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Stories with subject: Nature reserves
  • Sandhill crane national refuge to mark 40th anniversary 
    Updated: Nov-28-15 6:49 pm

    GAUTHIER, Mississippi - The Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge is 40 years old, and will celebrate with a free festival next month.

  • Asian carp barrier nearly done at northeast Indiana wetland 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 4:05 pm

    FORT WAYNE, Indiana - A nearly 2-mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh that's designed to keep Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes is almost complete, months after heavy rains temporarily halted the project.

  • Whooping cranes may lose ultralight assistance 
    Updated: Nov-07-15 1:35 am

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Whooping cranes migrating south with the help of ultralight planes may have to start fending for themselves.

  • Volunteers try to protect iconic Haystack Rock 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 4:30 pm

    CANNON BEACH, Oregon - Haystack Rock is an iconic symbol of Cannon Beach that draws thousands to the small coastal town each year. But members of the Haystack Rock Awareness Program want the public to know the 235-foot-tall rock - protected as an Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge and Marine Garden - is more for looking than for touching.