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State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration

State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration

State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration Created: 02 March 2017 Around the state, at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress will hold hearings in each county to discuss a multitude of DNR-related conservation issues. Whether to open a hunting season on Sandhill Cranes in Wisconsin […]

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New Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Formed to Support Estuaries

New Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Formed to Support Estuaries

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) and Rick Larsen (D- WA) have founded and will serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Estuary Caucus in the 115th Congress. The new caucus will give our nation’s estuaries a stronger voice and presence in Washington by uniting lawmakers from across […]

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State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration

  State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration Created: 02 March 2017 Around the state, at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, the WWisconsin Conservation Congress will hold hearings in each county to discuss a multitude of DNR-related conservation issues. Whether to open a hunting season on Sandhill Cranes in Wisconsin will again be up for […]

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Last Day for FeederWatch and a Painted Bunting Gift

Last Day for FeederWatch and a Painted Bunting Gift

Dear Mr. Gary Engberg, Today is the last day to join Project FeederWatch this season; if you do, you’ll receive the 2017-2018 FeederWatch season at no extra cost, plus we will mail you a gorgeous coaster celebrating one of the most colorful birds in North America, the Painted Bunting.   Join FeederWatch today and receive […]

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February 26, 2017 Roost Count Summary

 February 26, 2017 Roost Count Summary Roost Count Summary February 27, 2017   Hello all you fine roost counters:   On February 26, 2017 you collectively tallied 39 eagles through 44 volunteer hours invested (Table 1).  This was our last count of the winter season and it seems as though we just got started.  Uff-da!  […]

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Re: Sugarloaf Eagle Roost Count

Re: Sugarloaf Eagle Roost Count

Dear Donna and Bill, Peter, Gary, Donna, and Roger, This is a reminder of the last Sugar Loaf Roost Count on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 3:45 to 6:00 pm. One weather forecast says that the temperatures on Sunday will be 41, or more, and that there may be a snow shower in the afternoon.  We […]

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My Window on the River by Larry Neumaier Tuesday, February 21,2017

My Window on the River by Larry Neumaier Tuesday, February 21,2017

My Window on the River Tuesday, February 21, 2017 A Successful Day    This past Sunday I was lucky enough to witness the release of five rehabilitated bald eagles back into the wild. I have watched this before during the Sauk-Prairie Eagle Days in January but the weather and the smaller crowd made this day […]

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Trio Bald Eagle Nest Cam – Live | Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge

Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refugehttp://stewardsumrr.org/webcams/bald-eagle-nest-cam-live/ http://stewardsumrr.org/webcams/bald-eagle-nest-cam-live/ Helping Connect People to Nature through Environmental Education, Habitat Restoration, and by Providing Opportunities to Explore and Enjoy the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Skip to content Home News Tours & Events Webcams Jr. Stewards Join Us The Pelican Scoop Photo Gallery Contact Us […]

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Michigan Considers Climate Change Effects Likely on Fish Species

Michigan Considers Climate Change Effects Likely on Fish Species

Climate, the long-term pattern of temperature and precipitation, varies greatly from the Upper Peninsula to southern Michigan. This variation in climate creates differences in water temperatures and stream flows across the state which in turn influences where different fish species live, how well they reproduce and grow, and the types of fisheries we see around […]

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NestWatch eNews: Bird Feeders, Bats, and Plants, oh My!

NestWatch eNews: Bird Feeders, Bats, and Plants, oh My!

NestWatch eNewsletter January 2017 In Ohio neighborhoods with large concentrations of bird feeders and crows, American Robin nests were less successful. Photo by Jennifer Malpass. Can Feeding Birds Reduce Nest Success? Many of us enjoy feeding birds, but bird feeders may potentially attract nest predators such as domestic cats, squirrels, jays, and crows. It remains unknown […]

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