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Stories from the FieldNews
USGS Science Feature: Could Species Conservation be Key to Winning a College Football National Championship?THU, DECEMBER 5, 2013, 01:33 PM EST
As championship week gets underway, was there really any surprise about the teams that have made it this far? Believe it or not, sports analysts may want to pay attention to a different set of rankings — the endangered species list. Read More >
NPS: Students Advance Biodiversity AwarenessTHU, DECEMBER 5, 2013, 10:55 AM EST
Last May a group of students representing St. Ann Academy of Bridgeport, Conn., spent two days at the NPS/National Geographic Society BioBlitz at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Now back in Connecticut, they remain actively engaged. Read More >
USGS Science Feature: Pardon Me, Mr. President, I'm Just a Wild TurkeyWED, NOVEMBER 27, 2013, 09:06 AM EST
At the founding of this nation, Benjamin Franklin wrote his daughter, Mrs. Sarah Bache, endorsing the turkey as the national bird. He believed the turkey to be an honorable and noble fowl and the perfect representative of this new and free nation. Read More >
BLM Employees Give Thanks for Our Public LandsWED, NOVEMBER 27, 2013, 08:31 AM EST
To celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, BLM employees from across the country are sharing stories about why they give thanks for our public lands. Read More >
USFWS Director's Corner: Like Pumpkin Pie? At Thanksgiving We Need to Thank PollinatorsTUE, NOVEMBER 26, 2013, 09:46 AM EST
Did you realize that without bees to pollinate the pumpkins, our traditional dessert, pumpkin pie, would not be. And without pollinators, we could pretty much say goodbye to chocolate, coffee and almonds. Equally scarce would be fruits and vegetables. Read More >