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Who Owns the Rivers?

When it comes to rivers, questions often arise about who owns them? A simple but somewhat confusing answer to this is “everybody” and “nobody.” The “everybody” means that the rivers are part of the water of the United States – often referred to as WOTUS. 295 more words


Time Lapse of Beaver Dam Construction

Beavers have been historically trapped for fur and killed to prevent them from building dams. Environmental managers now recognize the important role these creatures play in wetland ecosystems. 21 more words


Designing Change at the Urban Ecology Lecture Series

Steven Handel, Ph.D. and Director of the Center for Urban Restoration Ecology at Rutgers University gave a dynamic presentation on urban landscape restoration to a packed house at Threes Brewing. 308 more words

Gowanus Canal Conservancy

Avoiding the Poison Berries - Where is it Made, Mate?

If you live in Australia you’ve probably by now seen some eye-catching headlines about people contracting Hepatitis A from ‘poison berries’ being imported from overseas… with mention of un-controlled border imports, human faeces as fertiliser and images of poisoned waterways. 369 more words

Urban Ecology

Tickle Bees

A heartwarming story of students embracing, learning, and protecting nature. In this case, a ground bee the students have dubbed “tickle bees”. Enjoy this short video from the… 15 more words

Society And The Environment

Auckland Kereru Project

The Auckland Kereru Project: Following the movements and diets of urban kererū (NZ pigeon) in Auckland. 

Joint Graduate School in Biodiversity and Biosecurity PhD candidate Alice Baranyovits is investigating how kererū move around fragmented landscapes and more specifically how they utilise the urban environment. 100 more words


Urban Ecology! The Downside to Living so Close to Wildlife.

Urban Ecology! The Downside to Living so Close to Wildlife.

So images below may be considered of graphic nature. Please be aware.

If you are on Facebook, you may have seen the story about an illegally killed Bald Eagle in Kansas. 375 more words