California condors in the Pacific Northwest by Jesse D"Elia

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  • Conservation,
  • California condor

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-161) and index.

Book details

StatementJesse D"Elia, and Susan M. Haig ; illustrations by Ram Papish, foreword by Noel Snyder
ContributionsHaig, Susan M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL696.C53 D45 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 208 pages
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27160752M
ISBN 100870717006
ISBN 109780870717000
LC Control Number2012044612
OCLC/WorldCa823041713

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North America´s largest vulture, the California condor, once graced the skies of the Pacific Northwest from northern California to British Columbia and was deeply woven into the fabric of many Native American cultures.

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Nov. 21, contribute now. After more than a year absence, this magnificent bird could once again fly high above the Pacific Northwest," said Amedee Brickey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service California condor coordinator.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Yurok Tribe and the National Park Service are among 16 partners teaming up in this effort, including California Fish and Wildlife and local community groups. The science behind the return of the California condor to its native range in the Pacific Northwest is strong.

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