I Am Part of the WordPress Family Award – Thanks Mavadelo!

I Am Part of the WordPress Family Award

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I was awarded this by by Mavadelo’s Mindscape ~ the award was originally created by Shain Gibson, earlier the author of www.prayingforoneday.wordpress.com but since then blogging under the name of shaunynews

I believe it is important to share Shaun’s story of the making of this award – others may differ with my opinion but duch people bother me none.

I started it for this reason:

“This is an award for everyone who is part of the “Word Press Family” I started this award on the basis that the Word Press Family has taken me in and showed me love and a caring side only Word Press can.

The way people take a second to be nice, to answer a question and not make things a competition amazes me here. I know I have been given many awards, but I wanted to leave my own legacy on here by creating my own award, as many have done before.

This represents “Family” we never meet, but are there for us as family. It is my honor to start this award. Thank you,

RULES (EASY)

1. Display the award logo on your blog.
2. Link back to the person who nominated you.
3. Nominate 10 others you see as having an impact on your wordpress experience and family
4. Let your 10 Family members know you have awarded them
5. That is it. Just please pick 10 people that have taken you as a friend, and spread the love.

My List  of 10 bloggers/writers who have influenced me:

  1 Honk of you’re Vegan -

 2 Dear Kitty, ,Some Blog.

 3 Ann Novek-with the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

 4 Animals Deserve to Live

 5 Exposing the  Big Game

6 Howling for Justice

7 Walking with the alligators 8

8 Purplerays

Preservation.me

10 Little Wolf

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7th Bear–Including An Adult Female Bear–Killed After Woman Bitten in Florida

Originally posted on Exposing the Big Game:

Photo Copyright Jim Robertson

Photo Copyright Jim Robertson

[Never mind that the subdivision backs up against a wildlife sanctuary. When a non-human animal dares to threaten a human, it's not just an eye for an eye, but SEVEN pairs of eyes for an injury.]

http://www.clickorlando.com/news/bears-tested-after-woman-attacked-in-lake-mary-garage/25464444

7th bear killed after woman attacked in Lake Mary garage

Author: Sheli Muniz, Reporter, smuniz@wkmg.com

Apr 14 2014

LAKE MARY, Fla. –

Florida wildlife officials said on Tuesday they killed a seventh bear, an adult female bear, hours after announcing the capturing and euthanization of a 250-pound male bear overnight.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials didn’t say that they have identified the bear that attacked Terri Frana Saturday night at her home at 1900 Brackenhurst Place in the Carisbrooke subdivision, which backs up to the Wekiva Wildlife preserve.

She received 30 staples and 10 stitches in her head after a 200-pound bear mauled her.

Authorities on Tuesday also…

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Study Shows What Mexican Gray Wolves Need to Survive – Defenders Blog

Originally posted on GarryRogers Nature Conservation:

And, for the model to work, there must be at least three populations with this movement happening between them. The good news is that this is possible, provided that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service establishes two additional populations and lets lobos move from population to population.

See on www.defendersblog.org

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Police Officer Responds to ‘Vicious Dog’ Call, Ends Up With New Best Friend

Wolf is my Soul:

A synshi

Originally posted on Our Compass:

Officer Waskiewicz and Bo. Photo courtesy of Baltimore Humane Society.

Posted on February 26, 2014 by Christopher O’Connor

When Baltimore Police officer Dan Waskiewicz responded to a ‘vicious dog’ call, what he found instead was a new best friend!

When he arrived on scene, officer Waskiewicz found a frightened, obviously neglected pit bull, being chased by children that were yelling and throwing bottles at him. He called the scared dog over, his tail tucked between his legs and panting heavily, and offered him some water. The so-called ‘vicious dog’ quickly sat down beside him and began licking his pants. Realizing the pit bull was no threat, he put the dog into his squad car – that’s when the real kisses began!

Rather than call animal control, who Waskiewicz feared would euthanize the affectionate dog, he drove him to the local animal shelter himself. During the ride, the pit bull sat…

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Support Rep. DeFazio’s Efforts To Stop The National Wolf Delisting Rule

Originally posted on Howling For Justice:

Imnaha Pack 5 wolf pups 2013 Oregon

”Five wolf pups from the Imnaha pack were photographed by a remote camera on July 7, 2013. The pups were approximately 2.5 months old in this photo. Photo courtesy of ODFW.”

Every day there is bad, very bad or really bad news about wolves. But ”Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio” is speaking out for wolves. He wants the national wolf delisting rule revoked.

Rep. DeFazio D -Oregon and 73 other House members, who oppose the national wolf delisting rule, are urging Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, to keep wolves protected under the ESA and to ”rescind the proposed rule immediately”.

Thanks to Rep. DeFazio and the 73 House members who joined him. We must stop this rule.

Please comment by March 27, 2014 on the proposed national wolf delisting by clicking HERE!

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Natural Resources

Committee – Democrats
Ranking Member – Peter DeFazio

Press Release

Mar 19, 2014

DeFazio Leads 73…

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OR 7 Expedition–1,200 miles following a lone wolf

Wolf is my Soul:

Amazing journey!! Thanks for sharing.

Originally posted on Wolves and Writing:

OR 14

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While Journey carries on his quiet existance in southeast Oregon, a group of five ambitious folks are making plans to retrace the enigmatic wolf’s footsteps, from Wallowa County to northern California, a distance of over 1,200 miles.

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I received an email from Jay Simpson, who holds the lengthy title of National Geographic Young Explorer & Multimedia Documentary Producer for the Wolf OR-7 Expedition. Jay explained the purpose of the trek is to ”share the story of wolves returning to the Pacific Northwest and champion the collaborations that have made his (OR 7′s) journey possible.”

The trek is the brainchild of Oregonian Rachael Pecore-Valdez, a storyteller and educator. She’ll be on the trip (which begins in May and will be on foot or on bike) as well as Dave Moskowitz, author of Wolves in the Land of Salmon, Daniel Byers, and filmmaker, Galeo Saintz, founder of Wild Peace Alliance, along…

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