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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Bell defense: Rizzo ‘ripped off the city’ and ‘duped’ council

     
    The attorney for onetime Bell Councilman George Cole painted a portrait of his client as a dedicated and generous civil servant who logged long hours attempting to overhaul his city's educational resources but put his trust in the wrong people.......
  • Webliography: Research wants to be free

     
    UPDATED TUESDAY MORNING The public directly and indirectly subsidizes an awful lot of academic research on the theory that knowledge is an important public good. So the public should have access to it! We should be able to arrange the......
  • San Diego Zoo, Audubon partnering to save endangered animals

     
    San Diego Zoo Global and the Audubon Nature Institute are set to announce Tuesday a unique partnership to save animal populations facing extinction by establishing a breeding center on a 1,000-acre piece of property near New Orleans. To be called......
  • Billy Graham’s My Hope ministry comes to First Baptist on Thursday

     
    First Baptist Orlando is one of seven churches selected in January to host My Hope with Billy Graham ministry  for pastors and church leaders. The event will be held Thursday, Jan. 17. The initial sessions presented by representatives of the project...
  • 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...