Returning to St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

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Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Marks National Wildlife Refuge appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Marks National Wildlife RefugeThe summer of 2019 will forever be defined by my move to Tallahassee.

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Yellowstone National Park Bird Celebration

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In the midst of an intensifying battle between protecting public lands and advancing private interests, I want to share a moment of avian celebration at Yellowstone National Park. national park (1872), birding records date back to its establishment. For the love of birds and parks.

The Economic Impact of Birding on National Wildlife Refuges: Creating Local Jobs

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Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) attempts to calculate the economic contribution of National Wildlife Refuge visitation to local communities. According to the study, for FY2017, the National Wildlife Refuge System had 53.6 Every few years, the U.S.

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The Cherokee National Forest just got bigger!

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Through multi-partnerships, cooperation, federal funding, and the private conservation efforts of one family, 616 acres were officially added to the Cherokee National Forest in September 2018. Featured image – Cherokee National Forest, southern section.).

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eBirding National Wildlife Refuges

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I am something of an aficionado of National Wildlife Refuges. The new features are called “ Explore a National Wildlife Refuge ,” and they can be found in the “explore” tab under the “explore a region” sub-tab. Birding eBird National Wildlife Refuges USFWS

Top 25 National Wildlife Refuges for Birding

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There are more than 550 national wildlife refuges in the United States, with at least one in every state and one within an hour drive of almost every major American city. Both birds and birders flock to national wildlife refuges. Birding National Wildlife Refuges travel

Miami Mega Mall vs. Everglades National Park

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While there’s nothing inherently noteworthy about another super complex, this one will sit in uncomfortable proximity to the Everglades National Park. Everglades National Park. Everglades National Park. National Park Service photo.). Merchandising folly 1 – Conservation 0.

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Birding Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana

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It’s that coastline, however, that called me to Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge, an oasis drawing migrating waterfowl like a magnet. The post Birding Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Trips louisiana national wildlife refuge

Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

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The Dry Tortugas National Park , seven bits of lands comprised of coral and sand, is home to seven nesting avian species, 40 winter visitors, and 250+ fly-through bird species during spring and fall migrations. Dry Tortugas approximately 100 years ago. Sooties, noddies, and where to find them.

The Whistling Ducks of Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge

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On a sandbar in the center of the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, hundreds of ducks swirled around each other or lay down to take cover against the punishing wind. The post The Whistling Ducks of Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Alaska Day: Birds and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act

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It is therefore appropriate for birders to pause and recognize significance of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA). By designating more than 97 million acres for new parks and refuges, we are doubling the size of our National Park and Wildlife Refuge System.

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The Splendor of Birds and National Geographic: a Book Review

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Take a moment, then, to give thanks for the remaining good ones, the primary example being National Geographic. It is organized chronologically, in four chapters, beginning in 1888, when the National Geographic Society was formed. Reviews book review national geographic

Duck Stamps and the Best National Wildlife Refuges for Birding

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Not long ago, I posted a list of the 25 best National Wildlife Refuges for birding. Conservation duck stamp Federal Duck Stamp National Wildlife Refuges USFWSIn June, the 2018-2019 Federal Duck Stamp was released.

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Yanchep National Park-Perth

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Yanchep National Park is a very popular destination if you are visiting Perth and have access to a vehicle. It is easy to get to Yanchep National Park from Perth within an hour via the Mitchell Freeway and then Wanneroo Road and there is ample parking within the park.

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Some of My Favorite National Wildlife Refuge Photos

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I think most of you know how important our National Wildlife Refuge system is to me. This week I have simply put together a post featuring several of my favorite photos, all taken on our National Wildlife Refuges. I will close with a video from Colusa National Wildlife Refuge.

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Perth Hills National Parks

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There are some excellent National Parks in the hills to the east of Perth city and they are all worth a visit at any time of year. Beelu National Park has numerous trails that you can walk and the Bibbulmun Track also passes by the Perth Discovery Centre and camp site.

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Looking for Waterfowl in Gulf Islands National Seashore

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After being “officially” closed during the government shutdown, Florida’s Gulf Islands National Seashore didn’t look too worse for wear when my husband and I visited over the weekend. Trips Florida Gulf Islands National Seashore waterfowl

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Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Black Bears

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When I was reading up on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and realized that it is supposed to be the easiest place on the east coast to see Black Bears I was pretty excited. … Mammals Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge bears Black Bear North Carolina

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National Geographic Posts Favorite Photos

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National Geographic is famous for bringing us incredible photos that tell stories of culture, adventure, and exploration. So grab a cup of coffee and peruse away: National Geographic Photos. Celebrate National Trails Day This Saturday, June 4th

Week 16: South Africa and Kruger National Park

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We got here and dropped our luggage, and headed straight for the Crocodile River Gate entrance to Kruger National Park. Since we will be in Cape Town for a week after leaving here, we will be able to use it there at Table Mountain National Park as well.

Feeding the nation

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The first and foremost job and task of a farmer is not to produce for the export market but it is that of feeding the nation. First feed the nation. feeding the nation and the job of the forester is. producing timber for the nation.

National Tree Week 2016

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26th November to 4th December CHANGING VIEWS As National Tree Week – the UK’s biggest annual festival of trees – approaches, The Tree Council is encouraging everyone to consider how they can change views for the better by planting and celebrating trees.

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Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge

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For me, the real jewel of central Oregon is Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge. Growing up in central Oregon, allowed me to experience such a diverse amount of habitat, and the wildlife that resides there.

What is the National Bird of Italy?

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Italy has no national bird! Some places on the web claim that the national bird of Italy is the “bluebird” but this is so untrue that it does not make sense. The lack of a national bird is not because Italy has a paucity of birds or a lack of interest in symbols.

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Canada’s National Bird: And the Winner Is …

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Those of you who have been waiting with bated breath for the past few months in anticipation can finally exhale: Canada has a new national bird. Whether the Canadian government will adopt this recommendation remains to be seen; at the moment, there is no official Canadian national bird.

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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. As the fifteenth national park established by Congress, it is one of the oldest national parks in the United States. Birds Destinations Lassen Volcanic National Park Mountain Bluebirds national parks

Birding Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

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But if you want herons and ducks and shorebirds and geese and egrets and swans and rails the best bet is the famed Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge along State Route 2 in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Trips Midwest Birding Symposium Ohio Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

Juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

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That being said, I found this juvenile recently at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge. The complex headquarters at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge , Colusa NWR , and Delevan NWR all have photo blinds that are available to reserve.

What National Siblings Day taught me about Sibling Loss.

Elephant Journal

When I first heard about National Siblings Day, I averted my eyes from it. Family Love brothers elephant magazine family grief loss of a lifetime national siblings day sibling death sibling loss sistersWhen I was 24, my 21-year-old brother Will died from heroin.

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Spurn National Nature Reserve

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During our visit to the UK last year we were able to make two visits to Spurn National Nature Reserve and this area is only 27km (16.8 Spurn National Nature Reserve was an easy area to get to and over four thousand people made the trip to see the rarity!

Happy National Brown Bag It Day

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Nationalism is an infantile disease

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) “Nationalism is an infantile disease. " ~ Albert Einstein Nationalism and even the nation state are obsolete, in fact they have been thus for ever and a day, and both have been the cause for many of the wars throughout history while others, that is true, were for prestige, resources and such. This is a dangerous development and this nationalism generally ends in fascism. fascism nationalism politics

National Vegetarian Week 2016

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National Vegetarian Week 16-22 May 2016 National Vegetarian Week 2016 runs from 16-24 May – now in its 24th year this celebration of all things veggie is a great time to talk about food, traditions and those special dishes.

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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. I’m hoping this will give you an incentive to get out and experience a National Wildlife Refuge in your area during this fall migration. There are over 560 National Wildlife Refuges across the United States, at least one in every state.

Fishing at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

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Fishing is not one of the recreational activities allowed at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge but apparently no one has passed that information on to the local bird population. Birds egrets Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Snowy Egret wading birds

AAA: "National gas price average for Labor Day on track to be cheapest in three years.

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Something good is coming out of the trade war (if you think lower gas prices that might lead to more driving is a good thing): At $2.59, the national gas price average is poised to be potentially the cheapest Labor Day weekend average in three years.

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Mountain Chickadees at Lassen Volcanic National Park

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Mountain Chickadees ( Poecile gambeli ) are a conspicuous cavity nester and one of the 96 species of birds that nest in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Birds chickadees Lassen Volcanic National Park Mountain Chickadee

And Our Newest National Park is…

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Yesterday, January 10th 2013, President Obama signed legislation upgrading the Pinnacles National Monument to full National Park status.

What is the National Bird of Guatemala?

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The national bird of Guatemala is one of the most magnificent birds in the entire world – the Resplendent Quetzal. Guatemala chose wisely when they picked the bird that would be the avian symbol for the country, a bird that even appears on their coat of arms and national flag!

What is the National Bird of Venezuela?

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I remember the very first time I saw the national bird of Venezuela. It was introduced to Puerto Rico and other island nations, and now flourishes. Birds national bird Troupial Venezuela

How to Become a National Geographic Explorer

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I asked Davis to share his advice on what it takes to become a National Geographic Explorer and live a life of discovery and adventure. Related posts: National Geographic Posts Favorite Photos. Click here to view the embedded video.

The National Wildlife Refuge System: Birders Leading the Way

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He has visited more than 40 National Wildlife Refuges in 20 states and frequently visits NWRs in his travels, most recently Buenos Aires NWR in southern Arizona. One of the nation’s premier birding locations had been overrun by an armed militia and the occupation unexpectedly endured for weeks. The focus on Malheur is and was appropriate, but we should not lose sight of the significance of the entire National Wildlife Refuge System. Jason A.

Blue-winged Teal at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

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The Blue-winged Teal ( Anas discors ) is not that common in California except along the coast, so I was pretty excited to discover several pair and a few non-paired individuals of the species at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge on the day I had reserved photo blind #2.