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Media Alert: The WSGS and USGS announce low-level helicopter flights near Laramie, Wyoming

Media Alert: The WSGS and USGS announce low-level helicopter flights near Laramie, Wyoming

Scientists with the Wyoming State Geological Survey and the U.S. Geological Survey are partnering to image geology using airborne geophysical...

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USGS hydrologic study to use non-toxic green dye in Lake Fork Creek

USGS hydrologic study to use non-toxic green dye in Lake Fork Creek

LEADVILLE, Colo.--The U.S. Geological Survey will be conducting a dye-tracing study in Lake Fork Creek, west of Leadville, Colorado, and just...

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Illegal shooting along power lines a leading cause of death for bald eagles, protected birds in the West

Illegal shooting along power lines a leading cause of death for bald eagles, protected birds in the West

BOISE, IDAHO - A study examining protected birds found dead along power lines on public lands in the western U.S. shows that gunshot deaths were three...

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MEDIA ALERT: One of Colorado’s deadliest natural disasters on record began 47 years ago today

MEDIA ALERT: One of Colorado’s deadliest natural disasters on record began 47 years ago today

In the early evening of July 31, 1976, the day prior to Colorado’s centennial, a year’s worth of rain fell in 70 minutes over the headwaters of the...

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Biofuel crop expansion contributes to loss of grassland birds in North Dakota, study finds

Biofuel crop expansion contributes to loss of grassland birds in North Dakota, study finds

Recent shifts from small grain agriculture to biofuel feedstocks affected grassland birds more negatively than did oil and gas development

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USGS and partners deploy autonomous vehicles on lakes Michigan and Huron to improve fishery assessments

USGS and partners deploy autonomous vehicles on lakes Michigan and Huron to improve fishery assessments

Sailing drone will traverse the lakes late-July through September

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Media Alert: The USGS is calling all dead butterflies and moths in six states

Media Alert: The USGS is calling all dead butterflies and moths in six states

LAWRENCE, Kan. — You read that right.

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USGS and partners deploy autonomous vehicles on Lake Erie to improve fishery assessments

USGS and partners deploy autonomous vehicles on Lake Erie to improve fishery assessments

Sailing drone will circumnavigate the lake mid-July through September

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USGS Crews in Vermont are documenting the extent of flooding from the recent heavy rain event

USGS Crews in Vermont are documenting the extent of flooding from the recent heavy rain event

Reporters: Do you want to accompany a U.S. Geological Survey crew as they document how high the flood waters reached around Montpelier, Vermont?

If...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Helps Map Critical Mineral Resources in Montana

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Helps Map Critical Mineral Resources in Montana

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey will invest more than $1.9 million to map critical mineral resources in Montana in partnership with the Monta...

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USGS seeks geologic data preservation proposals from state geological surveys as part of President’s Investing in America agenda

USGS seeks geologic data preservation proposals from state geological surveys as part of President’s Investing in America agenda

RESTON, VA — The U.S. Geological Survey is currently soliciting project proposals for Fiscal Year 2024 grants for geologic data preservation and is...

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New tool helps identify stormwater drainage, estimate pollutant inputs in Massachusetts

New tool helps identify stormwater drainage, estimate pollutant inputs in Massachusetts

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. -  A new tool developed by the U.S. Geological Survey to help visualize stormwater drainage and estimate pollutant inputs in...

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