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  • Indian River Lagoon paddling adventure for conservation
    Paddling the Indian River Lagoon from one day to three weeks starts Nov. 29
    Who is ready for a kayak, canoe or paddleboard adventure along one of Florida’s beautiful waterways? Paddlers are invited to join the 2014 Indian River Lagoon Paddle Adventure in the name of adventure, conservation and stewardship. Paddlers...
  • Loch Ness Monster sightings: Conservationist group has answers
    Loch Ness Monster sightings: Conservationist group has answers
    An England-based conservationist group says it has answers for the uptick in Loch Ness Monster sightings that have popped up in the last few months. And they're not putting the sightings off as mere flights of fancy, just a combination of...
  • Deer in tall grass
    Hunters are America's top conservationists
    The fall hunting season is upon us. Many people complain about hunters, especially those on the left who are opposed to guns and the many hate-groups and animal-rights extremists who protest the killing of animals.But there are a lot of hunters...
  • Setting the watchdogs on illegal fishing with Global Fishing Watch
    Setting the watchdogs on illegal fishing with Global Fishing Watch
    Illegal fishing costs billions of dollars per year which includes job losses (in the hundreds of millions) and the threat on fishing communities. Also, and arguably more importantly, illegal fishing contributes to a dwindling down of fish...
  • Donating Guides
    Florida east coast anglers party in the name of conservation
    Avid anglers, conservation minded people and lovers of the Indian River Lagoon recently attended a big party in Viera. Originated by Anglers for Conservation (AFC) as a fund raising event the gathering was named the Protect Our Waters Fundraising...
  • Sharks and rays without borders
    Sharks and rays without borders
    Ocean advocates can now rejoice knowing that all of their hard work has paid off in infinite ways. The 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species has adopted all 21 shark and ray...
  • Branch on trail
    Pitch-in and help keep our trails clear
    We are blessed with many parks, trails, walking paths and rail-trails in the Lehigh Valley. Trails are usually maintained by township, city, county and state workers, and sometimes with the help of volunteer groups. Many of these trails pass...
  • Recreational fishing funds buying a fishing license makes the difference
    Recreational fishing funds buying a fishing license makes the difference
    Fishing license the best gift for any anglers or would-be fishermen and fisherwomen in your family Anglers and fishing organizations put the fire under fishing funding by purchasing yearly, biannual and life-time fishing licenses. The fishing fee...
  • Dallas baby giraffe name: Expensive price from donor, given to baby giraffe
    Dallas baby giraffe name: New animal name, $50K price tag goes to conservation
    A Dallas Zoo baby giraffe has a new name thanks to the gift of one generous donor. The baby giraffe has just been called “little guy” following his recent birth, but is going to be christened with an official name later this week. ABC...
  • Reviving Patagonia
    From Patagonia to Colorado; Saving the planet's grasslands
    Here in Colorado, the mountains are the show. Their dramatic rise out of the landscape has had us humans enthralled for centuries. We hike up them, ski down them and marvel in awe while taking photos of them. However, mountains are only half the...
  • New census indicates a Galapagos giant tortoise population explosion
    New census indicates a Galapagos giant tortoise population explosion
    The number of Galapagos giant tortoise living on the island of EspaƱola has reached at least 1,000. The latest census was conducted by James P. Gibbs, a professor of vertebrate conservation biology at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and...
  • Streamsong Resort fishing and golfing conservation makes it possible
    Streamsong Resort fishing and golfing conservation makes it possible
    Tom Bie over at The Drake Magazine spills the secret about the mid-Florida bass fishing bonanza that is the Streamsong Resort which opened in 2013. Near Polk County, in Bowling Green: The legendary 36-hole/2 18-hole golf courses and 21 lakes of...
  • On the trail of Gene Stratton Porter, part 2
    On the trail of Gene Stratton Porter, part 2
    Both of Gene's Indiana homes, the Limberlost (link) cabin and the Sylvan Lake cabin (link) are in the Indiana State Museums system. She is the only Hoosier so honored. There were efforts to also do something at her birthplace near Wabash, but...
  • On the trail of: Gene Stratton Porter, part 1
    On the trail of: Gene Stratton Porter, part 1
    Gene Stratton was born on a farm in Wabash County Indiana in 1863. She was keenly interested in nature. She spent more hours studying nature on her own than studying anything in the township school.When her family moved to the town of Wabash, she...
  • Goats at Hugh Moore Park
    Goats answer the call to fight invasive weeds
    Using goats to control weeds also called “Goatscaping” has grown in popularity. With more and more acres of land being overrun with invasive plants, goats are the perfect remedy for eating them and slowing down their spread.An invasive...