User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Birds
Last updated: May 02 2016 02:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Eagle County: Bear caught foraging for food in second-floor apartment 1.5.2016 Denver Post: Local
Eagle County: Bear caught foraging for food in second-floor apartment
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Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal 30.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States. Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison to a stature approaching that of the bald eagle, long the national emblem. There has not been an official mammal of the United States. The Senate gave final approval to the bill Thursday, two days after the House approved it. It now goes to the president’s desk. Lawmakers called the bison — North America’s largest land animal — the embodiment of American str...
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Mountain Plover Festival offers look at ranching on Colorado's plains 25.4.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Betty Snow, an avid birder, has checked out almost every bird festival in Colorado.
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Steamboat briefs: Steamboat tennis center offers discount court rentals 24.4.2016 Steamboat Pilot
The Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs offers half-price court rentals through Sunday. There will be not leagues or junior academy programs this week, but the center will have weekly drills. Call 970-879-8400 to register for a drill. History Colorado seeks nominations for farm award History Colorado invites families who have owned and operated their Colorado farm or ranch for 100 years or more to nominate their properties for the 2016 Colorado Centennial Farms Award. Qualifying farms and ranches will be honored at the 30th annual Centennial Farms Celebration on Aug. 26 at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. Farmers and ranchers nominating their properties must submit an application providing information about the history of the farm and its buildings by close of business April 29. Nominees must meet the following requirements to be selected as a Colorado Centennial Farm. ■ Farming or ranching properties must have remained in the same family continuously for at least 100 years. ■ Each property must still ...
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Pope Francis takes 12 refugees to Italy 17.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Migrants fly on pope's jet after his visit to a camp on the Greek isle of Lesbos.
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Pope brings 12 Syrian refugees to Italy in lesson for Europe 16.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
MORIA, Greece (AP) — Pope Francis gave Europe a concrete lesson Saturday in welcoming refugees by bringing 12 Syrian Muslims to Italy aboard his charter plane after an emotional visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, which has faced the brunt of Europe's migration crisis.
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Rights group urges Turkey to receive Syrian refugees 15.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
ISTANBUL (AP) — Human Rights Watch has urged Turkey to allow thousands of Syrians fleeing fighting between rebels and the Islamic State group to cross the Turkish border to seek protection.
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U.S. stocks jump as JPMorgan gives banks a boost 13.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • U.S. stocks are climbing Wednesday afternoon. Banks are making the biggest gains after JPMorgan Chase posted quarterly results that weren’t as bad as analysts anticipated. Industrial companies rose on signs of strength in China’s economy. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 158 points, or 0.9 percent, to 17,879 as of 11:53 a.m. Mountain time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 15 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,077. The Nasdaq composite index advanced 54 points, or 1...
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Letter: Think about nature, prison-site developers 12.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Though I’m unfamiliar with mudswallows as a species, much less their status as being endangered, Sherelynn Gray makes an excellent point about the opportunity that awaits the developers of the prison site (“Who will tend the flocks when the prison moves?” April 10). They might give consideration to habitat restoration and perhaps create habitat as part of their development. In addition to benefiting wildlife, there’s plenty of research that supports the mental and physical benefits of human inte...
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EU welcomes 74 refugees, send 300 migrants back to Turkey 12.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to mass migration (all times local): 1:45 p.
Suit: US grouse protections driven by politics, not science 11.4.2016 Denver Post: All Political News
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Rural Nevadans suing to block the Obama administration's greater sage grouse protection plan say a trail of internal government documents they cite in a new federal court filing shows politics was the driving force behind a pre-determined policy that flies in the face of its experts' own best science.
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New 4,000-well drilling project proposed for Uinta Basin 9.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Despite the current downturn in oil and gas development, the Bureau of Land Management this week announced a massive drilling proposal spanning the heart of the Uinta Basin, covering three unincorporated towns, several rivers and two reservoirs and requiring hundreds of miles of new roads and pipelines. Crescent Point Energy, a Canadian firm that has been investing heavily in the basin since 2012, is seeking approvals to drill up to 3,925 wells on a 35-mile-long swath running east from Myton to ...
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On becoming reacquainted with sandhill cranes 7.4.2016 Writers on the Range
I’m on my way south to chase the first harbingers of spring in our High Plains desert home.
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News roundup: Inside Donald Trump's private security force 6.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
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Photos: Utah Boy Scouts help erect high-in-the-sky nests for ospreys 6.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
The southwest portion of Utah Lake saw rapid residential development on Tuesday, with seven new homes erected in the span of a few hours. Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources hopes that the structures — nesting platforms atop of wooden power poles — will catch the eyes of ospreys seeking a safe place to raise their young. The fish in Utah Lake may be an additional enticement for the birds of prey, arriving in Utah during the spring migration. The platforms were assembled with the help of Boy Sc... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Grouse suit seeks to block new fences on BLM land in Nevada 5.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists are suing the Bureau of Land Management to block the construction of fences in northern Nevada they say are intended to appease livestock ranchers at the risk of harming sage grouse and the drought-stricken federal rangeland.
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Eagle voters asked to bless tax to create river park on city's "beachfront property" 5.4.2016 Denver Post: Business
Residents of this high country village on Tuesday will decide whether developing a river park to revitalize the town's neglected namesake waterway is worth a half-percent bump in their sales ...
The Latest: 1st ship deporting migrants reaches Turkey 4.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 12:25 a.
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Rare parrots nestle into city life in California 3.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Threatened in native jungles, birds seem to like urban lifestyle.
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Desert tortoise militia occupies Bundy Ranch 1.4.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Endangered reptiles stage heavily armored takeover of cattleman’s property
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