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Wisconsin Conservation Congress to Vote Again on Sandhill Crane Hunting Season

"Due to hunting and the loss of wetland habitat, the sandhill crane was an endangered species in Leopold’s time, but today it is considered a conservation success story. According to the International Crane Foundation, the sandhill crane population today is 650,000, which makes it the most numerous of the world’s cranes."

https://doorcountypulse.com/wisconsin-conservation-congress-vote-sandhill-crane-hunting-season/

#Birding #Wisconsin #Nature #Wildlife #Conservation #Sandhill #Hunting 

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Wildlife photographers fight over owl baiting in MN

"DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - The issue of feeding owls has become hotly debated among the wildlife photography community in Minnesota.

Professional wildlife photographer Keith Crowley tells Minnesota Public Radio News baiting has become an issue over the past decade as the popularity of wildlife photography has exploded due to the advent of high speed, digital technology.

The issue sparked a proposed state law a couple years ago and led to increased confrontations between photographers, both in person and online."

http://kfgo.com/news/articles/2017/mar/20/wildlife-photographers-fight-over-owl-baiting-in-mn/

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You looking at me??! - Rough-Legged Hawk
Kenosha #Wisconsin

The rough-legged buzzard (Buteo lagopus), also called the rough-legged hawk is a medium-large bird of prey. It is found in Arctic and Subarctic regions of North America and Eurasia during the breeding season and migrates south for the winter. It was traditionally also known as the rough-legged falcon in such works as John James Audubon's The Birds of America.
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Prints for sale at:
http://fineartamerica.com/featured/2-rough-legged-hawk-ricky-l-jones.html?newartwork=true

#Canon   #TeamCanon   #Bird   #Birds   #Birding   #birdphotography   #birdsgallery   #birds4all   #birdsinfocus   #BirdofPrey   #Hawk   #Wisconsin   #Raptor   #Hawk   #Perched   #Staring   #Midwest  
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Popular Photography is Dead After 80 Years as a Top Photo Magazine

"Popular Photography, the largest circulated imaging magazine that launched its first issue in May 1937 in New York City, has ceased publication after being continuously in production for 80 years. The March/April 2017 issue will be the last in print."

https://petapixel.com/2017/03/07/popular-photography-dead-80-years-top-photo-magazine/

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Ben Martin, Time Photographer Who Captured the 1960s, Dies at 86

"Ben Martin, who as a Time magazine senior photographer immortalized Richard M. Nixon’s haggard 5 o’clock shadow, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s march to Montgomery, Ala., and John F. Kennedy’s grieving widow and children — evocative images that defined the 1960s — died on Feb. 10 at his home in Salisbury, N.C. He was 86."

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/02/business/media/ben-martin-dead-time-magazine-photographer.html?smid=tw-share

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Juvenile Bald Eagle
Wisconsin River, Wisconsin

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http://fineartamerica.com/featured/juvenile-bald-eagle-2017-ricky-l-jones.html?newartwork=true

#Canon   #TeamCanon   #Bird   #Birds   #Birding   #birdphotography   #birdsgallery   #birds4all   #birdsinfocus   #Wildlife   #wildlifephotography   #Wisconsin   #Eagle   #Raptor  
NOTE: FINAL PRINTS WILL BE WATERMARK FREE.
(C) Copyright Ricky L.Jones Photography 1995-2017 All rights reserved

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Devil's Lake Railroad
Devil's Lake Wisconsin

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http://fineartamerica.com/featured/devils-lake-railroad-ricky-l-jones.html?newartwork=true

#Canon   #TeamCanon   #Landscape   #landscapephotography #Wisconsin   #Rails   #Trains   #Tracks   #Weather   #Winter   
NOTE: FINAL PRINTS WILL BE WATERMARK FREE.
(C) Copyright Ricky L.Jones Photography 1995-2017 All rights reserved

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Northern Cardinal
Caledonia Wisconsin

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