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The Beauty, Majesty and Variety of Ducks Challenged by Tar Sands

6/11/2014 // By Russell Bassett

Bufflehead, black and wood ducks, canvasback, gadwall, goldeneye, mallard, pintail, redhead, ring-necked, ruddy, scaup, scoter, shoveler, teal, and widgeon: to duck hunters and bird watchers alike, the characteristics of those species and the sounds they make are like sweet music […] Read more >

Whether it's their home or a pit stop on the way south for the winter, many wildlife depend on working farm land. Photo: Ryan Stockwell

Last Call: Who Wants a Farm Bill that Works for Wildlife?

10/29/2013 // By Lara Bryant

Sisyphus was a king from Greek mythology who was punished by the gods by being forced eternally to push a massive boulder up a hill; each time, as the boulder nearly reached the top, it would roll back down. For […] Read more >

Meet the Flockers: Geese Join Two Man Marching Band

11/16/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

Birds of a feather flock together, but these geese are flocking to a two man marching band in Belgium. Don’t you just love wildlife? Read more >

Can Commerical Air Lines Act More Like Geese?

7/28/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A university-based contest called “Fly Your Idea” is producing interesting ideas for more environmentally-sound flight including borrowing some ideas from geese. Physorg.com reports: “A team of five doctoral students from the Aeronautics and Astronautics program has conceptualized a way for […] Read more >