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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

All eyes turn to Great Swamp this week

CHATHAM TWP. – From federal to municipal officials and uncounted numbers of nature lovers, all eyes are on the this week. First, the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act on Sept. 3 – under which the Great Swamp was the first national wildlife refuge ... [Published Chatham Courier - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Power of Protections Can Stop Animals from Disappearing

PHOTO: Monday is the anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon. The bird once numbered around 5 billion in North America. Photo credit: Tim Lenz/Flickr.August 29, 2014COLUMBUS, Ohio - Monday marks the 100th anniversary of the extinction of ... [Published Public News Service - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Great Swamp celebrates 50th anniversary of Wilderness Act

Images of flora and fauna at the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Harding Township. (Photo:Courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Barbara Frankenfield)Morris County’s Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (GSNWR) will celebrate the 50th anniversary ... [Published Morris County Daily Record - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

City Council tabs Isaacs for MUC seat

at 11:52 amDuring its Tuesday meeting, Morristown City councilmembers unanimously filled the vacancy on the Morristown Utility Commission.Rod Isaacs, general manager of Isaacs Enterprises Inc., will replace A.E. “Gene” Jolley on the commission. Isaacs’ ... [Published Citizen Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Proposal seeks to protect bat species

Northern long-eared bats are tricky to see.Unlike other species prolific in Kentucky that hibernate in the open in caves – visible so biologists can count noses – long-eared bats spend the winter in cave cracks and crevices, making them hard to find, ... [Published TheDailyNews - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Forest Service proposes biggest Daniel Boone forest timber sale in a decade

Federal officials have proposed the largest timber sale in more than a decade in the Daniel Boone National Forest, prompting objections from some environmental groups but some support as well.The proposed commercial logging on 3,515 acres in McCreary ... [Published Kentucky.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

A PILOT SPECIAL REPORT: Climate change impacts NW Iowa

Those who study the local environment are saying that climate change is no longer a debate of "if" - but one of how much, how fast. And ultimately, a question of whether there is anything that can be done about it.Storm Lake Department of Natural Resources ... [Published Storm Lake Pilot Tribune - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

New funding supports search for solutions to white-nose syndrome

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Aug. 6, 2014 Two U.S. Forest Service research teams recently received more than $97,000 in grants from Bat Conservation International (BCI) and the Tennessee Chapter of The Nature Conservancy to further the fight against White-Nose ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Bat listing could impact state timber management

Northern long-eared bat proposed for endangered listing; could limit summer harvestsREGIONAL— Could a bat-killing fungus significantly impact Minnesota’s timber industry? That’s the question as state, federal, and local officials contemplate the likely ... [Published Timberjay Newspapers - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

New development in Morris Township

MORRIS TWP. ‑ A small but persistent group of residents peppered  witnesses at Monday night’s Planning Board meeting where the board is considering approval of a general development plan (GDP) for a mixed use facility at the Honeywell International property ... [Published The Progress - Jul 25 2014]

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"The Refuge was not what people envisioned, since it was only 3,300 acres located 26 miles from Times Square" observed Woodward, who has logged more than 5,000 hours of volunteer service with the Refuge
"There are about 1,500 species in the U S that are threatened or endangered with extinction," he said. "and about 95 percent of these species are threatened by habitat loss, many of the same factors that actually caused the passenger pigeon to go extinct."
"For the most part, most people will think it is good news," he said. "The timber industry is a big part of our economic situation."
"We're not doing a very good job of talking about it. We need to take a looklook at creative solutions - ways to hold the water on the landscape, not try to just move it downstream as fast as we can" as in the past, Sievers says. Water conservation measures may become more common

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City Council tabs Isaacs for MUC seat [Published Citizen Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
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Forest Service proposes biggest Daniel Boone fo... [Published Kentucky.com - Aug 18 2014]
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