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Emporia, KSKVOE

WIldlife and Parks’ Emporia office to serve as collection point for investigation into Rusty Crayfish

The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ Emporia Research and Survey Office will be the collection point for a new investigation effort involving invasive crayfish. Wildlife and Parks recently funded a university project focusing on monitoring both native and invasive crayfish, also known as crawdads. Shortly after beginning the process, Rusty Crayfish were discovered at McPherson State Fishing Lake — the first time this version of crayfish has been found in Kansas.
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Animalsthefreepress.ca

Tubthumping: Bears stay cool at BC Wildlife Park

Splish, splash two bears were taking a bath long upon a Thursday afternoon at the BC Wildlife in Kamloops. The two grizzlies kept cool from the summer heat in a bathtub filled with water that had been donated by Surplus Herby’s. In a post to Instagram, a bear can be...
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WildlifeWired

Cities Aren't the Wildlife 'Deserts' Scientists Once Feared

This story originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last year, as billions of people around the globe were in coronavirus lockdown, students of Queens College ecologist Bobby Habig discovered a bobcat roaming around the Bronx River in New York City, better known for its recent past as an open sewer and repository for automobile tires and rusted chassis than as a habitat for elusive wildcats. In January, a snowy owl, native to Canada’s Arctic tundra, touched down in Central Park for the first time in 130 years and spent more than a month supplementing its usual diet of boreal lemmings with choice urban fare such as mice and rats. For weeks a coyote was spotted in the Ramble, a 37-acre “wilderness” of rocky crags and hilly forest in the heart of Central Park.
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Larimer County, COKDVR.com

Poudre Canyon floods are only part of long-lasting fire impacts

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — The persisting problems left by Colorado’s worst wildfire season in history were brought to light this week, after flooding devastated Poudre Canyon. Experts say the issues are likely far from over. “The fire was over 200,000 acres — the largest in Colorado history. It’s going...
Fargo, NDINFORUM

Letter: Congress can reduce vehicle-wildlife collisions

Every year, collisions between cars and wildlife on American roads cost us a staggering $8 billion. However, if you’re like me, what hurts your heart is seeing so many dead animals on the road and knowing that behind each collision a family may be burdened with serious injury or the loss of a loved one.
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CBS Denver

Wildlife Officers Rescue Moose At Fort Carson Army Base In Colorado Springs

0COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) — The U.S. Army was called in to help rescue a Colorado native. How many @COParksWildlife officers does it take to catch a 750 lbs bull moose? An army! And sometimes it takes the U.S. Army, too! And that's what happened today when a 1-2 year old bull moose showed up on post @USArmy_FtCarson. It took a joint operation to catch it. (1 of 6) pic.twitter.com/kPjwfqF7DO — CPW SE Region (@CPW_SE) July 22, 2021 “How many officers does it take to catch a 750 lbs bull moose? An army!” CPW tweeted Thursday. “And sometimes it takes the U.S. Army, too!” That’s what happened today when a 1-2 year old bull moose showed up on Fort Carson — it took a joint operation to catch it!
Animalschorley-guardian.co.uk

Lancashire council on the verge of something big in the fight to preserve wildlife

Wildlife corridors, usually situated in verges of main thoroughfares, are playing a vital role in preserving and improving biodiversity across the borough. Development of these areas began after Chorley Council declared a climate emergency in 2019 and decided to let nature take its course, with a helping hand. These wildlife...
Wildlifewfit.org

Wildlife Commissioners Eye Record Manatee Deaths

Manatee deaths in the Indian River Lagoon will be discussed next month by members of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, but no action is expected. The commission is slated to discuss manatee mortality on Aug. 4, the first day of a two-day meeting in Bonita Springs. A record number of manatees have died along Florida’s Atlantic coast since December, particularly in the Indian River Lagoon where water-quality problems have caused significant losses of seagrass, according to a commission staff memo tied to the meeting.
Animalsleinsterleader.ie

Kildare's Wildlife Watch: The Rathangan flight of the banded demoiselle

In partnership with Rathangan Tidy Towns I have started a wildflower survey along the banks of the River Slate with funding support from the Local Authorities Water Programme. While so far I have identified a variety of wildflowers including bittersweet, herb robert, and common daisy, it was the experience of witnessing the banded demoiselle in flight at the water’s edge that was the highlight of the first day of survey work.
Linesville, PAerienewsnow.com

Planning 'Coming Along' for New Pymatuning Wildlife Learning Center

Planning for the reconstruction of the Pymatuning Wildlife Learning Center in Linesville is "coming along," the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced Friday. The new center will be located on Ford Island in the protected area of Pymatuning Reservoir where the original learning center was built in 1938. The interior design will...
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