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Enjoy bird-watching? Volunteer for an important survey.

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Enjoy bird-watching? Volunteer for an important survey.

 

If you enjoy bird-watching, you might be interested in participating in the annual North American Breeding Bird Survey. The NBBS website states, “Each spring over 2500 skilled amateur birders and professional biologists volunteer to participate in the North American BBS.”

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If You Catch A Snakehead Fish, Kill It

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If You Catch A Snakehead Fish, Kill It

 

There's no gentle way to say this. If you catch a snakehead fish, kill it. That's the word put out on the street by the USDA and various state agencies.

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After The Storm - Birding Opportunities You Won't Believe

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After The Storm - Birding Opportunities You Won't Believe

 

As much as we hate them, hurricanes can make a bird-watcher’s dream come true. Powerful winds send birds from distant locations far north along coastlines, or even inland. You might even find some rare species from Africa or the Caribbean in your own backyard. So, get outdoors and scout for birds before the wind dies down!

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Watch For The Argentine Tegu!

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Watch For The Argentine Tegu!

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants us to look out for the Argentine Black and White Tegu. I received the following notice today by email.

"Argentine black and white tegus are big South American lizards that are popular in the pet trade but trouble when released in the wild. Tegus have been causing problems in Florida for years."

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