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Species facing climate change could find help in odd place: urban environments TuftsNow – May 14, 2019 When it comes to wildlife conservation efforts, urban environments could be far more helpful than we think, according to new research. A study … Continue reading

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Habitat on the Edges: Making Room for Wildlife in an Urbanized World By Richard Conniff – YaleEnvironment360 – January 3, 2018 One morning not long ago, in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, I traveled with a Wildlife Conservation Society … Continue reading

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Restoration Spotlight: Monarchs and communities share common ground By Will Pareson – Chesapeake Bay Program – June 23, 2017 – Video At many points on its famously long eastern migration route from central Mexico to Canada, the monarch butterfly faces … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Thanksgiving is by far one of my favorite holidays. No need to stress over the perfect costume, no need to stress over presents. Just stick a turkey in the oven, let it cook … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch   I was watching the movie Jurassic Park with my family this past weekend.  I have always been quite taken with Jeff Goldblum’s character Dr. Ian Malcom and especially his campy and somewhat misguided delivery of the … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM It’s a busy time of year for critters. Winter is right around the corner and there is a lot to do to get ready. Migration plans must be made and kept to, winter … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Most children don’t know what wetlands are, let alone what they contribute or why protecting them is important. Efforts to protect wetlands in the United States should include teaching the next generation of citizens and decision makers … Continue reading

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