Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: Field notes share 2019 success stories for Wisconsin rare species and natural areas

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Vaccinating bats to save them from white-nose syndrome. - Photo credit: Tonie Rocke, USGS
MADISON, Wis. -- The 2019 Natural Heritage Conservation Program Field Notes highlight a few of the gains for Wisconsin's rare species and State Natural Areas this year. Some of those highlights include a banner year for endangered piping plover chicks; the first vaccinations in the wild to help Wisconsin bats survive a deadly bat disease; and more state natural areas than ever getting the help to control invasive buckthorn and garlic mustard and preserve rare prairies, savannas and barrens.

The Field Not...

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