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2014-09-09 16:22:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvania will receive an additional $675,000 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the federal Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund to support conservation planning for bats on 3.8 million acres of public lands in Pennsylvania. "We're taking a proactive approach to planning for the conservation of Indiana, long-eared and other bats across the state lands...

2014-05-06 08:25:51

Broadly supported conservation efforts to increase fish populations and improve habitat conditions WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fish Habitat Partnership (www.fishhabitat.org) has unveiled its list of 10 "Waters to Watch" list for 2014, a collection of rivers, streams, estuaries, lakes and watershed systems that will benefit from strategic conservation efforts to protect, restore or enhance their current condition. These waters represent a detailed snapshot of this...

2014-03-27 12:24:14

VANCOUVER, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners are pleased to announce the acquisition of a 1,836-acre (743-hectare) property in the South Okanagan Similkameen. More than 30 species at risk are found on these lands, which are seen as a critical acquisition to conserve BC's vanishing native grasslands. The $4.4 million initiative garnered a wide range of support, including the Government of Canada through the Natural Areas Conservation Program,...

2012-08-30 23:01:34

The new, second edition of the National Fish Habitat Action Plan advances science-based conservation mission and incorporates new objectives focused on locally driven efforts to reverse deteriorating fish habitats. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 The National Fish Habitat Board today released the second edition of the National Fish Habitat Action Plan (Action Plan), setting forth a mission-critical approach to conserving the nation´s aquatic resources for the future. The...

2009-12-01 10:45:00

NOVI, Mich., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced it received international recognition for the company's contributions to wildlife habitat conservation at the Wildlife Habitat Council's (WHC) 21st Annual Symposium, Evergreen: A Celebration of Conservation in a Changing World. ITC demonstrated its commitment to environmental stewardship and increasing native biodiversity by achieving Wildlife at Work(SM) certification at the ITC transmission...

2009-11-11 07:00:00

BALTIMORE, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) today certified 24 additional programs at Waste Management (NYSE: WM)-owned sites and recertified 18 other programs as protected habitats, bringing to 73 the total number of WM programs preserved under the council's programs. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) At its 21st annual symposium, WHC named 24 additional WM programs to the "Wildlife at Work" certification program and four...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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