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  • Special Delivery: Wildlife!
    Story : Posted 06-12-2013

    Special Delivery: Wildlife!

    Big animals. Small animals. Skittish, furtive or aggressive animals. Regardless, the same biological rules apply: To better the odds of survival, rare species need more than one population base and the widest gene pool possible.

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  • A Rocky Mountain Success Story
    Story : Posted 06-07-2013

    A Rocky Mountain Success Story

    Thirteen years ago, the Canada lynx returned to its native range within the state of Colorado. Through a committed state-led initiative, this elusive cat has made a remarkable resurgence within a part of its southern-most range, from which it had been absent for more than 25 years.

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  • Migration No Longer Best Strategy for Yellowstone Elk
    Story : Posted 06-06-2013

    Migration No Longer Best Strategy for Yellowstone Elk

    Migratory elk are coming back from Yellowstone National Park with fewer calves due to drought and increased numbers of big predators according to a new study published in the journal Ecology.

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  • Bobcat Launches Create & Conserve Habitat Event Contest
    Story : Posted 06-05-2013

    Bobcat Launches Create & Conserve Habitat Event Contest

    Bobcat Company has teamed up with longtime partners Rick and Julie Kreuter — co-hosts of the hit television show “Beyond the Hunt,” on Outdoor Channel — to transform one lucky landowner's ordinary plot of land into a personal natural wildlife habitat.

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  • I Found This Baby Bird. What Should I Do?
    Story : Posted 06-04-2013

    I Found This Baby Bird. What Should I Do?

    Many people find baby birds that cannot yet fly. They scoop up the bird and bring it to the nearest facility to try to save the youngster. Sadly, this act of kindness probably does more harm than good.

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  • Making Way for Maine's Atlantic Salmon
    Story : Posted 06-03-2013

    Making Way for Maine's Atlantic Salmon

    Years and years ago, hundreds of thousands of Atlantic salmon made their epic migration from the oceans of Greenland to their natal rivers in Maine. Now it would be a privilege to see even a few of these powerful creatures.

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  • High Levels of Lead, Mercury found in Bald Eagles
    Story : Posted 05-30-2013

    High Levels of Lead, Mercury found in Bald Eagles

    A recent report shows that toxic levels of mercury and lead were found in the livers of bald eagle carcasses recovered in New England. The researchers, Steve Mierzykowski, Charles Todd, and Mark Pokras, share their insights with us today.

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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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