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  • U.S. Amphibian Populations Declining at Precipitous Rates
    Story : Posted 05-29-2013

    U.S. Amphibian Populations Declining at Precipitous Rates

    The first-ever estimate of how fast frogs, toads and salamanders in the United States are disappearing from their habitats reveals they are vanishing at an alarming and rapid rate.

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  • USDA Predicts Record Corn Crop
    Story : Posted 05-20-2013

    USDA Predicts Record Corn Crop

    The May World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates report released by the Agriculture Department shows that a record corn crop is still reachable despite a slow start to planting season.

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  • Just Winging It
    Story : Posted 05-17-2013

    Just Winging It

    Every February biologists, birders & hunters meet at Coleman National Fish Hatchery to “read” thousands of waterfowl wings sent in by hunters. The Pacific Flyway Wing Bee allows the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to exam wings from over 7 states in just 5 days.

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  • Smallmouth Bass in Big Trouble
    Story : Posted 05-16-2013

    Smallmouth Bass in Big Trouble

    Throughout the last decade, one of the most prized freshwater sport fish species, the smallmouth bass, has suffered fish kills and severe, perplexing illness in several Chesapeake Bay tributaries.

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  • RMEF Receives Intervenor Status in Wyoming Wolf Lawsuit
    Story : Posted 05-16-2013

    RMEF Receives Intervenor Status in Wyoming Wolf Lawsuit

    A U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. granted the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's request to intervene in a lawsuit by animal rights groups seeking to return federal protection to Wyoming's wolf population.

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  • Bald Eagles Recover from Sea to Shining Sea
    Story : Posted 05-15-2013

    Bald Eagles Recover from Sea to Shining Sea

    From sea to shining sea -- that's the range of the American Bald Eagle. And the recovery of this bird is one of our greatest success stories to date.

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  • The Scoop on Poop
    Story : Posted 05-14-2013

    The Scoop on Poop

    As a Seasonal Park Ranger at the only Vermont State Park that allows dogs off-leash in a designated area, I pick up a tremendous amount of doggie doo. Recently, I began thinking seriously about the impact of pet waste on our environment, and started doing some research.

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  • From One to 135
    Story : Posted 05-13-2013

    From One to 135

    In 1982, New Jersey's only remaining bald eagle nest failed for at least the sixth consecutive year. Every year, the eagle eggs at the Bear Swamp nest were just too thin to withstand normal incubation—a result of residual contamination from the pesticide DDT.

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  • Two Pairs of Mexican Wolves to be Released
    Story : Posted 05-03-2013

    Two Pairs of Mexican Wolves to be Released

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Arizona Game and Fish Department will release a pair of Mexican wolves into the Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area of Arizona.

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  • Rhino Coming to U.S.
    Story : Posted 05-02-2013

    Rhino Coming to U.S.

    While he finds himself at the center of an international controversy over the trophy hunting of endangered species and what role it can play in conservation efforts, David K. Reinke says he is simply committed to saving the African black rhinoceros.

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