Aaah .. just like Rush’s WPalm Beach
and Stuart areas .. figgers.
District Court Upholds Designation of Critical Winter Habitat for Piping Plovers Along Cape Hatteras National Seashore
In an opinion that goes against off-road vehicle interests along Cape Hatteras in North Carolina, a federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service properly designated critical winter habitat for the piping plover, a threatened species of shorebirds.
Judge Royce C. Lamberth, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, held that the Fish and Wildlife Service properly considered economic impacts, special management considerations, and off-road vehicle regulations when it set aside 2,053 acres in North Carolina’s Dare and Hyde counties — including parts of Cape Hatteras National Seashore — as critical habitat for the diminutive shorebirds.
Land Swap Triggers Colorado Dust-Up
Billionaire energy magnate William Koch’s 4,500-acre cattle ranch in western Colorado is split in two by a large strip of federal landand he wants to change that.
That legislation has been introduced by Rep. John Salazar, a Democrat who represents the region (and who is the brother of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar) and who has received campaign contributions from Mr. Koch.
The deal also includes five luxury-home sites in Colorado that he bought for $2.7 million and that have long been coveted by the National Park Service for their scenic value and because they provide habitat for the sage grouse.
Improve your home, improve the parks:
Thompson’s Co., the maker of Thompson’s Water Seal products, is helping the National Parks Foundation through sales of its products. Through Oct. 4, $1 of each eligible product will go to the foundation, up to $50,000. To help, click on the “Donate Now” icon at thompsonswaterseal.com; Thompson’s will donate $1 for each click, and up to $25,000 will be donated from the icon.
Thompson’s is also holding its Thompson’s Water Seal VIP Sweepstakes through Oct. 4, in which the winner will receive a prize package of round-trip airfare to a national park (including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, the Everglades National Park and more). Enter the sweepstakes at thompsonswaterseal.com.
Psst! The National Park Service is hiring
Aug 24 2010
Heres a hot job tip for lovers of the great outdoors. In an otherwise stagnant job market, the U.S. National Park Service is hiring, reports CNNMoney.com.
If youve always wanted to be a park ranger, your chances of landing that coveted gig right now are pretty good: More than half the positions in the Northeast will be vacant in the next five years, said Chief Ranger Jill Hawk. In particular, urban parks
The myth of the national park ranger is that theyre at Yosemite, said Hawk. Whats not really well known is that there are park rangers in the inner city protecting the national heritage of the U.S.
Over the summer, the NPS recruited students at urban colleges for summer gigs that could lead to full-time work. Students at Temple University in Philadelphia and at San Antonio College in Texas spent 12 weeks earning up to $16 an hour in the hopes of landing a $50,000-a-year gig as one
of 1,500 armed law enforcement rangers when they graduate.
The marxist overlords are likely offering corporations very alluring govt ‘deals’ and tax breaks for cooperation with their agenda, and look at the bennies and good pay for green jobs/national park duty in this horrendous state of (what could be purposefuly) high unemployment. Additions to the Obama brownshirt civil domestic force .. and what a coinkydinky:
They’re armed! There ya go.