Updates from September, 2010

ROCKPORT PILOT

Balance of Human, Whooper Needs Sought

September 23rd, 2010 | Related Press

Anyone interested in developing a community-based planning process seeking to balance human needs with those of the recovery of the whooping crane are urged to attended a kickoff meeting for Community-Based Planning (CBP) around the Whooping Crane. That session will be held at 7 p.m. […]

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MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO

Diverters should prevent birds from hitting power lines

September 7th, 2010 | Related Press

Duluth-based Minnesota Power is installing diverters on power lines to guide migrating birds away from the lines.The diverters look like foot-long corkscrews, and they’re installed on 44 miles of power lines that cross the route where a flock of whooping cranes migrates from Canada to […]

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HOUSTON CHRONICLE

60 years later, the whoopers may be returning

September 7th, 2010 | Related Press

The whooping crane, a majestic bird that has become emblematic of endangered species, may soon return to Louisiana’s coastal marshes after a 60-year absence. Federal and state wildlife officials are making plans to reintroduce the cranes to their former habitat within six months — a […]

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