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More Active Oversight Planned For Deep Creek Lake

MCHENRY, Md. (AP) — A draft management plan for the Deep Creek Lake watershed seeks better coordination among government agencies and private parties whose interests converge at the western Maryland vacation destination. 111 more words


Health Advisory Lifted For Southwest Ohio Lake

BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — State officials have lifted a public health advisory issued last month for swimmers at East Fork Lake in southwest Ohio.

The Department of Natural Resources warned June 23 about a toxin produced by an algae bloom in the lake. 78 more words


Aggressive, Insatiable Asian Crazy Worm in US

Look out, Wisconsin: The Asian crazy worm has arrived.

These voracious and invasive earthworms from Korea and Japan (scientific name Amynthas agrestis) have already caused ecological problems in several other American states, and now they’re poised to spread into new territories. 627 more words


Better know a Canadian functionary: the Dominion Geodesist

Land surveying in Canada falls under the purview of the Surveyor-General of Canada, as I’ve said before. But surveying depends on a lot of basic measurements and calculations of measurements of the Earth to take into account when surveying, things like differing sea levels or regional variances in the Earth’s gravitational pull or its magnetic field. 193 more words

DNR Announces Plans For 'Conservative' Deer Season

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota wildlife managers announced rules Wednesday for a “conservative” deer season to rebuild the whitetail population across much of the state. 315 more words


Minnesota Zoo takes in abandoned moose calves

The Minnesota Zoo is the new home for about half a dozen moose calves. The youngsters were abandoned by their mothers in northeastern Minnesota earlier this year, so the zoo took them in, … 400 more words


Businesses Around Lake Mille Lacs Hope Night Fishing Reels In Customers

ONAMIA, Minn. (WCCO) – One of Minnesota’s most popular fishing destinations is missing its fishermen.

The DNR says June was very slow on Lake Mille Lacs, with anglers spending half the time fishing that they did the previous year. 323 more words