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HILL COUNTRY STATE

A recently released report by the Texas Hill Country Conservation Network examined the current state of conservation and growth in the Hill Country. What he revealed was a region at a crossroads, facing threats to its future. The report, titled “State of the Hill Country,” established a baseline for eight …

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Landowners embrace conservation as a financial benefit Family Legacy/Public News Service

Colorado landowners could play a major role in President Joe Biden’s effort to keep 30% of the country’s land undeveloped by 2030, and make money at the same time. Jay Fetcher’s family has been raising cattle since 1994. He said when his family considered the idea of ​​a conservation easement …

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Local youth organization 2SLGBTQ receives grant from Hydro One’s Energizing Life Community Fund

The Welcome Friend Association will use the $25,000 grant for its Rainbow Camp program 24 Indigenous communities, charities and municipalities will receive a $25,000 grant from Hydro One’s Energizing Life Community Fund. The Welcome Friend Association will receive the grant for its work with 2SLGBTQ+ youth and young adults in …

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Wildworks I AM KEVIN Crowdfunder for Community Training

A Cornwall-based theater company is looking to engage with local communities by providing training to support its upcoming performance. Wildworks has announced the launch of a Crowdfunder campaign to support a range of training opportunities for its new summer 2022 show, I AM KEVIN. Despite launching this week, the company …

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Foundation finances 47 non-profit organizations | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted Attendees enjoy a previous year’s edition of the annual Run For It event, one of the premier fundraisers that allows the Tucker Community Foundation to provide funds to local nonprofits . PARSONS — More than $96,000 has been awarded to a total of 47 nonprofit organizations by the …

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Lake Charles Regional Airport to Receive $1 Million in Funding

Lake Charles Regional Airport. Lake Charles Regional Airport will receive $1 million in funding under the CARES Act to help pay for the construction and installation of a canopy that will span three lanes for arrivals and departures.Heath Allen, the airport’s executive director, said Friday that some of the CARES …

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Announcement of the LA Task Force on Waste Reduction and Beautification

Governor John Bel Edwards joined state and local leaders today to announce the creation of a statewide Waste Reduction and Beautification Task Force. The governor’s office said the task force would work to find political solutions to Louisiana’s waste problem, educate the public and promote community waste reduction activities. It …

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Meesoon Han helps bridge Alabama-Korea divide

Her son was upset. More than that, he was confused. He explained that he got into a fight with a classmate in his adopted hometown of Montgomery after being called an insult, an insult typically directed at people of Chinese descent. “I’m Korean,” he told his mother. More than 20 …

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50 Cape Cod, Islands Cultural Programs, Events Win Local and State Grants

Dozens of Cape Cod cultural organizations are starting the year a little better funded thanks to recent award announcements by the Cape Cod Foundation for the Arts and the Mass Cultural Council. The Cape Foundation has selected 42 nonprofit cultural organizations and artists to receive a total of $ 77,800 …

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Over 1,000 toys distributed to children at Parkway Gardens

Residents of Parkway Gardens marked the holidays with a Winter Wonderland experience and freebies for all residents 18 and under on Saturday, December 11. Related Midwest and Related Affordable have teamed up with Chi Gives Back to deliver toys to kids. More than 500 residents enjoyed individually wrapped cookies, games, …

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St. Lucia River and Indian River Lagoon Nonprofits Seek Christmas Donations

When you’re tasked with protecting and restoring the waters of North America’s most biodiverse estuary, there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to crunch the finances and crunch the numbers for daily accounting. Mike Conner, the Indian Riverkeeper, therefore has a “12 Days of Christmas” wish for the Treasure …

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For this theater director, a mission that goes beyond the stage

“It was what it was, and I knew the narrative as a black southerner,” he said, reflecting on the experience. It was the day after “Eubia! performance, and he was seated in his spacious office at the performing arts complex. We could hear the upbeat singing of a rehearsal of …

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City of Oakland | California State Parks awards $ 18 million to Oakland …

Date posted: December 13, 2021 at 1:46 PMLast update: December 13, 2021 at 1:50 p.m. Oakland, California – The City of Oakland received $ 18.2 million under the California State Parks Community Park Development and Community Revitalization Grant program to increase access to the outdoors, contribute to better quality of …

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Former Catholic League celebrated by peers

“Do you know what you are?” Tom Rashid yelled into the phone. I thought maybe that was a rhetorical question, but obviously not. “You are a cowardly cannon! “ Hmm, I thought that had to be just another of the many ways Tom connected with people. Michigan High School Athletic …

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DOST-SEI partners with Knowledge Channel to bring STEM closer to students and teachers – Manila Newsletter

The Institute for Science Education of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-SEI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) with the Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) to bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Filipino students and teachers. (DOST-SEI) Through the “Content Partnership” pact, UTE educational content will be …

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California’s first plan to ban offshore oil has failed and casts a shadow

SACRAMENTO – The offshore oil derricks that dot the California coastline continue to pump despite a history of catastrophic spills and the wishes of generations of politicians to scrap them. They even survived a modest attempt by state officials over a decade ago to offer incentives to oil companies that …

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All San Rafael stakeholders must have a say in the highway connector project for 101-580 – Marin Independent Journal

Addressing serious road safety and congestion issues in San Rafael is currently not part of the Transportation Authority of Marin’s plan to link Highways 101 and 580. There are plans to reduce the evening backup on the 101 by redirecting traffic on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from Sir Francis Drake …

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The future of business analytics

On November 23 from 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m., Kean University’s School of Management and Marketing hosted the Business Analysis Forum at Hynes Hall on the sixth floor. The room overlooking the New York City skyline was packed with students and faculty eager to learn more about analytics in modern …

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New septic system technology to clean Cape Town’s waters

As Jennifer Loughran led a tour of the Barnstable Clean Water Coalition’s Shubael Pond Project, she called a newly installed NitROE sewage septic system a “living laboratory.” “Maybe looking at a septic system isn’t always exciting,” said Loughran, project manager at the coalition. “But just thinking about the possibilities these …

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New Staff Added to Adirondack Nonprofits –

Here’s a look at recent new hires at nonprofits in the Adirondack region: Adirondack Council hires Blake Neumann as clean water advocate The Adirondack Council announced another significant addition to its growing conservation team, Blake Neumann, who will fill the newly created role of Clean Water Advocate. Blake Neumann, who …

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Caterpillar Southeastern Dealers Sits on SGTC Advisory Board – Americus Times-Recorder

Staff report Americus – South Georgia Technical College President Dr John Watford recently met with representatives from six Caterpillar dealers in the Southeastern United States at the Heavy Equipment Dealer Services Technology Advisory Committee meeting “ThinkBIG” at South Georgia Technical College. The group held the meeting in the heavy equipment …

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San Diego Community News Group

Mitigation actions underway at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium to protect marine organisms as oceanographers assist with wind and current forecasts The University of California, San Diego is protecting critical campus operations and assisting federal and state agencies in the event oil leaking from a broken pipeline off …

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Representative Aguilar tours nonprofit San Bernardino community project fundraising tour by Parker Dorrough

On September 7, Representative Pete Aguilar took the second leg of his Inland Empire Community Project Fundraising Tour to Mary’s Mercy Center, Inc., a San Bernardino-based nonprofit dedicated to helping end the cycle of homelessness in San Bernardino County. The Community Projects Fundraising Tour was launched after Aguilar secured funding …

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Column: 30 percent preserved or restored by 2030 | Opinion

The Biden administration presented a bold vision to conserve and restore 30% of our nation’s land and water by 2030. Biden’s “America the Beautiful” plan sets out the first-ever national conservation goal. And not a moment too soon. Our nation’s critical pollinators and ecosystems are being wiped out. There are …

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Federal officials urged to end state funding for wildlife management in response to extreme wolf destruction programs

WASHINGTON – State gaming agencies could lose a substantial portion of their budgets to eradicate their wolf populations under a proposal presented by the Global Indigenous Council, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the Center for Biological Diversity and a coalition of 25 Native American conservation and animal welfare organizations. …

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SEITC funded for a fish consumption project

Federal grant will fund efforts by the Southeast Alaska Native Transboundary Commission and Wrangell Cooperative Association to collect data on the amount of fish and other seafood consumed by Indigenous people who reside in Wrangell . The grant of $ 129,343 for the two-year project was awarded by the Office …

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Rebecca Drohan is the new Guardian of the Carolina Coastal Waters

Rebecca Drohan holds a water sample. Photo: Coastal Carolina Riverwatch Rebecca Drohan, who has been on the Coastal Carolina Riverwatch staff since 2018, is now the Coastal Carolina Waterkeeper. Coastal Carolina Riverwatch announced Monday that its board of directors had recently appointed Drohan, describing the role of Waterkeepers as the …

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Northern Neck environmental law champion turns 88

By Karl Blankenship, Bay Journal News Service William Tayloe Murphy, Jr., a leading figure in Virginia’s environmental protection efforts who spearheaded the passage of many historic environmental laws, died on September 15. He was 88 years old. Murphy – widely known simply as Tayloe – was an attorney who represented …

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Rock Springs Ranch Unveils New Model 4-H Camp | State

K-State Research and Extension, the Kansas 4-H Foundation and Rock Springs Ranch present a new camp model for the 2022 camp season at Rock Springs Ranch. This new model will focus on the positive development of 4-H youth for Kansas youth ages 8-18 to prepare them for the challenges of …

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Missouri S&T Welcomes New Faculty

The Missouri University of Science and Technology welcomed 12 new faculty members to campus as classes resumed for the fall semester. Their areas of expertise include insecticide risk to monarch butterflies, high-performance machine learning, and smart and intelligent detection systems. The new faculties this year are: – Dr Yezad Anklesaria, …

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A financial study boosts the Bison World project

The financial forecasts were made by Eide Bailly under contract with Jamestown / Stutsman Development Corp. “Almost all of the projected financial benefits will flow to the state in the form of income or taxes from the Legacy Fund into the general fund if the investment is made from the …

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Commissioners hold busy meeting on August 2

The Adams County Council of Commissioners met in regular session on August 2, 2021 at the Government Center in the presence of the following members: Diane Ward, Barbara Moore and Ty Pell. The meeting was opened by President Ward and opened with prayer and the pledge of allegiance led by …

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EPA breached duty to review oil dispersant plan – court

The seal of the US Environmental Protection Agency at headquarters in Washington, DC REUTERS / Ting Shen The agency has until 2023 to publish a rule updating the criteria for the safest dispersants (Reuters) – A federal judge in San Francisco has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency illegally failed …

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Student resources available to all UNC students

From helping students with their classes and helping them navigate the workforce to providing mental health services and services to Latinx and LGBTQ students, UNC provides many resources in different person and virtual to help them succeed. The Writing and Learning Center the Writing center and the Learning Center are …

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VES Land Trust participates in CBF Clean the Bay Day

To welcome new board members Robin Rinaca and Hank Badger, the VES Land Trust board hosted a cleanup challenge in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Clean the Bay Day. “The Board of Directors of VES Land Trust is dedicated to serving and conserving the East Coast community and …

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Centraide supports Pal Camp | WIVT

BINGHAMTON, NY – United Way is joining with other local donors to help beautify a summer camp that provides outdoor activities for area children and a way to build relationships between the community and the police. United Way today announced a $ 20,000 grant to the Binghamton Police Athletic League, …

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Low-cost music camp begins in Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND – A paid music camp for kids in grades five through high school – beginners included – is coming soon to the Fort Worden State Park campus. “I can’t wait to get the kids back to music,” said Daniel Ferland, one of 10 teachers about to deliver the …

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4-H Camp Middlesex receives $ 100,000 Cummings grant

ASHBY – The Middlesex County Foundation Inc., representing 4-H Camp Middlesex, is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $ 100,000 to $ 500,000 each through the $ 25 million from the Cummings Foundation, according to an announcement from the foundation. The Ashby-based organization was chosen from a …

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CDC Updates New Directions for Youth Programs

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The CDC updated guidelines for summer camps on Friday, saying vaccinated teens do not need to wear masks at camp. Throughout the summer, the Lexington Explorium will host different camps for children ages three to five, and they will make changes based on advice from the CDC. …

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T’Erra Wilkerson of Baxley receives Lou Crouch Law Enforcement Fellowship from South Georgia Technical College – Americus Times-Recorder

By Su Ann Bird AMERICUS – T’Erra Wilkerson of Baxley received the Lou Crouch Law Enforcement Scholarship from the South Georgia Technical College Foundation after completing class 21-01 at the South Georgia Law Enforcement Academy. Wilkerson obtained his POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certification from the SGTC Law Enforcement …

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Funding delays for the SHS47B cassava project

By Mugangha Kolyangha The establishment of a Shs47b cassava-sorghum industrial project in Kibuku district has been blocked for lack of funds, the Daily Monitor has learned.Farmers, who were to benefit from the multibillion-dollar project, which was supposed to add value to cassava and sorghum, may have to wait longer after …

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Spread the word about BCTC Equine

In 2011, Remi Bellocq stepped down as CEO of the National HBPA to become Executive Director of the Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) Equine Program. Bellocq was first drawn to the program when he realized that it could help alleviate the growing shortage of manpower in racing. By leading …

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Biden administration’s 30 × 30 plan balances retention and access

The Biden administration outlined its vision to conserve 30% of US land and water by 2030, commonly referred to as the “30 by 30 initiative”. The administration “Preserve and restore beautiful AmericaIs a 10-year conservation plan that focuses on expanding collaborative conservation efforts, restoring critical ecosystems, such as the Everglades …

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DOE Welcomes New Appointments by Biden-Harris

WASHINGTON DC – The US Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the appointment of new members of the Biden-Harris administration who have joined the team to help build a more prosperous and fairer clean energy future for the people American. “In the first 100 days of this administration, the DOE …

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NMYO offers a summer music camp | Local News

IPSWICH – Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras will be holding their first summer music camp at the Gould Barn from June 28 to July 2. Young musicians, having at least two years of instrument studies with a private teacher, can register for the Summer Symphonic Music Camp. No hearing is required. …

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Icici introduces “KYC video” on all consumer accounts

ICICI Bank today announced the launch of a facility that allows retail clients to complete the ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) process, which is required to open a new relationship with the Bank, through a video interaction. The Bank first made the facility available to new clients wishing to open a …

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ICICI Bank launches ‘ICICIStack’, a comprehensive digital banking platform, IT News, ET CIO

Bombay: ICICI Bank today announced the launch of ‘HERE Battery‘, a set of the most comprehensive digital tools in the country banking services and Apis (Application Program Interface) to ensure an uninterrupted banking experience for customers – individuals and businesses, including retailers, merchants, fintechs, large e-commerce companies, enterprises – at …

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Here is the cost of instant replay of Alabama HS football

The optional instant replay system offered to Alabama high school football teams will cost about $ 3,000 the first year and about $ 1,500 per year in subsequent years. Alabama High School Athletic Association officials and representatives from DVsport, AHSAA’s partner for the instant replay, declined to answer questions about …

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Fed’s latest stimulus includes CMBS relief

The Federal Reserve Bank Yesterday, the Federal Reserve announced it was pumping more money into the beleaguered US economy: an additional $ 2.3 trillion that would commit hundreds of billions of dollars in loans to midsize businesses, along with much-needed support to states and large counties. This new stimulus also …

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