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  • Songbird Fledgling Returns to Wisconsin
    Story : Posted 06-28-2013

    Songbird Fledgling Returns to Wisconsin

    A Kirtland's warbler that hatched in Wisconsin last year and was banded before its first migration has returned to its birthplace in Adams County, providing a significant milestone in efforts to help boost populations of this federally endangered songbird.

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  • Bringing Sonoran Pronghorn Back from the Brink
    Story : Posted 06-26-2013

    Bringing Sonoran Pronghorn Back from the Brink

    Captive breeding is a wildlife management tool of last resort, and it's not an action any wildlife manager chooses lightly or often. It can be difficult, expensive, and rife with risk. But when so few animals are left, we must do whatever it takes to prevent extinction.

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  • Tiny Catfish Hangs On In Kansas
    Story : Posted 06-21-2013

    Tiny Catfish Hangs On In Kansas

    At just 3 inches long, the Neosho madtom (Noturus placidus) is hard to find. Today, these small catfish are extremely scarce—just four populations remain in the wild.

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  • DSC Supports The Wildlife Society's Leadership Institute
    Story : Posted 06-20-2013

    DSC Supports The Wildlife Society's Leadership Institute

    Dallas Safari Club—a nonprofit organization that supports wildlife and habitat conservation, education and hunter advocacy worldwide—has agreed to provide funding to help sustain the Leadership Institute of The Wildlife Society through 2013.

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  • Fewer Red Wolf Litters for 2013 Whelping Season
    Story : Posted 06-13-2013

    Fewer Red Wolf Litters for 2013 Whelping Season

    The final red wolf pup count for the 2013 whelping season has been tallied. Thirty-four pups in seven litters were found in the restored red wolf population in eastern North Carolina. These numbers are down slightly from recent years' pup counts.

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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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