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A Gathering at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

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As I always do on the way home, following a short visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, I take in at least one of the National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) found in the Sacramento Valley. There are over 560 National Wildlife Refuges across the United States, at least one in every state. The only scuffles I witnessed were between conspecifics.

Birding Zion National Park in Winter

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According to most sources the time to visit Zion National Park is in spring. That said, there is really no bad time to visit a national treasure like Zion National Park. Anyway, our day Sunday, once we managed to get everyone out of the house and into the cars, was spent exploring the core of Zion National Park, Zion Canyon.

10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

Nature Conservancy - Science

Petrified Forest National Park. But the United States is home to 59 national parks, many of which are off the beaten path. By Justine E.

10 Overlooked Wildlife Experiences in Our National Parks

Nature Conservancy - Science

national parks, and certain images pop to mind: Bears. But the National Park Service protects a wide range of wildlife, large and small.

What is the National Bird of Aruba?

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As a result, the Aruba Birdlife Conservation Foundation began a campaign to make the Burrowing Owl the country’s national bird , which was officially named in 2012. Many of us picture owls in the sky, silently soaring, or perched atop tree branches or light poles as they sleep or keep an eye out for prey. Birding

National Geographic launches Birding TV Show

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Ok, so I’m unashamedly promoting my new show on National Geographic WILD in this post. Please see below for more details.

National Animal Rights Day Needs Your Help

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National Animal Rights Day is expanding across the U.S. Animals Causes News Top News

Just Back: Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

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It turned out to […] Just Back: Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

10 Top National Wildlife Refuges To Explore

Nature Conservancy - Science

A greater yellowlegs at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Green jay, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. Photo: © Dave Spier.

Blue-winged Teal at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

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Birds Destinations Blue-winged Teal ducks National Wildlife Refuges Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge waterfowl www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxTQfMazAD4.

National Park Service Announces 17 Fee-Free Days for 2012

Wend Magazine

Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar announced that 2012 will boast 17 days of free admission to any park in the National Park Service.

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Citizen Science Tuesday: National Moth Week

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is National Moth Week? You should try National Moth Week (NMW) , coming up July 19-27, 2014. A luna moth (Actias luna).

10 National Monuments You’ve Never Heard Of

Nature Conservancy - Science

The namesake cactus of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. National parks get all the love (well, at least most of them). By Justine E.

How to Become a National Geographic Explorer

Wend Magazine

asked Davis to share his advice on what it takes to become a National Geographic Explorer and live a life of discovery and adventure. ” 2.

A Water Ouzel Nest at Lassen Volcanic National Park

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Birds American Dipper Lassen Volcanic National Park Water Ouzelcall this bird the Water Ouzel because I like saying it – Water Ouzel.

Prespa Lakes National Park, Greece: the largest Dalmatian Pelican colony in the world

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The other day I was exploring a new area for the first time, birding the national park that I’ve watched only in BBC documentaries, the place famous for the largest Dalmatian Pelican colony in the world – more than 1300 pairs! According to the latest data, 273 bird species were recorded in the national park, 160 of them breeding in it.

What is the National Bird of Panama?

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” Birds Harpy Eagle national bird PanamaHarpy Eagle. Like Woods, I can’t get over their talons. ’”.

What is the National Bird of Venezuela?

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I remember the very first time I saw the national bird of Venezuela. Birds national bird Troupial VenezuelaVenezuelan Troupial.

Getting to Know Your National Wildlife Refuge: Comprehensive Conservation Plans

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The process also includes complying with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and typically results in an Environmental Assessment (EA).

Reviving the Commons: Using Incentives to Protect the Nation’s Sources of Fresh Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

Unfortunately, we are seriously overloading them: in its most recent “ National Rivers and Streams Assessment ,” issued a few months ago, the U.S.

Mountain Bluebirds at Lassen Volcanic National Park

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And secondly, I realized of all the posts I have written on birds of Lassen Volcanic National Park , I have never really given much detail on the park itself. Lassen Volcanic National Park was established a year later on August 9, 1916. Birds Destinations Lassen Volcanic National Park Mountain Bluebirds national parks

Gillnets in Lake Yellowstone: Can Conservationists Recover Cutthroat Trout in Our First National Park?

Nature Conservancy - Science

But I’m far from any ocean. I’m in Yellowstone National Park , surrounded by mountains and bison and geysers. Pelicans follow the boat.

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To my pet—on National Dog Day.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education WAYLON: Today Only Funny National Dog Day pets unconditional loveAnd we silly humans waste so much of our time, energy, our whole lives worrying about things that simply do not ma.

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National Vegetarian Week 2016

Green (Living) Review

Food has a special place on everyone's table and can evoke great memories of places, people and events. You can also learn more about the week.

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Happy National Brown Bag It Day

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Brown Bag It Essentials: Bento box. Reusable utensils. Reusable water bottle. Cloth napkins. Reusable snack bags. Healthy Lunch Options: Leftovers.

National Recycle Week

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) June 16 to June 22, 2014 saw another National Recycle Week in the UK. Recycle is the last thing.

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Birding and Fly-fishing in Pisgah National Forest

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My fiancé and I now fish and bird together frequently, and over my graduate program’s spring break turned our sights to Pisgah National Forest in the mountains of western North Carolina. Pisgah National Forest stretches across 500,000 acres, and is popular with campers, bicyclists, hikers, anglers, and of course, birders.

Cassin’s Finch at Lassen Volcanic National Park

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As I mentioned in my last post , Lassen Volcanic National Park is a great birding destination. This week I am reporting on the Cassin’s Finch ( Haemorhous cassinii ), another western species found nesting in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Birds Cassin's Finch finches Lassen Volcanic National Park Purple Finchlink].

Ferntree Gully-Dandenong Ranges National Park

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You then disembark and follow the trail approximately 800 metres to the Ferntree Gully section of the Dandenong Ranges National Park.  In those few metres we encountered Pied Currawongs, Australian Magpies, Eastern Rosellas, Crimson Rosellas, Red Wattlebirds, Superb Fairywrens, Brown Thornbills and Grey Fantails. Crimson Rosella. Fern Trees.

Swallowing the Pride of a Nation.

Elephant Journal

He cuts a section from the flag, a section about the size of a bread slice. He places it upon a piece of bread.

What is the National Bird of Britain?

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By the time the cigar smoke cleared and the port had soaked through the tablecloth, the Robin had taken its place as Britain’s National Bird. Then, as the cigar smoke clears and the brandy warmers gutter, a handful of mandarins will decide whether or not to accept the popular vote and adopt the Robin as Britain’s National Bird.

Birding 8500ft above Thailand (Doi Inthanon National Park)

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Doi Inthanon National Park in northern Thailand is a birding paradise (IMHO). Trips digiscoping Doi Inthanon National Park features Thailand

One Tree Hill-Dandenong Ranges National Park

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Having established that there are regular trains from the city of Melbourne to the Dandenong Ranges National Park with a weekend all day train ticket capped at $6 per person it made sense to head that way once again. We arrived a bit earlier in the day on this trip and decided to be ambitious and do some more trails with more gradient.

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Proposal for the National Bird of Australia

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It turns out that Australia has no official national bird  (but we do have an official gemstone), and this is exactly the type of issue that can unite the fractured nation. But there was a chance to make the Great Tit the national bird of the UK and that was passed up? Yes, I am five). The List. The Emu. The Southern Cassowary.

What is the National Bird of Columbia?

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Columbia has chosen one of the world’s most massive flying species as its national bird: the Andean Condor. In terms of coloration, National Geographic describes the Andean Condors as “mostly black, but males have a distinctive white ‘collar’ around their necks and some white markings on their wings as well.

Kentucky is the Nation’s Worst State for Animal Welfare

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According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, this Read More The post Kentucky is the Nation’s Worst State for Animal Welfare appeared first on Ecorazzi.

What is the National Bird of Costa Rica?

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The national bird of Costa Rica is the Clay-colored Thrush , perhaps my favorite decision for a national bird of any country’s.

Life Birds at Point Reyes National Seashore

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Not just the state itself, which covers over 150,000 square miles, but also its parks, natural areas, and, as I was soon to learn, national seashores and recreation areas. Point Reyes National Seashore encompasses 111 square miles, and includes very little cell phone service. California is  big. The rolling hills of Point Reyes.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes 2015 Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges

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Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced as part of Great Outdoors Month the agency is proposing to expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout the National Wildlife Refuge System. National wildlife refuges provide premier outdoor recreational opportunities across the Nation. Oregon.

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