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Let’s Talk Turkey: Conservation, Traditions, and Turkey Season

As the unofficial start of summer rolls in, and brings with it all the excitement of family barbeques and weekends in the sun, I’m actually pretty bummed.  For me, it’s …

Rio Grande Wilid Turkey puffing out his feathers. U.S. FWS photo by Robert Burton.

Let’s Talk Turkey: The History of a Wild Icon in America

The turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is one of wildlife conservation’s greatest success stories. Unlike the accomplishment of cooking up a delicious stuffed turkey for Thanksgiving, this success story is about wild …

5 Things You Should Know About the Wild Turkey

True Americans The wild turkey is a true American species that is native only to the United States, Canada and Mexico. There are five subspecies found across North America. They …

Turkey Facts for Turkey Day

As you gobble down your Thanksgiving feast, here are a few turkey tidbits for the dinner table conversation… Wild Turkey Facts: The wild turkey was a contender for America’s national …

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