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Construction of Major Dam on Yellowstone River Temporarily Halted; Victory in Alaska; Welcome to the World, New Orca Calf; We’re Expanding in the Southeast; A New Focus on Florida Panthers
We’re Calling on the Service to Do More For Red Wolves;Wildfires Have Now Scorched 8 Million Acres Across the U.S; Conservationists Tell Washington Wildlife Officials Not to Issue Kill Order for Huckleberry Pack; Defenders of Wildlife Alaska Program Director Karla Dutton attended the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) on Monday
Manatees depend on warm water habitat in the winter, so they gather in warm springs like Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. But too much commotion can drive them back out into the cold waters and away from the warmer areas they need.
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina bore down on the Gulf Coast, causing great ecological harm. Low-lying barrier islands, coastal marshes and wetlands, and even inland hardwood forests were damaged.