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Blind harbor seal learns basic skills at SeaLife Center

...members say he might have improving sight, but only in one eye.Federal officials say Bryce can't be released back into the wild, so he will stay at the center until a permanent home can be found.
An Outdoor View: Hope for the future

...repellent that would keep bears and other anglers at least 50 feet away.Traveling light is important on any trip into the wild, so most meals out there tend to be the freeze-dried or instant noodle kind. Imagine how wonderful it would be...
Once more into the wild

GARDINER, Mont. (AP) - Mike Yochim asked for help up from a blue chair in his living room with windows overlooking a cloud-covered Electric Peak. Using a walker, he slowly moved across the room to the staircase.
Morning fire destroys Soldotna home

...said there were cars and other objects around the trailer that were threatened by the blaze. "It was starting to get into the wild land section but crews put that out pretty quick," he said. The two people who escaped from the fire had non-life-threatening...
Wildlife refuge learning program takes hands-on approach

...ages, Eskelin said. From toddlers who can't write yet, but are able to draw, to parents taking their kids out into the wild. She said it also works for all kinds of learners. "Some people learn visually, some are kinesthetic," Eskelin...
Packrafting sees boom in popularity

...Packrafting Association is keeping an eye on."We are apprehensive about the flood of packrafters that are headed out into the wild in these boats," Meiklejohn said.Some land managers are also apprehensive about this growing sport and are struggling...
Summit inspires generation of climbers

...become mountaineers into the sport.One famous example is Corvallis native Jon Krakauer, author of bestselling books "Into the Wild" and "Into Thin Air," who took his first trip up South Sister when he was 8 years old. That trip would spark the...

...a native species.The relative newcomer has essentially taken over a five-block radius from where they were let into the wild in San Pedro in 1994. A homeowner brought a few of the bright green lizards back from a trip to Sicily and they have...
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...WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) - The Wildlife Center of Virginia is seeking sponsors for animals that can't be released back into the wild.About two dozen animals are permanent residents of the center in Waynesboro. They include hawks, owls, opossums...
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...Taylor said too many people bought the dyed chicks at Easter without knowing how to care for them and would let them go into the wild where hawks got them or they died.Curt Jacques, owner of West Lebanon Feed and Supply, opposes coloring chicks...
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