Natural Resources

MNR provides loans for energy efficient upgrades

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources provides $ 5 million in loan funding for entities to make investments that reduce their energy use. The ministry’s energy loan program is accepting applications until September 30, and more information for applicants can be found on the program’s website. Public schools, public institutions …

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Willis Towers Watson Launches Coral Reef Insurance Program

The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef system is listed as Critically Endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature on the Red List of Ecosystems. The reef system is home to 65 species of corals and over 500 species of fish as well as many other protected species. Coastal wetlands, …

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Authorities want to turn 395-acre property along the Grand River into a “large regional park”

ADA, MI – A Riverside Kent County Park property has tripled in size in the past three years, and later this year county leaders want the public to help make it a “great park regional”. On Thursday, June 3, leaders from Kent County, Ada Township and the Kent County Parks …

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Governor Ron DeSantis continues to support the FWC and natural resources

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the 2021-22 fiscal year budget, fully supporting the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) law enforcement officers and the FWC’s mission to protect Florida’s natural resources. The budget is proof of Governor DeSantis’ steadfast commitment to conserving Florida’s natural resources for future generations. The …

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Hawai’i Shorelines tops America’s best beaches list

Hāpuna Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii (Photo courtesy of DLNR). Hāpuna Beach State Park was awarded # 1 America’s Best Beaches in Dr. Beach’s 30th Annual Ranking. This was the second time Hāpuna has received this designation, placing first in 1993, according to USA Today. “Hapuna Beach, a …

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What you need to know to enjoy Wisconsin parks this spring and summer

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, 20.6 million people visited Wisconsin state parks and natural areas, according to the State Department of Natural Resources. This is about 3 million more than the previous year. Missy VanLanduyt, section chief of recreation partnerships with the Wisconsin State Parks System, …

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A Review of Environmental Justice Concepts for Real Estate Development – Environment

United States: A review of the concepts of environmental justice for real estate development May 31, 2021 Ballard Spahr srl To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. self Today’s episode is a discussion of the concept of environmental justice and its impact on how federal, state, and …

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Biologists observe coral spawning at Waialea Bay on the Big Island

Aquatic biologists from the State Department of Lands and Natural Resources observed spawning of light coral at the Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area in Waialea Bay today and Friday. Each year, with high tides and a full moon, corals reproduce by sending millions of gametes into the water column. The …

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