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Stories from the FieldNews
USFWS: Back from the Brink of Extinction at Hakalau Forest NWRTHU, DECEMBER 12, 2013, 12:09 PM EST
Baron Horiuchi and his work at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge are sometimes the only thing that stands between an extinct plant and its total disappearance from the Earth. Read More >
NPS: David Luchsinger, Superintendent of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, RetiresWED, DECEMBER 11, 2013, 12:15 PM EST
As a WG-1 seasonal maintenance employee, David Luchsinger dared to dream he could lead a national park. Almost 36 years later, at the end of this month, he will retire as superintendent of Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. Read More >
BLM-Alaska: White Mountains Goes to the DogsWED, DECEMBER 11, 2013, 08:58 AM EST
When you think of recreation on public lands, dog mushing may not be the first sport that comes to mind. But things are different in the 1-million-acre White Mountains National Recreation Area, just north of Fairbanks, Alaska. Read More >
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 >