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‘Yellowstone’ series is creating demand for beaver pelts

Bangor Daily News 10 Dec 2023
Your donation, in any amount, can help sustain the BDN’s civic news mission ... Credit. Courtesy of Ron Fournier ... Credit ... “Our biologists rely on these ‘citizen scientists’ to assist in getting this data to gain insight on population trends, health, and other data points such as age structure, and other biological markers,” Fournier said ... ....

Monica Tranel: Butte needs better from the EPA

Montana Standard 09 Dec 2023
MONICA TRANEL. On my congressional listening tour, I spent a full day in Butte meeting with individuals and groups, including a public meeting in Centerville. I kept hearing “Who’s side is EPA on?” And “they’re always ‘for’ BP/Arco and ‘against’ the people of Butte.” ... Updated ... EPA even joined in personal attacks on citizens and scientists ... Congress. .

Ask A Master Gardener: Turn your winter garden into a wildlife sanctuary

Jonesborough Herald & Tribune 09 Dec 2023
December has arrived, and the garden is settling in for a well-deserved rest ... If you haven’t mulched your garden beds yet, it’s not too late to do so ... Cornell University’s Feeders Watch and Great Backyard Bird Count and the Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count are just a few of the seasonal citizen scientist bird counts you can be a part of ... ....

New on DVD: Survive the animatronic fright of 'Five Nights at Freddy's'

Auburnpub dot com 08 Dec 2023
Tribune News Service. A horror film adapted from a hit video game series tops the DVD releases for this week ... Cheese.". Also new on DVD today. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Mutant Mayhem" ... People are also reading… ... A platoon of pups who protect the citizens of Adventure City face off with a mad scientist and a meteor in this feature-length outing.

Uses Of GPS Technology With Your Personal Computer

Citizenside 08 Dec 2023
By attaching GPS tracking devices to animals, scientists can collect data on migration patterns, habitat use, or social interactions ... Moreover, the use of GPS technology in personal computers empowers citizen scientists to contribute to scientific research.

New venomous species with eight legs and ‘scalloped pincers’ is discovered in California

Cedar News 07 Dec 2023
But “they were in a very unusual place,” according to the California Academy of Sciences’ internal researcher, who was the first to contact the citizen scientist who discovered this unusual scorpion ... Jain, along with another young citizen scientist, Harper Forbes, and an assistant ...

New venomous species with eight legs and

The Daily Mail 07 Dec 2023
But, 'they were in a very unusual location,' according to the research intern at the California Academy of Sciences, who first made contact with the citizen-scientist that discovered this unusual scorpion ... Jain, along with another young citizen-scientist Harper Forbes, and an ...

New report highlights conservation strategies as Endangered Species Act turns 50

Montrose Press 07 Dec 2023
School children tending tiny turtles in Massachusetts ... “As demonstrated by the extraordinary efforts of dedicated field researchers, citizen scientists, and volunteers working to save species throughout the country, the Endangered Species Act works!” ... A committee of distinguished scientists reviewed the nominations and chose the finalists ... .

Charles Sturt helps to integrate ‘citizen scientists’ into fish movement research (Charles Sturt University)

Public Technologies 07 Dec 2023
) Charles Sturt helps to integrate 'citizen scientists' into fish movement research ... A Charles Sturt research project has utilised 'citizen scientists' to gather valuable data that will assist to develop beneficial programs in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Annual ‘Christmas Bird’ counts coming soon

Montana Standard 07 Dec 2023
The annual “Christmas Bird” counts, the longest continuous running Citizen Scientist survey in the nation, are coming soon to the Upper Clark Valley ... 1 ... Spotify ... .

'Christmas Bird' counts coming soon

Montana Standard 07 Dec 2023
The annual "Christmas Bird" counts, the longest continuous running Citizen Scientist survey in the nation, ...

Explained: Why Dr Akshata Krishnamurthy Is Key To NISAR's Success

MENA FN 07 Dec 2023
(MENAFN - AsiaNet News) Dr Akshata Krishnamurthy, the first Indian citizen to operate a rover on Mars, is a distinguished scientist and systems engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) ... .

Akshata Krishnamurthy becomes first Indian to operate Mars rover - Know more about her difficult journey

Live Mint 05 Dec 2023
And one of the leading team members is Dr Akshata Krishnamurthy — the first Indian citizen to operate the rover. The scientist had travelled to the US 13 years ago for higher studies and faced numerous challenges as she carved out a space for herself.“I came to the United States a ...

Special Olympics program recognized

The North Platte Telegraph 05 Dec 2023
Director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute in Omaha, Dr ... The foundation's award recognizes physicians, scientists, public citizens or organizations whose extraordinary contributions have made a profound and lasting impact on advancing the understanding of mental health and providing hope and healing for people who are living with mental illness ... .

Russian soldier shoots dead his commander after he was mocked for his surname which sounds ...

The Daily Mail 04 Dec 2023
Eminent Russian hypersonic scientist Valery Golubkin, 71, was in June sentenced by a Moscow court to 12 years in a strict regime colony for 'state treason' ... Lenie Umerova, 25, from annexed Crimea, was sent to notorious Lefortovo jail in Moscow on a treason charge that could see her jailed for 20 years - despite being a Ukrainian citizen.