Bernhardt expressing concern about the decision-making process for listing the Lesser Prairie Chicken
under the Endangered Species Act.
A striking example of this is the prairie chicken
. Males and females gather for a special courtship presentation on an established area called a lek.
It started with the vulnerable lesser prairie chicken
. That story just blew my mind.
Where Prairie Chicken
Roams, Businesses Brace for Effects of Ruling
taylori mouse (mouse 1) at the Attwater Prairie Chicken
National Wildlife Refuge in Colorado County, Texas.
Some fashions have now begun to cycle back around to where 'old-school' is cool again; neck bustles and feather epaulets on traditional dancers, and the feather roach worn by a few fancy and prairie chicken
In March 2014, the Obama administration updated the status of lesser prairie chicken
and put it under the threatened category, a step below the endangered category.
Instead, Fran laid the foundation for the field of raptor research and her work with prairie chickens
led the conservation efforts that prevented the extinction of the greater prairie chicken
(Tympanuchus cupido) in Wisconsin.
RiverBank Conservation, LLC said it has secured formal approval of the first and only permanent mitigation property in West Texas under the requirements of the USFWS Lesser Prairie Chicken
(LPC) Conservation Guidance, in conjunction with Tomahawk Conservation Bank, a partnership with two private ranching families in Yoakum County, Texas that totals 2,740 acres.
The most rousing part of his speech focused on the US Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to classify the lesser prairie chicken
as a threatened species.
Just over 100 years ago, the tall grasses along the Gulf Coast of Texas teemed with a bird called the Attwaters Prairie Chicken
. By the mid-20th century their numbers had plummeted due to the incursion of subdivisions and oil and gas drilling.
Heath hens, also once common as food, looked like their prairie chicken
relatives of the Great Plains but flourished along the East Coast, even in the Boston Common.