Tag: Tundra Swan
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Public Involvement Sought to Assist Water Management Efforts at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
June 29, 2017 | 3 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is soliciting the public’s help in crafting a long-term plan to manage water on the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. The Service will hold two open houses July 26 and 27 in Tyrrell and Hyde counties to gather input on the issues that local residents believe need to be addressed for the management of water on the refuge, including the Pungo Unit waterfowl area. Read the full story...
Fish and Wildlife Service, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission strengthen collaboration to improve the lake’s health and boost outdoor recreation at Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
February 11, 2016 | 4 minute read
Raleigh, North Carolina - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission today announced additional steps to strengthen their long-standing conservation partnership and said the lake at Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge in Swan Quarter, North Carolina, will be the big winner. Today’s announcement builds on a commitment put in place in December 2014 to collaborate more closely on efforts to improve Lake Mattamuskeet’s ecosystem and enhance public access. Read the full story...
Service and state of North Carolina strengthen partnership at Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge’s Lake Mattamuskeet
December 5, 2014 | 2 minute read
Swan Quarter, North Carolina – Tomorrow Cindy Dohner, Southeast Regional Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Gordon Myers, Executive Director of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, will strengthen a joint commitment to the conservation of fish and wildlife and their habitats on Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge and its centerpiece Lake Mattamuskeet in Hyde County, North Carolina. The two agencies will announce details of this commitment at 12:30 p. Read the full story...
December 17, 2013 | 2 minute read
One of two tundra swans found dead in south Warren County, KY. Photo by USFWS. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources are requesting assistance with an investigation involving the unlawful killing of two tundra swans found in south Warren County, Kentucky. Two tundra swans were discovered by a bird watcher on Monday, December 9, 2013, in a ditch beside Old Springfield Road, near the intersection of Oscar Downey Road. Read the full story...
Taxon: Anseriformes, Anatidae Range: Tundra swans breed primarily in Alaska and northern Canada and winter on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States. The eastern population migrates southeast to coastal areas from Delaware to North Carolina, while the western population migrates south to the Pacific Northwest and several inland areas. Status: Not listed, low concern – Continental population sizes exceed 200,000, and populations appear to have been increasing since the early 1980s. Visit the species profile...