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1 hr ago | Tualatin Times

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely - Thursday, 21 August 2014 16:25

The Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is seeking public comment on a proposed youth waterfowl hunt program at the refuge.

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5 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Park considers moving bears

The National Park Service said Thursday it will consider moving grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state to aid their recovery.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Capital Soup

Rescued Florida Panther Kitten Moves to New Residence at Wildlife Park

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Park Service today celebrated Yuma, a Florida panther kitten, and his move to his permanent habitat at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Washington allowing Stevens County sheep rancher to kill wolves

The state Fish and Wildlife Department has authorized a rancher to shoot wolves that approach his flock of sheep in Stevens County in northeast Washington.

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Star-Telegram.com

Ecologists team up to buy Texas bayside ranch

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners have announced the purchase of a sprawling southeast Texas ranch with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.

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UpNorthLive.com

Michigan DNR hosts Cadillac open house on forests

CADILLAC, Mich.- State officials are hosting an open house in Cadillac to discuss proposals for logging, planting and other forest management activities in the northwestern Lower Peninsula.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Conservationists team up to purchase bayside ranch

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners will announce Thursday the purchase of a sprawling ranch 75 miles northeast of Corpus Christi with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Man busted with 299 sea turtle eggs

A Riviera Beach man was jailed on suspicion of poaching 299 sea turtle eggs from Diamond Sands Beach, off A1A on Friday night.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Brandon Sun

Orphaned grizzly released back into the wild as part of B.C. pilot rehab project

An orphaned grizzly cub named Littlefoot has been released back into the wild in southeastern British Columbia, part of a pilot project aimed at saving bears who have come out on the losing end of interactions with humans.

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News Shopper

funding helps build Eltham children's playground

A brand new A 8,554 children's adventure playground has been funded by News Shopper's parent company Gannett .

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US News & World Report

Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

The Obama administration detailed on Wednesday the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes.

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Sunherald.com

Bench trial in endangered frog habitat suit

The Pacific Legal Foundation sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last year for the Louisiana landowner.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

1,000 pound gator snared in Alabama hunt

Hunters in Alabama snared an alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds, the largest ever caught in a legal hunt in the state, conservation officials said.

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Echo-news.co.uk

West Canvey Marsh to host open air cinema

Katherine Haggerty, RSPB people engagement intern said: "We're so excited to be holding another open air cinema.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

National Public Radio

Ebola In The Skies? How The Virus Made It To West Africa

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the most explosive in history. One reason the virus spread so fast is that West Africa was blindsided.

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Bluffton Today

Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligator

In this Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 photo, a large alligator weighing 1011.5 pounds measuring 15-feet long is pictured in Thomaston, Ala.

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WESH-TV

Coyotes spotted in College Park, wildlife officials say

A WARNING TONIGHT FOR FOLKS IN ONE LOCAL NEIGHBORHOOD. DOZENS OF CATS AND SMALL DOGS REPORTED MISSING IN COLLEGE PARK AND COYOTES ARE BELIEVED TO BE THE PREDATORS HUNTING THEM DOWN.

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West Linn Tidings

Portland group may help save endangered butterfly - Tuesday, 19 August 2014 07:30

The island marble butterfly may get protected under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, thanks to a new settlement agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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News and Star

Traffic and wildlife fears as another Workington housing scheme unveiled

Talks have started about the prospects of transforming a patch of disused land off Ashfield Road South into a major housing scheme.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Science Daily

Ebola has profound effects on wildlife population dynamics

New research in gorillas that were affected by an Ebola virus outbreak shows that disease can influence reproductive potential, immigration and social dynamics, and it highlights the need to develop complex models that integrate all the different impacts of a disease.

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