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2012-07-09 23:02:23

Former California Dept. of Resources Secretary Huey Johnson calls ballot initiative “a long-overdue first step towards planning San Francisco´s water future.” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Former California Department of Resources Secretary Huey Johnson joined with environmental leaders at San Francisco City Hall today to turn-in 15,800 petition signatures from San Francisco voters in order to qualify the Water Conservation and Yosemite Restoration Initiative for...

26,000 Acres Added To Petrified Forest National Park
2011-09-09 12:06:39

  The U.S. government announced on Thursday it has decided to add 26,000 acres to the National Park Service's Petrified Forest National Park. Congress expanded the boundaries of the park in 2004 from 93,500 acres to about 218,500 acres but did not immediately appropriate any money to buy the private inholdings. “The National Park Service and The Conservation Fund announced today the conservation of approximately 26,000 acres in northeast Arizona full of significant...

2011-08-02 18:52:00

Fishing, conservation groups call for solutions table on salmon crisis PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. District Court Judge James Redden ruled today that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service failed for the third time in ten years to produce a legal and scientifically adequate plan to protect imperiled Columbia-Snake River salmon from extinction. The harm to these species has been largely caused by operation of the...

2011-06-29 08:54:00

National Park Foundation Invites Americans Across the Country to Celebrate Independence Day in Our Nation's Nearly 400 National Parks WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, recommends celebrating our nation's birthday in one of its nearly 400 national parks. Whether you're interested in interactive educational activities, musical concerts, or in search of an impressive fireworks display close to...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

SCA Partners with American Park Network, Ford Motor Company on Oh, Ranger! ParkFinderâ“ž¢ Mobile iPhone App Helps users find adventure by searching 6,000+ national parks and public lands nationwide Charlestown, NH (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation's leader in youth conservation service, has teamed with American Park Network and Ford Motor Company to launch Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder, a free app sponsored by the...

2010-09-13 15:00:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The chosen route for the Susquehanna-Roseland power line project - already approved by state regulators in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and already following an existing power line right of way - is the most reasonable and least impactful path for this critical improvement to the region's electrical infrastructure, according to formal comments submitted Monday (9/13) to the National Park Service by PPL Electric Utilities and Public Service...

2010-07-01 11:25:00

Lands Set to Mark their 10th Year in July DOLORES, Colo., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The country's National Conservation Lands (formally the National Landscape Conservation System) and one of its signature units, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, will celebrate their 10th anniversary this month (July 12). Shown is the "Tucked Away Two-Story House" in the Canyons of the Ancients. The house dates to the 13th century. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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