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3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Parks Canada gets funding to reduce wildlife collisions on Highway 93 S

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

California environmentalists decry feds' fire plan

Federal forest officials say they were trying for a balanced approach in new plan to allow loggers to remove dead wood from a massive California wildfire, but environmentalists are calling it a travesty for trees.

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National Public Radio

There's A Big Leak In America's Water Tower

The northern arm of the Rocky Mountains is sometimes called "the crown of the continent," and its jewels are glaciers and snowfields that irrigate large parts of North America during spring thaw.

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WFTV Orlando

Indian woman slays leopard, lives to tell the tale

And not only did she live to tell the tale, but she also had to walk at least half a mile to get treatment for her several wounds.

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KION 46

'Threatened' status sought for monarch butterfly

Three conservation groups and a butterfly expert are asking the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Forest Service to release Rim Fire recovery plan

U.S. Forest Service officials say they're ready to unveil a plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed in California's Rim Fire that stand at the center of a conflict between environmentalists and loggers.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Lake Champlain lamprey treatment set

Federal fish and wildlife officials along with their counterparts in Vermont and New York have set the fall schedule for treating Lake Champlain tributaries in the two states.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Wildlife charity appoints new director

He has a strong academic background in river and floodplain management and 25 years experience in delivering water-related environmental projects, having held senior management roles in the public and charitable sectors.

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NewsTarget.com

Groups take action to ban rat poison that ultimately kills wildlife that ingest the rats

When someone thinks of New York City, an area that's brimming with wildlife isn't necessarily the first thing that comes to mind.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Biologist: New collar for wolf OR-7 no easy matter

Biologists trying to put a new GPS tracking collar on Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, could be camping out in the southern Oregon Cascades for weeks before they are successful.

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ABC 33/40

Louisiana landowner appeals gopher frog ruling

A Louisiana landowner is appealing a federal judge's decision that a tree farm where an endangered burrowing frog was last seen in 1965 is necessary for the animal's recovery.

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Retford Today

North Anston: Tropical Butterfly House raises over A 5k for charity in South Africa

The Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre has raised a record amount of cash for a charity based in South Africa working to protect critically endangered vultures.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Death of opposition leader roils Botswana

He was a former stalwart in Botswana's ruling party who defected to become a rising star in the political opposition ahead of elections in October.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Advocates argue wildlife permits threaten Utah prairie dog

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has illegally given permission to Garfield and Iron counties for potential development on wide swaths of Utah prairie dog habitat, which could kill thousands of the threatened, social mammals, Friends of Animals claims in a new lawsuit.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

DNR wants hunters to be prepared for new crossbow ...

DNR wildlife regulations specialist Scott Loomans says the regulations for the license now allows all hunters to get a permit, not just the elderly or disabled.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Life-like jellyfish and other sea creatures will be used to teach children about marine wildlife

A HAMPSHIRE swimming pool is turning into an underwater extravaganza to give children a chance to find out more about life under the sea.

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KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oil spill in wildlife area alarms residents

Herbert Rousey and his wife were taking pictures of wildlife out at the Lexington Wildlife Management Area when they stumbled across something alarming.

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CNews

Crocodile attacks couple while swimming

A Miami man remained hospitalized in serious condition after a crocodile for the first time in Florida history attacked a pair of late-night swimmers near an upscale suburb, a wildlife official said on Monday.

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ABC News

Hunter Hired by Washington State Kills 1 Wolf

One wolf has been killed by a hunter hired by Washington, a state where the animals have been regaining a foothold in recent years after being hunted to extinction in the early 1900s.

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WSIL

New Illinois Law Protects Bears, Cougars and Wolves

All three species still are rare in Illinois, but wildlife officials expect them to become more common and wanted a way to protect them.

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