User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Birds
Last updated: Jul 27 2014 09:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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SLC says pain worth the gain in Miller Park’s restoration 27.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
The owls are screeching in Salt Lake City’s east-side Miller Park Bird Refuge — and so are the backhoes. After months of consulting and clashing with neighbors and the Great Salt Lake Audubon over restoration plans for the park straddling Red Butte Creek, the city has begun work on a project that will thin out nonnative trees, fortify stream banks and improve trails. But city officials have taken note of the discord and have amended their plan. Crews will remove fewer trees in the short term in...
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Will: In Oregon, a Republican doctor calls 26.7.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
"Are you kidding?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.
Op-ed: Refuge on Red Butte Creek getting help it needs 26.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Almost 80 years ago (1935), Yalecrest resident Minnie W. Miller, president of the Miller and Viele realty/livestock firm and owner of the famed Thousand Springs Farm in Idaho, donated two acres which, along with city property and property acquired from the Herrick Construction Co., established the Miller Bird Refuge and Nature Park in memory of her late husband, Lee Charles Miller, an influential leader in Utah and Idaho livestock and farm mortgage lender industry. The Miller Bird Refuge and Nat...
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Crews responding to small Eagle County wildfire 24.7.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Fire crews are responding to a small wildland fire in Eagle County on Wednesday afternoon, Greater Eagle Fire Protection District said in a tweet.
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"Tea Party of the Left" wages ferocious battle over fracking 20.7.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
The Tea Party of the Left, also known as "fracktivists," the group, like their conservative counterparts, is sworn to certain principles — even if those beliefs cost their side of the aisle the election in ...
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YVEA Caring Consumers program gives out $16,000 in grants 18.7.2014 Steamboat Pilot
As part of its Caring Consumers program, Yampa Valley Electric Association recently awarded $16,000 to 17 community projects. The Caring Consumers program allows customers to elect to have their bills rounded up to the next dollar and those extra cents put in a fund that awards grants twice per year. Name of group: project Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition Inc.: Yampa Valley Crane Festival Grand Futures Prevention Coalition, Moffat County: Projects to support healthy, positive lifestyle choices as alternatives to substance abuse for youth Hayden Valley Elementary: Home literacy program – Motherread/Fatherread Heeling Friends: Therapy services for YVMC, Doak Walker House and YVRA LIFT-UP: New tables needed for center Moffat County Search and Rescue: 12,000-pound winch with cradle and recover accessories NW BOCES: Developmental support program for 3 to 5 year olds Partners: Senior Partner Appreciation Plan Routt County Council on Aging: Nutritional and transportation program REPS: Program to promote ...
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Science, ceremony join in royal swan count 16.7.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The white, long-necked swan gliding along the River Thames looks serene, but his life is full of danger.
Beware of the ducks!! 12.7.2014 Durango Herald
We are, quite possibly, a nation increasingly afraid of the park – or, more precisely, the creatures that live there.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported last week that many visitors to national wildlife refuges fear not only snakes, bats, alligators and wolves but even ducks and turtles. The agency shared anecdotal reports...
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DVD review: Colorful, tuneful ‘Rio 2’ parrots better movies 12.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Grade • C DVD •Weird that two recent computer-animated sequels, “Rio 2” and “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” turned on similar plots: Heroes discover hidden refuge for endangered species, maintained by the long-lost parent of one of the heroes, and together they must fend off nasty interlopers. Oddly, it’s the movie that hit theaters first, “Rio 2,” that feels like the knockoff. Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway return to give voices to Blu and Jewel, rare blue macaws who take the kids into the w...
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Bald eagles thrive while goldens face rising threats around West 6.7.2014 Denver Post: Local
Bald eagles are popping out in healthy numbers around Colorado, where historically they were rare, a dramatic adaptation that lifts ...
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In elections, sage grouse may rule the roost 6.7.2014 Durango Herald
DENVER – An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species next year. Doing so could limit development, energy exploration, hunting...
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Senate majority could hinge on the sage grouse 6.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Denver • An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November. The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species next year. Doing so could limit development, energy exploration, hunting and ranching on the 165 million acres of the bird’s habitat across 11 Western states. Apart from the potential economic disruption, which some officials in Western stat...
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Rising lake levels threaten pelicans' North Dakota nesting grounds 29.6.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Rising lake levels are swallowing American white pelicans' nesting grounds at a guano-rich island in central North Dakota known as North America's largest refuge for the big-billed birds, federal wildlife officials said.
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Pelicans’ northerly nesting grounds shrinking 28.6.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Bismarck, N.D. • Rising lake levels are swallowing American white pelicans’ nesting grounds at a guano-rich island in central North Dakota known as North America’s largest refuge for the big-billed birds, federal wildlife officials said. About 30,000 pelicans returned to 4,385-acre Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge this year to find water had gobbled several acres of their main nesting island, creating increasingly cramped conditions for the giant birds, among the largest in North America. The...
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Webcams offer viewers unflinching look at nature 26.6.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Wildlife webcam operators around the world are grappling with a problem: Viewers don't want to see any harm come to critters they've grown to love.
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Arizona rower out of Great Pacific Race 26.6.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
Mary Rose out of Pacific rowing race due to weather but won't give up conservation ...
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Let's protect all our nation's water 25.6.2014 High Country News Most Recent
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Community service is for the birds 25.6.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Richard Nowak’s crew of young volunteers don’t spend Saturday morning playing video games or watching TV — they pick up garbage for birds. Last weekend they removed contaminating trash from the pond at Sugar House Park, an urban habitat for ducks and geese, one of several targeted for clean-up this summer as part of the United Way of Salt Lake’s Summer of Service project. The annual project teaches children the value of giving back to their communities, and makes a measurable difference, said No...
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Summer publishing break 21.6.2014 Current Issue
HCN skips a print issue, holds a board meeting and congratulates our writers on awards.
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Dying grouse, chickens force rescue blitz as feds mull ESA protection 21.6.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Looming federal protection for three species of chicken-like birds is driving an unprecedented voluntary push in Colorado and other Western states to prevent their ...
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