Area of Focus: Wetlands

September 7, 2023

New WOTUS rule leaves American wetlands vulnerable

A U.S. Supreme Court decision has forced the EPA to remove federal protections from approximately 63% of U.S. wetlands

August 24, 2023

Massive Louisiana wetlands project gets underway

$2.9 billion Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion seeks to rebuild miles of lost land and marshes

August 11, 2023

Plastic twine is killing osprey chicks

Ospreys pick up material used in haybales for nesting material

July 21, 2023

Wood turtle surveys expand known distribution in Quebec

Discoveries help province plan conservation for vulnerable species

July 18, 2023

Contractor removes ‘record-breaking’ python nest from Everglades

The Burmese python nest held 111 eggs

June 23, 2023

10 years later, translocated turtles find their way home

After being moved from the site of an oil spill, many turtles have returned

June 13, 2023

Colombia’s invasive hippo problem may have doubled

The hippos descended from ones kept by drug kingpin Pablo Escobar

May 17, 2023

WM: Proper planning can aid waterfowl in Canada’s ‘duck factory’

Decades of research offer guidance in the Prairie Pothole Region

April 17, 2023

Joint effort reduces invasive bullfrogs in BC

The three-year project sought to protect the endangered northern leopard frog

February 28, 2023

Removing beaver dams to protect massive brook trout

Wildlife Services worked to remove beaver dams to improve habitats for massive coaster brook trout