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  • Farm Bill changes give Sportsmen greater access to hunting and fishing
    Farm Bill changes give Sportsmen greater access to hunting and fishing
    Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced some changes to the long awaited Farm Bill. Conservation programs that are to enhance hunting and fishing adjusting access to privately owned lands.The Agricultural Conservation Easements...
  • Rabbit love
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    They are cute and cuddly and can be fun to watch as they play and hop for hours. Rabbits are gentle, social creatures with big personalities and even bigger popularity with pet parents.These little cuties are commonly thought of as part of the...
  • http://www.habitat-orlando.org/
    Habitat for Humanity needs your help
    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Area works to help make this a better community for all of us and now they are currently seeking volunteers for both its build sites and ReStore retail locations.The build sites have volunteer days...
  • Greater sage grouse
    BLM to determine sage grouse habitat protection
    Sage grouse are an iconic bird in the west – the name alone evokes image of wild prairies and snowcapped mountains in the distance. And their mating dance is one of the most unique in the animal kingdom. But across the west, greater sage...
  • Everglades Restoration
    FWC tackles Everglades restoration
    An important tool for managing the habitats and species in a complex ecosystem was introduced by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at its meeting Nov. 20 in Weston, FL. It is a position paper designed to help guide...
  • Oyster Reef Restoration
    Community volunteers create and deploy oyster mats in Mosquito Lagoon
    The Brevard Zoo and the University of Central Florida have joined forces to restore oyster beds in the world famous Mosquito Lagoon. The “Goon” as it is affectionately named by local anglers and boaters has suffered a deterioration in...
  • Bank of America Donation
    Habitat for Humanity receives grant
    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando was recently awarded a $40,000 grant from Bank of America. The grant is part of a $23 million philanthropic investment by Bank of America to build and rehab affordable housing, offer foreclosure prevention...
  • Threats to California's frogs
    California tree frogs test positive for pesticides
    The Pacific Chorus Tree frog is a tiny thing (if you're from the east coast, think Spring Peeper). It puffs up its throat three times bigger than its head to sing. The chameleon of the frog world, this small amphibian can be brown, tan, grey...
  • Artificial Bat Cave
    Researchers Spend $300,000 to Keep Local Bat Populations Healthy
    In early October 2012, The Nature Conservancy's Tennessee Chapter built a $300,000 artificial cave near Dunbar Cave Park as an alternative habitat for bats during winter hibernation. This will be an opportunity for researchers to study...
  • Hot dry spring death on ducks
    Ducks on the decline in Sacramento region
    As a small pond dried up in 100+ degree heat in June in an undeveloped area of West Sacramento, first a mother Wood Duck and her just hatched 11 ducklings vanished, possibly falling victim to lurking predators. Two coyotes were observed stalking...
  • NEON KITTEN BURLESQUE - Friday, June 21st @ Habitat - http://www.thehabitat.ca/
    NEON KITTEN CABARET is bringing a purrrr to the Habitat TONIGHT!!!
    Clear your TGIF calendar this week, pour yourself a proper Manhattan and sidle your sultry skins down to the Habitat in Kelowna TONGIHT, this Friday, June 21st, or some kittens will scratch our proverbial eyes out!The feisty NEON KITTEN CABARET is...
  • Samllmouth bass on the middle Allegheny River
    Rules for targeting smallmouth bass
    Fishing in waters that you've never before charted can be an intimidating venture. Having no idea where to begin fishing is frustrating and can result in wasted time and effort. By understanding the habits of smallmouth bass, you can quickly...
  • Before and After
    I feel so blessed that no words can express my gratitude!
    “Miss Betty” was one of the recipients of a home improvement makeover at the Washington Shores community in Orlando.Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Area and more than 150 volunteers from Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott...
  • Noah's Ark
    Noah’s Ark and their 3rd annual zebra dash
    In recent years there have been a number of stories in the news about animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect. The most recent was reported on March 6, 2013 by CBS Atlanta news reporter Tony McNary. A man in Gwinnett County was charged with animal...
  • Thanksgiving, celebrate habitat
    Thanksgiving, a bird’s eye view
    While traditionally the holiday season is a time to reflect on ‘thankfulness’ for abundance of crops harvested and the general health and welfare of our communities, a present-day question is, ‘Are we, as communities,...