U.S. Proposes to Save Spotted Owl with Chainsaws and Shotguns
by Erik Stokstad, ScienceInsider
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) today formally proposed several actions, some of them controversial, to aid the iconic northern spotted owl, an endangered species in the Pacific Northwest whose population continues to shrink. The proposals include designating more critical habitat, encouraging logging to prevent forest fires, and an experiment to shoot a competing owl species. read more>
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