Tippets: "Natural" Dam Flows, "Green Tunnel" Video, Advice for Yellowstone Super, 60-Year-Old Albatross

March 10, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

  • Surprising? The USGS says that managing dam flows to better imitate natural water levels helps native trout.
  • Kevin Gallagher compresses a six-month journey along the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail into five minutes of video.
  • The communications director for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition says to new Park superintendent: “You’re going to need more than a slingshot” to fix cutthroat problem.
  • 60-year-old albatross still raising chicks on Midway Island, after wearing out “5 bird bands since she was first banded by U.S. Geological Survey scientist Chandler Robbins in 1956.”