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Chance Encounters of a Northern Saw-whet Owl

Bird banders at the Rushton Woods Banding Station and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Eastern Ecological Science Center Bird Banding Laboratory have...

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Unintended consequences: New research shows all California condor flocks have been exposed to anticoagulant rodenticides

USGS scientists of the Eastern Ecological Science Center and the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center published new findings on environmental...

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One Health and Structured Decision Making

November 3 is One Health Day. One Health is the idea that the health of people is connected to the health of animals and our shared environment.

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Partnerships encourage the public to assist with fish disease biosurveillance

Observations of fish and wildlife disease by the public can supplement biosurveillance efforts by state and federal agencies. Researchers at the U.S...

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A Surprising Band Recovery from the USGS Bird Banding Lab’s Fall Migration Station

The Bird Banding Lab recently got a report of an amazing banding recovery!  A Cape May warbler that was banded at the lab’s fall migration station in...

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The North American Breeding Bird Survey: Helping Keep Common Birds Common

The North American Breeding Bird Survey was initiated in 1966 to monitor bird populations over large geographic areas.

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Banders Without Borders Celebrates One Year of Making Connections Around the World

The USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center’s Bird Banding Laboratory makes connections around the globe through its Banders Without Borders initiative...

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USGS Study Suggests Atlantic Sturgeon Spawning Population Declined by More Than 99% in the Delaware River Since the Late 1800s

The population of adult Atlantic sturgeon that migrate to the Delaware River each year was once comprised of hundreds of thousands of individual fish...

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Diverse Aging Rates in Ectotherms Provide Insights for the Evolution of Aging and Longevity

Amphibians and reptiles, particularly turtles and tortoises, are well-known examples of animals with long lifespans. A team of international...

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Tribal and First Nation Partners from New England and New York Participate in a Clean Water Act Training

All U.S. government agencies must fulfill the Federal trust responsibility of protecting and supporting the people, property, and self-government of...

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Pollinator Research Highlights at Eastern Ecological Science Center

Globally, about one-third of domesticated crop production and about 70% of all plant species require pollination services by bees, birds, butterflies...

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Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Egger

The USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center’s Bird Banding Laboratory, welcomes its newest team member Biologist Stephanie Egger.

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