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Tucson Residents Help Scientists in Monitoring Lesser Long-nosed Bats

A bat detector gives off a static crackle as a bat zooms by and dodges a mist net by mere inches. Another swoops too low, flying into the net on its way to steal some sugar water from a nearby hummingbird feeder.... Read More [html]

Ancient Residents of the Grand Canyon Find Their Way Home

The waters of the Grand Canyon recently welcomed back a group of old friends—the bizarre, but striking, humpback chub (Gila cypha). Hundreds of the olive and silver colored fish flitted through ... Read More [html]

Student Makes a Difference for Her School, Community, and Endangered Frogs

What can one high school student do to save an endangered species? Ask Douglas, Arizona's Mackenzie Kimbro. Just before entering her freshman year of high school, Mackenzie and ... Read More [html]


New Jersey

Protecting Bog Turtles in New Jersey

At only four inches long, bog turtles, (Glyptemys [Clemmys] muhlenbergii), are the smallest turtles in North America. Bog turtles ... Read More [html]

New York

Preserving Long Island Grasslands Provides Habitat for the Endangered Sandplain Gerardia Plant

New York's Long Island is home to more than 7 million people, two major airports, nine bridges, 13 tunnels, and one very rare ... Read More [html]


Mutual Aid to the Rescue for Red-cockaded Woodpeckers in Virginia

At the northernmost point of its range, the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) is on the road ... Read More [html]


Last updated: July 13, 2016