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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Chevy's Old Impala Gets New Life as Rental Special

     
    Perhaps, like many Americans, you prefer the idea of consistency over novelty. It's that mindset that keeps fast-food chains like McDonald's in existence: They may not serve the best hamburger you can buy, but you know it will be the......
  • Cattlemen vs. hunters imperils state lands bill

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A bill that could encourage agricultural landowners to shift their activities onto state lands in exchange for agreeing not to develop their own land is drawing fire from environmental groups and hunters alike. The bill (SB 466/HB 33),...
  • Activist argues Florida should reform regressive tax structure

     
    From the Orlando Sentinel's weekly Central Florida Business section: Karen Woodall, 55, is executive director of the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy in Tallahassee. She advocates on behalf of low- and middle-income taxpayers before the state...
  • Xbox One: Microsoft focuses on managing content, not gaming

     
    PERSPECTIVE At this morning's Xbox One reveal in Redmond, Wash., the new “Call of Duty” game received an extended preview […]...
  • ArtsQuest, Lehigh Valley Music Awards to join forces

     
    Lehigh Valley Music Awards, saying it has outgrown itself after 15 years, announced Friday it will “pool resources” with ArtsQuest to produce its annual awards ceremony and give it a permanent base, as well as “provide additional...
  • 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...