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WBTV Charlotte
Federal judge sides with conservationists in red wolf fightof red wolves. Judge Terrence Boyle has issued a preliminary injunction that f
Federal judge sides with conservationists in red wolf fight
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 minutes ago
of red wolves. Judge Terrence Boyle has issued a preliminary injunction that forces federal officials to meet high legal standards before they can remove the wolves from private property. Boyle also said in a decision released Thursday that... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Federal judge sides with conservationists in red wolf fightof red wolves. Judge Terrence Boyle has issued a preliminary injunction that f
Federal judge sides with conservationists in red wolf fight
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 minutes ago
of red wolves. Judge Terrence Boyle has issued a preliminary injunction that forces federal officials to meet high legal standards before they can remove the wolves from private property. Boyle also said in a decision released Thursday that... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Federal judge sides with conservationists in red wolf fightJudge Terrence Boyle has issued a preliminary injunction that forces federal of
Federal judge sides with conservationists in red wolf fight
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
Judge Terrence Boyle has issued a preliminary injunction that forces federal officials to meet high legal standards before they can remove the wolves from private property. Boyle also said in a decision released Thursday that conservation groups are... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Brown booby dies at sanctuaryNature & Science, awaiting its being processed for scientific sampling, which i
Brown booby dies at sanctuary
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted an hour ago
Nature & Science, awaiting its being processed for scientific sampling, which it is hoped might reveal more about its life and death — and perhaps the path that it traveled, far from its normal habitat. The brown booby's status as representing the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mountie pleads guilty to charges in narwhal whale tusk smuggling schemeBANGOR, Maine — The former Mountie accused of smuggling narwhal whale tusks acr
Mountie pleads guilty to charges in narwhal whale tusk smuggling scheme
Bangor Daily News / Posted an hour ago
BANGOR, Maine — The former Mountie accused of smuggling narwhal whale tusks across the border and mailing them to buyers around the U.S. for eight years pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to multiple counts of conspiracy and money... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Pushes for More Elephant, Rhino Protection Home and Abroadin the fight to protect Africa’s imperiled elephants doesn’t begin in the wide
U.S. Pushes for More Elephant, Rhino Protection Home and Abroad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
in the fight to protect Africa’s imperiled elephants doesn’t begin in the wide savannahs of Kenya, or the scrubby brushland of South Africa. It begins, says U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director Dan Ashe, with Americans’ wallets. “The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Wind turbines killing more than just local birds, study findsThe Shepherds Flat Wind Farm is an 845 MW wind farm in the U.S. state of Oregon
Wind turbines killing more than just local birds, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
The Shepherds Flat Wind Farm is an 845 MW wind farm in the U.S. state of Oregon. Credit: Steve Wilson / Wikipedia. Wind turbines are known to kill large birds, such as golden eagles, that live nearby. Now there is evidence that birds from up to... Read more
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The Columbian
Tribe elder visited refuge, says occupiers were ‘friendly, open, respectful’Ammon Bundy’s lawyer Wednesday played for jurors a January call between his cli
Tribe elder visited refuge, says occupiers were ‘friendly, open, respectful’
The Columbian / Posted 12 hours ago
Ammon Bundy’s lawyer Wednesday played for jurors a January call between his client and an FBI negotiator stationed in Bend, Ore., but the lengthy conversation may have helped the prosecution’s case. “The last thing we want to do is leave the... Read more
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MLive.com
Last of eight Mexican gray wolves mourned at Binder Park Zoothe zoo. Of the eight wolf pups that included Phoenix, four females were reloc
Last of eight Mexican gray wolves mourned at Binder Park Zoo
MLive.com / Posted 16 hours ago
the zoo. Of the eight wolf pups that included Phoenix, four females were relocated to live at other accredited facilities, and the others, all males, lived out their lives at Binder Park Zoo. Mexican gray wolves are considered the most highly... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Pangolins, The 'Artichoke With Legs,' Earn Top Trade ProtectionMonday, delegates to a meeting in Johannesburg of the Convention on Internation
Pangolins, The 'Artichoke With Legs,' Earn Top Trade Protection
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 hours ago
Monday, delegates to a meeting in Johannesburg of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) voted to approve the strictest protections available under international law — moving the pangolin into a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Pangolins, The 'Artichoke With Legs,' Earn Top Trade ProtectionMonday, delegates to a meeting in Johannesburg of the Convention on Internation
Pangolins, The 'Artichoke With Legs,' Earn Top Trade Protection
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 hours ago
Monday, delegates to a meeting in Johannesburg of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) voted to approve the strictest protections available under international law — moving the pangolin into a... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Wildlife meeting OKs ban on trade in pangolinsmost heavily trafficked mammal in the world. The nocturnal, ant-eating animal g
Wildlife meeting OKs ban on trade in pangolins
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
most heavily trafficked mammal in the world. The nocturnal, ant-eating animal got a much-needed boost Wednesday at a U.N. wildlife conference that approved a ban on trade in all eight species of Asian and African pangolins. The small creature is... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mountie pleads guilty to charges in narwhal whale tusk smuggling schemeBANGOR, Maine — The former Mountie accused of smuggling narwhal whale tusks acr
Mountie pleads guilty to charges in narwhal whale tusk smuggling scheme
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
BANGOR, Maine — The former Mountie accused of smuggling narwhal whale tusks across the border and mailing them to buyers around the U.S. for eight years pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to multiple counts of conspiracy and money... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Using Feces to Identify SpeciesImage of big eared bats By Stihler Craig, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [Publi
Using Feces to Identify Species
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
Image of big eared bats By Stihler Craig, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons According to a press release from Northern Arizona University, Drs. Faith Walker and Carol Chambers at the Bat Ecology & Genetics Lab... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Space Coast's wildfire doubles in size to 855 acresCounty that grew from 400 acres Tuesday to 885 acres Wednesday morning. The fi
Space Coast's wildfire doubles in size to 855 acres
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
County that grew from 400 acres Tuesday to 885 acres Wednesday morning. The fire started Tuesday along State Road 50 and Interstate 95 near the St. John’s River, between Titusville and Christmas. Officials believe a lightning strike sparked... Read more
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CTV News
Global wildlife meeting approves ban on trade in pangolinsthe most heavily trafficked mammal in the world. The nocturnal, ant-eating anim
Global wildlife meeting approves ban on trade in pangolins
CTV News / Posted yesterday
the most heavily trafficked mammal in the world. The nocturnal, ant-eating animal got a much-needed boost Wednesday at a UN wildlife conference that approved a ban on trade in all eight species of Asian and African pangolins. The small creature is... Read more
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NBC News
This bird has Congress deadlocked over the annual defense billsage grouse, a stout bird whose dwindling population tends to live in areas of
This bird has Congress deadlocked over the annual defense bill
NBC News / Posted yesterday
sage grouse, a stout bird whose dwindling population tends to live in areas of the United States that are rich in oil, gas, and ranches. The 11 states it inhabits also have a number of military training grounds in them. Debate over the fate of the... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Endangered chubs roil the watersA chub, by any other name, would be what exactly? With apologies to Shakespear
Endangered chubs roil the waters
Payson Roundup / Posted yesterday
A chub, by any other name, would be what exactly? With apologies to Shakespeare, Arizona Game and Fish’s decision to collapse the three recognized species of chub into one has caused a furor among environmentalists — who smell something fishy. The... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
BLM extends time to comment on plan for Gunnison sage-grousecomment on plan for Gunnison sage-grouse Interested parties now have until aft
BLM extends time to comment on plan for Gunnison sage-grouse
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
comment on plan for Gunnison sage-grouse Interested parties now have until after the holidays to comment on a Bureau of Land Management plan for helping protect the Gunnison sage-grouse, and three meetings on the plan will be held next... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Eagle's nest at the center of development issuesaid Dan O'Leary, who has lived at Rivers End for 10 years. Buie Stoddard Grou
Eagle's nest at the center of development issue
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
said Dan O'Leary, who has lived at Rivers End for 10 years. Buie Stoddard Group, a real estate development company, and property owners Linda and Toby Williamson are looking to turn 88.25 acres into a high-end residential community.... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Eagle's nest at the center of Eagle development issuesaid Dan O'Leary, who has lived at Rivers End for 10 years. Buie Stoddard Grou
Eagle's nest at the center of Eagle development issue
KTVB Boise / Posted yesterday
said Dan O'Leary, who has lived at Rivers End for 10 years. Buie Stoddard Group, a real estate development company, and property owners Linda and Toby Williamson are looking to turn 88.25 acres into a high-end residential community.... Read more
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FOX News
Hunts Threaten Population Of Yellowstone Bison, Group SaysHELENA, Mont. – Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government
Hunts Threaten Population Of Yellowstone Bison, Group Says
FOX News / Posted yesterday
HELENA, Mont. – Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to look again at whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander outside of Yellowstone National Park threaten the survival of one of the last genetically pure... Read more
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CBS News
Yellowstone bison threatened by hunters, advocates sayHELENA, Mont. Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government t
Yellowstone bison threatened by hunters, advocates say
CBS News / Posted yesterday
HELENA, Mont. Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to look again at whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander outside of Yellowstone National Park threaten the survival of one of the last genetically pure... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Endangered gartersnake has a homeThe Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has partnered with Northern Arizon
Endangered gartersnake has a home
Payson Roundup / Posted yesterday
The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has partnered with Northern Arizona University (NAU) to release two male and one female narrow-headed gartersnakes into a newly created wetland adjacent to the AZGFD Pinetop regional office. Narrow-headed... Read more
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Salon.com
Advocates say hunts, slaughter threaten Yellowstone bisonHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. gover
Advocates say hunts, slaughter threaten Yellowstone bison
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to look again at whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander outside of Yellowstone National Park threaten the survival of one of the last genetically... Read more
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CTV News
Hunts and slaughter threaten Yellowstone bison, advocates sayHELENA, Mont. - Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government
Hunts and slaughter threaten Yellowstone bison, advocates say
CTV News / Posted yesterday
HELENA, Mont. - Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to look again at whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander outside of Yellowstone National Park threaten the survival of one of the last genetically pure... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Test range expansion would total more than 300K acresThe Air Force is seeking to expand the use of the Nevada Test and Training Rang
Test range expansion would total more than 300K acres
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted yesterday
The Air Force is seeking to expand the use of the Nevada Test and Training Range by more than 300,000 acres of public land, a plan that is raising concerns in the conservationist community. “The Air Force published a Federal Register notice on... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Declining numbers could propel Maine bumblebee to federal endangered species statusOne of Maine’s smallest creatures could soon find itself on the federal endange
Declining numbers could propel Maine bumblebee to federal endangered species status
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
One of Maine’s smallest creatures could soon find itself on the federal endangered species list. Once widespread in the U.S. and Canada, the wild pollinator has experienced a steep decline and is now found in small population pockets in 12 states... Read more
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ABC Montana
Advocates say hunts, slaughter threaten Yellowstone bisonHELENA, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. gover
Advocates say hunts, slaughter threaten Yellowstone bison
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to study whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander outside of Yellowstone National Park threaten the animal's survival. Buffalo Field Campaign, Western... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Advocates say hunts, slaughter threaten Yellowstone bisonHELENA, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. gover
Advocates say hunts, slaughter threaten Yellowstone bison
KULR-8 Billings / Posted yesterday
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to study whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander outside of Yellowstone National Park threaten the animal's survival. Buffalo Field Campaign, Western... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Advocates say hunts, slaughter threaten Yellowstone bisonmeeting to discuss bison range transfer. CSKT holds public meeting to discuss
Advocates say hunts, slaughter threaten Yellowstone bison
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
meeting to discuss bison range transfer. CSKT holds public meeting to discuss bison range transfer. HELENA, Mont. - Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to study whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lifting the fading monarchPam Spencer was about to dig up a fading milkweed plant in her garden when her
Lifting the fading monarch
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Pam Spencer was about to dig up a fading milkweed plant in her garden when her husband, Steve, showed her a black-and-yellow larva he'd found on one of its leaves. It was a monarch butterfly in its earliest stages of life. At her computer, she... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Speedy cormorant-killing OKs urgedOwners of Arkansas fish farms are still awaiting special permits that will allo
Speedy cormorant-killing OKs urged
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Owners of Arkansas fish farms are still awaiting special permits that will allow them to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants when they arrive here by the thousands late this fall and early winter. In a letter Friday, Gov. Asa... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Obama Administration Finalizes New Rules Impeding Citizens' Ability to Use Endangered Species ActWASHINGTON - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries S
Obama Administration Finalizes New Rules Impeding Citizens' Ability to Use Endangered Species Act
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service finalized new rules today that restrict the ability of ordinary citizens, scientists and public-interest organizations to obtain Endangered Species Act protections... Read more
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Missoula Independent
What it takes to save an imperiled fishBefore releasing the fish, I held it for a full minute in the icy flow of Yello
What it takes to save an imperiled fish
Missoula Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Before releasing the fish, I held it for a full minute in the icy flow of Yellowstone National Park's Gibbon River. Its sail-like dorsal fin was trimmed with orange and splashed with spots and streaks of red, white, green, turquoise and neon blue.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Progress Made On Mission Bay Projecttakes a significant step forward with Tuesday's public meeting as supporters lo
Progress Made On Mission Bay Project
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
takes a significant step forward with Tuesday's public meeting as supporters look for input on eight different ideas. A sandy berm that keeps Mission Bay from flooding the Kendall Frost Marsh, July 10, 2015. The suggestions could be blended into... Read more
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The Hill
Rule changes petitioning process for animal protectionsadministration is changing the process for petitioning the government to protec
Rule changes petitioning process for animal protections
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
administration is changing the process for petitioning the government to protect an endangered or threatened animal. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries finalized a rule Monday... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Yellow-billed cuckoos seen two times in Delta Countytwo times in Delta County There were two sightings of Western yellow-billed cu
Yellow-billed cuckoos seen two times in Delta County
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
two times in Delta County There were two sightings of Western yellow-billed cuckoos this year, both in Delta County, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said. The secretive birds are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, and the... Read more
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Daily Princetonian
Barton, Lunney appointed as SINSI co-directorsThe University appointed Frederick Barton and Kathryn Lunney as co-directors of
Barton, Lunney appointed as SINSI co-directors
Daily Princetonian / Posted 3 days ago
The University appointed Frederick Barton and Kathryn Lunney as co-directors of the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, effective September 1. Barton and Lunney were named... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Choices are narrowing for water
development along Eagle Riveralong Eagle Riverby Allen Best, Aspen Journalism EAGLE COUNTY — Two Front Rang
Choices are narrowing for water
development along Eagle River
Aspen Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
along Eagle Riverby Allen Best, Aspen Journalism EAGLE COUNTY — Two Front Range cities along with Western Slope parties and the Climax Molybdenum Co. hope to narrow their plans during the next 18 months for new or expanded reservoirs in the... Read more
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The News & Observer
The season of swiftsIt’s September, and the skies above downtown Raleigh are again graced at sunset
The season of swifts
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
It’s September, and the skies above downtown Raleigh are again graced at sunset with the gathering of chimney swifts chippering aloud as they search for a place to sleep – their nighttime roost. If you haven’t witnessed the spectacle of these birds... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Source to Sea cleanup underway along Connecticut RiverHOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – From Vermont and New Hampshire, through western Massach
Source to Sea cleanup underway along Connecticut River
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – From Vermont and New Hampshire, through western Massachusetts, and down to Connecticut, volunteers and state agencies are cleaning up the Connecticut River. The Connecticut River Watershed Council’s annual Source to Sea... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
One Of North America's Best Pollinators Could Be Disappearingmight be added to the endangered list. The rusty patched bumblebee is known fo
One Of North America's Best Pollinators Could Be Disappearing
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
might be added to the endangered list. The rusty patched bumblebee is known for pollinating cranberries, apples, plums and wildflowers — and wildlife experts say they're disappearing. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said on Thursday the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Arkansas tops for mallard harvest, second for total duck harvestLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 23, 2016) – Arkansas had the second-highest waterf
Arkansas tops for mallard harvest, second for total duck harvest
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 23, 2016) – Arkansas had the second-highest waterfowl harvest and highest mallard harvest in the United States during the 2015-16 waterfowl season, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife... Read more
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MLive.com
Bald eagle flies overhead -- indoors -- at VA medical centerin a unique way. Challenger is a bald eagle that made a visit to Saginaw on Thu
Bald eagle flies overhead -- indoors -- at VA medical center
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
in a unique way. Challenger is a bald eagle that made a visit to Saginaw on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 to meet patients and staff at the center. The American Eagle Foundation brought Challenger to the VA Medical Center "to raise awareness and... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford Public Works Department to request $350,000 for riverfront projectwould enable them to turn a simple trail into a much more attractive amenity, w
New Milford Public Works Department to request $350,000 for riverfront project
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
would enable them to turn a simple trail into a much more attractive amenity, with paved trails, plants, picnic tables and fishing docks. The additional money is not critical to the project, said Public Works Director Michael Zarba, but it... Read more
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The News-Times
New Milford Public Works Department to request $350,000 for riverfront projectwould enable them to turn a simple trail into a much more attractive amenity, w
New Milford Public Works Department to request $350,000 for riverfront project
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
would enable them to turn a simple trail into a much more attractive amenity, with paved trails, plants, picnic tables and fishing docks. The additional money is not critical to the project, said Public Works Director Michael Zarba, but it... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder County's brown booby, having made Colorado history, has flown its lastNature & Science, awaiting its being processed for scientific sampling, which i
Boulder County's brown booby, having made Colorado history, has flown its last
Colorado Daily / Posted 6 days ago
Nature & Science, awaiting its being processed for scientific sampling, which it is hoped might reveal more about its life and death — and perhaps the path that it traveled, far from its normal habitat. The brown booby's status as representing the... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Boulder County's brown booby, having made Colorado history, has flown its lastNature & Science, awaiting its being processed for scientific sampling, which i
Boulder County's brown booby, having made Colorado history, has flown its last
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Nature & Science, awaiting its being processed for scientific sampling, which it is hoped might reveal more about its life and death — and perhaps the path that it traveled, far from its normal habitat. The brown booby's status as representing the... Read more
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Deseret News
Building a highway for trout from the Strawberry to Weber riversallowing prized cutthroat trout to reach critical spawning habitat they have be
Building a highway for trout from the Strawberry to Weber rivers
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
allowing prized cutthroat trout to reach critical spawning habitat they have been deprived of for decades. The ladder, or fish passage, will connect Strawberry River to the downstream Weber River. Clint Burnson, an aquatic habitat restoration... Read more
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