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Proposals focused on conservation funding, security to appear on November ballot

Justin Van't Hof October 21, 2020

When it comes to voting this November, everyone is focused on the presidential election, but there are a lot more than just candidates on the ballot. There are two proposals 20-1, Use of State and...

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Webinar to touch on conservation efforts, struggles in protecting Utah’s red rock wilderness

Justin Van't Hof October 20, 2020

NMU’s earth, environmental and geographical sciences department with help from Lions Club International will be hosting a digital webinar focused on public land conservation efforts in Utah’s Red...

UP BY THE ROOT—A Lake to Lake CISMA volunteer holds up a clump of garlic mustard, an invasive species threatening to degrade the pristine natural setting around the Great Lakes region.

Organization fights invasive species

Akasha Khalsa January 16, 2020

The Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program through the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will provide $86,474 in funding to the Marquette conservation organization—Lake to Lake Cooperative Invasive...

Wildlife pre-professionals network

Wildlife pre-professionals network

Rayna Sherbinow October 17, 2019

The Environmental and Conservation Law Club exists to introduce students to the careers available with degrees in wildlife policing, biology and fish and wildlife. The organization is designed to help...

Conservation biologist to speak at public forum

Barry Winslow February 21, 2013

For students in love with nature or drawn in by the world’s natural habitat — or simply wondering how to do more to maintain the local landscape, then the Conservation and Sustainability Community...

Brief 10/18/12

NW Staff October 18, 2012

State News The Michigan Farm Bureau and Michigan United Conservation club are two of the groups that are pushing for an open hunting season on Gray Wolves in the U.P. The wolves have recently been taken...

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