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More than 40 miles of the Mississippi River headwaters flow through the Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape.Sentinel Landscapes Announced for Three U.S. Military Bases, Partnerships Preserve Wildlife and Support Military Readiness

The departments of Interior, Agriculture and Defense joined with state and other partners today to announce three new Sentinel Landscapes for Avon Park Air Force Range in Florida, Camp Ripley in Minnesota and military bases across eastern North Carolina. The partnerships target improved conservation ...
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Featured Species

Channel Island fox. Credit: NPS

Channel Island Fox

Four of the six subspecies of island fox on California's Channel Islands – the San Miguel, Santa Barbara, Santa Rosa, and Santa Cataline island foxs – were listed as endangered in 2004 following catastrophic population declines...

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California condor. Credit: USFWS

Condor Watch

Biologists studying the endangered California condor have launched a new web site to enlist the help of citizen scientists in research aimed at reducing lead poisoning, the primary threat to condors in the wild...

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Indiana bat

Indiana Bat

Indiana bats are found over most of the eastern half of the U.S. Almost half of them hibernate in caves in southern Indiana...

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Partnership Stories

Local aircraft. Credit: Seabird Protection Network

Preserving Kauai's Native Forest Birds

Hawaiian birds—many found nowhere else on Earth—face daunting pressures from habitat loss and introduced nonnative species like feral pigs and domestic cats. Thanks to our generous supporters, San Diego Zoo Global was able to partner with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the State of Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife to create two bird propagation centers on the islands
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Last updated: July 19, 2016