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  • Black bear
    NJ bear hunt to continue and be expanded
    According to research by the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, the New Jersey Fish and Game Council has approved a proposed updated Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy that continues the annual December hunt, adds an October hunt...
  • Bitterroot Buggers
    Bitterroot Buggers need volunteers
    Bitter Root Trout Unlimited is in need of volunteers for the March 3 Buggers class. A number of the regular instructors have a prior commitment and cannot assist. Please come down and help us out with BRTU's flagship program.The 18th annual...
  • Good news for pandas as their wild population rises
    Wild panda population is on the rise
    The World Wildlife Fund reported on their website Friday, February 27, 2015 that the wild population of pandas rose by nearly 17% over the past decade. The panda bear has long been an iconic symbol of conservation due to its secluded nature....
  • Jennifer Aniston gives her all to the environment
    Jennifer Aniston gives her all to the environment
    Jennifer Aniston's efforts to conserve energy and water resources are no laughing matter. The movie and television star has taken the needs of the environment personally for quite some time and she doesn't miss a step. Jennifer Aniston...
  • American bison
    Herd of American Bison aims to restore wild herds to the plains
    A herd of bison is scheduled to be released into northern Colorado this year, with the aim of restoring wild bison herds to some of the plains areas. The release will take place north of Wellington at the Soapstone Prairie Natural area, a small...
  • Get informed and take action during National Invasive Species Awareness Week
    Get informed and take action during National Invasive Species Awareness Week
    Anyone who has stepped on a mound of dirt only to be stung by an aggressive swarm of small ants whose venom left blistered welts that burned and itched for days afterward has encountered an invasive species transplanted to Florida from somewhere...
  • Sea Otter In Kelp
    The Importance of Preserving Sea Otters
    Sea otters are the adorable and well known aquatic members of the weasel family. They were hunted to near extinction in the early 1900’s, but have since grown back to over 106,000 individuals worldwide. However, this is not close to their...
  • Spotted Lanternfly
    New invasive threat to PA agriculture discovered in Berks County
    Once again an invasive species from Asia could cause dramatic problems to Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry and tree growing industries. The Spotted Lanternfly which is native to China, India, Japan, and Vietnam has recently been detected...
  • Kissing Frogs, by Alisha Sevigny
    Kissing Frogs, by Alisha Sevigny
    Kissing Frogs is Alisha Sevigny’s first young adult novel. Ms Sevigny’s website says “A shameless romantic, Alisha and her husband have travelled the world together. On a trip to Panama Alisha fell in love with the country,...
  • Tufted titmouse
    Get ready for the 18th annual GBBC; February 13-16
    The 18th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) will be held Friday, February 13, through Monday, February 16, 2015. The GBBC is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds all across the world. Bird watchers...
  • Lake Mead
    Water conservation a top concern in the Colorado River Basin
    Water usage and conservation has been a contentious issue in the western states for well over a century, and with good reason. Population growth has exploded in many cities along the Colorado River Basin, which serves over 40 million people in...
  • A love forged between father and son in 'The Emerald Forest'
    A love forged between father and son in 'The Emerald Forest'
    Inspired by a true story, "The Emerald Forest" weaves a tale of the love forged between father and son and the power that brings them together when two very different worlds threaten to collide.When the story begins, Bill Markham, ...
  • The Hive Orlando celebrates two years of environmental action
    The Hive Orlando celebrates two years of environmental action
    In February 2013, an innovative concept in raising awareness and promoting positive action was born in Orlando. This community of industrious local leaders focused on sustainable measures encouraging environmental conservation practices throughout...
  • Northern long-eared bat
    The battle to conserve the northern long-eared bat
    A newly discovered fungus, is seriously threatening the northern long-eared bat population in the United States, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is making a dedicated effort to help conserve this bat species’ population. Standing in...
  • FWS announces policy on expanding and starting national wildlife refuges
    FWS announces policy on expanding and starting national wildlife refuges
    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has updated its policy regarding growth of national wildlife refuges. FWS announced in the Federal Register of Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 that its new Strategic Growth Policy will focus on using the agency&...