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Fish and Wildlife pushing for threatened status for black pinesnake

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says a snake found only in longleaf pine forests of southern Mississippi and Alabama should be listed as threatened. It’s asking for public comment about its proposal to list black pinesnakes as threatened. Black pinesnakes are burrowing constrictors colored dark brown to black. Their small heads have pointed snouts. Adults range ...

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Entergy gives $500K grant to The Nature Conservancy

NEW ORLEANS — Environmental innovators in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are implementing solutions for the management of the mid-South’s natural and environmental resources through a $500,000 grant from Entergy Corporation to The Nature Conservancy. With support from Entergy’s Environmental Initiatives Fund and other grant programs, the projects are engineered to make a positive difference in habitat, water purification and ...

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Nature Conservancy names trustees

The Mississippi Chapter of The Nature Conservancy is pleased to announce its newly elected members of the Board of Trustees. They are: Steve Butler, Brandon; Eric Clark, Jackson; Ed Day, Gulfport; Doug Montague, Hattiesburg; and, Chat Phillips, Yazoo City. These individuals join other business, education and agency leaders in guiding the work of the Conservancy around the state.

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