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First Post-COVID-19 Birding Trip: Wisconsin and Horicon NWR

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I settled on Wisconsin, which is home to one of the Top 25 NWRs for Birding that I have not visited: Horicon NWR. However, I had never actually visited a WPA, and Wisconsin has several relatively close to Horicon NWR. However, I had never actually visited a WPA, and Wisconsin has several relatively close to Horicon NWR.

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Students, veterinarians address animal welfare scenarios during annual contest

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The 23rd annual AVMA Animal Welfare Assessment Contest, or AWJAC, took place November 17-19 at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Participants completed in-person assessments of the welfare of animals in a variety of scenarios, including laboratory rats, farmed bison, cage-free laying hens, and tortoises in a zoo.

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Mark Markel elected first veterinarian president-elect of AO Foundation

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Mark Markel, an equine surgeon and dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, was recently elected president-elect of the AO Foundation, the world’s largest nonprofit orthopedic foundation.

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Wisconsin Falconer Legally Traps Snowy Owl

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My initial reaction was, “Really, dude, of all the birds that you’re allowed to have in Wisconsin, you choose the bird that is going to make birders who don’t understand falconry angry?” I talked to some of my falconry friends about the Wisconsin man with the snowy. I personally am on the fence.

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Now Wisconsin Too?

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A lawmaker in Wisconsin is proposing a Sandhill Crane hunt. When will the madness end?

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Wisconsin-Madison Cleared by USDA

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison was cleared of animal welfare violations in a report released yesterday. Tags: animal research animal laboratories wisconsin. It had twenty violations back in December 2009. They had to do so after the December report or heads would probably roll.

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Dane County Debates Wisconsin Animal Research

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Not sure anything will come of this, but Dane County is turning its attention to the primate research going on at University of Madison-Wisconsin. Tags: animal research primates university of madison-wisconsin. From Channel3000.com.

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