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September issue, Birding eBulletin

Posted by: Jim Williams under Bird conservation Updated: September 4, 2014 - 1:39 PM

You can access this issue and the archive of past E-bulletins on the
website of the National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA):
http://refugeassociation.org/news/birding-bulletin/

The September 2014 edition includes the following topics:

RARITY FOCUS
Lower Rio Grande Valley Collared Plover

WHAT WOULD MARTHA DO
the argument that timely conservation really does work

BOOK NOTES: SIBLEY REVISITED
new illustrations includes illustrations of rarities that were
not included in the first edition

TRICOLORED BLACKBIRD: STILL TROUBLED
possible emergency listing of the Tricolored Blackbird on CA
endangered species list

SURPRISE PUERTO RICAN PARROTS HATCHED IN THE WILD
two endangered Puerto Rican parrots were recently hatched for
the first time in 144 years

ACCESS MATTERS: SIMPLE PARKING
every effort should be made to adhere to whatever guidelines
have been established to regulate birder crowd control

IBA NEWS: HATTERAS REPRIEVE
the battle over off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Hatteras National
Seashore (National Park Service) has gone on for years

NEONICS AND NWRs
US FWS bans the use of neonicotinoids at National Wildlife
Refuges

EAGLE "TAKE" PERMIT COULD START A TREND
permit was issued to a wind-power project in northern California

TIP OF THE MONTH: PERSONALIZE YOUR FIELD GUIDE
opportunities to personalize your field guide are practically
endless

LWCF IS 50 THIS MONTH
use the revenues from offshore oil and gas to support the
conservation of land and water - underfunded and must be renewed to be
continued
 

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