife-focused workshops that also fulfill mandates set forth by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Project WILD aims...
  • Time and Tides: Teaching photography workshop in the Philippines

     
    By Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times This month I teamed up with Magnum photographer Eli Reed and Armando Arorizo, owner of the Perfect Exposure Gallery in Los Angeles, to hold the first South Pacific Photo Workshop in the Philippines. The setting was...