The Woodpecker's Tale

Snyder, Neal
April 2006
Soldiers;Apr2006, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p18
The article reports on the efforts by the U.S. Army in saving the population of the red-cockaded woodpecker on its areas and training ranges. The basis for the obligation of the service to protect and promote recovery of endangered species on its lands is cited. An overview of the woodpecker conservation program of the Army is presented.


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