Tag Archives: wildlife
California wetland

Wetlands are disappearing at an alarming rate

Water scarcity has been at the forefront of environmental concerns for a number of years. Now, we’re seeing a gradual disappearance of marshes and wetlands.

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Stowell family

Stowell family receives statewide conservation award in Utah

Sand County Foundation, Utah Farm Bureau, Western AgCredit and the Utah Cattlemen’s Association presented H.A. Farms with the Leopold Conservation Award.

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Dick & Kim Cates

Leopold Conservation Award recipient announced in Wisconsin

Cates Family named the recipient of the Leopold Conservation Award, honoring Wisconsin landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship of natural resources.

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Breitenmoser Farm

Finalists announced for Wisconsin’s Leopold Conservation Award

Sand County Foundation and Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation are proud to announce the finalists for Wisconsin’s Leopold Conservation Award.

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Wildlife overpass in Canada's Banff National Park

Redefining wildlife corridors

As transportation infrastructure expands it starts to interfere with wildlife habitat, preventing the animals from getting from one area to the next, causing issues for the animals, as well as humans. For instance, Canada’s Trans-Canada Highway, which carries 25,000 to 30,000 vehicles on an average summer day, runs through Banff National Park. One particular section […]

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Minnesota’s moose mystery

Moose are dying at an alarming rate in Minnesota and researchers are trying to figure out why. The issue has caused the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to launch the world’s largest GPS-based moose tracking study. The current situation is dire for the iconic moose. The population has decreased by a third since 2009 in […]

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