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  • DENlines - September 18, 2002
    hunting legal the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has voted to seek an end to federal protections for wolves That means the wolf could be killed anytime anywhere and by any means the same as a coyote jackrabbit or skunk the Associated Press reports Send a petition to Interior Secretary Gale Norton urging her not to strip wolves of their federal protections 3 JENNINGS RESPONDS Outpouring of protests prompts reply from ABC News anchor ABC s one sided report on wolves in Idaho giving voice to extremists who want to kill them is fueling anti wolf fanatics like those in Wyoming The ABC report has prompted an outpouring of protests from DEN members and other wildlife supporters ABC News was hit with so many e mails that Peter Jennings was forced to respond If you were angry when you saw the program wait until you read Jennings e mail Tell ABC and Jennings that you support saving America s wolves for future generations Make your voice heard 4 BEARS NEED YOUR HELP Adopt a bear to help save creatures of the forest Adopt a black or brown bear today and help save a life Bears are threatened by the Bush administration s attempts to clear cut our forests Defenders is leading efforts to save the creatures of the forest but we need your help Your sponsorship donation will help support our efforts to safeguard bears and the forests they call home To adopt a bear visit our Wildlife Adoption Center Save Wildlife and Money at the Same Time Help save America s imperiled wildlife when you purchase Defenders checks and accessories from Classic Checks Select either wild wonderful wolves or delightful cavorting dolphins to grace your checks and send a conservation message with every check you write Save up to 50 percent off what your bank charges for checks Order checks now 5 SAVE KENAI REFUGE Big Oil targets pristine land in Alaska While the Senate is refusing for now to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Big Oil is targeting a pristine corner of another Alaska wildlife refuge Kenai The Kenai peninsula is known as little Alaska because it contains every geologic feature and wildlife habitat found in the rest of the state and most of the species as well Part of the refuge is already marred by oil and gas drilling and that has resulted in hundreds of thousands of gallons of toxic spills Help save this spectacular land from more for profit exploitation Go to www denaction org and respond to Alert 185 6 RESCUING THE SWIFT FOX 20 more of speedy animals released into wild Twenty swift foxes were released last week onto the Blackfeet Indian Reservation on the high plains of northern Montana part of Defenders of Wildlife s efforts to rescue the animal from extinction in that state Nearly 140 swift foxes have now been freed into the wild since 1998 and they are well on their way to reclaiming their niche

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  • Highway A Hurdle For Turtles
    lake during dry periods in search of water Aresco said In February 2000 a friend called Aresco to tell him about dead turtles along the highway Aresco was stunned when he walked along a stretch of the highway and counted 90 dead turtles that had been struck by vehicles By April of that year Aresco counted 439 dead turtles along the highway So on his own time and with his own money Aresco built a series of temporary fences along the highway shoulders to direct turtles and other wildlife to an underground culvert connecting the two lakes Aresco didn t stop there Using containers and a green sack Aresco carried more than 8 000 turtles mostly yellow bellied sliders and Florida cooters across the highway over more than two years He estimated that 90 percent of those would have been killed without the fences He single handedly initiated this project said one of Aresco s professors Frances James It s really very remarkable But the fences about a foot high and made out of woven vinyl are designed to break down over time They re also too small to prevent large turtles or alligators from climbing over and wandering into the road So Aresco has proposed a permanent solution He wants to see a series of underground culverts and concrete walls built that would help wildlife cross the highway safely The design would be based on a similar series of passages along U S Highway 441 that crosses the Paynes Prairie State Preserve outside Gainesville County Commission Chairman Dan Winchester who supports the plan estimated the cost at several hundred thousand dollars He hopes fellow commissioners will vote Tuesday to help find money for the project For Winchester a key figure in Lake Jackson restoration efforts the ecopassages are needed

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  • Biologist Uses Fences To Stem Turtle Deaths
    Though those species are not rare the local population northwest of the state capital was getting hammered Since then I ve found several hundred dead ones says the Florida State University graduate student At rush hour it s a conveyor belt out there Aresco said It s nonstop cars You couldn t ignore it No telling how many would have died if I did Since April 18th when he finally

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  • Drought continues in South
    this year Rainfall is 14 to 18 inches below normal in Alabama where corn has grown only waist high and some cattle are being sent to slaughter because farmers do not have enough hay or water to give them Fifteen metro Atlanta counties were placed under stringent water restrictions last week that prohibit outdoor water use between 10 a m and 10 p m Restrictions were also in place in other Georgia cities Several streams in South Georgia which normally have a trickle of water even during a drought are now completely dry said Mike Gennings of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources In northwest Florida the water table has dropped because of the dry conditions Coastal Well Drilling owner Vernon Creamer estimated that the water level has fallen at least 14 feet since last winter In Tallahassee Florida hundreds of turtles have died crossing U S Highway 27 as they fled 4 000 acre Lake Jackson which has dried up because of sinkholes and the drought After he saw the carnage turtle biologist Matt Aresco convinced the Florida Department of Transportation to allow a fence to prevent the turtles from crossing the highway He said he has moved 2 100 turtles during the past two months Alabama Gov Don Siegelman has asked for a federal disaster declaration that would provide low income loans and emergency assistance for some farmers The Alabama Forestry Commission has banned outdoor burning in many counties in southern Alabama The U S Department of Agriculture said most of eastern Tennessee is considered abnormally dry but local officials said river water supplies were still adequate for the summer If some community is in danger then we would be able to help them out said Mike Loftin spokesman for the Tennessee American Water Co in Chattanooga Tennessee

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  • Tampa Tribune 11 June 2000
    Return to The Lake Jackson Ecopassage main webpage

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  • FSU Biology Student Helps Lakeless Turtles
    donated by the Florida Department of Transportation In the few weeks since Aresco installed the fence he has recorded and rescued more than 1 200 individual turtles that were intercepted by the fence not including those that were diverted into the culvert to Little Lake Jackson which still has water Aresco is carefully collecting data on all turtles captured as part of his research so it is important that the fence and animals are not disturbed in any way In addition to Lake Jackson the drought in North Florida has caused many other lakes and ponds in Leon County and surrounding areas to dry up David Cook wildlife biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission FWC reports that several local residents have expressed concern over the fate of turtles that have lost their aquatic habitat Although such dry downs are natural phenomena and none of the resident turtle species is endangered Cook concedes that it is difficult to just stand by while wildlife of any kind perishes Area wildlife rehabilitators who will attempt to find good homes for displaced turtles and who can provide medical attention to injured wildlife are Big Bend Wildlife Sanctuary Inc Betsy Knight 850

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  • Lake Jackson Ecopassage Files
    Aerial view of US 27 as it approaches Lake Jackson from the south 128K Aerial view of US 27 as it approaches Lake Jackson from the south The US 27 boat landing can be seen at the right of the photograph 122k Aerial view over Lake Jackson looking west US 27 can be seen in the upper left of the photograph where it bisects Lake Jackson 96k Aerial view of US 27 as it approaches Lake Jackson from the south 140k Aerial view over Lake Jackson showing US 27 The US 27 boat landing can bee seen in the upper right of the photograph 1 116k Aerial view over Lake Jackson showing US 27 The US 27 boat landing can bee seen in the upper right of the photograph 2 114k Aerial view over Lake Jackson looking to the west towards US 27 1 110k Aerial view over Lake Jackson looking to the west towards US 27 2 102k Aerial view over Lake Jackson looking to the west towards US 27 3 96k Aerial view over Lake Jackson looking to the west towards US 27 4 91k Traffic along US 27 view from the temporary fence towards the highway 1 45k 1 110k Traffic along US 27 view from the temporary fence towards the highway 2 45k 1 260k Traffic along US 27 view from the temporary fence towards the highway 3 47k 1 150k Temporary Fences Alligator climbing over temporary fence 25k 57k 561k Damaged temporary fence 29k 72k 543k Erosion under temporary fence 262k 515k Florida Softshell Turtle climbing temporary fence 1 102k 889k Florida Softshell Turtle climbing temporary fence 2 103k 835k Florida Softshell Turtle climbing temporary fence 3 118k 388k 734k Florida Softshell Turtle climbing temporary fence 4 69k 598k Florida Softshell Turtle climbing temporary fence 5 58k 567k Temporary Fence adult female cooter 24k Temporary Fence 1 168k Temporary Fence overgrown 1 119k Temporary Fence overgrown 2 73k Temporary Fence with extensions to 5 Matt repairing 113k Turtles Along Temporary Fence 25k 409k 454k Matt Aresco checking the temporary fence 1 48k 1 520k Matt Aresco checking the temporary fence 2 48k 1 513k Matt Aresco checking the temporary fence 3 44k 1 245k Matt Aresco checking the temporary fence 4 51k 1 625k Matt Aresco checking the temporary fence 5 53k 1 344k Matt Aresco checking the temporary fence 6 85k 536k Matt Aresco checking the temporary fence 7 85k 450k Matt Aresco checking the temporary fence 8 75k 370k Matt Aresco making repairs to the temporary fence following a vandalism event 1 52k 1 441k Matt Aresco making repairs to the temporary fence following a vandalism event 2 64k 1 553k Matt Aresco making repairs to the temporary fence following a vandalism event 3 65k 1 994k Matt Aresco making repairs to the temporary fence following a vandalism event 4 62k 1 876k Matt Aresco making repairs to the temporary fence following a vandalism event 5 69k 1 838k Fencing to prevent access

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  • Terms and Conditions
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