Latest Prairie Pothole Region Stories
World's leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation expresses support for strong conservation title, stands ready to help carry farm bill forward. WASHINGTON
Sportsmen and women across the country have reason for encouragement today after the administration initiated steps to restore Clean Water Act protections to many wetlands and streams. Memphis, Tenn.
New research reveals vast tracts of wetlands along the upper Gulf Coast are more hydrologically connected to Galveston Bay and other waters of the U.S. than previously thought, suggesting immediate implications for how they are preserved, managed and regulated.
The loss of wetlands in the prairie pothole region of central North America due to a warmer and drier climate will negatively affect millions of waterfowl that depend on the region for food, shelter and raising young.
The gradual warming of the Upper Midwest could cut the duck population in half as early as 2050, according to a new study published in the journal BioScience.
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