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March 30, 2023

Entire flock euthanized as Avian flu outbreak rocks state pheasant farm in New York

Pheasant hunting across New York will likely take a serious hit this fall following an outbreak of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) virus at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Reynolds Game Farm in Ithaca. 
Approximately 500 of DEC’s breeder flock of 6,600 pheasants died from the initial outbreak, and the remainder had to be euthanized in a depopulation effort.

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Tagging, tracking fish helps biologists understand fish movement in Upper Mississippi River

Biologists at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (FWCO) and Wisconsin partners rely on telemetry technology to help understand how fish move around in the Upper Mississippi River watershed. We can answer lots of important questions using these data like “How often do fish cross through dams?” or “Where do these fish spawn or spend their winters?”
Currently there are over 1,500 tagged fish swimming around in the Upper Mississippi River.

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