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2013-01-29 10:05:06

After experiencing years of population decline on the West Coast, a recent study examining fisher populations found that–at least in the southern Sierra Nevada–the animal's numbers appear to be stable. Scientists from the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW) and the Pacific Southwest Region collaborated to monitor the distribution of fishers across a 7,606-square-mile area in the southern Sierra Nevada. They used baited track-plate stations–an...


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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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