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4 min ago | The Bennington Banner

Hunters: check website for Vermont antlerless deer permits

Deer hunters who applied for a muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit can now go to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department website to see if they will be receiving a permit in the mail. A total of 17,050 December permits have been authorized for use in 13 of Vermont's 20 Wildlife Management Units.

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4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Telecom firms handed customer info to Environment Canada, other federal agencies

Newly disclosed records show Environment Canada obtained information from telecommunications companies about hundreds of subscribers in the last five years. Employment and Social Development Canada, the Competition Bureau, Justice Canada, the military police and the Transportation Safety Board also say they request subscriber details in the course of their work.

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7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Future of golf course for 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in hands of Brazilian court, judge

A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are defendants in a lawsuit that alleges environmental laws were broken in authorizing and building the course.

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10 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Jeremy Browne at new Somerset Wildlife Trust offices in Taunton

Jeremy Browne, right, at the new Somerset Wildlife Trust offices in Taunton with chief executive Simon Nash and Rose Gater. Afterwards, Mr Browne said: "SWT has an impressive 20,000 members - an indication of the importance local people attach to maintaining and improving our natural environment.

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14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge: September observations

A visit to John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in September offers unique observation, as well as, fishing , and biking opportunities, while the weather is fine. Whether you fish, or just like to watch those who are experts at the sport, John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge is a delight.

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18 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Veterinary clinic, Fish & Wildlife release eagle once knocking at death's door

Senior State Game Warden Kelly Price uses a cell phone to take a photograph of an American bald eagle that he rescued along the Connecticut River and took to the VT-NH Veterinary Clinic in East Dummerston. Finnegan, as he was named by some of the clinic's workers, was nursed back to health and then released back into the wild on Sept.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Toronto Star

Police confirm identity of Caledon man killed in Clinton, Ontario wildlife area

Ontario Provincial Police say a man was killed in a shooting near a wildlife area in a rural municipality in southwestern Ontario. Residents of the small southwestern Ontario community of Clinton have a lot more questions than answers about a police operation in the area.

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South Wales Guardian

'Red card' for environment policies

A committee of MPs have given the Government a 'red card' for its efforts to prevent flooding, cut air pollution and protect wildlife The Government has been given the "red card" for its efforts to cut air pollution, protect wildlife and prevent flooding, by a committee of MPs. The Environmental Audit Committee has assessed 10 areas of environmental policy under the coalition, which David Cameron promised would be the "greenest government ever".

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NewsCenter 25

Peregrine falcon chick recovers in Midland

A baby peregrine falcon has been rehabilitated and released after its parents took up residence at a Midland power plant this summer. The Midland Daily News reports the falcons nested at the Midland Cogeneration Venture, where an 880-acre cooling pond draws other birds such as bald eagles.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Radar could help drivers avoid wildlife collisions

Radar technology used to protect military convoys can be adapted to help central Idaho drivers avoid collisions with deer and elk on State Highway 75, a company says. "This is technology adapted from military use to animal detection," Sloan Security Technologies company co-founder Brian Sloan said about the equipment initially used in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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USA Today

Nudists accused of stealing water to fill swim pool

A nudist resort in Northern California has been accused of stealing of water from a local creek during the state's severe drought, according to local media. Nudists accused of stealing water to fill swim pool A nudist resort in Northern California has been accused of stealing of water from a local creek during the state's severe drought, according to local media.

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North Devon Gazette

Monkey magic at Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park

A baby white faced saki monkey has been born to first time parents Cory and Mia at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park. "Due to the strong bloodlines of our sakis we are one of only a handful of collections in the UK currently allowed to breed this species by the European Endangered Species Program co-coordinator, which is such a privilege," she said.

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The Northern Echo

British Wildlife Photography Awards: Collection 5 is published in...

"A bit of a random shot from me, but the opportunity was too good to pass up when I passed this Greylag Goose stood on the river wall at Wapping yesterday THIS fine collection of images celebrating British flora and fauna is a reminder that it's often all too easy to overlook what's on your doorstep. From domestic back gardens to windswept, isolated cliff faces, these award-winning shots were taken at a variety of locations close to home.

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Williamson Daily News Online

The summetime blues

The tail end of summer can make for some blues of a different sort. There are the literal ones that come in the form of flower and fruit blooms.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Migratory bird hunters in Vermont required to register

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is reminding migratory game bird hunters that they must register with the Federal Harvest Information Program each year. All states are required to provide a list of hunters' names to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which uses it for their national migratory game bird harvest surveys.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Wildlife experts work to keep baby opossums alive

Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large. Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large.

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KRON 4

Wildlife Experts Work to Keep Baby Opossums Alive

Wildlife rehabilitation experts are working to keep two baby opossums alive after the mother was apparently beaten to death with a sharp rock. The 2-year-old mother with two babies in her pouch was found in critical condition by a security guard outside an industrial building in Fontana last week, the Press-Enterprise reported.

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Brandon Sun

Large police presence in SW Ontario; residents advised to lock their doors

Ontario Provincial Police say a man is dead in a shooting near a wildlife area in a rural municipality in southwestern Ontario. Police say the man died in a shooting around 5 p.m. Saturday in Clinton, a community in Central Huron, but say only that an investigation is continuing.

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Newmarket Today

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A couple of weeks ago, my colleague Katherine and I had a lovely start to the day, as up on the Washland viewpoint at RSPB Lakenheath Fen, where the water levels were low, stood several little egrets and grey herons. The grey herons were a mixture of sizes and colours, as some were juveniles.

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Monterey County Herald

Mozambique logs a rare victory against poachers

The recent arrests of six suspected poachers on a vast wildlife reserve in Mozambique is seen by conservationist as rare good news in a country that has long been seen as lacking the will and resources to stem the slaughter of elephants and other species under threat. The poaching ring had been operating in the Niassa National Reserve, which is twice the size of South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park, where the rhino population has been hit hard by poachers, many of whom cross over from Mozambique.

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