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  • The Hive Orlando celebrates two years of environmental action
    The Hive Orlando celebrates two years of environmental action
    In February 2013, an innovative concept in raising awareness and promoting positive action was born in Orlando. This community of industrious local leaders focused on sustainable measures encouraging environmental conservation practices throughout...
  • Northern long-eared bat
    The battle to conserve the northern long-eared bat
    A newly discovered fungus, is seriously threatening the northern long-eared bat population in the United States, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is making a dedicated effort to help conserve this bat species’ population. Standing in...
  • FWS announces policy on expanding and starting national wildlife refuges
    FWS announces policy on expanding and starting national wildlife refuges
    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has updated its policy regarding growth of national wildlife refuges. FWS announced in the Federal Register of Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 that its new Strategic Growth Policy will focus on using the agency&...
  • Illinois awarded funding for conservation projects
    Illinois awarded funding for conservation projects
    It was announced toady that the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $2.7 million in funding for three local conservation projects in Illinois. The announcement was made by U. S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), who stated the funding comes...
  • Seabirds foraging in the Pacific
    Strange mass die-off of birds off California coast baffles scientists
    A mass die-off of several species off the California coast has been baffling scientists. The main victim is mostly a small seabird called a Cassin’s auklet. Reports of up to tens of thousands of these birds have been washing up on California...
  • American Kestrel
    American Kestrel flying at the Trexler Nature Preserve
    For the past few weeks an American Kestrel has been seen in the fields just north of the Environmental Center in the Central Range at the Trexler Nature Preserve in Schnecksville. The kestrel has been seen on almost a daily basis.What makes this...
  • Living a Land Ethic
    Review of 'Living a Land Ethic' by Stephen Laubach
    Have you every wondered about the land that contains and surrounds the famous shack from the classic A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold? This land has had a rich history and contiues to evolve as culture, climate, and people change. Learn about...
  • Hollywild barn fire
    Fire at Hollywild Animal Park leads to PETA involvement
    On Friday, January 9, an animal care staff member at the Hollywild Animal Park arrived at the South Carolina facility and discovered smoke coming from the Primate Barn. What turned out to be devastating fire that claimed the lives of twenty-seven...
  • possible sighting at the bird count
    More than 2300 volunteers help conservation efforts with Annual Bird Count
    The 115th Annual Christmas Bird Count goes through Monday, Jan. 5 and some surprising results are already starting to show up in reports. The results have been gathered from thousands of volunteer bird watchers and enthusiasts who have braved the...
  • Deer feed the hungry
    Fee waived for NJ hunters helping the hungry
    The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has announced that, beginning January 1 and continuing to February 21, the Hunters Helping the Hungry (HHH) program will be waiving the $10 to $20 processing fee that hunters are asked to pay when donating...
  • Save Money and the Environment by Saying No to Grass
    Save Money and the Environment by Saying No to Grass
    Landscaping in Florida is a multi-million dollar industry and basic lawn services are a large part of the sunshine state’s business structure. With small companies popping up every few years, and all of them making ends meet, it’s a...
  • Manatee Education Center coming to Riviera Beach, Florida
    Manatee Education Center coming to Riviera Beach, Florida
    Florida Power and Light (FPL) is taking steps to protect a beloved marine mammal along Florida’s Atlantic coast. Along with community leaders in Riviera Beach, Florida, FPL executives recently broke ground on a manatee education center that...
  • Rescued diamondback terrapins
    Soundwaters provides home for rescued diamondback terrapins
    Soundwaters Coastal Education Center http://www.soundwaters.org located in Stamford in Cove Island Park is a leading environmental center that studies and protects Long Island Sound through a variety of programs. The center hosts over 25,000...
  • WWAG Madison
    Colorado Wolf Warrior takes battle to Wisconsin
    Dedicated Wolf and Wildlife Action Group (WWAG) member Jeanne Rasmussen along with activists from all over the country have taken the fight for life to Wisconsin, the epicenter of the war on wolves. Wisconsin is a state where the government and...
  • Englishtown bear
    Bear season and Six-day Firearm Deer Season in NJ begins December 8th
    Monday, December 8 is the start of New Jersey's Six-day Firearm Deer Season. The Six-day or traditional "buck" season runs this year through December 13. The New Jersey black bear hunting season is held concurrently with the Six-day...