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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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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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Swartz Creek View
Waterfowl symposium coming to Frankenmuth | August 25, 2016the Frankenmuth Conservation Club. Hosted by Ducks Unlimited, along with partne
Waterfowl symposium coming to Frankenmuth | August 25, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 2 days ago
the Frankenmuth Conservation Club. Hosted by Ducks Unlimited, along with partners Michigan Outdoor News, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, this event is for beginning waterfowlers and seasoned... Read more
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Flint Township View
Waterfowl symposium coming to Frankenmuth | August 25, 2016the Frankenmuth Conservation Club. Hosted by Ducks Unlimited, along with partne
Waterfowl symposium coming to Frankenmuth | August 25, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 2 days ago
the Frankenmuth Conservation Club. Hosted by Ducks Unlimited, along with partners Michigan Outdoor News, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, this event is for beginning waterfowlers and seasoned... Read more
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Mashable
An open letter to the Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientistsstill time. There is no Planet B. Yours sincerely, Dr Christine Adams-Hoskin
An open letter to the Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientists
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
still time. There is no Planet B. Yours sincerely, Dr Christine Adams-Hosking, Conservation planner, University of Queensland Associate Professor Stephen Adelstein, Medical scientist, University of Sydney; Professor Ross Alford, Tropical... Read more
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Island Packet
Five dogs selected for further auditions for the movie Basement Bobcould not believe no one was already doing it — making old maps using 21st cent
Five dogs selected for further auditions for the movie Basement Bob
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
could not believe no one was already doing it — making old maps using 21st century technology. But, save for a man in England making hand-drawn globes, that was indeed the case, he told The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette during an... Read more
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Island Packet
Behind Baby Joe: Beaufort 5 month old to undergo 3rd heart surgerycould not believe no one was already doing it — making old maps using 21st cent
Behind Baby Joe: Beaufort 5 month old to undergo 3rd heart surgery
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
could not believe no one was already doing it — making old maps using 21st century technology. But, save for a man in England making hand-drawn globes, that was indeed the case, he told The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette during an... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
A primer on the national monument debate from RESTORE: the North Woods to todayof RESTORE: The North Woods, in an OpEd to the Bangor Daily News wrote that a “
A primer on the national monument debate from RESTORE: the North Woods to today
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
of RESTORE: The North Woods, in an OpEd to the Bangor Daily News wrote that a “reasonable balance” of private and public land ownership needed to be struck in order to preserve the wildness of the Maine woods for future generations. He cast the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orange considers new rules, bear-proof trash cans for residents in Apopka areaMarkham Woods Road. "Lots of our problems were reduced in Seminole County, and
Orange considers new rules, bear-proof trash cans for residents in Apopka area
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Markham Woods Road. "Lots of our problems were reduced in Seminole County, and our problems picked up in Apopka," bear biologist Mike Orlando said Tuesday while addressing Orange County commissioners on behalf of the state Fish & Wildlife... Read more
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dna
How farmers and wildlife biologists in Karnataka devised a unique method to manage man-animal conflictconflict started to trickle in. Several states tried to tackle this issue with
How farmers and wildlife biologists in Karnataka devised a unique method to manage man-animal conflict
dna / Posted 4 days ago
conflict started to trickle in. Several states tried to tackle this issue with “engineering” solutions, but failed. Now, wildlife biologists, forest department and farmers in the north Kanara district of Karnataka have taken a more... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Flagstaff Prarie Dogs Moving To Petrified Forest Park To Make Room For Shooting RangeHighway 89. Elise Wilson, a self-professed animal lover, said she wants to avo
Flagstaff Prarie Dogs Moving To Petrified Forest Park To Make Room For Shooting Range
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 5 days ago
Highway 89. Elise Wilson, a self-professed animal lover, said she wants to avoid killing the prairie dogs that live on the land, according to the Arizona Daily Sun. The couple has been working with Flagstaff nonprofit Habitat Harmony for the past... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Quarry eyed as game reserveformer London Sandy Quarry, a 680-acre site on the southeast corner of Tuttle H
Quarry eyed as game reserve
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 days ago
former London Sandy Quarry, a 680-acre site on the southeast corner of Tuttle Hill and Darling roads, is an ideal spot, DNR wildlife biologist Zach Cooley said, because it’s near where Washtenaw, Wayne, and Monroe counties meet. Those counties have... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Gunnison grouse plan comes up short, groups saywhile others including the oil and gas industry and Mesa County are continuing
Gunnison grouse plan comes up short, groups say
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
while others including the oil and gas industry and Mesa County are continuing to analyze the proposal. The Bureau of Land Management released a draft environmental impact statement earlier this month. The agency is seeking to amend up to 11... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Blue Cut, Pilot fires deal harsh blows to crittersdog as its owner’s home burns in the Blue Cut fire Tuesday along Highway 138 in
Blue Cut, Pilot fires deal harsh blows to critters
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
dog as its owner’s home burns in the Blue Cut fire Tuesday along Highway 138 in the Cajon Pass. Photo by Rick McClure Wildlife are fleeing two large brush fires in the San Bernardino Mountains, but many birds and animals have been killed by... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Forest Service wants public input on bat population in Hubbard Cavedate, WNS has not been documented in Colorado but has recently been detected in
Forest Service wants public input on bat population in Hubbard Cave
Aspen Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
date, WNS has not been documented in Colorado but has recently been detected in Washington, Oklahoma and Nebraska.” Phil Nyland, a wildlife biologist with the ranger district, said the protective measures are needed “for the continued health of... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164that’s currently there, preventing the movement of aquatic life. “It’s a verti
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 8 days ago
that’s currently there, preventing the movement of aquatic life. “It’s a vertical wall,” said Scott Ralston, U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFW) biologist out of Windom who was at the site on Monday afternoon with Hoogendoorn and Adam Ossefort with the... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Finding enrichment: Fall series to begin Aug. 24PACE, Bluestem, McPherson 10:15 a.m. Coffee break 10:35 a.m. Feral Hog Contro
Finding enrichment: Fall series to begin Aug. 24
The Newton Kansan / Posted 8 days ago
PACE, Bluestem, McPherson 10:15 a.m. Coffee break 10:35 a.m. Feral Hog Control Efforts in Kansas. Gregory Curran Salter, wildlife biologist, USDA/Wildlife Services, Hoisington 11:30 a.m. Responding to Random Acts of Violence. Gwen Haspels,... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Game area proposal supportednight, the county board approved 6-0 a resolution backing the proposal by the M
Game area proposal supported
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
night, the county board approved 6-0 a resolution backing the proposal by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Division to acquire about 680 acres at the former London Sand quarry in London Township and to seek a grant... Read more
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The Davison Index
NRC issues order to regulate target shooting on State Game, Wildlife Areas | August 18, 2016from Romulus shoot at pit shooting in Lapeer. Photo by Phil Foley LAPEER COUNT
NRC issues order to regulate target shooting on State Game, Wildlife Areas | August 18, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 9 days ago
from Romulus shoot at pit shooting in Lapeer. Photo by Phil Foley LAPEER COUNTY – Residents living near State Game and Wildlife Areas (SGAs) will get a little more of their peace and quiet back. On Thursday, Bill Moritz, Natural Resource... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
NRC issues order to regulate target shooting on State Game, Wildlife Areas | August 18, 2016from Romulus shoot at pit shooting in Lapeer. Photo by Phil Foley LAPEER COUNT
NRC issues order to regulate target shooting on State Game, Wildlife Areas | August 18, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 9 days ago
from Romulus shoot at pit shooting in Lapeer. Photo by Phil Foley LAPEER COUNTY – Residents living near State Game and Wildlife Areas (SGAs) will get a little more of their peace and quiet back. On Thursday, Bill Moritz, Natural Resource... Read more
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The Burton View
NRC issues order to regulate target shooting on State Game, Wildlife Areas | August 18, 2016from Romulus shoot at pit shooting in Lapeer. Photo by Phil Foley LAPEER COUNT
NRC issues order to regulate target shooting on State Game, Wildlife Areas | August 18, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 9 days ago
from Romulus shoot at pit shooting in Lapeer. Photo by Phil Foley LAPEER COUNTY – Residents living near State Game and Wildlife Areas (SGAs) will get a little more of their peace and quiet back. On Thursday, Bill Moritz, Natural Resource... Read more
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Island Packet
Dick Stewart on 'massive' parking garage in Beaufort: Net positive for citycould not believe no one was already doing it — making old maps using 21st cent
Dick Stewart on 'massive' parking garage in Beaufort: Net positive for city
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
could not believe no one was already doing it — making old maps using 21st century technology. But, save for a man in England making hand-drawn globes, that was indeed the case, he told The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette during an... Read more
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KERA North Texas
What Does It Take To Map A Walrus Hangout? 160 Years And A Lot Of HelpIn 1874, when the painter and naturalist Henry Wood Elliott was observing a sma
What Does It Take To Map A Walrus Hangout? 160 Years And A Lot Of Help
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
In 1874, when the painter and naturalist Henry Wood Elliott was observing a small crowd of walruses on the Punuk Islands off Alaska's coast, he was preoccupied with the appearance of their pustules and the precise texture of their skins. "The longer... Read more
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The Mercury News
In harsh California desert, solar-power plants and fragile wildlife competea 110-degree summer day, the 5.6-square-mile Desert Sunlight Solar Farm -- the
In harsh California desert, solar-power plants and fragile wildlife compete
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
a 110-degree summer day, the 5.6-square-mile Desert Sunlight Solar Farm -- the biggest of its kind erected on U.S. federal land -- is proving why this desolate spot is such a good one for harnessing the sun's rays. With few clouds above, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scientists Baffled By Rare Turtleat River Rufiji which cuts through the 54,600 square kilometre game reserve. W
Scientists Baffled By Rare Turtle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
at River Rufiji which cuts through the 54,600 square kilometre game reserve. Walter Jubber and Martin Leyendecker are wildlife scientists who revealed their discovery in Biodiversity Observations, an electronic journal published by the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
In California desert, solar-power and wildlife competeThe Desert Sunlight Solar Farm is located on 1455ha of public land in the Chuck
In California desert, solar-power and wildlife compete
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The Desert Sunlight Solar Farm is located on 1455ha of public land in the Chuckwalla Valley in east Riverside County, California. Photo / Courtesy of First Solar, Inc. Just after noon on a 43C summer day, the 14.5 sq km Desert Sunlight Solar Farm -... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
2 docs about local ecology to air on WFSUto many species. From there the documentary heads down to the Red Hills’ rivers
2 docs about local ecology to air on WFSU
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
to many species. From there the documentary heads down to the Red Hills’ rivers and lakes, and explores the diverse wildlife within those waterways. This EcoAdventure continues on to areas where local agriculture still thrives and has become... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Borough marks land near Crown Point as recreationalMore than 1,000 acres of borough land near Crown Point will now be classified a
Borough marks land near Crown Point as recreational
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 12 days ago
More than 1,000 acres of borough land near Crown Point will now be classified as recreational. The land, a variety of parcels in the Crown Point area and to the south and east of Lower Trail Lake on the Seward Highway, became borough property from... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bat survey seeks signs of lifeHOP BOTTOM, Pa. — Biologist Richard Fritsky drives at 20 miles per hour down a
Bat survey seeks signs of life
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
HOP BOTTOM, Pa. — Biologist Richard Fritsky drives at 20 miles per hour down a dark country road. He's listening. With a $965 microphone, sophisticated computer programs and his biology training, he is searching for bats. The Pennsylvania Game... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Wild wingsby the thousands near Caulfield Missouri, not too far north of Norfork Lake. On
Wild wings
The Morning Sun / Posted 13 days ago
by the thousands near Caulfield Missouri, not too far north of Norfork Lake. On his eleven hundred acres of crops and prime wildlife habitat, twenty-five hundred hunting parties killed 18,000 quail, 8,000 pheasants and 5,000 chukars last fall and... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
State game area proposed in Londonfor a new state game area in the northwest part of the county that once was min
State game area proposed in London
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
for a new state game area in the northwest part of the county that once was mined for sand and gravel. The DNR’s Wildlife Division is pursuing a state grant to buy about 650 acres at the former London Sand facility in London Township.... Read more
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DW
Saving Canada's only desert |Driving into the town of Osoyoos, British Columbia, visitors notice the landsca
Saving Canada's only desert |
DW / Posted 15 days ago
Driving into the town of Osoyoos, British Columbia, visitors notice the landscape becomes drier. The lodgepole pines and Douglas fir trees that dominate the Okanagan Valley's forests become sparse. If you look closely enough, you may even spot a... Read more
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BC Local News
A mid-summer night’s bat has resulted in increased sightings on the North Coastpups are the reason for the increased activity. “In July and August, pups are
A mid-summer night’s bat has resulted in increased sightings on the North Coast
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
pups are the reason for the increased activity. “In July and August, pups are learning to fly, and their early efforts may land them in locations where they are more likely to come in contact with humans,” says Mandy Kellner, biologist and... Read more
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The Northern View
A mid-summer night’s bat has resulted in increased sightings on the North Coastpups are the reason for the increased activity. “In July and August, pups are
A mid-summer night’s bat has resulted in increased sightings on the North Coast
The Northern View / Posted 16 days ago
pups are the reason for the increased activity. “In July and August, pups are learning to fly, and their early efforts may land them in locations where they are more likely to come in contact with humans,” says Mandy Kellner, biologist and... Read more
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MLive.com
Parts of Allegan State Game Area to be closed to public during river cleanupsediment from the Kalamazoo River. The Michigan Natural Resources Commission's
Parts of Allegan State Game Area to be closed to public during river cleanup
MLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
sediment from the Kalamazoo River. The Michigan Natural Resources Commission's agenda for Thursday, Aug. 11 includes a Land Use Order of the Director to close the Kalamazoo River and DNR properties along the river to unauthorized entry during... Read more
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Island Packet
How a Lowcountry mapmaker is blending history, technology and artstretching across the fingers of his left hand. Blue waves on the map, hand-dra
How a Lowcountry mapmaker is blending history, technology and art
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
stretching across the fingers of his left hand. Blue waves on the map, hand-drawn and colored, surround the boot-shaped island. “I ran across a map of all the Sea Island cotton plantations on Hilton Head,” Folk says. “I can remember going to... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Commissioners on board with effort to extend open space property taxallocation During a discussion on Tuesday, some found the figure of up to 40 pe
Commissioners on board with effort to extend open space property tax
Aspen Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
allocation During a discussion on Tuesday, some found the figure of up to 40 percent for trails troubling. Lisa Tasker, a biologist and member of the Pitkin County Healthy Rivers and Streams Board, suggested at Tuesday’s work session that OST hold... Read more
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Wilson County News
Game camera snaps bobcat near StockdaleJoe Smith of La Vernia provided photos of this cat, snapped by a game camera on
Game camera snaps bobcat near Stockdale
Wilson County News / Posted 17 days ago
Joe Smith of La Vernia provided photos of this cat, snapped by a game camera on property south of Stockdale. Wildlife biologist Jamie Killian of Karnes County has identified the animal as a bobcat.Tweet August 10, 2016 23 views Post a commentWilson... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fighting invasive species in michiganof Saginaw bay to study treatments and field-test their models. The main goal
Fighting invasive species in michigan
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
of Saginaw bay to study treatments and field-test their models. The main goal is to create tools and a reference guide for land managers that integrates local and regional knowledge, high resolution maps and predictive modeling, and outlines the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Mule deer study to benefit farmers, huntersof mule deer and how it affects hunting and farming in the panhandle has never
Mule deer study to benefit farmers, hunters
KXXV Waco / Posted 18 days ago
of mule deer and how it affects hunting and farming in the panhandle has never been tracked before. But now Texas Parks & Wildlife is teaming up with Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas Tech University and Sul Ross University to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Mule deer study to benefit farmers, huntersof mule deer and how it affects hunting and farming in the panhandle has never
Mule deer study to benefit farmers, hunters
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 18 days ago
of mule deer and how it affects hunting and farming in the panhandle has never been tracked before. But now Texas Parks & Wildlife is teaming up with Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas Tech University and Sul Ross University to... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Mule deer study to benefit farmers, huntersof mule deer and how it affects hunting and farming in the panhandle has never
Mule deer study to benefit farmers, hunters
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 18 days ago
of mule deer and how it affects hunting and farming in the panhandle has never been tracked before. But now Texas Parks & Wildlife is teaming up with Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas Tech University and Sul Ross University to... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Mule deer study to benefit farmers, huntersof mule deer and how it affects hunting and farming in the panhandle has never
Mule deer study to benefit farmers, hunters
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 18 days ago
of mule deer and how it affects hunting and farming in the panhandle has never been tracked before. But now Texas Parks & Wildlife is teaming up with Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas Tech University and Sul Ross University to... Read more
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CBC.ca
How Cape Breton helped revive the U.S. bald eagle populationAny Americans tempted by the website Cape Breton if Donald Trump Wins will be h
How Cape Breton helped revive the U.S. bald eagle population
CBC.ca / Posted 18 days ago
Any Americans tempted by the website Cape Breton if Donald Trump Wins will be heartened to learn the Nova Scotia island has a long history of restoring symbols of American pride. Cape Breton has quietly helped revive the bald eagle, which was on the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Range 12 Fire damaged an important natural and cultural areaRICHLAND (AP) — Walking across the Hanford Reach National Monument lands that b
Range 12 Fire damaged an important natural and cultural area
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 days ago
RICHLAND (AP) — Walking across the Hanford Reach National Monument lands that burned in last week’s Range 12 Fire is an otherworldly experience. “It looks like a moonscape, to be quite honest,” said Heidi Newsome, biologist for the U.S. Fish and... Read more
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The Columbian
Time needed for Hanford ecosystem to recover from fireRICHLAND — Walking across the Hanford Reach National Monument lands that burned
Time needed for Hanford ecosystem to recover from fire
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
RICHLAND — Walking across the Hanford Reach National Monument lands that burned in last week’s Range 12 Fire is an otherworldly experience. “It looks like a moonscape, to be quite honest,” said Heidi Newsome, biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Time needed for Hanford ecosystem to recover from fireBy Annette Cary, The Associated Press RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - Walking across th
Time needed for Hanford ecosystem to recover from fire
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
By Annette Cary, The Associated Press RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - Walking across the Hanford Reach National Monument lands that burned in last week's Range 12 Fire is an otherworldly experience. "It looks like a moonscape, to be quite honest," said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Keeping Wildlife At the Forefront - an Encounter With a Tanzanian ExpertMustafa Hassanali, 31, had led a far from contemporary life. At the age of five
Keeping Wildlife At the Forefront - an Encounter With a Tanzanian Expert
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Mustafa Hassanali, 31, had led a far from contemporary life. At the age of five, he discovered his passion for the wildlife, conservation and animal behaviour, thanks to his very first trip to Selous Game Reserve with his father and elder brother, 26... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Outside Briefs, Aug. 6, 2016from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 13 at the Grand Mesa Visitor Center. There be a
Outside Briefs, Aug. 6, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 13 at the Grand Mesa Visitor Center. There be a variety of activities, including a wildlife trivia game, a puppet show at 2 p.m., food and photo opportunities with Smokey. Smokey is an American icon, but... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Wright creating Iowa’s newest wetlandLand movers will begin building a weir later this month that will create the po
Wright creating Iowa’s newest wetland
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 20 days ago
Land movers will begin building a weir later this month that will create the pond designed to remove 19,650 pounds of nitrates annually from tile runoff in section 34 of Norway Township. The wetland is critically placed within the Eagle Creek... Read more
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