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Head To The Roof Of Saguaro National Park This Summer

Summer in the Sonoran Desert is HOT — as daytime temperatures regularly exceed 100 degrees from May through September — but visitors still have a lot to enjoy at Saguaro National Park, just outside Tucson, Arizona. Desert hiking in extreme heat can be hazardous, but savvy visitors know they can hike early, pace themselves, rest often, and drink at least one gallon of water per person per day — while using sunscreen and wearing a hat with a full brim.

Renewed Effort In Congress To Remove Wolves From ESA Protections

A bipartisan effort has been launched in the U.S. Senate to not only end Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in Wyoming and the Great Lakes region but to also prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from addressing lead poisoning related to fishing gear, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.

Fellowship Will Allow Wildlife Biologist To Study Bison And Songbirds In Yellowstone

Grazing bison are nature's lawn mowers, closely cropping the grasses and forbs in national parks such as Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Wind Cave. Beyond gaining a meal, they also might inadvertently be improving songbird habitat, and Danielle Fagre hopes to be able to quantify that possibility.