I-70 Wildlife Fence Work Begins in Eagle County – Colorado Department of Transportation

US 160 wildlife crossings project resumes next month – Colorado Department of Transportation

Eagle County – The Colorado Department of Transportation and contract partner CC Enterprises of Grand Junction will soon begin a wildlife fencing project along the Interstate 70 corridor near Vail. The project is scheduled to start on August 3. The project team will stay in close contact with CDOT maintenance crews in the event I-70 … Read more

Jackson State receives $50,000 to create Black Breastfeeding and Early Nutrition Center

Jackson State receives $50,000 to create Black Breastfeeding and Early Nutrition Center

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson State University (JSU) has received a $50,000 donation from the Charles Schwab Foundation. The funds will be used to establish the Center of Excellence in Breastfeeding and Early Nutrition for Black Women in Mississippi. The center will be housed in the Department of Behavioral and Environmental Health of JSU’s College … Read more

New hybrid machine learning forecasts lake ecosystem responses to climate change

New hybrid machine learning forecasts lake ecosystem responses to climate change

Through the middle of the 20th century, phosphorus inputs from detergents and fertilizers degraded the water quality of Switzerland’s Lake Geneva, spurring officials to take action in the 1970s to remediate the pollution. “The obvious remedy was to reverse the phosphorus loading, and this simple idea helped enormously, but it didn’t return the lake to … Read more

Wildlife stressed, hurt by NSW floods

Wildlife stressed, hurt by NSW floods

Flooding in New South Wales has left animals stressed and injured, with wallabies hit by cars, turtles swept away, opossums and birds left waterlogged and baby marsupials likely drowned, conservation workers say. wildlife. Prishani Vengetas, wildlife recovery project coordinator and WWF Australia veterinarian, says conservation groups are also anticipating an increase in animal diseases from … Read more

76ers’ Josh and Marjorie Harris invest $1 million in Penn Medicine – Wharton Fund for Health

76ers' Josh and Marjorie Harris invest $1 million in Penn Medicine - Wharton Fund for Health

Penn Medicine on November 13, 2021. Credit: Riley Guggenhime The Penn Medicine – Wharton Fund for Health will receive a $1 million investment from Harris Philanthropies, a nonprofit founded by Josh Harris, a 1986 Wharton graduate and Philadelphia 76ers managing partner, and his wife Majorie Harris. First announced in August 2021, the Health Fund is … Read more

Farmer’s Market Program Connects Students to Nutrition Education and Local Produce | Journal-news

Farmer's Market Program Connects Students to Nutrition Education and Local Produce |  Journal-news

Pictured are some of the items students were able to take home during Thursday’s Children’s Farmers Market program at Hedgesville Elementary School. The items were from the Spring Valley Farmer’s Market. Newspaper photo by Jessica Wilt HEDGESVILLE — Jennifer Miller handed a zucchini to a group of Hedgesville Elementary School students on Thursday afternoon and … Read more

Wildlife and Conservation: Sunnyhill Farm in Arcade is Bird Friendly | Featured story

Wildlife and Conservation: Sunnyhill Farm in Arcade is Bird Friendly |  Featured story

ARCADE — Sunnyhill Farm has been specializing in the production of maple syrup for 40 years. With over 600 maple taps, the farm, which has been part of the Ameis family for over 100 years And it’s also a place for beautiful feathered friends. Norm Ameis and his wife, Laurie, inherited the farm from Norm’s … Read more

Hope Squads promotes an inclusive environment in Utah schools

Hope Squads promotes an inclusive environment in Utah schools

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes MIDVALE — Finding solutions to America’s school shooting crisis is a daunting proposition. But a program flourishing in Utah schools offers hope. Hope Squads create a culture that supports struggling students and gives everyone a voice. Currently, there are Hope Squads in over 360 schools in Utah. They can’t stop … Read more