New Poster Highlights How Efforts for Sage Grouse Have Come Full Circle
By Heather Emmons, NRCS Nevada Check out NRCS’ new Healthy Sagebrush Communities digital poster, which explores the unique sagebrush ecosystem and how ranchers are working to restore and protect these native rangelands. Download here We’ve all heard the saying: what’s good for the goose is good for the gander – meaning, what’s good for one is good for another. In the sagebrush country of the West, that sentiment has rung true for another feathered friend: the greater sage-grouse . But this time we say, “what’s good for the bird is good for the herd.” Sagebrush country is composed of large, intact and mostly treeless landscapes with sagebrush, native grasses and wildflowers. This working landscape is one of the most imperiled in the United States. At one time, it spread over 240,000 square…
Army Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit Operations
On the Mississippi River in New Orleans.
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What a Presidential Executive Order is and How Can it Be Used?
Exclusive of the legislative process, the President of the United States has the power to direct the activities of the federal agencies.
Why Employees Are Your New Marketers
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Arkansas Beginning Farmer Learns Ropes of Cattle Business
The Fence Post serves as a clearinghouse of information for USDA's Farm Service Agency. It offers information on agency programs, current events and other important issues. In addition, this publication profiles sections of FSA's Web site and stories provided by FSA employees across the country.
What Are the Powers and Responsibilities of Congress?
Most people know Congress represents the Legislative Branch of the federal government, but what are the specific powers and duties of Congress?
10 Tips for the Beginner Kayak Fisherman
New to kayak fishing? Check out the top 10 tips for the beginner kayak fisherman.
What Are the Most Common Retirement Questions You Receive about Social Security?
My husband wants to retire at 62 and start taking Social Security. Is that okay This typically comes up because husbands are often a few years older than their wives, and figure they want to “get their money’s worth” by taking Social Security as early as possible. I think that can be a bad move. Unless you have oodles of money to live on in retirement, you — as a couple — want to maximize your Social Security payout for the longest surviving spouse. It’s important to understand that when one spouse dies, the other spouse is entitled to just one Social Security payment. So you want the surviving spouse to have the biggest possible benefit. Here’s how: Whichever spouse is the higher earner (and thus eligible for a bigger Social Security benefit)…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…