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|Stuart Named New System Fencing GM |
Standardbred Canada - May 16, 2014
Systemfence.com today announced David Stuart as its inaugural general manager. A harness racing veteran, Stuart is best known for Royal Blue Standardbred Sales and Halton Bloodstock Agency, as well as Administration Coordinator of the Ontario Sires Stakes. ...
|Deckorators Best Deck Contest kicks off June 1, 2014 |
Building Online - May 19, 2014
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Has the Deckorators touch turned your deck into the envy of the neighborhood? Well, beginning June 1, 2014, you can show it off by entering the Deckorators Best Deck Contest. Grand Prize is a $1500 Visa® gift card. And this year, we've added a $500 People's Choice Award!...
|National Fencing Champs confirmed for Fieldays |
nz.sports.yahoo.com - May 6, 2014
The New Zealand National Fencing Championships are to return to the 2014 Fieldays, held on 11 -14 June. The National Championships are a joint venture with New Zealand Fencing Competitions (NZFC) as organisers and Fieldays as the host venue and consist of four main competitions ....
Local Government Issues
|THE Hells Angels now have a Melbourne home with a white picket fence. |
Herald Sun - May 15, 2014
The new fence is part of a Federation-style villa’’ renovation to the infamous Nomads clubhouse in Thomastown, home of some of its most infamous members.
The fence, made of steel, replaces reinforced red gum sleepers — considered almost impenetrable to gunfire.....
|Northport considers fence regulations |
Tuscaloosa News - May 20, 2014
The Northport City Council might institute fence regulations in the city.
According to a first reading of an ordinance proposed Monday, residential fences could be built in the backyard of a property and be up to 8 feet tall. Commercial fences could be up to 10 feet tall....
|$1M SR 95 safety fence completed in Havasu |
Havasu News - May 16, 2014
Construction on a $1 million safety fence that was built to prevent motorists from colliding with wild burros on Highway 95, north of Lake Havasu City, was completed on Saturday. But in an unfortunate bit of irony, motorcyclist Paul Belanger struck a burro just south of the fence early that morning....
|Judge orders controversial Watertown fence moved |
Watertown Daily Times - May 16, 2014
WATERTOWN — State Supreme Court Judge James P. McClusky on Thursday gave a Mullin Street man 30 days to move a chain-link fence that violates the city’s fence ordinance....
|Security Wall, Fence Coming to W.Va. Governor's Mansion |
WSAZ - May 16, 2014
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV MetroNews) -- A member of the Capitol Building Commission supports a plan to secure the state Capitol complex. State Supreme Court Administrator Steve Canterbury voted with other members of the building commission Wednesday in favor of the plan.....
|Church members add fence to cemetery |
Alamogordo News - May 17, 2014
On Monday more than 25 parishioners from Immaculate Conception Church took matters into their own hands to keep their cemetery secure from vandals by gathering together to build a temporary fence in light of recent criminal damage to the church's cemetery.....
|Volunteers Erect New Fences At Storm-Ravaged Sherwood Island State Park |
The Daily Voice - May 19, 2014
WESTPORT, Conn. -- Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc throughout Fairfield County in October 2012. This past weekend, some of that damage was repaired at the beach at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport as park staff and volunteers came together to erect new fences....
|Volunteers remove a fence on Ash Island |
ABC Online - May 15, 2014
The barbed wire of the fence was originally put there during the 70s when sectors of Ash Island were farmland. The dangerous wire fence is now part a habitat for migratory wader and shorebirds, which are protected species.....
|Fence going up at Dog Park |
NUJournal - May 16, 2014
NEW ULM - The installation of the perimeter fence for the South German Dog Park is under way. The fence represents the work of hundreds of volunteers. The site of the park was provided by the City,....
|Explore various options for fencing your yard |
Argus Leader - May 18, 2014
If you plan to build a fence, it’s no surprise you will need materials, but the one thing you should have before you even think of buying lumber or pulling out a hammer is a notepad....
|New products: Big fencing project for Tanumbirini |
Beef Central - May 16, 2014
The big distances and sheer scale of properties in the Northern Territory add to the usual factors that have to be considered when planning new fences, such as feral animals, varying soil types and bushfires. ...
|Effort fences off ag areas along creek for river’s sake |
Argus Leader - May 18, 2014
The stretch of the Big Sioux River that flows through Sioux Falls should be safe for swimming, without fear that diving below the surface would require a visit to a hospital emergency room and a course of antibiotics........
Fence and Animals - Wildlife
|Electric fencing good deterrent for bears |
Williams Lake Tribune - May 16, 2014
Effectively deterring bears with electric fencing is all about going for the nose shock, said WildSafeBC’s Gillian Sanders. “If they get a good nose shock they learn to really respect that sense and they just simply don’t want to enter the protected area.”....
|1,400km dog fence could save western QLD sheep industry |
ABC Net - May 16, 2014
Graziers in central west Queensland are proposing a 1,400 kilometre wild dog fence to protect sheep. Wild dogs maul huge numbers of sheep and lambs each year, forcing many out of the industry, but those who remain are continuing to fight the wild dog problem.....
|Beehive Fences Save African Farmers From Elephants |
AFKInsider - May 14, 2014
Widlife-human conflict are a common thing in most part of Africa, but a new wire fence booby-trapped with beehives has come to the rescue of African farmers who have for years suffered the wrath of hungry elephants and other wild animals invading their plantations. ...
Schools and Fences
|Fernley Man Builds Fence Around School Entrance to Protect Property |
KOLO TV - May 19, 2014
FERNLEY, Nev. -- For the past eight years, a group of East Valley Elementary School parents, students and teachers have had the same before and after school routines. Now, they're outraged to find a school entrance has been blocked off by homeowner in the neighborhood who says he wants justice.......
|Lawn Care Error Kills Most of Ohio College's Grass |
ABC News - May 16, 2014
A university in Ohio is being forced to replace almost all its grass after weedkiller was accidentally applied to lawns instead of fertilizer. University of Findlay spokeswoman Brianna Patterson says that the chemical was applied during the last week of April and that it will take several weeks to reseed and re-sod the affected areas...
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