Stories tagged: tundra swans
Wed., March 9, 2016
A pilot project currently underway south of Rose Lake, Idaho, could help protect tundra swans from future lead poisoning from historic mining waste.
Thu., March 13, 2014
Hundreds of tundra swans suddenly rose off of a marsh, the strokes of their powerful wings making a whistling sound as they flew. They landed a short distance away at …
Sun., May 29, 2011
We’d like to think we live in a relatively pristine area without need for environmental regulations or Superfund help. But 150 or so tundra swans a year tell us something …
Thu., Sept. 30, 2010
Tundra swans that stop to feed in Mike Schlepp’s wetlands won’t end up with gullets full of lead. Since 2007, the federal government has worked to transform 400 acres of …
Mon., March 8, 2010
Tundra swans are moving through the Inland Northwest on their annual migration from wintering grounds in the western U.S. to the marshes of western Alaska.
Sat., April 18, 2009
ROSE LAKE, Idaho – Even near death, tundra swans are graceful. Snowy necks arch and flex as the birds – victims of lead poisoning – gasp for breath. Wings rise …