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Wisdom and her newest chick.
Wisdom and her newest chick. Credit: B. Peyton/USFWS

Chick Magnet: Albatross Wisdom Hatches Another Egg

February 22, 2018
At 67, Laysan albatross Wisdom, the world’s oldest known breeding bird in the wild, is a mother once more! On February 6, approximately two months after Wisdom began incubating her egg, Wisdom and her mate, Akeakamai, welcomed their newest chick to Midway Atoll.
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Scouts show off their milkweed.
Scouts show off their milkweed. Credit: Photo courtesy of Robert Snip/Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts Vie for Top Monarch Award

February 21, 2018

The Fish and Wildlife Service joined the National Capital Area Council Boy Scouts of America last week as the Scouts kicked off their Milkweed for Monarchs program. Scouts will plant milkweed and submit photos of their projects to a photo contest, where winners will be named Top Monarchs. Participants also get a Milkweed for Monarchs program patch.
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Find Your Way: Florida National Wildlife Refuges video snapshot. Click to view.
Find Your Way: Florida National Wildlife Refuges video snapshot. Click to view. Credit: USFWS

Find Your Way: Florida Refuges

February 20, 2018

What's in your backyard? Four young Floridians venture out on a weekend getaway exploring four national wildlife refuges. From paddle boarding with manatees to interactive history to discovering trails, adventure means something different for each of these millennials.
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