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2008-08-28 21:00:26

By Rick Steelhammer Yeager Airport's governing board on Wednesday tentatively approved a plan by the Charleston Land Trust to convert an old equipment road used 50 years ago in the construction of the airport into a hiking and biking trail linking Coonskin Park with downtown Charleston.

2008-08-27 12:00:55

By Denis Cuff A conservation group is buying 423 acres of Franklin Canyon land in Hercules where local residents voted in 2004 to block a developer's plans for 500 proposed homes, a hotel and shops.

2008-08-26 15:00:39

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF ORONO - Dave Thompson paused for a moment after slogging through part of an old logging road flooded by a hardworking beaver family and the summer's seemingly nonstop rain. The precipitation had let up a bit again, if only briefly.

2008-08-23 15:00:22

LONDON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 23, 2008) - Canada's Environment Minister John Baird announced an investment of $278,462 to the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority for The Thames River Aquatic Ecosystem Stewardship Initiative under the Habitat Stewardship Program.

2008-08-21 21:00:21

By Kathy Kellogg A committee of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board will take the next few months to study farmland preservation through state and federally funded purchase of development rights.

2008-08-20 15:00:34

By Meaghan Wims; Edward S Clement Jr The Sakonnet Greenway trail has been eight years in the making, but in just a few months, the final stretch will be finished and joggers and walkers will have five full miles of trail to explore. Until then, the Aquidneck Land Trust needs your help.

2008-08-07 15:00:30

By Randal Edgar A total of $339,555 has been donated to the town for conservation purposes by 29 individuals, says Town Administrator Bruce R. Keiser, after the local land trust withheld its donation.

2008-08-05 18:00:19

By The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, S.C. Aug. 5--Norfolk Southern has granted a conservation easement on 12,488 acres of Dorchester County land, preserving it permanently.

2008-08-05 15:00:25

By Brian Hicks, The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C. Aug. 5--Although southern Dorchester County is one of the fastest-growing areas in the state, there is one big patch of land in the middle of the county that will never see a subdivision or a strip mall.

2008-08-05 12:00:28

By Terry Date, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 5--WINDHAM -- A proposal to place 83 acres of town conservation land into a permanent protective easement stirred debate among the selectmen last night.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'