On June 23, 2010, the United States Coast Guard arrived at Signature Flight Airport, New Orleans in two HC-144 cargo planes to transport 63 rehabilitated pelicans to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Texas.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife veterinarian Sharon Taylor and Charlie Pelizza, refuge manager at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, release a Northern Gannet that had been oiled and cleaned at Pelican Island on Monday May 10.
Birds; Endangered species; Threatened species; Relocation; Habitat restoration; Partnerships; Military
The greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) was first described by Lewis and Clark in 1805. Its original territory spanned over a dozen states throughout the western region of the United States. Currently, greater sagegrouse occur in...