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Exchange will conserve wildlife habitat, provide outdoor recreation for public access CHARLESTON, Miss., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.
Researchers at the Prairie Research Institute's Illinois Natural History Survey have found that overall, concentrations of arsenic, selenium, and mercury in bighead and silver carp from the lower Illinois River do not appear to be a health concern for a majority of human consumers.
By BARBARA HOBEROCK OKLAHOMA CITY -- A federal judge on Monday denied the state of Oklahoma's request to halt poultry producers from spreading chicken litter in eastern Oklahoma watersheds. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Gregory K.
CHICAGO (MCT) -- Rain-swollen rivers and creeks forced hundreds of voluntary evacuations across the Chicago region on Sunday, damaged homes and at least one architectural landmark, left two Indiana men drowned in a drainage ditch, and triggered emergency declarations in half a dozen Illinois communities and all of Cook County.
By Lee Filas lfilas@@dailyherald.com Communities along the swollen Fox and Des Plaines rivers are bracing for flooding and closely watching weather reports. How much flooding will depend on the overnight rainfall.
By Molly Collins dupageneighbor@@dailyherald.com As this winter drags on, it is hard to picture the Chicago area without any snow, but 300 million years ago that was the case. Illinois actually used to be a wetland located near the equator.
By Scott Richardson;email@example.com The Nature Conservancy has transferred the 720-acre Chinquapin Bluffs Natural Area in Woodford County and the 60-acre Henline Creek Natural Area in northern McLean County to the ParkLands Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and restoring natural areas based in Mclean County.
By Carol Cole-Frowe, The Norman Transcript, Okla. Jul.
By D. E. Smoot, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Jul. 25--Property owners along the Illinois River have access to funding for the implementation of conservation efforts designed to reduce nutrient and bacteria levels in the scenic river.
By Will Buss, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Jul. 23--GRAFTON -- Local environmental, business and tourism leaders are asking for public support in appealing to state lawmakers to reverse proposed cuts to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Gov.
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