Archive for July, 2004


Scientists seek snail protection

Published on July 30, 2004

07/30/2004 Associated Press The story ran in over two dozen papers including the Seattle Post Intelligencer, LA Times and the Miami Herald. Scientists are asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to place two Oregon snails and one Wyoming snail onto the endangered species list. One of the Oregon snails is the Harney Lake springsnail, Read more …


Western Springsnails on the Brink of Extinction

Published on July 28, 2004

A coalition of scientists and conservationists filed a petition today requesting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service extend Endangered Species Act protection to the Jackson Lake, Harney Lake, and Columbia springsnails, three relatives of the Idaho springsnail, which is currently an endangered species.


Urban nature: All things fluttering, bright and beautiful

Published on July 8, 2004

By Maria Dolan http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/outdoors/2001973970_nwwbutterflies08.html Special to The Seattle Time July 8, 2004 Emilie Coulter and her son, Amos Wobber, spot a butterfly on a yarrow flower at the Woodland Park Zoo’s “Butterflies and Blooms” exhibit. With a life that might only span a week or two, you’d think they’d rise a little earlier. But at Read more …