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2 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

Delaware gets artistic with man-made wetlands

From the ground it looks like any other small pond, with thickets of high grass, small trees just starting to embrace spring's warmth and fresh water teeming with fish and wildlife.

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6 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Biologists watching fish runs after deadly slide

Fisheries biologist Pete Verhey waded through the cold, clear creek that feeds into the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, scanning riffles and side channels looking for evidence of fish eggs.

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7 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

Scientists closely watching endangered fish runs after deadly landslide, see signs of hope

As search crews continue to look for two missing people following the devastating mudslide in Washington state, scientists are closely monitoring how the avalanche is affecting federally endangered fish runs.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

SFGate

Some Harris County feral hogs head to food banks

In this photo taken on July 8, 2007, a feral hog, which had been rooting and destroying yards and landscaping, was live-trapped just outside Houston's city limits.

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The Daily Tribune

Record ice covers large chunk of Great Lakes

The cold winter and spring have caused a record amount of ice to remain on the Great Lakes, wreaking havoc with shipping and wildlife, according to data from Environment Canada, a government agency.

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AmmoLand

Fire Restrictions Implemented At AZGFD Wildlife Areas

The Arizona Game and Fish Department implemented Stage 1 fire restrictions at all department wildlife areas effective today .

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OregonLive.com

Fernhill Wetland: a place to take in the sounds, the smells, the wildlife

It's 6 a.m. I'm too late. I need to be in place and moving. The light is coming up fast.

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AlertNet

Group sues U.S. for stronger Idaho, Montana grizzly protection

Federal protection status for a population of grizzly bears facing extinction in the mountains of Idaho and northwest Montana should be raised to endangered from threatened, environmentalists said in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday.

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Science Daily

Wildlife response to climate change is likely underestimated, experts warn

Analyzing thousands of breeding bird surveys sent in by citizen scientists over 35 years, wildlife researchers report that most of the 40 songbird species they studied shifted either northward or toward higher elevation in response to climate change, but did not necessarily do both.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

BBC News

Scottish wildlife rescues up 18%

The donation-funded service rescued and released 2,795 animals back into the wild in 2013 alone, and has cared for hundreds more since.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Humpback whale no longer 'threatened' species

The whales will now be listed as a "species of concern" rather than "threatened" under Canada's Species at Risk Act.

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SFGate

Zoo launches 'endangered song' to help save tigers

This handout photo provided the Smithsonian's National Zoo, taken May 23, 2011, shows Sumatran tiger Damai at the zoo in Washington.

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TwinCities

Thieves steal rhino horns in South Africa

In a nighttime theft, robbers broke into a South African provincial parks office and used a machine tool called a grinder to break into a safe holding several dozen rhino horns worth a fortune on the illegal market in parts of Asia.

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How Stuff Works

Poachers Kill More Wildlife Than Wolves

There's no silver bullet solution to protecting endangered species. We can't stand guard over every single one of them, as this man is doing to protect black rhinos in Zimbabwe.

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CBS Local

Google Challenges Nonprofits To Follow WWF Lead, Use Glass

On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking U.S. nonprofits to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work.

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Wiltshire Times

Bank holiday bluebells admired as flowers bloom early

This year the fragrant bell-shaped flowers, which only bloom for a couple of weeks in late spring, have sprouted much earlier than last year, which was an exceptionally cold winter.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Dog ticks a growing concern in Alaska

Some ticks, such as hare ticks, have always survived in the state, but nonnative dog ticks also have been found in Alaska, raising concerns for dogs, wildlife and the risk of spreading diseases to people.

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Deseret News

Household rat poison linked to death and disease in wildlife

The mountain lion known as P-22 looked majestic just a few months ago, in a trail-camera photo shot against the backdrop of the Hollywood sign.

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The Daily Record

Montana uses grant to buy grizzly bear habitat

The Montana Land Board on Monday approved a $345,000 purchase of 320 acres of threatened grizzly bear habitat to add to the Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area in Teton County.

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Coshocton Tribune

Lake Erie offers an array of spring fishing options

Lake Ere anglers can expect to enjoy another year of diverse fishing opportunities this year, according to the Division of Wildlife.

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