Tag: species of concern

December 11, 2018

WSB: At Shenandoah, park visitors and woodrats coexist

The Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister) is threatened or endangered across much of its geographic range, but it’s found a refuge in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park, which has plenty of rocky...

March 28, 2018

For burrowing owls, city parks offer scant protection

More and more burrowing owls are settling into cities, but how do built environments affect their movement and survival? Scientists in New Mexico found that burrowing owls — a state...