Jefferson Exchange | May 13, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Changing The Anti-Mosquito Formula

Credit Centers for Disease Control

Scott Hoffman Black of Xerces Society describes the mosquito approach at Bandon Marsh.

A problem spot for mosquitoes on the Oregon coast will get limited spraying this year, AND some re-engineering to remove places where stagnant water can collect.

The mosquito issue on the Oregon coast flared again recently, even before the mosquitoes are out in force. 

Last summer's mosquitoes at the Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge harassed residents and tourists alike. 

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Jefferson Exchange | December 16, 2013
11:12 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Bringing The Eagle Back From The Edge Of Extinction

Credit The Institute for Wildlife Studies

David Garcelon talks about his work with eagle reintroduction in California's Channel Islands.

The return of the Bald Eagle may be one of the greatest success stories in wildlife management.

And it took a lot of work by a lot of people to bring the eagle back from the edge of extinction. 

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Jefferson Exchange | October 28, 2013
1:33 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Updating California's State Wildlife Action Plan

California Condor
Credit U.S. Fish & Wildlife

Armand Gonzalez of California Fish & Wildlife lays out the process of updating the State Wildlife Action Plan.

Long before wild animals begin heading for the endangered species list, steps will be taken to help ensure their survival. 

That is the hope, anyway… expressed in California through the State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP).

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Jefferson Exchange | September 18, 2013
11:21 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Animals Around Us: "The Urban Bestiary"

Credit Hachette Book Group

Lyanda Lynn Haupt takes us outdoors and redefines "nature".

People who live on the edges of cities and in the suburbs are constantly surprised by the activities of the wild animals who live nearby.  And they (the people) are constantly reminded that it is we, the humans, who built houses in the habitats of the wild creatures. 

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Jefferson Exchange | September 9, 2013
5:32 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

No Refuge For Ducks In Klamath Basin

Credit fohn.net

Greg Austin, Deputy Manager at the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex, describes ducks dying by the thousands because of low water in the Lower Klamath Refuge.

The drought in the Klamath Basin this summer only worsened the situation of too many entities seeking use of the same water.  Somebody loses, and this year, the losers include ducks in the federal wildlife refuges in the area.  You'll hear the scope of the problem from the Fish and Wildlife Service.