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Whooping crane count method discussed

October 12th, 2012 | Related Press

Representatives from the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) conducted a public presentation Thursday, Oct. 4, to discuss the Aransas-Wood Buffalo flock of whooping cranes which winter at the local refuge. Most attendees were most interested in the overall current number of whooping cranes, but also […]

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Attend the October 4 Public Meeting on Crane Counts

September 29th, 2012 | TAP Updates

TAP members are urged to attend a critical public meeting being hosted by the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge to address the changes being made in the survey methods used to count the endangered whooping cranes that winter at the Refuge.  Beginning in the winter of […]

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Texas drought twists migrations of many birds

March 1st, 2012 | Related Press

MAD ISLAND, Texas (AP) — Strange things are aloft in the bird world. Endangered whooping cranes flew 2,500 miles from Canada to Texas, where they usually spend the whole winter. Instead, they pecked around for a short time and flew back. In Nebraska, other cranes […]

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Severe drought in Texas worst in map’s history

May 5th, 2011 | Related Press

LUBBOCK, Texas — The amount of land in exceptional drought in Texas is the most in the 11 years forecasters have tracked the data, a weather official said Thursday. The U.S. Drought Monitor map released Thursday shows more than a fourth of the state, 25.96 […]

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Aransas Project’s TCEQ suit could be heard this November

April 8th, 2011 | Related Press

Supporters of The Aransas Project (TAP) and public officials received an update regarding TAP’s lawsuit against the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Monday, April 4. The lawsuit, which stems from the deaths of an inordinate number of endangered whooping cranes during the extensive drought […]

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