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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Pa. Game Commission summer #workshops for #educators

     
    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. Formal educators and nonformal educators such as Scout leaders, afterschool educators and youth-...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Winter Wildlife Woes

     
    I feel sorry for wildlife during these frigid winter days since I know they have to work really hard to find food, water and shelter. However, these are the times when deer will eat just about anything, even so-called deer......
  • 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......
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • #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.....
  • Cars.com Launches #FamilyCarAdvice Program

     
    Keeping the stress out of car shopping is much easier said than done, especially when it comes to welcoming your first child or keeping up with your growing family. That's why Cars.com is unveiling a series of #FamilyCarAdvice resources to......
  • Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat?

     
    Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat? And I don't mean after falling face forward while straining over a downward facing dog pose. I mean actually craving its fluffy and shiny texture in your mouth. If it seems absurd, that's exactly my point....
  • 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:...
  • 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...