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- Western Australia. Hunter, John // Wildlife Australia;Spring98, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p7
Reports on species of wildflowers that bloom in Western Australia. Includes the shark bay daisy; Bluebush; Spectre banksia; Hugging couch honey pots; Firewood banksia; Red kaluta; Olive pythons; Launch of an annual baiting program to control introduced predators.
- Mixed fortunes for British wild orchids. // Garden;Aug2007, Vol. 132 Issue 8, p509
This article reports on the fortunes of some wild orchids growing in Great Britain. Some plants from a group of southern marsh and common spotted orchids growing in a nature preserve in Nottingham, England were stolen. Orchids in the London Borough of Croydon are thriving in colonies of man...
- Adirondack Park Lands Expand Further. // Parks & Recreation;Jul2004, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p21
Reports on the expansion of the Adirondack Park in New York in 2004. Details of the land conservation project; Statement issued by New York Governor George Pataki on the park expansion; Total area of the land; Estimated cost of the land.
- Untitled. Pataki, George E. // New York State Conservationist;Oct2005, Vol. 60 Issue 2, preceding p2
Focuses on the commitment of New York in continuing to enhance the state's wildlife habitat and protect the natural resources. Designation of the Bird Conservation Areas (BCA) at state parks to foster additional habitat preservation; Parks that will provide birds with habitat for breeding,...
- TREES SPARED IN ZOAR VALLEY. // American Forests;Summer2006, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p20
The article reports that New York's Department of Environmental Conservation decided to protect a park in the Zoar Valley Multiple Use Area in Gowanda. The park has some of the oldest and largest trees. For the last three years, the park was being destroyed by loggers. The Niagara Frontier...
- CATSKILL PARK 100 YEARS OF STEWARDSHIP. Rudge, Bill; Yuan, Julia // New York State Conservationist;Jun2004, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p5
Focuses on the centennial celebration of the success in conserving the Catskill Forest Preserve in New York. Historical and geographical background of the forest; Details of the creation of the forest preserve; Varieties of outdoor recreation offered in the Catskills. INSETS: Did You Know?;Who...
- RESURGENCE IN ACTION. // Resurgence & Ecologist;Nov/Dec2014, Issue 287, p8
The article offers information on the Resurgence Summer Camp held at the Green and Away outdoor conference centre in Worcestershire, England as of November 2015, which featured wild-flower and botanical cooking workshop, talks on biodiversity conservation, and poetry and music activities.
- Thacher State Park: 100 Years of Outdoor Recreation. Gibson, Wendy // New York State Conservationist;Aug2014, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p22
The article discusses the historical background of the John Boyd Thacher State Park atop the Helderberg Escarpment in New York. Topics covered include the park's centennial celebration on September 13, 2014, the different adventure activities offered by the park, and the Indian Ladder Trail with...
- HORSING AROUND WITH CONSERVATION: HOW A CAROUSEL PLANNED FOR A BROOKLYN PARK MAY VIOLATE THE LAND AND CONSERVATION FUND ACT AND STATE LAW. Stengel, Andrew M. // Albany Government Law Review;2011, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p861
The article discusses how the planned construction of carousel in Brooklyn Park in New York may violate the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act (LWCF). It states that LWCF Act was enacted in 1965 to supply public outdoor and recreation resources to enhance cultural, spiritual and physical...