It happens time and time again. A voracious groundhog sets up near favorite flowers, or invades the veggie garden. Maybe a raccoon is raiding the compost. Compassion (or local law) forbids hot lead as a quick solution. Out comes the live...
Nov 27, 2001 — The gray wolf is making a comeback in the upper Midwest. And for some young wolves the area may be getting a little too crowded. It's not unusual for young wolves to travel long distances to stake out a territory of their own, but as the Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Mark Brush reports, one wolf's trip has surprised everyone. Go to full article
Nov 01, 2001 — The Northeast region is home to growing populations of resident Canada Geese. Instead of migrating, they stay near shopping centers and residential areas, where there's a ready supply of food. So town officials in a Rochester suburb have hired an unusual business to encourage the geese to live somewhere else. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Bud Lowell reports. Go to full article
Oct 31, 2001 — Canada Geese are about as common as the green lawns they like to hang out on. But at one time they'd almost disappeared from the region. Thanks to successful wildlife management efforts, the goose is back, and now the question is how best to manage a success story that some say has been too successful. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Dan Gunderson reports. Go to full article
May 11, 2001 — With the decline of trapping, the north country's beaver population has rebounded dramatically. The animals are an important part of the region's wildlife--but they're also a nuisance for government agencies and many private landowners. The Adirondack Park Agency is establishing new guidelines for people dealing with beavers and the flooding caused by their dams. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article