Category Archives: Nature/Wildlife Information

U.S.-China Deal to Ban Ivory Trade Is Good News for Elephants

From National Geographic: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150925-ivory-elephants-us-china-obama-xi-poaching/ Agreement signals Beijing will be more aggressive in shutting down industry driven by poaching. Ivory products are prepared for destruction in Beijing in May 2015. China’s President Xi Jinping signalled at the time China would begin … Continue reading

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Plastic Pollution Coalition TED Talk

From Jackie Levinson: This short video seemed worth sharing. – Jackie Levinson School Programs Specialist

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UB@Noon: Puppy Love (Pam Rose Therapy Dog Presentation)

 Pam Rose (Docent Class of 2002) is giving a presentation at UB on Therapy Dogs (in particular about her therapy dog Sophia). See below for more details. Don’t miss out! UB@Noon Speaker Series: Puppy Love Friday, Oct. 2 | 12-1:30 … Continue reading

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Gooseneck Hill Wild Wing Festival

 The Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary is holding a Wild Wings Festival on Sunday August 30 from 12-5pm.  The sanctuary is at 5067 Townline Road, Delevan, NY. For more information, check out the attached Newsletter. NEWSLETTER-August-2015-e-mail.pdf

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Guardian Dogs as Bandicoot Bodyguards

 From Australian Zoo Organization: http://www.zoo.org.au/about-us/vision-and-mission/our-projects/wildlife-guardian-dogs Photo Courtesy: Beate Sexton Photo courtesy: Beate Sexton Photo courtesy: Beate Sexton Cooper the Maremma Dog and his toy EBB, Photo courtesy: Ben Sanders Maremma Dogs and Eastern Barred Bandicoots may seem like strange bedfellows but … Continue reading

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