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2011-11-10 12:13:48

Properly functioning ecosystems have their own pest management system – predation – but as new manmade ecosystems develop, these natural maintenance systems are often disrupted.

2011-11-04 21:13:05

University of Cincinnati biologist Denis Conover discovers that overturned duck nest boxes can be death traps for wetland turtles.

2011-04-27 09:02:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to garner appreciation for wildlife, especially the state's bluebird population, the Pennsylvania Game Commission's webcasting of a live video feed from a bluebird nestbox on the grounds of its Harrisburg Headquarters now is providing a glimpse into an active nest.

2011-03-01 07:43:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As development continues to take over wildlife habitats, the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Howard Nursery has a way for wildlife enthusiasts to help support wildlife housing needs without having to apply for a second mortgage.

2011-01-19 11:13:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you are interested in connecting with wildlife in your own backyard, beginning Monday, Jan. 24, the Pennsylvania Game Commission will be selling bluebird nesting boxes at its Harrisburg headquarters at 2001 Elmerton Avenue.

2010-06-24 13:40:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the successful fledging of four bluebird chicks about two weeks ago, a pair of bluebirds wasted no time in getting on with a second nest that can be viewed through a live webcast on the Pennsylvania Game Commission's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us).

2010-05-20 12:16:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With four of five eggs hatched, the Pennsylvania Game Commission's webcasting of a live video feed from a bluebird nestbox on the grounds of its Harrisburg Headquarters now is providing viewers a chance to watch the adult bluebirds feed their chicks.

2010-04-12 14:08:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to garner appreciation for wildlife, especially the state's bluebird population, the Pennsylvania Game Commission launched this year's webcasting of a live video feed from a bluebird nestbox on the grounds of its Harrisburg Headquarters.

2010-03-08 11:44:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As development continues take over wildlife habitats, the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Howard Nursery has a way for wildlife enthusiasts to help support wildlife housing needs without having to apply for a second mortgage.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.