Recovery of US wildlife law awaits Senate vote

A black warbler photographed in Dundee, Wisconsin.

Two surveys over the past month point to strong support across political, social and demographic lines for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, a potentially “game-changing” proposal to provide $1.4 billion a year to conservation efforts. state and tribal wildlife management. The bill passed the House in June but is awaiting action in the Senate. Supporters … Read more

Two categories of oak provide plenty of acorns for wildlife | Outside

Two categories of oak provide plenty of acorns for wildlife |  Outside

JERRY DAVIS for Lee Sports Wisconsin The oak tree, genus Quercus, is bumped, climbed, sat under and fed by many people during hunting, hiking, firewood cutting and photography in the fall. Years ago an author wrote that “the white oak, Quercus alba, is chief among the oaks and most remarkable among the trees”. It is … Read more

Nature, Wildlife Center receives over $12,400

Young nature campers learn to use binoculars.

Nature, Wildlife Center receives over $12,400 SOUTH BASS ISLAND — The Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center (LEINWC), located in Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island, has benefited over the past two years from receiving community grants from the Ottawa County Community Foundation (OCCF) totaling $12,475. Grant money has helped improve camp accessibility and geology … Read more

Smart Yard Recipe: Attract Wildlife | Lifestyles

Smart Yard Recipe: Attract Wildlife |  Lifestyles

Plant for wildlife You can create habitat for wildlife by planting a variety of plants of different sizes and flowering/fruiting seasons. To attract specific wildlife groups and species, include plants specific to their needs. Birds. Design planted areas that include canopy cover, small understory trees and shrubs, and grasses or flowers. Let grasses and flowers … Read more

Hundreds Join Kent Wildlife Trust Celebration Event – The Isle Of Thanet News

Hundreds Join Kent Wildlife Trust Celebration Event - The Isle Of Thanet News

Event in Sandwich and Pegwell Bay Hundreds of people joined Kent Wildlife Trust and their partner organizations in Sandwich and Pegwell Bay last weekend to celebrate 70 years since the declaration of the first National Nature Reserve. A celebratory event was held to raise awareness of the need to protect important wildlife habitats like the … Read more

Mottled Lantern Glue Traps Are Killing Birds, Wildlife Rescue Group Warns

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For the past two years, insect experts and agriculture officials have been urging homeowners and business owners to kill spotted lanterns. But some of the most popular devices used to smother these insects – glue traps – have accidentally injured and killed birds, according to Raptor Trust officials. “While the spotted lanternfly is a big … Read more

Wildlife Underpasses Actually Work

Wildlife Underpasses Actually Work

Credit: Shutterstock Australian wildlife is increasingly threatened with extinction. One of the main drivers of this is habitat clearance and fragmentation. A related factor is the expansion of our road network, in particular the upgrading and duplication of our highways. Governments are widening our major highways in the interest of road safety and traffic flow. … Read more