Archive for April, 2011
Arapahoe Snowfly on the Brink of Extinction
Published on April 26, 2011
DENVER, Colo. — Responding to a petition from a coalition of conservation groups and scientists the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today issued a positive 90-day finding for the Arapahoe snowfly (Capnia arapahoe) determining that protection may be warranted and initiating a status review of the species.
Feds say Poudre Canyon snowfly could get endangered species protection
Published on April 25, 2011
By: Bob Magill, Coloradoan
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday the Araphahoe snowfly, found only in two tributaries of the Poudre Canyon, could be rare and endangered enough to protect under the Endangered Species Act.
Attracting Native Pollinators
Published on April 21, 2011
By: Kathy Van Mullekom
The troubled lives of honeybees get a lot of media attention.
Yet, many other pollinators are in serious trouble, according to Eric Mader, assistant pollinator program director with The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Pollinators Increase Profit, Decrease Risks
Published on April 1, 2011
By: Edith Munro, for the Native Pollinator Project, Partners Magazine
Variety of Native Bees Serves Producers Across U.S.
Growers looking for conservation practices that improve their bottom line are finding that establishing habitat to promote native pollinators pays off almost immediately in crop after crop.
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