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Whooping crane

Four Ways Climate Change is Impacting Key Species in Texas—and Four Ways to Combat It

You haven’t truly seen a whooping crane until you’ve wandered onto the wetlands where they winter. The horizon is just a bit bigger there. Saltmarshes and ribbons of water unfurl …

American avocet

Will Migratory Birds Win at the Polls in the Golden State?

With their long, upturned bills and striking coloration, avocets are a striking migratory bird that depend on the Golden State’s wetlands. However, pollution and contaminants in California waterways dampen successful …

It’s Earth Day: Show Our Public Lands Some Love

Did you know the federal government manages approximately 640 million acres of public land? That translates to about 28% of the nation’s 2.27 billion acres! Multiple government agencies are charged with working …

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