Wildlife Refuge

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Name: Wildlife Refuge
First reported 34 mins ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 1 reports

Ducks attract hunters to Arkansas (Legislative reports by By Rep. Wes Wagner and Rep. Homer Lenderman)

In the 1965 book A Duck Hunter's Bible, Erwin Bauer describes duck hunting as "a chance to see the loneliest places...blinds washed by a rolling surf, blue and gold autumn marshes,...a rice field in the rain, flooded pin-oak forests or any remote river ... [Published Northeast Arkansas Town-Crier - 34 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Brown Bear Hunting Suspended In Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Last month, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge announced it was thinking about temporarily suspending brown bear sport hunting on the Refuge until late next spring. This week, they held two public meetings to see how people felt about the proposal and ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Wildlife Refuge, Sport
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Alaska News Nightly: September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014 - 5:17 pmIndividual news stories are posted on the  APRN news  page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via  email ,  podcast  and  RSS . Follow us on  Facebook at alaskapublic.org  and on  Twitter @aprnDownload AudioWalker, Mallott ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Avian botulism hits Tulelake National Wildlife Refuge

Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge - Thousands of birds are dying at refuge areas near Tulelake due to an outbreak of avian botulism...and drought conditions are making the problem even worse.Biotech Tracy Albro notes that this is the second year ... [Published KOBI TV 5 - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Dune Ecology Series to be Held at Two Mile Beach

WILDWOOD CREST - How did our barrier islands get here? What unique animals and plants live there? How has the ecology of the dunes changed over the last two centuries, and what does the future hold for them? Get answers to these questions and many more ... [Published Cape May County Herald - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

The Heart of Wilderness

marks the 50th anniversary of America's passage of the Wilderness Act .---It's fair to say that we each have our own relationship with wilderness. For me, wilderness has touched me in very special ways: I once scattered ashes of a dear friend in the Arctic ... [Published Huffington Post - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Youth crews make difference at Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge employed five local teenagers during the summer as part of the Youth Conservation Corps, a federally funded youth employment program facilitated by the Departments of Interior and Agriculture.The employment ... [Published Heritage News-Herald - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Urban Conservation Program Expands

Washington DC - infoZine - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will partner with communities, corporations and nonprofits to help restore the natural environment and boost opportunities for residents in six cities to connect with nature. Together, ... [Published Kansas City Infozine - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Brown bear hunting halted due to decline in population

AdvertisementsOn Tuesday, the US fish and wildlife service have imposed a temporary closure on sports hunting of brown bear in Alaska’s Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The closure was announced till May 2015 due to decline in population of brown bear. ... [Published Your Story - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Charles M. Russell NWR: Landscape holds secrets, dangers

LEWISTOWN – There is no heart of the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, but there is a circulatory system.This 1.1-million-acre, 125-mile-long territory along the Missouri River Breaks has long been known as the “American Serengeti” by generations ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Wildlife refuge to nix GMO crops

WADESBORO — By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides.J.D. Bricken, manager of Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge in Wadesboro, said that the order will affect the local ... [Published Richmond County Daily Journal - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Friends of Great Swamp Refuge plan annual Fall Festival

The Friends of Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in partnership with Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge will hold its 15th annual Fall Festival from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6.The festival will feature river seining, exhibits, interpretive ... [Published Echoes Sentinel - Sep 01 2014]

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In the 1965 book A Duck Hunter's Bible, Erwin Bauer describes duck hunting as "a chance to see the loneliest places...blinds washed by a rolling surf, blue and gold autumn marshes,...a rice field in the rain, flooded pin-oak forests or any remote river delta. In duck hunting the scene is as important as the shooting."
...Here, wilderness places are legally protected as "area[s] where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." These are the places where streams, not the sounds of traffic, run in the background, where there is never a need to distinguish between smog and low...
"Pupfish eggs need relatively cooler water," says Hausner. "If the water gets warmer than that, then the fish don't develop. The fish hatch early, so it's essentially like a premature baby, and they're unlikely to survive to adulthood."

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Ducks attract hunters to Arkansas (Legislative ... [Published Northeast Arkansas Town-Crier - 34 mins ago]
Brown Bear Hunting Suspended In Kenai National ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - 1 hour ago]
Alaska News Nightly: September 2, 2014 [Published Alaskapublic.org - 1 hour ago]
Avian botulism hits Tulelake National Wildlife ... [Published KOBI TV 5 - 3 hours ago]
Dune Ecology Series to be Held at Two Mile Beach [Published Cape May County Herald - 4 hours ago]
New byway videos promote region [Published Great Bend Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Relocating wildlife affects the entire habitat [Published My Kawartha - 8 hours ago]
Waycross | Ware County: Redirecting Progress [Published Georgia Trend - 9 hours ago]
Sandhill crane takes suburban stroll [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 9 hours ago]
Family Week activities get under way Saturday [Published Marshall County Tribune-Courier - 9 hours ago]
Outings, events celebrate wilderness near Fort ... [Published Billings Gazette - 10 hours ago]
Monarch butterfly needs public’s help in its li... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - 10 hours ago]
The Heart of Wilderness [Published Huffington Post - 13 hours ago]
Youth crews make difference at Detroit River In... [Published Heritage News-Herald - 13 hours ago]
Urban Conservation Program Expands [Published Kansas City Infozine - 13 hours ago]
Brown bear hunting halted due to decline in pop... [Published Your Story - 15 hours ago]
Cypress Trees: Heron Pond and Cache River Wetlands [Published Southern Illinoisan - 15 hours ago]
Hydrologist Says Climate Change Threatening End... [Published Public News Service - 20 hours ago]
Alligator season off to good start [Published Houma Today - Sep 02 2014]
Wildlife Principals Plan Eagle Point Environmen... [Published Newport Daily Express - Sep 02 2014]
All eyes turn to Great Swamp this week [Published Chatham Courier - Sep 02 2014]
State’s feral hogs won the survivability lottery [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 02 2014]
Charles M. Russell NWR: Landscape holds secrets... [Published Ravalli Republic - Sep 01 2014]
Wildlife refuge to nix GMO crops [Published Richmond County Daily Journal - Sep 01 2014]
Friends of Great Swamp Refuge plan annual Fall ... [Published Echoes Sentinel - Sep 01 2014]
Last passenger pigeon died 100 years ago today [Published NEMS 360 - Sep 01 2014]
Pima County closer to carrying natural gas to M... [Published KVOA 4 - Sep 01 2014]
Randy Conaway named Photographer of the Month [Published North Texas e-News - Sep 01 2014]
Six-officer team keeps the peace on Mount Charl... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Sep 01 2014]
OUTDOOR NOTES: N.D. pheasant harvest declines [Published Grand Forks Herald - Aug 31 2014]
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BH : Botulism outbreak (birds) / North-America ... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Aug 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140831-45082-USA Date / time: 31/08/2014 04:54:59 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Botulism outbreak (birds) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of California Description: An outbreak of botulism ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140831-45082-USA Date / time: 31/08/2014 04:54:59 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of California Location: [Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge] Number of Deads: N/A Number ...
Interior secretary to mark conservation fund’s ... [Published E2-Wire - Aug 28 2014]
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will travel to New Jersey next week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a federal fund that pays for conservation efforts.Joining Jewell at the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge will be Fish and Wildlife Service... ...
Critical Time for Elephants in the Wild [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 26 2014]
By Patty Shenker Courtesy of Voices of Biodiversity In Africa, an elephant is killed every 15 minutes for his/her ivory. A normal day in countries like Rwanda or Zimbabwe ends up with about 96 elephants killed, all illegally, as the international trade ...
Attack on Kiska: Untouched Relics from a Baffli... [Published Human Nature - Aug 25 2014]
Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world's hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook , Tumblr , or follow us on Twitter @atlasobscura . Kiska Island , in the Aleutians far west of Alaska, is not a hospitable place. It's cold. It's topped with ...
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