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Feds prepare to boost ferret count across Great Plains

December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Matthew Brown

BILLINGS, Mont. — Snatched from the brink of extinction more than 30 years ago, black-footed ferrets have struggled to maintain their toehold across the Great Plains as disease and agriculture have taken a heavy toll.

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Feds prepare to boost ferret count across Great Plains

December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Matthew Brown

BILLINGS, Mont. — Snatched from the brink of extinction more than 30 years ago, black-footed ferrets have struggled to maintain their toehold across the Great Plains as disease and agriculture have taken a heavy toll.

Now a n…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Wildlife biologist says ferrets near Mobridge could be wild

December 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

It’s the first sighting of a wild black-footed ferret since a colony was discovered in Wyoming three decades ago.
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Ferrets’ return on hold

September 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The black-footed ferret, which had been thought twice extinct and has been on the endangered species list since 1967, is making a comeback. Continue Reading

Sylvatic plague hits prairie dogs, ferrets in Badlands

April 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

On the Conata Basin, a sprawling piece of prairie and badlands touching some of the national park and a lot more of the Buffalo Gap National Grasslands, the losses have been staggering to the national ferret recovery effort. Continue Reading