- Military bases often struggle with how to manage domestic cat populations. Frequent transfers of personnel often mean cats are left behind, abandoned to fend for themselves. Lucky cats find a new human, but most are not so fortunate. Abandoned cats face many dangers: being hit by cars, starving, freezing temperatures, disease, and more. If not spayed or neutered, cat populations can explode. Learn how you can keep your cat safe and protect wildlife.
- Contact DoD Natural Resources to order a hard copy.
- Quantities are available for Base Housing or Veterinarian offices.
- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Agriculture Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Harris Sherman released the 2011 State of the Birds Report on 3 May 2011, the nation's first assessment of birds on lands and waters owned by the American people. The findings indicate tremendous potential for bird conservation: these publicly owned habitats support at least half of the entire U.S. distributions of more than 300 bird species.
- View the press release.
- Download the 2-page DoD profile from the 2011 State of the Birds report.
Articles in Birding magazine (American Birding Association)
- The Military-Conservation Complex: Protecting Prairie Birds, January- February 2007
- Defending the Steppingstones of Migration, October 2002