Welcome to That's a Wrap, a weekly round up of what's been going on in and around the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service! Every Friday, we'll supply you with the best news and info you'll need before heading out the door for the weekend.
And now, a disclaimer! We can't gather all of these lovely tidbits ourselves, so some of our links will take you away from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife website. We will never knowingly link to anything malicious, but we are obliged to tell you to be careful out there.
This week in the Service ...
... we got LOTS of info about what's happening with our National Wildlife Refuge System!
... we continued to Follow the Ferrets on Facebook
... and we learned how two student interns made a real difference this past summer.
In other news ...
... It seems that the worst of this year's West Nile Virus epidemic appears to be over (NPR)
... a species of monkey new to science has been discovered in the Congo (LAT)
... and Capitol Hill is gearing up for the Golden Goose Awards, which honor obscure scientific research projects (LAT)
Pic of the Week
Can has recovery?
Our Pacific Southwest Region has just rolled out a new plan that will help tiny island foxes continue big steps toward recovery.
And before you go ...