User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Problems :: Invasive Species
Last updated: Oct 16 2019 23:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What are wild burros doing to Death Valley? 16.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New research suggests that the introduced wild donkeys may benefit native species, but the National Park Service wants to remove them.
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Exotic management narrative 14.10.2019 Current Issue
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There’s nuance behind the recent bird decline study 30.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The journal Science documented an estimated total loss of 2.9 billion birds. But is that the whole picture?
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Colorado severance tax collections expected to drop sharply, even though a bust is nowhere in sight 18.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado, like other states, taxes the natural resources that are "severed" or removed from the earth. But after two up years, those revenues are expected to drop by half, and possibly more, depending on how much a global economic slow down weighs on commodity prices.
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Boulder County agencies fighting invasive American bullfrogs 3.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Northern Colorado's local governments are now banding together in an effort to do something about the American bullfrog, an invasive species that is hurting the native northern leopard frog's chances of survival, on a regional scale.
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One rancher’s plan to establish water buffalo in Colorado 7.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The challenges and possibilities of water buffalo ranching in the Roaring Fork Valley.
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Red-legged frogs successfully reintroduced to Yosemite 27.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New egg batches have been spotted, which is unusual.
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Standley Lake boating banned this season due to concerns over zebra mussels 20.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Concerns over zebra and quagga mussel infestation at Standley Lake, and the drinking water quality issues born of such infestations, has lead to a trailered boating ban this season.
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Emerald ash borer infestation has spread to Lyons 24.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
The emerald ash borer, an invasive and destructive tree pest that has ravaged forest across the Midwest and Canada, has been detected in Lyons.
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Firefighters rescue 8 puppies from a Colorado Springs storm drain 16.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado Springs firefighters rescued eight puppies and their mother from a storm drain Thursday afternoon.
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Remains found near Pikes Peak trail IDed as missing Colorado Springs woman 16.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Human remains found near a hiking trail on Pike's Peak have been identified as those of a missing Colorado Springs woman who is believed to have committed suicide, the Teller County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.
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Feral cats make Western Governor’s list of invasive species 16.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Weeds, feral cats, insects and other pests are invading the U.S. West, and state governors released a list of the worst offenders Thursday in hopes of helping people recognize and eradicate the invaders before they spread.
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When Atlantic salmon escape in the Pacific, who cleans up? 22.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Coastal tribes will be dealing with this summer’s Atlantic salmon spill for years to come.
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U.S. launches ambitious plan to battle rangeland wildfires 24.12.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Federal officials have launched a two-pronged plan to stop a vicious cycle of rangeland wildfires in a wide swath of sagebrush country in the West that supports cattle ranching, recreation and is home to an imperiled bird.
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Decades after Vietnam, still running the hills of war 11.11.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
I feel good that I made the climb, took the hill, beat back the enemy -- not the enemy in Vietnam so long ago, but the enemy that emerged after all that was over.
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What can we do about wild horses? 26.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Imagine a proposal to introduce an exotic species to the sagebrush steppe of the American West. This species could successfully reproduce and expand into forested areas, uplands and wetlands. It would be a large charismatic creature that attracted a passionate following -- people who loved it so much that the management of its expanding population would be restricted by law. Some of them would be so passionate that armed guards would be necessary at academic meetings about the species.
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Six bills that weaken species protections move in Congress 25.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Lawmakers shift the focus to politics, not science, as a deciding factor of designation.
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Wild horse extremists obscure real-world solutions 24.10.2017 Writers on the Range
We need to find a fix for the unhealthy populations of feral horses on public lands.
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‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana 12.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Divisions between state and tribal agencies could keep the door open for a most unwelcome visitor.
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What is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service? 27.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
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