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Chadron students participate in spotted skunk research

CHADRON – Chadron State College students, a CSC alumna, and elementary students joined hundreds of other volunteers collaborating with a University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) community science project this spring. The purpose of the project is to determine if spotted skunks remain...
CHADRON, NE
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Multiple habitats need protecting to save UK bumblebees – study

Multiple habitats need to be protected in order to save UK bumblebees, a decade-long study has found. Researchers used data on bumblebee numbers, collected by the public, to provide the most detailed overview currently possible of what the insects need from a habitat. They found a wide range of differences...
ANIMALS
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Beachwalkers wanted for coast and seabird survey

Submitted by the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team. On May 20 and May 22, the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team will deliver a training session on Lopez Island and Friday Harbor respectively. COASST participants help make a difference for the environment by collecting data on beach-cast carcasses of marine birds on a monthly basis to establish the baseline pattern of beached bird mortality on North Pacific beaches.
FRIDAY HARBOR, WA
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berthoudsurveyor.com

TMS student Jacob Kossler wins four awards at state science fair

Twelve-year-old Jacob Kossler of Berthoud impressed several companies at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair, landing five awards for his science project in the Junior Engineering Category. “There is a lot of support from industries and professional societies for the state science fair, which is neat to see,” said John...
BERTHOUD, CO
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Citizen Scientists Needed for Tick Census!

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and Sawtooth Mountain Clinic are excited to invite community members to partner with them in a citizen science project. Krishna Woerheide, Environmental Specialist with Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, is working to determine population densities, the presence of any new tick species in the county, and if there are locations with a concentration of ticks carrying Lyme Disease, Anaplasma, and Babesia. To do this, she needs samples from all over the Cook County/Grand Portage area. Community members can help by contributing ticks that they find.
COOK COUNTY, MN
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