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FOX 31 Denver
Developer in Boulder pays $60,000 to relocate prairie dog colonyreached an agreement with the Armory property owner to relocate the colony to c
Developer in Boulder pays $60,000 to relocate prairie dog colony
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 11 hours ago
reached an agreement with the Armory property owner to relocate the colony to city open space so that he can develop his land on Broadway,” officials stated. “As part of the agreement, the city and the property owner negotiated a $60,000... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Winter ticks plague Vermont's moose herdof hundreds of ticks that infest the animal’s coat and can suck its blood all w
Winter ticks plague Vermont's moose herd
The Addison County Independent / Posted yesterday
of hundreds of ticks that infest the animal’s coat and can suck its blood all winter. Photo courtesy Vermont Fish & Wildlife VERMONT — Archers will head into the woods on Saturday for the start of moose season and hunters with guns will get... Read more
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Manning River Times
Croc Watch: How can we resolve the conflict between crocs and humansA Darwin man launched a tinnie at a waterhole in pursuit of barramundi. Each on
Croc Watch: How can we resolve the conflict between crocs and humans
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
A Darwin man launched a tinnie at a waterhole in pursuit of barramundi. Each one, immersed in the pleasures of this land, this water. The boy, a 12-year-old, had some warning of what was to come. The crocodile first seized his 15-year-old... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Pointe Mouillee a waterfowl meccaWhitwam’s childhood were spent hunting and fishing with his dad at Pointe Mouil
Pointe Mouillee a waterfowl mecca
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Whitwam’s childhood were spent hunting and fishing with his dad at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area. “It’s a waterfowl and wildlife paradise,” said Whitwam, now 51, who grew up on a canal just a mile from the game area. Located in Rockwood, 30... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Bears, belugas and ill-fated explorers: A journey through the Canadian ArcticPassage – a watery route to the Orient. Over the next decade, more than 30 expe
Bears, belugas and ill-fated explorers: A journey through the Canadian Arctic
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Passage – a watery route to the Orient. Over the next decade, more than 30 expeditions set out in search of them by land and sea. In the process, they charted large areas of the Canadian Arctic and mapped the complete route of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lifting the fading monarchin the three years since — work that has made her one of the more prolific of t
Lifting the fading monarch
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
in the three years since — work that has made her one of the more prolific of the growing numbers of people in Maryland joining the international effort to safeguard the imperiled species. Like the black-and-orange insects as she lets them... Read more
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Missoula Independent
What it takes to save an imperiled fishafter it, went extinct, mostly as a result of logging. In the upper Missouri Ri
What it takes to save an imperiled fish
Missoula Independent / Posted 4 days ago
after it, went extinct, mostly as a result of logging. In the upper Missouri River watershed, which is largely private ranchland, river grayling have been nearly lost to cattle grazing along streams, water withdrawals and alien trout. Today, most... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
As coyote encounters rise, trappers seek permitting changesHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As coyotes encroach more upon developed land, trappers w
As coyote encounters rise, trappers seek permitting changes
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As coyotes encroach more upon developed land, trappers who field requests for help from distressed homeowners are asking Connecticut officials to ease limits on permits needed to catch the animals. Encounters have been on the... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
As coyote encounters rise, Connecticut trappers seek permitting changescoyote encounters rise, Connecticut trappers seek permitting changes HARTFORD
As coyote encounters rise, Connecticut trappers seek permitting changes
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
coyote encounters rise, Connecticut trappers seek permitting changes HARTFORD — As coyotes encroach more upon developed land, trappers who field requests for help from distressed homeowners are asking Connecticut officials to ease limits on... Read more
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Hartford Courant
As Coyote Encounters Rise, Connecticut Trappers Seek Permitting ChangesAs coyotes encroach more upon developed land, trappers who field requests for h
As Coyote Encounters Rise, Connecticut Trappers Seek Permitting Changes
Hartford Courant / Posted 7 days ago
As coyotes encroach more upon developed land, trappers who field requests for help from distressed homeowners are asking Connecticut officials to ease limits on permits needed to catch the animals. Encounters have been on the rise in areas statewide... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
As coyote encounters rise, trappers seek permitting changesHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As coyotes encroach more upon developed land, trappers w
As coyote encounters rise, trappers seek permitting changes
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As coyotes encroach more upon developed land, trappers who field requests for help from distressed homeowners are asking Connecticut officials to ease limits on permits needed to catch the animals. Encounters have been on the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
As coyote encounters rise, trappers seek permitting changesHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As coyotes encroach more upon developed land, trappers w
As coyote encounters rise, trappers seek permitting changes
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As coyotes encroach more upon developed land, trappers who field requests for help from distressed homeowners are asking Connecticut officials to ease limits on permits needed to catch the animals. Encounters have been on the... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Methow Headwaters campaign goes airborne to build supportof the Methow River. The Methow Headwaters campaign, which is seeking to prote
Methow Headwaters campaign goes airborne to build support
Methow Valley News / Posted 8 days ago
of the Methow River. The Methow Headwaters campaign, which is seeking to protect 340,079 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in the upper valley from future mining, sponsored flights for local media, government officials and conservation groups... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Port Douglas: Discovering a place of abundancePort Douglas beach and ocean. Photo / 123RF 1. Wildlife Habitat You can't vis
Port Douglas: Discovering a place of abundance
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Port Douglas beach and ocean. Photo / 123RF 1. Wildlife Habitat You can't visit Australia without cuddling a koala, holding a baby croc or petting a tiny joey. Wildlife Habitat offers it all. There, you can see the cassowary, huge scary crocodiles,... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
KCI staff tries to keep animals away from planes"Sully" has made a big late-summer splash at the box office. It shows then-U.S.
KCI staff tries to keep animals away from planes
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 9 days ago
"Sully" has made a big late-summer splash at the box office. It shows then-U.S. Airways Captain Chesley Sullenberger's safe landing in 2009 on the Hudson River in New York after birds struck both engines. The movie has renewed focus on how airport... Read more
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The Columbian
Malheur Refuge biologist finds office ‘completely trashed,’ she testifiesPORTLAND — Fish biologist Linda Beck, an eight-year employee at the Malheur Nat
Malheur Refuge biologist finds office ‘completely trashed,’ she testifies
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
PORTLAND — Fish biologist Linda Beck, an eight-year employee at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, said she returned to her office after the occupation of the federal wildlife sanctuary and found her office in the refuge headquarters a mess. “I... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
What you need to know about Florida’s largest rodentneed to know about Florida’s largest rodent The world’s largest rodent is on th
What you need to know about Florida’s largest rodent
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
need to know about Florida’s largest rodent The world’s largest rodent is on the loose in Florida – and there’s only one biologist in America studying how to stop it. The world’s largest rodent is on the loose in Florida — and there’s only one... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Years of habitat restoration bring trout population back up in Batten Killstations for trout. The project came about after various studies done by envir
Years of habitat restoration bring trout population back up in Batten Kill
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
stations for trout. The project came about after various studies done by environmental service groups and Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department fisheries biologist Ken Cox. The department was monitoring the trout populations in the 1980s and '90s.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hunters: Deer sightings are decliningYears of declining harvest estimates leave biologists looking for answers In a
Hunters: Deer sightings are declining
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 15 days ago
Years of declining harvest estimates leave biologists looking for answers In an online poll taken by The Clarion-Ledger Outdoors following the 2015-16 deer season, the majority of responders indicated they were observing fewer deer while hunting.... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Years of habitat restoration bring trout population back up in Batten Killstations for trout. The project came about after various studies done by envir
Years of habitat restoration bring trout population back up in Batten Kill
Bennington Banner / Posted 15 days ago
stations for trout. The project came about after various studies done by environmental service groups and Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department fisheries biologist Ken Cox. The department was monitoring the trout populations in the 1980s and '90s.... Read more
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The Burton View
Warm, dry weather can trigger diseases | September 15, 2016LAPEER COUNTY -- Many of us humans truly enjoy the hot, dry weather of a warm M
Warm, dry weather can trigger diseases | September 15, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 16 days ago
LAPEER COUNTY -- Many of us humans truly enjoy the hot, dry weather of a warm Michigan summer. For some wildlife, however, the prolonged heat and drought-like conditions can spell trouble. Given this summer’s hot and dry weather in many parts of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mercury contamination prevalent in western North AmericaA forested wetland in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. Sites in the par
Mercury contamination prevalent in western North America
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
A forested wetland in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. Sites in the park were part of a comprehensive new study that found mercury contamination is widespread across western North America. Credit: Collin Eagles-Smith, USGS Mercury... Read more
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The Press and Journal
Preventing an outbreakboat launch at the end of South Union Street in Middletown. Get there early en
Preventing an outbreak
The Press and Journal / Posted 16 days ago
boat launch at the end of South Union Street in Middletown. Get there early enough, and you might catch Kyle Van Why, a wildlife disease biologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and his big net. Van Why uses the net to catch ducks,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jaguar spotting in the Pantanal: On the trail of Brazil's most elusive predatorsthat more encounters were on the cards. Extending from the Amazon, the Pantana
Jaguar spotting in the Pantanal: On the trail of Brazil's most elusive predators
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
that more encounters were on the cards. Extending from the Amazon, the Pantanal is the world’s largest tropical wetland. Bigger than England, it stretches across two Brazilian states and parts of neighbouring Bolivia and Paraguay. A lattice... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Polar bears across the Arctic face shorter sea-ice seasonyears studying Arctic mammals and seven years trapping, tracking and monitoring
Polar bears across the Arctic face shorter sea-ice season
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
years studying Arctic mammals and seven years trapping, tracking and monitoring polar bears, most recently in eastern Greenland. The absence of ice in early spring, when females and their cubs emerge from their dens, can be particularly perilous.... Read more
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MLive.com
Why thousands of butterflies are flocking to a Michigan lighthouseflyway in central Texas where they dip south into Mexico. This year's migratio
Why thousands of butterflies are flocking to a Michigan lighthouse
MLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
flyway in central Texas where they dip south into Mexico. This year's migration has already begun, said Janet Ekstrum, a wildlife biologist at the U.S. Forest Service's Rapid River station. She's spent hours recently checking the roosting sites... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Land managers rehabilitating land scorched by MM14 Fireafter the Mile Marker 14 fire scorched 4,311 acres of open space. Starting Sat
Land managers rehabilitating land scorched by MM14 Fire
KTVB Boise / Posted 20 days ago
after the Mile Marker 14 fire scorched 4,311 acres of open space. Starting Saturday, for the next four days the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is working to stabilize that land. It has been almost two months since the MM14 Fire broke out near... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Emergency stabilization effort underway for MM14 Firehuman-caused fire, known as the Mile Marker 14 fire, started on July 19, 2016.
Emergency stabilization effort underway for MM14 Fire
KIVI Boise / Posted 20 days ago
human-caused fire, known as the Mile Marker 14 fire, started on July 19, 2016. It burned a total of 4,311 acres. Wildlife and rehabilitation experts say the emergency stabilization effort is important so that animals have food and wind... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Inspired by family farm, Bullitt Prize winner works to reduce conflicts with wildlifeat using a bow and arrow or other lethal means against them. Indeed, her favori
Inspired by family farm, Bullitt Prize winner works to reduce conflicts with wildlife
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
at using a bow and arrow or other lethal means against them. Indeed, her favorite places on the farm were fallow patches of land where she could watch the animals come and go without having to worry about the damage they might cause. “This is where... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Additional speakers announced for the Great Lakes Wolf Summitof Wisconsin Department of Natural ResourcesPrior to the appointment, Thiede wa
Additional speakers announced for the Great Lakes Wolf Summit
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
of Wisconsin Department of Natural ResourcesPrior to the appointment, Thiede was the division administrator for the Land Division for four years, the release states. He began his career with the department in the Wildlife Management program... Read more
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Bennington Banner
News from Vt. Fish & Wildlife DepartmentGrouse and woodcock hunting seasons start soon The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Dep
News from Vt. Fish & Wildlife Department
Bennington Banner / Posted 21 days ago
Grouse and woodcock hunting seasons start soon The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department issued a reminder that upland game bird hunting seasons are coming up soon and that learning to identify suitable habitat for ruffed grouse and woodcock is the... Read more
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Havre Daily News
FWP proposes buying 640 acres for management areaAbout 25 people attended a public meeting Thursday to discuss Montana Fish, Wil
FWP proposes buying 640 acres for management area
Havre Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
About 25 people attended a public meeting Thursday to discuss Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' proposal to buy about 640 acres of property about 45 miles northwest of Havre for $700,000, and attendees raised many questions. The meeting at 6:30 p.m.... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Seeds of changeWesterners might consider adopting. Alvord Lake, just north of the 957-person
Seeds of change
Missoula Independent / Posted 22 days ago
Westerners might consider adopting. Alvord Lake, just north of the 957-person town of Troy, offers a transition zone for wildlife between the ridges above and the developed river valley below. Common loons nest along the lake during summer, while... Read more
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The New Yorker
Whale Hunters of the Warming Arcticwith skeletal remains arrayed for miles atop funerary racks of bleached whalebo
Whale Hunters of the Warming Arctic
The New Yorker / Posted 23 days ago
with skeletal remains arrayed for miles atop funerary racks of bleached whalebones—essential building materials in a land without trees. Episcopal missionaries at Point Hope eventually persuaded villagers to bury the human remains—as many as... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists concerned about beetles' effect on rare birdthe effects of tamarisk leaf beetles on the bird's habitat, the scientists hope
Scientists concerned about beetles' effect on rare bird
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
the effects of tamarisk leaf beetles on the bird's habitat, the scientists hope satellite modeling can be used by land, water and wildlife managers as they try to balance protecting the bird with controlling the trees. "Using this... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Outside Story: Karner blues butterflies making a comebackblues thrived in these pine barrens and in similar habitats from Maine to Minne
Outside Story: Karner blues butterflies making a comeback
The Addison County Independent / Posted 25 days ago
blues thrived in these pine barrens and in similar habitats from Maine to Minnesota. Unfortunately for the Karner blue, land developers also favored these sandy areas. The majority, and some 90 percent of the pine barrens in New Hampshire, has... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio, federal agencies trying to eradicate feral-pig populationHicks, calls wild pigs a disease-carrying "ecological train wreck." He is holdi
Ohio, federal agencies trying to eradicate feral-pig population
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
Hicks, calls wild pigs a disease-carrying "ecological train wreck." He is holding a feral-pig skull. More science stories Wildlife biologists Steve Blatt and Patrick Mercer can spot the signs that wild pigs are roaming the Wayne National Forest:... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
DeKalb Co. Wind Farm Moving ForwardThe landscape of the countryside on parts of northwest Missouri continues to ch
DeKalb Co. Wind Farm Moving Forward
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 28 days ago
The landscape of the countryside on parts of northwest Missouri continues to change. Another wind farm is sprouting up in DeKalb County. While not the windy plains of western Kansas or the Dakotas, energy companies are finding that northwest... Read more
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Crosscut
Pelicans are the Pacific Northwest's newest climate refugeesat a distance. Sue Ehler easily spots a squadron of them through her binocular
Pelicans are the Pacific Northwest's newest climate refugees
Crosscut / Posted 29 days ago
at a distance. Sue Ehler easily spots a squadron of them through her binoculars from over a mile away, coming in for a landing on Puget Sound’s Padilla Bay. “They’ve got that pure white. It just shines like a bright light out there. More than... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pilot allegedly shot down by poachers in Tanzania, where protecting elephants can be a deadly endeavorfrom their hiding place in the bush and fired on the helicopter with an AK-47,
Pilot allegedly shot down by poachers in Tanzania, where protecting elephants can be a deadly endeavor
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
from their hiding place in the bush and fired on the helicopter with an AK-47, Tanzanian member of parliament Lazaro Nyalandu said on Twitter. At least one bullet cut through the floor of the helicopter, hitting Gower's leg and shoulder and then... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Cruise adventures in Newfoundland, Labrador and Greenlandsalt spray as they herded, chased and consumed schools of capelin close to shor
Cruise adventures in Newfoundland, Labrador and Greenland
Guelph Mercury / Posted a month ago
salt spray as they herded, chased and consumed schools of capelin close to shore off the North-East coast of Newfoundland. Acadia University biologist Mark Mallory said it was the biggest concentration of whales he'd ever seen and agreed with... Read more
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Wired News
Conservation Has a Big Problem With Charismatic Carnivoresin small pools is cruel, so that’s a good thing. But on the same day, officials
Conservation Has a Big Problem With Charismatic Carnivores
Wired News / Posted a month ago
in small pools is cruel, so that’s a good thing. But on the same day, officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife killed six of 11 wolves from the (amazingly named) Profanity Peak pack because they attacked local livestock. That’s... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
BLM habitat project rejuvenates mountain floraThe Bureau of Land Management has contracted some heavy machinery to knock down
BLM habitat project rejuvenates mountain flora
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 1 months ago
The Bureau of Land Management has contracted some heavy machinery to knock down large swaths of thick brush that have been choking out more beneficial vegetation and have become dangerously dense in the event of fire. Altogether, the agency is... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Drought produces western Mass. region’s driest summer since 1956a fourth-generation farmer at Bashista Orchards, said he cannot remember a summ
Drought produces western Mass. region’s driest summer since 1956
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
a fourth-generation farmer at Bashista Orchards, said he cannot remember a summer this dry in his 54 years living on the land. That makes sense, because western Massachusetts has not experienced a summer this dry since 1956, according to the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Endangered butterfly recovering in some, not all, of rangeand Michigan. The outlook is less sunny in some other parts of the butterfly's
Endangered butterfly recovering in some, not all, of range
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
and Michigan. The outlook is less sunny in some other parts of the butterfly's former range from Minnesota to New England. At Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Indiana, extensive work to restore and expand the butterfly's sandy,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
EHD deaths in deer could climb this yearmay notice a marked increase soon. "I'm expecting a high occurrence this year
EHD deaths in deer could climb this year
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
may notice a marked increase soon. "I'm expecting a high occurrence this year or next," said William McKinley, a deer biologist at the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. "I'm already getting calls this year." McKinley... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Elkins seminar focuses on endangered species, cooperationthe process so that we can do it better and we can all easily cooperate," said
Elkins seminar focuses on endangered species, cooperation
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 1 months ago
the process so that we can do it better and we can all easily cooperate," said Barb Douglas, senior endangered species biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's West Virginia Field Office More than 180 individuals from state and... Read more

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