Saturday, March 29, 2008

presentations from the Ass'n. of Fish and Wildlife Agencies conference - climate change & wildlife; more news

At the most recent (conference of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, a series of excellent presentations were given on climate change and its effects on fish and wildlife. See the PowerPoint presentations online at this link.


The loss of CRP lands in North Dakota in 2007 was beyond expectations. The increase in acreage of land newly converted to crops was "astounding" - and this accompanies a prediction of more losses of CRP land, and consequently a negative effect for wildlife. See more at the Ducks Unlimited site, here.


Recent news from BirdLife International is here.

No comments: