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1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento Zoo raising funds for wildlife rescue group

Five day-old house finches are fed with a syringe at the Wildlife Care Association Monday July 14, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Smithills children create miniature wildlife habitat models

As one of their homework projects, children at Church Road Primary School were asked to create a wildlife habitat of their choice.

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NewsCenter 25

Sheriff: 4 dogs in roaming pack shot in Saginaw

Four dogs believed to be part of a pack roaming a vacant industrial and nature area in Saginaw have been shot.

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Tring Today

College Lake is a great tutor for artist who paints wildlife scenes

An artist was so struck with the beauty of a nature reserve that she decided to paint a scene of the conservation site each week for a whole month.

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Freepressseries.co.uk

WILDLIFE presenter Kate Humble launched a farm shop and cafe with the help of Monmouthshire pupils.

Mrs Humble, who presents BBC's Lambing live and Springwatch, opened the cafe and shop selling artisan and local produce at her farm, Humble by Nature, in Monmouthshire last week.

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Littlehampton Gazette

Building new roads 'will not solve' A27 problems

Dr Tony Whitbread, chief executive of Sussex Wildlife Trust, has expressed his disappointment at the newly-launched A27 Action campaign.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Inuit discuss unified front on wildlife, changing North

Hundreds of Inuit from across the circumpolar world are meeting in Inuvik to discuss a unified front on everything from wildlife management to economic development.

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The Fresno Bee

Northwest wildlife refuges to phase out pesticide

The region covering Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Hawaii is the first in the agency to ban neonicotinoids.

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KSWO

Private Texas lake used to help spawn bigger bass

The San Antonio Express-News reported Monday that Dr. Gary Schwarz has a 15-year contract with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

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The Macon Telegraph

Jekyll Island OKs sharpshooters for thinning deer

The Jekyll Island Authority board voted unanimously Monday to move toward controlled killing of some of the white-tailed deer on the island after three years of grappling with the issue.

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Fremont Bulletin

Shooting ban causes rift in East Bay Park District and state agency

A ban on duck hunting on open Bay waters within 150 yards of regional shoreline trails has stirred a state-versus-local-power dispute over public safety and waterways.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

See the sights, contemplate history, wildlife, culture in Namibia, a southern African jewel

Before setting out on a game drive across ruggedly beautiful northwest Namibia, we told the safari camp managers we were happy to take sandwiches.

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Tri-cityherald.com

South African park considers rhino evacuation

The goal is to "spread the risk" by evacuating rhinos to other game reserves because Kruger park is heavily targeted by poachers, park spokesman William Mabasa said Monday.

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The Marion Star

Officials probe dead swans case on Lake Erie

Over the last couple of weeks of winter and early spring an alarming number of swans were observed floating dead in some of the remaining open water patches of the Lake Erie Islands and Catawba.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Frankfort center educates visitors on Kentucky wildlife

Nineteen years ago the Salato Wildlife Education Center opened in Frankfort, tasked with educating the public about Kentucky’s native wildlife.

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The Olympian

Researchers tag fish to track movements in Elwha

Biologists involved in the restoration in the Elwha River have placed radio tags in more than 50 fish so their movements can be tracked.

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Daily Echo

Big butterfly count launched in Hampshire

HAMPSHIRE: Sir David Attenborough calls on the county's wildlife fans to join the UK-wide Big Butterfly Count to see which varieties are thriving butterflies counting on you! PEOPLE across Hampshire who fancy a flutter will have the chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count this summer.

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Bradenton.com

Goliath grouper protections discussed in Keys

Some critics tell The Key West Citizen that the protections established in 1990 should be lifted because the massive fish have become so plentiful that they are eating large numbers of spiny lobster and interfere with anglers trying to hook smaller fish.

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The Olympian

SURFRIDERS: Survey to set value of coastal tourism, recreation

Results from an online survey will help The Surfrider Foundation determine the social and economic value of tourism and recreation in Washington's coastal communities.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

This large gator was stalking the children, McDonald says.

Several East Texas children were swimming in a pond when they realized they had an uninvited guest with them: an eight foot long alligator.

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