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October 3, 2017 | 3 minute read
Salt marshes, mangrove forests, and barrier beaches are home to a diversity of wildlife species, and when these coastal ecosystems are intact and functional, they benefit communities as well as wildlife. Read the full story...
September 23, 2009 | 6 minute read
ATLANTA, GA — On coastal North Carolinas federal wildlife refuges, shorelines are receding and barrier islands are narrowing. In the Florida Keys, the sooty tern, a sea bird, is showing up to breed three to four months earlier than usual. Inland, invasive plants such as Alligator Weed are crowding out more desirable food for ducks and geese on refuges in Tennessee and northern Alabama. These signs, and many others, are consistent with the science on global warming. Read the full story...
June 1, 2009 | 5 minute read
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Environmental Synergy Inc. (ESI) announced today that a 1,182-acre forest carbon sequestration project along Louisiana’s Red River has received Gold Level Validation, the highest level available under the Go Zero® standards. Supported by donations from The Conservation Fund’s Go Zero® program, the project, known as the Red River Restoration Initiative, is helping to restore and protect native forestland at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge, benefiting wildlife and people alike. Read the full story...