Water education

Boulder County Organizations Helping Residents Become Self-Sufficient

When Chrissy Lee-Manes’ ancestors first settled in the 1850s in the area now known as The Hill, Boulder was just one of many towns that sprang up along the foothills of Front Range to support the mining industry that exploded during the Gold Rush of the 1850s. And these early settlers, including the ancestors of Lee-Manes, were to be self-sufficient. …

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MSU Sailing Center has accessibility issues. Staff need $ 50,000 to fix it

MERIDIAN TWP. – Staff at Michigan State University Sailing Center on Lansing Lake are raising funds to make the water sports destination more accessible. Haslett’s facility offers sailing, stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking lessons and rentals. But it remains inaccessible to many people with disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs, due to gravel walkways and an unstable wooden dock rather than …

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Mike Hall and the role of the SWCD

Service is Mike Hall’s motto. He is the program administrator who manages the District Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD) office located at 3111 Ohio 98. His goal is to help landowners and residents of Crawford County and tailor programs to their benefit. The program was started in 1945 by a group of five farmers who were licensed by the state …

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Indigenous issues sidelined as election day approaches in Canada

As the 36-day snap election called by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau advances towards Monday’s vote, the Liberals and Conservatives remain stuck in a statistical tie in the polls. It was a largely rambling campaign with few highlights and a debate in English that was widely criticized for using a format that actually inhibited the debate. To a large extent, this …

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Committee to discuss progress towards the Yellow Creek Watershed District

A Bath committee will provide a public update on Monday on the state of Yellow Creek and the efforts to officially designate it as a Northeast Ohio watershed. The 7 p.m. event will be televised live from the Trustees Meeting Room in the Bath Township Administration Building at 3864 West Bath Road. The approximately 30 square mile basin of Yellow …

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Governor Newsom signs legislation 9.16.21

Posted: Sep 16, 2021 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 296 by Assembly Member Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Sales and use taxes: exclusion: pawn shops: transfer of acquired property. AB 361 by Assembly Member Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) – Open meetings: state and local agencies: teleconferences. AB 442 by Assembly Member Chad …

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Sheboygan Literacy Council wants to expand Workforce English program

CEDAR GROVE – For years, Willman Industries President Todd Willman considered offering English lessons at the Sheboygan County family foundry, but he feared it might offend his employees. Eventually he started asking the workers if this was something they would be interested in, and the response was positive. “One person said, ‘Yeah, how soon can I sign up?'”, Remembers Willman. …

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ETBU, the Marshall community collects donations from Ida | New

East Texas Baptist University is raising donations for the Men’s Texas Baptist Disaster Relief Efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana. Items collected during the fundraiser include bottled water and bottled Gatorade, baby and adult diapers, baby wipes, cleaning supplies, laundry products and paper items. ETBU Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Students Holly …

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Budget of $ 1.2 billion for fiscal year 2021-2022 approved

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Corpus Christi Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo and city council have approved a $ 1.2 billion operating and capital budget for fiscal 2022, which begins October 1. The Balanced Budget is designed to meet top community priorities, including streets, public safety, parks, and neighborhood improvements. With this budget, we can invest significant sums in high priority areas …

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