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Media Alert: Airplane to Make Low-Level Flights Over Southern California

Residents and visitors may notice a low-flying aircraft over the Imperial Valley, Salton Sea and surrounding areas in southern California starting as...

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Bartholomay Named Director of USGS Idaho Water Science Center

Roy C. Bartholomay is the new Center Director of the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

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Updated Interactive Map Showing Groundwater Levels in the Upper Klamath Basin Aids Water, Land Managers

The U.S. Geological Survey recently upgraded the Upper Klamath Basin Collaborative Groundwater Monitoring website to provide information on current...

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Media Alert: Hunter Survey Available for Green Bay and Lake Michigan

An annual waterfowl harvest survey is open to duck hunter feedback now through December 31 for the Green Bay and Lake Michigan regions of Wisconsin.

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Media Advisory: Busting Myths About One of the Largest Volcanic Systems in the World - Live Online Public Lecture

You are invited to a public lecture on busting the top 10 misconceptions about Yellowstone volcanism.

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Groundwater Flow to Colorado River May Decline by a Third over Next 30 Years

A new study projects that a hot and dry future climate may lead to a 29% decline in Upper Colorado River Basin “baseflow” at the basin outlet by the...

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Media Alert: Airplane to Make Low-Level Flights Over Western and Northern Nevada and Part of Eastern California

Residents and visitors may witness a low-flying aircraft over western Nevada and part of eastern California starting around November 1, 2021 and...

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Media Alert: Low-Flying Airplane Mapping Parts of the Central Cascade Range in Southern Washington and Northern Oregon

Residents should not be alarmed if they see a low-flying airplane over parts of southern Washington and northern Oregon starting October 21, 2021.

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Media Alert: USGS Dye-Tracing Study on the Kansas River to Aid in Protecting Water Supplies

U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at Wamego, October 20 through...

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Multiple Coronaviruses Found in Animals Around Utah Mink Farms

Scientists detected six types of coronaviruses in numerous wild and domestic mammals sampled on and near mink farms in Utah, according to a U.S...

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Helicopter Making Low-Level Flights over North-Central Idaho

Residents and visitors should not be alarmed to see a low-flying helicopter over Lemhi and Custer Counties west of Salmon, Idaho from September 6 to...

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Nevada Becomes 39th State to Create Multi-Agency Cooperative Research Unit

The newly formed Nevada Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit brings state and federal wildlife-management resources together, providing for a...

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