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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Palmer now second in command at Pa. Game Commission

     
    Richard R. Palmer, who has overseen the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Bureau of Wildlife Protection since 2007, has been named the agency's new deputy executive director for field operations. Palmer joined the Game Commission in 1991 as an undercover...
  • 1976 California drought

     
    Dan Lemons, manager of Ranchita Oaks Ranch and Vineyards northeast of Paso Robles runs dirt through his fingers from a field too parched by the California drought to grow crops....
  • Get Involved to Protect our Water Resources- Become a Master Watershed Steward!

     
    As you make your list of resolutions for the New Year, spend some time thinking about how you might best use your talents and interests to give back to the community and make the world a little bit better in......
  • The Week in Pictures | January 6 – 12, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Incredible images this week out of Indonesia as villagers react to being covered in ash from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Payung village. The number of displaced people has increased to 22,...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Florida State players celebrate with fans after beating Auburn, 34-31, in the 2014 BCS Championship game at the Rose Bowl. Long Beach: A gray whale breeches off the coast of Long Beach, much to the delight of whale...
  • #Duck stamps could increase in price #duckstamps

     
    A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate to increase the price of the federal duck stamp to $25. The current price of $15 was set more than 20 years ago, in 1991. The price of the federal duck stamp has been raised only seven times in the program's.....
  • The Zipper Merge: Convincing Motorists Isn't a Snap

     
    Global climate change is "undisputed fact" or "needs more study." Spiritual or secular. Coke or Pepsi. There are certain lines we draw in society that shan't be straddled. The totality of who you are, how you were raised, what you've......
  • Take part in the #DCNR survey for #outdoor #recreation

     
    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti is encouraging Pennsylvanians to share what they like to do outdoors in a 5-minute, online survey that will assist with planning. DCNR is working with experts across the state to...
  • #ABC suing Dept. of Interior over #eagle kill ruling

     
    American Bird Conservancy (ABC)—has announced its intention to sue the Department of the Interior (DOI), charging DOI with multiple violations of federal law in connection with its December 9, 2013, final regulation that allows wind energy companies...
  • Tigers above!

     
    Tiger brothers Wiz and Dmitri nudged each other playfully as they peered down from a mesh-enclosed trail above a walkway at the Philadelphia Zoo. Wiz’ huge paws pressed against the mesh walls as the Amur tiger flopped down in the enclosure and...
  • Check out a bird's eye view of an #eagle nest on Pa. Game Commission website

     
    Last year, a young bald eagle fledged from a nest within the city limits of Pittsburgh for the first time in perhaps 200 years or more. And in the months that led up to that moment, hundreds looked on from a distance. This year, a pair of eagles is...
  • Assoc. of Zoos and Aquariums backs PGC, PFBC on T&E Species designations

     
    Statement by AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy Regarding HB 1576 and SB 1047 Silver Spring, Maryland (February 7, 2014) – Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) President and CEO Jim Maddy issued the following statement regarding HB 1576 and SB 1047:...