Latest News for: Wildlife tourism


LOCAL COLUMN: The joy of a woodpecker

The Norman Transcript 01 Apr 2023
Norman is rich in urban wildlife ... Urban wildlife also is one of our underutilized assets economically speaking ... In recent years, the growth in ecotravel has outpaced that of traditional sun/sand tourism by an increasingly wide margin ... We have wildlife and a braided prairie river, the Canadian, so picturesque it can bring tears to your eyes at sunset.

Center welcomes two giraffe calves

White Rock Lake Weekly 31 Mar 2023
Why this day? That’s when Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose, Texas announced the birth of Waffles, its newest giraffe ... Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 wildlife conservation facility that specializes in captive-breeding programs for endangered and threatened animal species.

American Prairie adds more Phillips County land

Longview News-Journal 31 Mar 2023
American Prairie has purchased a wildlife and waterfowl rich property, located on the eastern border of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in Phillips County ... Shared work has included wildlife and bison restoration, tourism and economic development partnerships, and the sharing and preserving of cultural heritage.

American Prairie purchases land next to tribe, waterfowl preserve

Independent Record 31 Mar 2023
Billings Gazette ... Fish and Wildlife Service to protect waterfowl habitat ... People are also reading…. Updated ... Lawmakers put tourism promotion on the chopping block Guest view ... Apple Podcasts ... Shared work has included wildlife and bison restoration, tourism and economic development partnerships, and the sharing and preserving of cultural heritage ... .

Who are Carrie and François Perrodo — the family behind the Perenco oil spill

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Mar 2023
An estimated 200 barrels of oil and other fluid leaked from the site, sparking fears of serious damage to a coastal area important for wildlife and local tourism ... at Poole harbour covers wildlife in oil.

Japanese prefecture sets tourism limits to spare exceptional island ecology

Stars and Stripes 30 Mar 2023
Plans to promote sustainable tourism on the island trace began in January 2020 after a series of tourism-related incidents, from water shortages and traffic accidents involving wildlife to habitat destruction, according to the department website ... Iriomote tourism peaked in 2007 when 406,000 people visited the island, according to the department.

NIHOTOUR to Host Biggest Gastronomy Festival in Nigeria

This Day 29 Mar 2023
The Gate Way to Growing Tourism Destination... Further to that, with the preponderance of game hunting, using traps in Nigeria, which inadvertently endangers wildlife and hinders Nigeria’s wildlife conservation efforts, the Gastronomy Festival will copiously advocate for responsible tourism practices in Nigeria.

Letter to the Editor

Seeley Swan Pathfinder 29 Mar 2023
As a top destination for wildlife-watching tourists, in 2019 the University of Montana’s Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research found that 12.6 million visitors generated $3.76 billion in revenue to Montana, funding 53,120 jobs and saving Montanans $626 in lowered household taxes.

Mitchell Center to host talk on climate adaptation planning for rural communities April 10

Bangor Daily News 29 Mar 2023
ORONO — The Senator George J ... Much of Maine’s economy is dependent on natural resources, whether directly through harvesting or indirectly through tourism. Climate change will require substantial adaptation, not just from crops, trees and wildlife, but also from the rural communities whose economies depend upon them ... More articles from the BDN.

The economics of trophy hunting

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Mar 2023
There is the hunting lodge (cooks, cleaners, people who look after the veld and the wildlife, the professional hunter and other employment); taxidermist (business owners and employment); local tourism (business owners and employment); butchery (business owner and employment).” ... “We are also given game meat of the hunted wildlife,” she said.

Sarpang NC candidates offer different pledges

Kuensel 29 Mar 2023
Addressing human-wildlife conflict, curbing corruption, private sector development, educational reform, tourism development, agriculture and livestock development, and review of policies and legislation, among others, are the areas they pledged ... and rural and tourism development.

Lawmakers miss deadline to pass state budget, will likely extend session

Greenwood Commonwealth 29 Mar 2023
Another bill – funding the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks – provides $13 million for the LeFluer’s Bluff Education and Tourism Complex in Jackson “in coordination” with the Mississippi Children’s Museum.

Human migration to Nepal’s tiger capital adds to conservation challenges

Mongabay 28 Mar 2023
KATHMANDU — The B.P ... Doctors in white coats dart from one room to another, while nurses in scrubs attend to patients ... This has left conservationists concerned about the prospect of increased human pressure on the forests and wildlife of the region ... Tourism has become a crucial source of revenue for the surrounding communities. Public domain image.

A strategy to improve tiger viability in India

Hindustan Times 27 Mar 2023
Many countries earn handsomely from wildlife tourism even when they don’t have iconic species such as tigers, elephants, lions and rhinos. Scotland, for example, earns more than £65 million annually from wildlife tourism ... In India, wildlife tourism is centred around a few tiger reserves.

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