08 May '11, 2pm

Click "Like" if you're ready for some good news for a change! Then check out these tidbits of good wildlife news...

Click "Like" if you're ready for some good news for a change! Then check out these tidbits of good wildlife news...

Here are some good news stories about wildlife conservation from last month. Hope you enjoy: Thirty-six lake sturgeon--some of the oldest and the coolest fish there is--were released into the Tennessee River. Sturgeon were completely eliminated from the Tennessee River in the 1960s but over the past decade more than 100,000 have been rereleased into the river. In other sturgeon news, this spring marks the tenth year that biologists have released white sturgeon into the upper Columbia River. You can watch the Tennessee River release here: Lake Sturgeon relase (video by theTennessee Aquarium) According to a study by the Duke Center for Marine Conservation, leatherback sea turtle population at sixty-eight beaches along Florida’s Atlantic coast are on the upswing, having risen an average of 10 percent a year for the last thirty years. "The good news here is that while most sea...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/awetzler/wildlife_round...

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