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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

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

Prairie dog case takes center stage as Supreme Court begins three days of arguments in Mitchell

October 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Dozens of ranchers asked the South Dakota Supreme Court on Monday in Mitchell to reinstate their lawsuit seeking state compensation for damage from prairie dogs. Continue Reading