REFUGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REFUGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Outdoors: One day, 200 miles, three Great Salt Lake refuges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58057162-223/refuge-lake-salt-center.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58057162-223/refuge-lake-salt-center.html.csp">Outdoors: One day, 200 miles, three Great Salt Lake refuges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T07:33:56.819-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 07:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On a single day, it is possible to drive less than 200 miles to experience summer on three distinctly different wildlife refuges on the eastern edge of the Great Salt Lake. The one obvious thing Farmington Bay, the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve and the Bear River Migratory Bird refuge share in abundance is birds. Lots of birds. In late June and early July, young birds are starting to hatch. According to literature from Bear River, ducklings can be seen feeding in the shallows with hens, wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58057162@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:33:56 MDT Pelicans’ northerly nesting grounds shrinking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126753-68/lake-pelicans-island-nesting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126753-68/lake-pelicans-island-nesting.html.csp">Pelicans’ northerly nesting grounds shrinking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES MacPHERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T11:16:15.428-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bismarck, N.D. • Rising lake levels are swallowing American white pelicans’ nesting grounds at a guano-rich island in central North Dakota known as North America’s largest refuge for the big-billed birds, federal wildlife officials said. About 30,000 pelicans returned to 4,385-acre Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge this year to find water had gobbled several acres of their main nesting island, creating increasingly cramped conditions for the giant birds, among the largest in North America. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58126753@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:16:15 MDT