Wildlife Grants

Animal Spirits

**Place cooking oils and fats in a sealed container in the garbage instead of pouring them down the kitchen drain. **Avoid topping off at the gas pump as it can cause gas to spill onto the ground, and the residue can run off into creeks and our ocean. **Use drip pans when unclipping hoses, unscrewing filters, or removing car parts. **Walk, cycle or even take the bus whenever possible. You may also make a personal contribution to the "Make a Difference" Dawn Saves Wildlife Campaign and effort to reduce oil pollution in our endangered species habitats and waterways by simply continuing to choose Dawn as your preferred brand for dishwashing tasks. Look for Dawn's Special Edition Dish Soap product, a commemoration of the company's long standing environmental efforts, in retail stores now, available for purchase. The Special Edition Dawn Dishwashing Liquid products can be identified by the obvious: A depiction of a bird flying over the Dawn brand logo and the proclamation "Rescuing Wildlife" displayed underneath. Documentary and photographic evidence has been released to the Examiner that concurs with the Examiner report about the Atlantic Ocean being part of the petrochemical-military-industrial complex killing zone. Although the National Center for Atmospheric Research scientist reported that "there have been no reports of oil or residue from the spill anywhere along the East Coast," photos, a video and human suffering indicate otherwise. A doctor who resides near Ormond Beach, on the east coast of Florida north of Daytona, contacted the Examiner with reports concurring with previous reports of beach-goer near Daytona suffering signs of poisoning after swimming. The doctor has asked to remain anonymous due to the present state of injurious repression in the U.

Plant Conservation Galapagos

Problems or threats to the GCN species populations in Illinois are commercial and industrial development, landfill construction or operation, dams, road construction, urban development, water diversion, municipal and industrial point source, commercial harvest, conversion of riparian forests, excessive non-commercial harvest or collection, channel maintenance and confined animal operations. Other problems or threats to GCN species are crop production practices, excessive groundwater withdrawal, fire suppression, management of or for certain species, channel alteration, exotic species, parasites, pathogens, recreation, grazing, predation, forestry activities and resource extraction. The Illinois Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy has addressed these problems or threats to the GCN species population with conservation actions. These actions include decreasing the data gap by gathering more information on GCN species, by fire management with controlled burned, with habitat protection by initiating projects to protect existing habitat or habitat components, with habitat restoration and improvement by initiating projects to restore or enhance existing habitats, with land acquisition by purchasing land or conservation easement that is important to GCN species, with population management by directly manipulating GCN species population by restocking, translocation an harvest management, with public relations and education by increasing public awareness of GCN species and key habitats through education and public outreach, with threat abatement by mitigating existing threats including pollution, predation an competing species and with other conservation action plans that have not been covered previously. Monitoring the CWCS in Illinois will begin with the employment of existing inventories and surveys, which includes any monitoring done by conservation partners. Monitoring will continue with surveys, remote sensing, satellite imagery, disease and movement monitoring, breeding site survey sampling, DNA and net sampling, herpetological web site, predictive modeling, ground truthing and taxonomic affinities an reclassification. Population, habitat and project-level monitoring are also included in the South Dakota CWCS as well as distribution information, length frequency distributions, community-level monitoring and replication. These performance measures provide information that pertains to conservation actions and provide for revisions to these actions if needed. The conservation action and proposed plans for GCN species and habitat monitoring occurs with help from several partners. These partners include but are not limited to the Partners in Flight, The Nature Conservancy, the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the United States Forest Service and the United States Geological Service. Other partners are NatureServe, South Dakota government entities, South Dakota Indian Tribes, South Dakota universities, the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Ducks Unlimited and Pheasant Forever.