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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Schwartz first policy offering: Shale gas tax plan

     
    How can you quickly come up with lots of new revenue for a cash-strapped state like Pennsylvania, without hitting most taxpayers in the wallet? Allyson Schwartz, a leading democratic candidate for governor in 2014, offered up a plan Wednesday that......
  • DU sponsors National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

     
    Ducks Unlimited (DU) has long been known for their conservation efforts throughout North America and for helping to ensure that future sportsmen and women have the same outdoor opportunities past generations have enjoyed. To that end, DU is proud to be...
  • New Jersey Wildlife Expo this weekend

     
    New Jersey’s great outdoor venues and experiences will be featured this weekend, Sept. 14 and 15, at the Department of Environmental Protection’s fourth annual New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo, which celebrates the state's natural resources and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Florida’s land conservation program crawls back from the dead

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It isn’t exactly a roaring recovery. But Florida’s once-heralded land conservation program is creeping back from the dead. Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet signed off on a list of 21 conservation projects Tuesday...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Orie Melvin claims the state doesn't have the power to prosecute her.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you've ever wondered who watches the Watchmen, then you'll love this story out of Allegheny County this morning. There you'll find suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin, who claims in a new......
  • Schools face more penalties as feds reject California waiver

     
    Federal officials have rejected California’s request for exemption from rules that penalize low-performing schools and school districts, state officials announced Friday....
  • Rare river otter a celebrity after settling near Golden Gate Bridge

     
    Since moving into the ruins of San Francisco's historic seaside baths near the Golden Gate Bridge, a river otter has gone from curiosity to celebrity. “Sutro Sam,” as he has been dubbed, is believed to be the first river otter......
  • Kids and money: Sometimes the saving comes naturally and sometimes not

     
     We have never really embraced the allowance thing, and my children only have a few relatives who very occasionally send them cash. Still, my older child seemed to spend whatever came his way, until I finally insisted he open a small savings account,...
  • New details raise questions about Natalie Wood's death

     
    Details released this week about Natalie Wood’s death in 1981 have raised new questions about how the actress drowned off the coast of Santa Catalina Island. Injuries such as fresh bruising on Wood’s right forearm, left wrist and right knee......