Latest Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge Stories

2006-01-20 06:44:25

Researchers say they want to conduct the first census of the American white pelican population in North America in about 25 years.

2005-07-13 06:40:00

The Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the deaths of thousands of young white pelicans at the Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge in central North Dakota, a year after thousands of adult birds abruptly left the refuge.

2005-06-19 16:40:00

From an airplane a half-mile above white pelican nesting grounds here, the giant birds are hard to miss. Measuring 6 feet from bill to tail and weighing up to 20 pounds each, the birds look like moving patches of snow on the islands of Chase Lake.

2005-04-01 07:06:22

Federal biologists trying to solve the mystery of why 28,000 pelicans left Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge last year have bought electronic tracking devices for the birds.

2005-02-04 07:49:14

Pelican nesting grounds will be off-limits to the public this year at a refuge in central North Dakota while biologists plan their most extensive study ever of the big birds.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.