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Meet Appalachia’s Pollinators

blue orchard mason bee

Buzzing bees, hummingbirds, butterflies and more help keep Appalachia’s flora in bloom.

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Remarkable Pollinators

Of the world’s more than 240,000 species of flowering plants, approximately 75 percent rely on pollinators. These crucial creatures help transfer pollen from male to female flower parts and ensure the survival of the next generation of plants — and

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Meet The Elusive American Woodcock

Characterized by a long bill, short and stout stature, extravagant mating display and a nickname like timberdoodle, the American Woodcock would seem to be a bird that stands out. But that is not the case.

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Landowners Support Songbird Conservation

To protect the golden-winged warbler and cerulean warbler, two conservation programs are working with private landowners.

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Caught red-handed! Or more accurately, red-beaked

Wood thrushes — and their appetite for bright-red ginseng berries — are helping the plant spread its range further north.

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An Early Warning for the Birds

Scientists noticed a group of golden-winged warblers in northeast Tennessee fleeing an approaching tornado — while the tornado was still 250 miles away.

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