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Hunters find body of missing southern Illinois woman

The body of a missing 22-year-old Murphysboro woman has been found by hunters in a southern Illinois national wildlife refuge. The Williamson County Sheriff's Office says that Jeannie Schuur's body was found Thursday on land in the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Family members reported...

Photos: Dead Moose Discovered in Wyoming’s Green River

In October, a fisherman found two dead bull moose entangled—likely a result from a battle during the rut—on a remote stretch of the Green River in Wyoming’s Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge.

Biologists Saved Wyoming Toads From Extinction

The only Wyoming toads in the world live in Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge in southeastern Wyoming, where they were common until the 1970s, hopping around at the edges of creeks, ponds, and small lakes. Then they started to disappear. Read more...

Republican Plan To Sell Off Your Public Land Shaping Up To Be Major Election Issue

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Republican politicians want to sell your National Forests, Wildernesses and Wildlife Refuges to private interests. And that’s particularly controversial out west, where state economies rely on outdoor recreation for billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs. New data shows this will be a hot issue in key battleground states. Read more...

Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge

The Hiwassee River rises in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Georgia, flows northward into North Carolina and then angles WNW, eventually merging with the Tennessee River northeast of Chattanooga; the Ocoee River of Georgia andShow More Summary

A Gathering at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

As I always do on the way home, following a short visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, I take...

Baby Alligator, Turtles Stolen from Florida Wildlife Sanctuary

Photograph via  Busch Wildlife Sanctuary/Facebook Though animals are often taken to wildlife sanctuaries and refuges, the opposite seldom occurs. However, a bizarre set of wildlife kidnappings took place at the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary last week, resulting in four missing turtles and a missing baby alligator. Show More Summary

Wildlife Refuges -- Not Always A Refuge for Wildlife

Every year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service celebrates our country’s wildlife refuges with National Wildlife Refuge Week. Since Teddy Roosevelt’s simple “I so declare it” established Florida’s Pelican Island as the first refuge in 1903, 150 million acres of... Show More Summary

Bringing Endangered Ferrets Back to their Historic Habitat

Seabiscuit and Louise have an important role at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (Arsenal) -- and they are up for the challenge. Stationed close to the park's visitor center, these two are the "ambassador" black-footed...Show More Summary

Dredges Work to Restore National Wildlife Refuge

Dredges are currently being used in a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware, one of the largest ever marsh restoration projects in the eastern U.

Adorable Black-Footed Ferret Sure Does Like the Taste of Freedom

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This sweet li’ll face belongs to a rare black-footed ferret, one of 30 released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colo. The 25-square-mile site was once a toxic waste dump, but has gotten new life (literally) after a billion-dollar cleanup. Read more...

Humans Are More Toxic to Wildlife than Chernobyl

How the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster became a surprisingly abundant wildlife refuge.

Thanks to the Land and Water Conservation Fund for These Parks

The Land and Water Conservation Fund expired Thursday at midnight. The fund helped create parks in all 50 states, including many national wildlife refuges, forests, rivers, community parks, and trails. The fund, created by Congress in...Show More Summary

Photo: Monarch butterflies flock together

This beautiful cluster of Monarch butterflies was seen at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.

Today In Bay Area Dead Whales: Juvenile Grey Washes Up In Wildlife Refuge

This is the fifth whale to wash up at a local beach in the last six months. [ more › ]

Federal judge rejects Alaska bid to allow wildlife refuge road

JUNEAU, Alaska (Reuters) - A federal judge has upheld a decision by the U.S. government to protect Alaska's Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, blocking a proposed 10-mile (16-km) gravel road linking an Aleutian Islands fishing community to an all-weather airport for medical evacuations.

Dangerous Game Calibers: What Cartridge Do You Choose?

3 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Big Buck Zone

I’ve just arrived in Alaska, heading to the Togiak Wildlife Refuge to chase interior grizzlies with my friend (and renowned bear hunter) Linda Powell. Linda handles the PR for Mossberg and we’re using the first dangerous game offering...Show More Summary

Obama addresses criticisms of Arctic oil drilling ahead of Alaska trip

And also rename North America’s highest mountain. Drilling for oil in the Chukchi Sea – part of the Arctic Ocean – poses a threat to Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as an oil spill would affect the whole arctic circle. The president has pledged a U.S. reduce in greenhouse fuel emissions of as much

Red-necked Phalarope on the East Pond of Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

3 months agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

Late morning this past Thursday, 27 August, I was on the East Pond of Jamaica Bay. I was only there...

Service Announces 2015 Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges

3 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the agency will expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout The post Service Announces 2015 Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

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