Endangered Species http://wamc.org en "Forest Farewell: An Ode To An Iconic Tree" By Robert Sullivan http://wamc.org/post/forest-farewell-ode-iconic-tree-robert-sullivan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.thethoreauyoudontknow.blogspot.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Robert Sullivan </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">was last on the show to discuss his book, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">My American Revolution</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He joins us this morning to discuss his ode to the hemlock, a tree with a tenuous future – which is a </span><a href="http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/8047" style="line-height: 1.5;">new article</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for </span><a href="http://www.orionmagazine.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Orion</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> magazine, adapted from the introduction to </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, to be published in April by Yale University Press.</span></p><p>The Eastern Hemlock, massive and majestic, has played a unique role in structuring northeastern forest environments, from Nova Scotia to Wisconsin and through the Appalachian Mountains to North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama. A “foundation species” influencing all the species in the ecosystem surrounding it, this iconic North American tree has long inspired poets and artists as well as naturalists and scientists.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 86535 at http://wamc.org "Forest Farewell: An Ode To An Iconic Tree" By Robert Sullivan Proposed U.S. Wolf Rule Ends Protection in Northeast http://wamc.org/post/proposed-us-wolf-rule-ends-protection-northeast <p></p><p></p><p>A rule being proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove most species of wolves from the endangered species list would end federal protection for any wolves that move into upstate New York or northern New England from Canada or elsewhere. Sat, 08 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 66555 at http://wamc.org Proposed U.S. Wolf Rule Ends Protection in Northeast Native Rabbit Endangered http://wamc.org/post/native-rabbit-endangered <p></p><p></p><p>That cute bunny rabbit you see scurrying around meadows and yards in the Northeast is more than likely an invasive species. As we head into this Easter weekend, a look at a pair of dueling species of rabbits. Fri, 29 Mar 2013 22:07:52 +0000 Pat Bradley 61053 at http://wamc.org Native Rabbit Endangered