Conservation News

Dec 05, 2017

Providing Healthy, Local, and Sustainable Seafood Through Aquaculture Technology

Through her work with The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, Kata helps create the technology that provides a sustainable, local way to farm healthy fish that’s good for people, our economy and the environment.

» Full Article at The Conservation Fund

Dec 05, 2017

From rescue to research: training detection dogs for conservation

Conservation and research teams have used detection dogs to locate illegal wildlife products, weapons, invasive species, and, particularly, wildlife scat–a non-invasive way to collect dietary, hormonal, and genetic information contained in fecal material.

» Full Article at New York Times

Nov 14, 2017

Why you should thank bees, flies and butterflies for the food you eat

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of pollinators, such as bees, flies and even butterflies.

» Full Article at Herald Times Reporter

Nov 14, 2017

Coyotes play ecological role in region

A nuisance to the farming community or an urban-dwelling neighbor? However you've experienced coyotes in Wisconsin, there's no doubt they are here to stay. David Drake, professor at UW-Madison, explains, "“Coyotes are serving a purpose, absolutely...They are a native species of wildlife in Wisconsin, and they biologically belong here.”

» Full Article at WiscNews

Nov 14, 2017

Bobcat Population On The Rise In Wisconsin

It's good to see conservation efforts in Wisconsin paying off.

» Full Article at Wisconsin Public Radio

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