FYI News

Foxes killed by avian flu

Wildlife officials say highly pathogenic avian influenza has killed wild foxes in Michigan, Minnesota and Ontario—the first known cases of the virus in wild mammals in North America. On Thursday, the Michigan Department of Natural

Conservation News

Foxes encourage boreal forest growth

During years that trees don’t grow so many cones, foxes may help increase spruce forest productivity.  White spruce, like many coniferous trees, often alternate between productive and non-productive years when it comes to cone production.