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Two DNR Programs Helping to Conserve Forestland in the Chehalis Basin

Recently, the Chehalis Basin Partnership was featured in an edition of the Small Forest Landowner News. One of the partnership’s stated goals is to keep forestry on the land because of its contributions to the basin’s environment and economy. 601 more words

Partnerships

Monsanto: An Agricultural Nightmare

What is the corporate giant, Monsanto?

 Simply, it is a multi-billion dollar corporation that focuses on biotechnology and, now, seed production. If you go to the corporation’s website, you will casually notice the color green everywhere. 616 more words

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Shark Week

Shark Week begins again! 

The annual week-long block of programs featuring sharks begins tonight. Originally began to draw attention to conservation efforts and the importance of this apex predator, shark week has become the longest running television event in modern history, according to the… 31 more words

Notes from the Field – Wolf/Moose Research Continues on Isle Royale

The Detroit Zoological Society’s (DZS’s) ongoing involvement in the important conservation project Wolves & Moose of Isle Royale – the longest continuous study of any predator-prey system in the world – continued with a recent expedition to this remote island. 660 more words

Detroit Zoo

Let me fintroduce myself

I’ve never been the person to broadcast my life on social media. I always found it a little obnoxious. Whether its twitter, facebook, instagram, tumblr, or a blogpost, it just seemed like a way to brag, or seek approval from complete strangers. 336 more words

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A Search For Great White Sharks, Off The Coast Of Cape Cod

Let’s get this out of the way up front: I didn’t see a shark in Cape Cod. Even though I woke up hungover the day after the 4th of July, and took two planes across three timezones to go look for one. 2,541 more words

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Historical woodlands

Around the North York Moors there are mediaeval place names that indicate the presence of managed woodland in the past, and in some cases the woodlands and the names are still present today. 640 more words

North York Moors