Natural Resources

June 2021 Chesapeake Bay Hypoxia Report

June 2021 Chesapeake Bay Hypoxia Report July 15, 2021 Best ever recorded dissolved oxygen for early June Data collected by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Old Dominion University show dissolved oxygen conditions in the main arm of the Chesapeake Bay of Maryland and Virginia were better than …

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Hawaii Land and Natural Resources Board targeted in aquarium fishing lawsuit

July 14 — A group of cultural practitioners and conservation groups filed a lawsuit against the state’s Board of Land and Natural Resources to strike down an environmental review calling for the reopening of the aquarium fishing industry in the west from Hawaii. The Kaupiko Hui in Hawaii Circuit Court …

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Gemfields seeks to promote greater transparency with G-Factor for Natural Resources

Gemfields gem producer invites collaboration, input and support from governing bodies, mining organizations, industry watchers and host governments to embrace the G-factor for natural resources – a new measure promoting greater high transparency on the level of wealth in natural resources shared with the governments of host countries. The G …

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Never a better time to be a master naturalist

Ian shelburne | Special to Reporter-News The first class of interns for the brand new Texas Master Naturalist program met in San Antonio in 1997. Since then, chapters have grown to 44 across Texas and expanded to 25 states. This remarkable expansion is a testament to our society’s felt need …

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MNR to require local participation to move forward with land acquisition | News, Sports, Jobs

KEWEENAW COUNTY – In June 2021, American Forest Management (AFM) announced that approximately 32,000 acres of forest land in Keweenaw County had been put up for sale. The forest belongs to the Rohatyn group (TRG). TRG is a specialist asset management company focused exclusively on investing in emerging markets, the …

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Oklahoma Oil Price and Drill Report for July 9, 2021

Staff reports | Oklahoman Natural Gas (Henry Hub) starting at 3 p.m. EST Friday. Natural gas – $ 3.69 per MMBtu Today’s average AAA Oklahoma gas price at the pump. Current – Regular: $ 2,874; Intermediate: $ 3,121; Premium: $ 3.365; Diesel: $ 3.005 Yesterday – Regular: $ 2,870; Intermediate: …

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Suit filed on renewable projects | News, Sports, Jobs

Solar and wind projects across New York state – including those in Chautauqua County – could face new rules and further local scrutiny if a recent court case is successful. Last week, local governments, community organizations, and conservation and public interest groups in New York City were scheduled to file …

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Stay safe while cruising or riding your ATV this summer

MARIETTA, Ohio. (WTAP) – With the warm weather this time of year, you could take out your boat or ATV to shake the breeze… But it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Ben Kelley of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has been riding ATVs since he was …

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Amid drought, rafters of Colorado flock to oases while they still can

By Brittany Peterson and Thomas Peipert, The Associated Press FORT COLLINS – Across Colorado, parched rivers are at their lowest levels on record. But on the still-spared drought, children and rowdy guides sway as water splashes on their blue inflatable rafts. Summer activity on the Cache La Poudre River in …

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Songbird death investigation underway | heraldry

KENDALLVILLE – Bird watchers and bird watchers are increasingly concerned about the mysterious disease affecting songbirds in Indiana. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources began receiving reports of dead birds in Monroe County in May. Since then, reports of sick or dead birds have spread throughout the state. As of …

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