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March 17, 2014 – Great Horned Owl

Dredge and Rainey Report Ground-nesting Great Horned Owl May 03, 2013 All through the winter, there have been a pair of Great Horned Owls in the vicinity of the Paul J Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary headquarters. In January, the Senior Sanctuary … Continue reading

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February 2014 – Ground-nesting owl

The headquarters of the Paul J Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary is host to a ground-nesting Great Horned Owl. We have put a camera on the nest and are endeavoring to get online access to the streaming video. We should be able … Continue reading

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December 12, 2013 – Marsh birds and Fires

Dredge and Rainey Report Marsh Birds and Lighting Fires December 12, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Mist nets to catch birds along terraces Testing airboat transects to count sparrows Prescribed marsh burns Whooping Cranes This document can be downloaded … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 – Plover Survey

Dredge and Rainey Report Plover Survey December 06, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Shorebird Survey Dredge maintenance – installed replacement winch for right traveling cable This document can be downloaded as a pdf by clicking on the download button:  … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 – Terrace Birds and Marsh Grass

Dredge and Rainey Report Pumphouse and another small dredge November 15, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging New winch for dredge Birding on Christian Marsh terraces Marsh grass spreading at the marsh creation site This report can be downloaded in … Continue reading

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November 01, 2013 – Rainey Sanctuary work days

Dredge and Rainey Report Rainey Sanctuary Work Days November 1, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Work about the Sanctuary Wednesday, October 30, 2013   I met Timmy at the boat ramp late Wednesday after the Mississippi River Delta Campaign … Continue reading

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October 28, 2013 – Yellow Rails and Rice Festival

Dredge and Rainey Report Yellow Rails and Rice Festival October 28, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging First stay in the Guesthouse Yellow Rails and Rice Festival in west Louisiana This report can be downloaded in PDF file format by … Continue reading

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2013, Oct 10 – Plover Survey and Dredge Maintenance

Dredge and Rainey Report Plover Survey and Dredge Maintenance October 10, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Plover Survey Dredge maintenance and site assessment Guesthouse work Monday, October 7, 2013 – Shorebird survey On my early morning drive down, avian … Continue reading

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Sept 19, 2013 – Guesthouse and Grounds

Dredge and Rainey Report Guesthouse and Grounds September 19, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Bug-proofing the guesthouse This report can be downloaded in PDF file format by clicking the Dredge and Rainey Report, Guesthouse and Grounds hyperlink. Summary:  With … Continue reading

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September 6, 2013 – Coles Bayou Planting

Dredge and Rainey Report Coles Bayou Planting September 6, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging; Cell 3 is “full” and growing grass Bug-proofing the guesthouse CRCL plantings in Coles Bayou Impediments: afternoon thundersqualls This report can be downloaded in PDF … Continue reading

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