Conservation quandary

Todd, Kim
August 2008
High Country News;8/4/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 14, p10
The article focuses on a research study that determines the speculation of declining spotted owls. It notes on the experiment of shooting barred owls which are found to eat the spotted owls during their matting in order to see if that might stop the decrease in their numbers under the program released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service the Northern Spotted Owl Recovery Plan. Hence, it cites on the implication of barred owl removal strategy that would be accomplished by luring territorial barred owls into close range, however, it stresses out on the issue of habitat provides more good solution to preserve the northern spotted owls than the strategy imposed.


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