Tag: flooding

January 11, 2019

Extreme weather creates growing problems for wildlife

When biologists think about climate change, they tend to look at slow, long-term changes that affect wildlife. What’s happening to alpine species as temperatures rise, or Arctic mammals as polar...

July 11, 2017

Drought reclaims habitat for North Dakota pelicans

Drought has been stressing crops and worrying farmers across the country, but it could be a blessing in disguise for pelicans in North Dakota, where it’s preserving breeding areas vulnerable...

July 19, 2016

Flat river valleys serve as hotspot for mountain wildlife

When renowned conservation leader Harvey Locke hiked through the Flathead River Valley with TWS member Ric Hauer in 2008, he already knew the area was a hotspot for wildlife. But,...