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Asian carp DNA found near Lake Michigan

Leonard N. Fleming, The Detroit News Published 9:42 p.m. ET May 19, 2019 The DNA of six Asian carp were detected in Illinois just a few miles from the shore of Lake Michigan, sounding alarm bells among those hoping to … Continue reading

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Recovery of the Gray Wolf

The gray wolf, an iconic species of the American West, had all but disappeared from landscape in the lower 48 states by the early 20th century. Now it roams free in nine states and is stable and healthy throughout its … Continue reading

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Largest monarch population since 2007 announced

Monarch Joint Venture Jan.30, 2019 The eastern North American monarch population estimate for the winter of 2018-2019 reports a population size of 6.05 hectares, as announced today by WWF- Mexico and the Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP). This … Continue reading

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Missouri’s First Conservation Bank To Benefit Endangered Bats

Conservation Employees’ Credit Union Money Matters Fall 2018 Issue Partnering with Burns & McDonnell, the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation (MCHF) opened the Chariton Hills Conservation Bank. This is the first conservation bank in Missouri to be approved by the U.S. … Continue reading

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Discovery of corn that fertilizes itself could transform agriculture

  Anna Groves, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 7:30 a.m. CT Aug. 20, 2018 | Updated 10:13 a.m. CT Aug. 20, 2018 Farmers in a small area of southern Mexico knew that a variety of corn grown in the area was … Continue reading

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