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(photo: Nina Schoch)
(photo: Nina Schoch)

Loon populations increasing in Adirondacks

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The call of the loon in the Adirondacks might be heard more these days. Data collected by the Adirondack Loon Conservation Program show loon populations have increased and stabilized over the last eight years. Todd Moe talks with loon biologist Nina Schoch, who says loons are regularly spotted on 75% of the lakes in the region where the birds have been counted since 2001. She attributes part of their rebound to a recovery from the impacts of the pesticide DDT.

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Todd Moe
Morning Host and Producer

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