Local Weasel Population Difficult to Assess as National Study Finds Species in Decline

A national study of weasels found across much of the United States has revealed significant declines in all three species evaluated, which has a local biologist wondering about the status of the animals in Rhode Island.

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Light Pollution’s Glare Threatens All Kinds of Wildlife

The ever-increasing glow of artificial light at night has a negative impact on a range of wildlife.

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North America’s Largest Butterfly Expands Into R.I.

The largest butterfly in North America has been expanding its range from the South and Midwest in the past 20 years and is now showing up in Rhode Island in increasing numbers.

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