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The Case of the Spotted Cow

(John Hinderaker) It’s not Sherlock Holmes, but rather an actual crime story. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports: A border-crossing beer run has landed two Maple Grove bar managers in a heap of legal trouble. In an unusual bust, undercover state investigators caught Maple Tavern illegally selling a beloved Wisconsin beer in April. Show More Summary

Gas Companies Want More Drilling on Wyoming Sage Grouse, Pronghorn Habitat

In Wyoming, the Bureau of Land Management is considering waiving seasonal restrictions on natural-gas drilling put in place to protect sage grouse and pronghorn in the Jonah Field, a remote area that contains a large natural-gas mine,...Show More Summary

For a rare prairie orchid, science is making climate change local

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Feb. 11, 2016): Knowing how climate change may affect an entire region is only marginally useful to land managers trying to preserve the small white lady's slipper, a once-abundant orchid that today is found in small...Show More Summary

TBWA Vet Leigh Baker Lands at ROAR

Leigh Baker joins the agency as evp, managing director, following a stint with creative collective Van's General Store, where he served as business development consultant.

Chelsea Transfer News: John Terry Contract 'Poker' Discussed, Top Blues Rumours

Chelsea skipper John Terry is playing “poker” in the press in an attempt to land himself a new contract with the club, according to former Blues assistant manager Steve Clarke. Speaking to the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT,...Show More Summary

Incentives Are the Key to Federal Land Management

Randal O'Toole The standoff in eastern Oregon has once again focused attention on the role of federal lands in the West. Everyone agrees that these lands are valuable, yet they cost taxpayers more than $5 billion in 2015. Solving this...Show More Summary

Modeling robust use of pesticides

Researchers propose adaptive control techniques to model pest dynamics and management as a control system. As population growth, greater food consumption, competition for land use, and climate change pose challenges to world food production, managing loss of crop due to pests and weeds becomes increasingly important. Show More Summary

When This Developmentally Disabled Basketball Player Landed a Basket, Everyone Reacted Perfectly

3 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Robert Lewis, who has Down Syndrome, is the team manager for the basketball team of Franklin Road Academy in Nashville, Tennessee. In the final minutes of a game against the University School of Nashville, he stepped onto the court to play. Show More Summary

'No More Stringent Than': Why Disempowering Indiana's Department of Environmental Management Is Bad for the State

I was born and raised in a small industrial town located in East Central Indiana. The land there is flat, with open agricultural fields surrounding the city proper. My hometown is the seat of a rural county, with a major interstate running through its southern half. Show More Summary

Managing Federal Lands

Randal O'Toole My name is Randal O’Toole and I’m a senior fellow with the Cato Institute specializing in land-use issues, including public lands. I’ve written a book titled Reforming the Forest Service and more than 100 papers on national...Show More Summary

Modeling robust use of pesticides

As population growth, greater food consumption, competition for land use, and climate change pose challenges to world food production, managing loss of crop due to pests and weeds becomes increasingly important. While chemical pesticides offer effective means for control, potential loss of crop yield is still significant, as is cost. Show More Summary

What Last Year’s Budget Battle Says About Obama’s Final Fiscal Showdown

The White House’s annual spending blueprint is routinely deemed “dead on arrival” as soon as its lands on Capitol Hill. How Barack Obama managed to achieve broad aims of his annual policy wishlist last year is instructive as he enters his final budget battle.

How disagreeing with Steve Jobs landed one Apple manager a promotion

BusinessInsider points us to an interesting and little-known story involving Steve Jobs and Donna Dubinsky. Though Dubinsky may not have the same level of name recognition as Jobs, she played an instrumental role at Apple back in the...Show More Summary

Koch-backed lobbying group is spreading Ammon Bundy’s lies — misspellings and all

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A Koch-funded lobbying group is helping Ammon Bundy, the jailed Oregon militant leader, spread misleading information about federal land management agencies. The American Lands Council, which promotes legislation that would give states and individuals control of federally owned land, posted a video...

Battalion 1944 Kickstarter Reaches Overwhelming Success In Just 3 Days

Bulkhead Interactive's first-person, World War II shooter, Battalion 1944, recently landed on Kickstarter and within the span of just three days the game managed to surpass its funding goal of $142,000. It's already accrued more than $216,000 and is currently gunning to hit those stretch goals.Click To Continue Reading

Cliven Bundy compares LaVoy Finicum to Jesus at funeral: ‘He was basically crucified’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher whose stand-off last year with the Bureau of Land Management over illegal cattle grazing helped spur another stand-off this year in Oregon, compared Robert “LaVoy” Finicum to Jesus during Finicum’s funeral on Friday. Finicum, who acted as the...

BLM Tackles Waste, Methane Pollution on Federal and Tribal Lands

In an important step forward in curbing methane emissions from the nation’s oil and gas sector, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently announced a regulatory proposal aimed at wasteful practices that shortchange taxpayers, squander energy resources and threaten the Earth’s climate. read more

Study: “Wrong” kind of trees in Europe Exacerbating Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study claims that the shift from broadleaf to conifer trees in managed European forests has caused 0.12c (0.21F) of warming in Europe, by reducing the albedo of large areas of land, causing more sunlight to be absorbed. Abstract Afforestation and forest management are considered to be key instruments in…

A suicide bomber was behind a scary mid-flight explosion earlier this week

A Daallo Airlines pilot managed to safely land a plane after an explosion ripped through the jet’s fuselage a few days ago. All but one passenger survived the event, and the ensuing investigation apparently revealed that the person who...Show More Summary

Microsoft and GE dropped this management practice years before it landed Yahoo in hot water

Around the time proponents of stack ranking like Microsoft and GE were ditching the system in favor of more employee-friendly management strategies, newly appointed Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer embraced the strategy with the unveiling ofShow More Summary

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