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The Seattle Times
Positive move in right direction made on possibly saving salmon fishing seasonsComing to an agreement on the 2016-17 salmon fishing seasons has taken a small
Positive move in right direction made on possibly saving salmon fishing seasons
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Coming to an agreement on the 2016-17 salmon fishing seasons has taken a small step in the right direction, but to say state and tribal fishery managers are close might still be a reach at this point. “We are not there yet,” a spokesman with state... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Border Patrol specialists seize elephant skull at South Texas port of entryU.S. Customs and Border Patrol agriculture specialists seized an elephant skull
Border Patrol specialists seize elephant skull at South Texas port of entry
Houston Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agriculture specialists seized an elephant skull from a truck attempting to cross from Mexico into the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry in South Texas on June 22. The elephant skull "lacked proper ownership and... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Brush fire could reach SR 50 overnight, troopers sayBREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A brush fire that's burning south of State Road 50 betwe
Brush fire could reach SR 50 overnight, troopers say
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 19 hours ago
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A brush fire that's burning south of State Road 50 between Christmas and Interstate 95 could possibly reach SR 50 during the overnight hours, troopers said Monday. The Florida Highway Patrol is urging drivers in the area to be... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Border Patrol specialists seize elephant skull at South Texas port of entryU.S. Customs and Border Patrol agriculture specialists seized an elephant skull
Border Patrol specialists seize elephant skull at South Texas port of entry
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agriculture specialists seized an elephant skull from a truck attempting to cross from Mexico into the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry in South Texas on June 22. The elephant skull "lacked proper ownership and... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Multiple agencies battle brush fire in TitusvilleTITUSVILLE, Fla. - Brevard County Fire Rescue, Florida Forest Service and U.S.
Multiple agencies battle brush fire in Titusville
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 22 hours ago
TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Brevard County Fire Rescue, Florida Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials are battling a brush fire near the St. Johns River. It's unclear how many acres have already burned. Stay with News 6 and... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Two Convicted Poachers in Talbot County Banned From Striped Bass FisheryTALBOT COUNTY, Md.- Two Talbot County watermen convicted of poaching and sellin
Two Convicted Poachers in Talbot County Banned From Striped Bass Fishery
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
TALBOT COUNTY, Md.- Two Talbot County watermen convicted of poaching and selling nearly $500,000 of striped bass over four years have received lifetime bans from taking part in that fishery by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Michael D.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
N.C. Coastal Land Trust nominees win state awardsRALEIGH -- North Carolina’s 24 local land trusts bestowed their annual awards d
N.C. Coastal Land Trust nominees win state awards
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
RALEIGH -- North Carolina’s 24 local land trusts bestowed their annual awards during a dinner celebration at the 2016 Land Trust Assembly in Raleigh on May 25. The awards are given annually to businesses, nonprofits, governments, and individuals who... Read more
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Slate
Zoos Should Set the Tigers and Gorillas Free, and Save These Critters InsteadLions, and Tigers Don’t Belong in Zoos. But Some Animals Do.The zoos of the fut
Zoos Should Set the Tigers and Gorillas Free, and Save These Critters Instead
Slate / Posted yesterday
Lions, and Tigers Don’t Belong in Zoos. But Some Animals Do.The zoos of the future should host struggling local animals, not keep megafauna captive. Black-footed ferrets once thrived on the North American prairie, with an estimated 5 million animals... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Kelly: Common sense and the mania stalling gun safety - Columnistsa Record columnist. Contact him at kellym@northjersey.com. THE BLOOD had still
Kelly: Common sense and the mania stalling gun safety - Columnists
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
a Record columnist. Contact him at kellym@northjersey.com. THE BLOOD had still not been scrubbed from the floor of the Orlando nightclub where four dozen people were massacred when our governor bellowed again about the need for people to carry... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Cormorant concernsJournal Staff Writer and Associated Press Young cormorant are shown on Little
Cormorant concerns
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Journal Staff Writer and Associated Press Young cormorant are shown on Little Charity Island in northern Lake Huron in this July 2000 photo. A federal judge has blocked cormorant control programs in 24 states, raising concerns of wildlife... Read more
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Orange County Register
The hidden costs of environmental regulationsportrayed as all good, no bad. After all, it draws on widespread public support
The hidden costs of environmental regulations
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
portrayed as all good, no bad. After all, it draws on widespread public support for laws intended to give us clean air and water, help protect wildlife and preserve open space. In reality, however, environmental regulation often fails to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Rare wolverine seen in new footage from Tahoe National ForestThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife posted two videos this week of a
Rare wolverine seen in new footage from Tahoe National Forest
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife posted two videos this week of a wolverine in the Tahoe National Forest captured by cameras earlier this year, stirring the same excitement that occurred in 2008 when a similarly rare California sighting... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarSaturday Champion Horse Pull - The 60th annual Champion Horse Pulling, Mud Dra
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Saturday Champion Horse Pull - The 60th annual Champion Horse Pulling, Mud Drags and Tractor Pulls, sponsored by the Champion Volunteer Fire Department and Bayside Beverage, take place at the Champion Horse Pulling Grounds. A pancake breakfast take... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Refuge Notebook: With marine-derived nutrients, what goes around comes aroundAs early runs of king and sockeye return to streams of the Kenai Peninsula, the
Refuge Notebook: With marine-derived nutrients, what goes around comes around
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 4 days ago
As early runs of king and sockeye return to streams of the Kenai Peninsula, they bring more than the roe and milt that brings about the cycle of life. The very nature of anadromous fish is that they also carry the carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarSaturday Champion Horse Pull - The 60th annual Champion Horse Pulling, Mud Dra
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Saturday Champion Horse Pull - The 60th annual Champion Horse Pulling, Mud Drags and Tractor Pulls, sponsored by the Champion Volunteer Fire Department and Bayside Beverage, take place at the Champion Horse Pulling Grounds. A pancake breakfast take... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Highland Dam removal creating new concernsCLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The partial demolition of the Highland Dam has caused
Highland Dam removal creating new concerns
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 days ago
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The partial demolition of the Highland Dam has caused new problems in the West Fork River, including dropping water levels and exposed sewer lines. Bill Hoover, general manager of Greater Harrison Public Services, tells the... Read more
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Philly.com
Mission Monarch: Saving butterflies and other wildlife in urban PhillyTucked between sleek urban office buildings and the historic red brick in Cente
Mission Monarch: Saving butterflies and other wildlife in urban Philly
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Tucked between sleek urban office buildings and the historic red brick in Center City is now a taste of wildlife. On Wednesday, a team of high school students with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service planted flowers in a plot they've been working on... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Residents fight crude oil pipeline set to go through NormanSome residents in Cleveland County are up in arms as an oil company has broken
Residents fight crude oil pipeline set to go through Norman
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 4 days ago
Some residents in Cleveland County are up in arms as an oil company has broken ground to put in a crude oil pipeline that will run through southeast Norman. The company, Plains All American Pipeline, has been authorized to put in the Red River... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Highland Dam removal creating new concernsCLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The partial demolition of the Highland Dam has caused
Highland Dam removal creating new concerns
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The partial demolition of the Highland Dam has caused new problems in the West Fork River, including dropping water levels and exposed sewer lines. Bill Hoover, general manager of Greater Harrison Public Services, tells the... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
America's bald eagle is on it's way backAN ILLUSTRATION of America's bald eagle, drawn by Adelaide Tyrol. To the delig
America's bald eagle is on it's way back
The Addison County Independent / Posted 5 days ago
AN ILLUSTRATION of America's bald eagle, drawn by Adelaide Tyrol. To the delight of all who revel in the grace and beauty of nature, bald eagles are soaring above New England in numbers unseen for over a century. We’ve come a long way since the days... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in briefafter being exposed to an amoeba that is naturally present in warm fresh water.
North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
after being exposed to an amoeba that is naturally present in warm fresh water. North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control suspects Naegleria Fowleri (nuh-GLEER'-ee-uh FOW'-lur-ee), a... Read more
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Reuters
Disney World's ongoing battle against 'nuisance' alligatorsWhitmire prepares an alligator he caught in a lagoon on a golf course to reloca
Disney World's ongoing battle against 'nuisance' alligators
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Whitmire prepares an alligator he caught in a lagoon on a golf course to relocate it to a more natural environment in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 19, 2016. An alligator has its mouth taped closed after being caught in a lagoon in a golf course... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Exxon's $500,000 is in for a city hall; Mayflower plans include pavilionpaid $500,000 of the estimated $1.8 million to $2 million cost for the city to
Exxon's $500,000 is in for a city hall; Mayflower plans include pavilion
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
paid $500,000 of the estimated $1.8 million to $2 million cost for the city to build a facility to house a new city hall and a nature pavilion aimed at educating schoolchildren and adults about the environment and the town's history. "We've had... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarAlcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Chu
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helplessFOUR BROTHERS ISLANDS, N.Y. >> Biologists worry a decision by a federal j
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helpless
Bennington Banner / Posted 5 days ago
FOUR BROTHERS ISLANDS, N.Y. >> Biologists worry a decision by a federal judge to block programs that control double-crested cormorants in 24 states could set back their efforts on the birds, blamed for despoiling islands in Lake Champlain where... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Exxon's $500,000 is in for a city hallpaid $500,000 of the estimated $1.8 million to $2 million cost for the city to
Exxon's $500,000 is in for a city hall
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
paid $500,000 of the estimated $1.8 million to $2 million cost for the city to build a facility to house a new city hall and a nature pavilion aimed at educating schoolchildren and adults about the environment and the town's history. "We've had... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hope to save bridge revived at ClarendonThe historic U.S. 79 bridge over the White River at Clarendon has a chance to b
Hope to save bridge revived at Clarendon
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The historic U.S. 79 bridge over the White River at Clarendon has a chance to be saved after all, the city's mayor said Wednesday. "It's still a long shot," Mayor James Stinson III said. But Stinson said he was heartened by the Arkansas Highway and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Decision on sea birds has foes feeling helplesson sea birds has foes feeling helpless Wilson Ring / AP Photo Immature double-
Decision on sea birds has foes feeling helpless
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 days ago
on sea birds has foes feeling helpless Wilson Ring / AP Photo Immature double-crested cormorants sit atop trees on island �B� of the Four Brothers Islands on the New York side in Lake Champlain last week. Biologists have been working to reduce... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAgrass in the Guadalupe dunes go aerialBy JONO KINKADE A helicopter rises from
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 5 days ago
grass in the Guadalupe dunes go aerialBy JONO KINKADE A helicopter rises from behind the hills, fields of strawberries and broccoli stretching for miles into the distance. The pilot moves toward a specific target, then releases a foggy, wet... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
NR council members OK paving paymentCouncilwoman Deirdre Bakies informed members that Jeff Finn, with the U.S. Fish
NR council members OK paving payment
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Councilwoman Deirdre Bakies informed members that Jeff Finn, with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has prepared the ground at the park to seed wildflowers and native grasses in their wildlife area. Council members noted the village is willing to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
'Red Wolf Revival' film screening looks at ways to protect endangered speciesred wolves is scheduled tonight, June 23, at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church on
'Red Wolf Revival' film screening looks at ways to protect endangered species
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
red wolves is scheduled tonight, June 23, at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church on Signal Mountain. Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center and Wild South will join forces for a film screening and reception to celebrate the last red wolves left in... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission votes 4-3 against 2016 bear huntJames Ivey, 52, checked in with a 524-pound male bear at Dinner Island on Satur
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission votes 4-3 against 2016 bear hunt
Naples Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
James Ivey, 52, checked in with a 524-pound male bear at Dinner Island on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 during a state-wide bear hunt. (Joseph Cranney/Staff) By Chad Gillis, The News-Press Florida will not allow black bear hunting in 2016. The Florida... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
2016 Mayfly hatch predictionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife experts predict the Coulee Region is about 10 days away
2016 Mayfly hatch predictions
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. Fish and Wildlife experts predict the Coulee Region is about 10 days away from this year's major mayfly hatch. While they can be an annoyance, mayflies do not cause harm to humans and are a vital part of the Mississippi River's... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Ban on cross-country, off-road travel spurs furorLet that stand as a summary of the Tonto National Forest’s long-delayed release
Ban on cross-country, off-road travel spurs furor
Payson Roundup / Posted 6 days ago
Let that stand as a summary of the Tonto National Forest’s long-delayed release of a plan to contain and control off-road vehicles in the 3-million-acre forest. Environmental groups have condemned the plan for leaving vulnerable too many streams,... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helplessFOUR BROTHERS ISLANDS, N.Y. (AP) — Biologists worry about a federal judge's dec
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helpless
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 days ago
FOUR BROTHERS ISLANDS, N.Y. (AP) — Biologists worry about a federal judge's decision to control double-crested cormorants on Lake Champlain and in 24 eastern states. Retired University of Vermont biologist Dave Capan says the birds nest in large... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helplessBy WILSON RING Associated Press FOUR BROTHERS ISLANDS, N.Y. (AP) - Biologists
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helpless
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 6 days ago
By WILSON RING Associated Press FOUR BROTHERS ISLANDS, N.Y. (AP) - Biologists worry about a federal judge's decision to control double-crested cormorants on Lake Champlain and in 24 eastern states. Retired University of Vermont biologist Dave... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Feds rethink Lake Havasu boating restrictionsAfter a long and heated controversy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it
Feds rethink Lake Havasu boating restrictions
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
After a long and heated controversy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it will suspend proposed restrictions to Lake Havasu and work with local residents. Federal officials have dropped their plans to further restrict recreational boating on... Read more
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PhysOrg
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helplessIn this June 16, 2016 photo, immature double-crested cormorants sit atop trees
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helpless
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
In this June 16, 2016 photo, immature double-crested cormorants sit atop trees on island "B" of the Four Brothers Islands on the New York side in Lake Champlain. Biologists have been working to reduce the populations of the birds in the nesting... Read more
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ABC News
Decision on Reviled Sea Birds Has Foes Feeling Helplessthat control double-crested cormorants in 24 states could set back their effort
Decision on Reviled Sea Birds Has Foes Feeling Helpless
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
that control double-crested cormorants in 24 states could set back their efforts on the birds, blamed for despoiling islands in Lake Champlain where they nest. In other areas of the country, cormorants — sea birds with long necks and hooked... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Once near extinct, Kirtland's Warbler sings a song of successGRAYLING - A recently risen sun shone pale through thin clouds as about 15 peop
Once near extinct, Kirtland's Warbler sings a song of success
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
GRAYLING - A recently risen sun shone pale through thin clouds as about 15 people piled out of their cars along the sandy shoulder of a two-lane road through a forest of young, shrub-like jack pine trees. They could hear their quarry: the endangered... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helplessFOUR BROTHERS ISLANDS, N.Y. (AP) - Biologists worry about a federal judge's dec
Decision on reviled sea birds has foes feeling helpless
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 6 days ago
FOUR BROTHERS ISLANDS, N.Y. (AP) - Biologists worry about a federal judge's decision to control double-crested cormorants on Lake Champlain and in 24 eastern states. Retired University of Vermont biologist Dave Capan says the birds nest in large... Read more
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Island Packet
Do wild animals that attack people need to die?A marathon runner who was mauled by a bear in New Mexico on Saturday thought qu
Do wild animals that attack people need to die?
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
A marathon runner who was mauled by a bear in New Mexico on Saturday thought quickly, played dead and escaped injured, but alive. The female bear, which wildlife officials said was with her cubs when she was surprised by the runner, was captured and... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneauto her role in a Native art scam that authorities brought to light in Southeast
Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 6 days ago
to her role in a Native art scam that authorities brought to light in Southeast Alaska in March. In a joint change of plea and sentencing hearing Thursday, Norma M. Carandang, 60, pleaded guilty to two counts of misrepresenting Indian-produced... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Tiny, Eyeless Catfish Found In Texas CaveThe species, called the Mexican Blindcat, is a relative of the widespread Chann
Tiny, Eyeless Catfish Found In Texas Cave
Popular Science Australia / Posted 6 days ago
The species, called the Mexican Blindcat, is a relative of the widespread Channel Catfish and other species in North America, though its coloration and lack of eyes are common with species that have evolved to live in dark and deep ecosystems. The... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich Conservation Commission helps cull goose populationThis year, the Commission oiled 132 eggs from 28 nests from Shell Island, Green
Greenwich Conservation Commission helps cull goose population
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
This year, the Commission oiled 132 eggs from 28 nests from Shell Island, Greenwich Island and Great Captain’s Island. Ryan said one of the most common complaints the Commission receives is geese — and their waste — on park properties. Workers from... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich Conservation Commission helps cull goose populationThis year, the Commission oiled 132 eggs from 28 nests from Shell Island, Green
Greenwich Conservation Commission helps cull goose population
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
This year, the Commission oiled 132 eggs from 28 nests from Shell Island, Greenwich Island and Great Captain’s Island. Ryan said one of the most common complaints the Commission receives is geese — and their waste — on park properties. Workers from... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Groups want court to end capture, killing of red wolvesCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) – Three conservation groups have asked a federal court t
Groups want court to end capture, killing of red wolves
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) – Three conservation groups have asked a federal court to halt the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service practice of capturing and killing red wolves in eastern North Carolina, and to end the authorization of landowners to do the same... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Groups want court to end capture, killing of red wolvesCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Three conservation groups have asked a federal court t
Groups want court to end capture, killing of red wolves
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Three conservation groups have asked a federal court to halt the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service practice of capturing and killing red wolves in eastern North Carolina, and to end the authorization of landowners to do the same... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Groups want court to end capture, killing of red wolvesCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Three conservation groups have asked a federal court t
Groups want court to end capture, killing of red wolves
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Three conservation groups have asked a federal court to halt the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service practice of capturing and killing red wolves in eastern North Carolina, and to end the authorization of landowners to do the same... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Groups want court to end capture, killing of red wolvesCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Three conservation groups have asked a federal court t
Groups want court to end capture, killing of red wolves
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Three conservation groups have asked a federal court to halt the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service practice of capturing and killing red wolves in eastern North Carolina, and to end the authorization of landowners to do the same... Read more
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