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What's New
At least 2 wolves still roaming Michigan's Isle Royale, researchers find
MLive (2/4)
Researchers say they have found evidence of at least two wolves still roaming Isle Royale National Lakeshore, in Mich.

Eagles find home at dump in Sudbury
The Sudbury Star (1/8)
The eagle has landed – at the landfill. While a few examples of the impressive raptor have been glimpsed in previous years at The Kingsway dump, in Sudbury, Ont., it seems like this winter has brought a real bonanza of baldies.

Rare, endangered piping plovers nest on eastern Lake Ontario
The Syracuse Post-Standard (1/6)
For the first time in more than 30 years, a pair of piping plovers successfully nested this summer on the eastern shore of Lake Ontario.

Wolf delisting bill does not make it to a vote
The Northwoods River News (12/23)
An attempt to delist wolves from the federal endangered species list by attaching it to an omnibus appropriations bill in Congress has failed, and the future of the legislative effort is in doubt.

Wolf provision left out of massive congressional budget bill
The Associated Press (12/16)
A proposal that would have taken wolves in the western Great Lakes region off the endangered list did not make it into a massive year-end congressional tax and spending package.

Future of act protecting Great Lakes wolves is uncertain
West Central Tribune (12/15)
One year after a federal judge ordered gray wolves in the Great Lakes region back under federal Endangered Species Act protection, the future management of the big carnivores remains as uncertain and controversial as ever.

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General Resources
EE-Link: Endangered Species
University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment
Provides links to many additional endangered species sites, state and international lists, and has a special focus on education, including curricula.

Endangered Species Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
Protecting endangered and threatened species and restoring them to a secure status in the wild is the primary objective of the endangered species program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior.

Great Lakes Declining Amphibians Working Group
IUCN/SSC Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force
Devoted to investigating the worldwide decline in amphibian populations. Includes a list of Midwest State Resources.

Keep the Wild Alive
National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
The NWF's Keep the Wild Alive™ campaign is an education, advocacy, outreach, and on-the-ground conservation project designed to raise awareness of and improve conditions for endangered species.

The Raptor Center
University of Minnesota
The center's mission is "to preserve biological diversity among raptors and other avain species through medical treatment, scientific investigation, education, and management of wild populations."

Timber Wolf Alliance
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute
TWA's mission is to promote and assist in achieving a sustainable population of timber wolves in the Great Lakes region, with emphasis on the Lake Superior basin.

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Events
Kirtland's Warbler Festival
Celebrate the gradual return of the endangered Kirtland's Warbler and its home in the Jack Pine and AuSable River ecosystem. Kirtland Community College, named for the rare bird, is the host site for the festival, eight miles north of St. Helen, Mich.

Kirtland's Warbler Tours
Guided tours to Kirtland's warbler nesting areas (from May-June) will depart from the U.S. Forest Service Office in Mio, Mich., and from the Holiday Inn in Grayling, Mich.

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Laws
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)

Endangered Species Act of 1973
Federal Register Notices related to Endangered Species
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Policy on Endangered Species
University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment

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Species
America's Mussels: Silent Sentinels
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Region 3
Half of the mussel species in the Midwest are endangered; find out why mussels are important, why they are endangered, and what you can do to help.

Great Lakes Endangered Species
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region
Includes Listings by County/Species or by State.

Keep the Wild Alive
National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
Spotlights a different endangered species each month, and also gives detailed information on many other endangered species, including migration routes and lifecycles.

Kirtland's Warbler Page
Information concerning Kirtland's Warbler, including census results and photographs.

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Related Resources
GLIN: Biodiversity in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Habitats of the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Land Use in the Great Lakes Region

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