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Stories from the FieldNews
USGS Science Feature: Water Flows and Energy GrowsTHU, AUGUST 21, 2014, 09:32 AM EST
This USGS Science feature explores the Williston Basin, where groundwater is limited and energy is plentiful. Read More (usgs.gov) >
USFWS Open Spaces Blog: Firefighters Still Learning from Historic Fatality FiresTHU, AUGUST 21, 2014, 09:03 AM EST
Thirteen wildland firefighters from 11 wildlife refuges and the Fire Management Branch headquarters office came together for three days of field study at the sites of two tragic wildfires to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the South Canyon Fire. Read More (fws.gov) >
NPS-Dinosaur National Monument: Our Office is a Dinosaur QuarryTHU, AUGUST 21, 2014, 08:39 AM EST
Young paleontologists Ben Otoo and Nicole Ridgwell are spending the summer living a dream, as they scramble and climb to photograph and map the world famous deposit of ancient bones at Dinosaur National Monument. Read More (nps.gov) >
USFWS: Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Protect Threatened Puritan Tiger BeetleWED, AUGUST 20, 2014, 09:17 AM EST
With an easement providing permanent protection on a Girl Scout camp in the Chesapeake Bay area, Girl Scouts are giving the federally threatened Puritan tiger beetle a strong boost toward recovery. Read More (fws.gov) >
Web Reads: NPS: Successful Restoration of State-threatened Peregrine Continues in Shenandoah National ParkWED, AUGUST 20, 2014, 09:15 AM EST
Between early May and mid-July, Shenandoah National Park Natural Resources staff, along with its partners, has successfully restored nine peregrine falcons in the park. Read More (facebook.com) >