Duck Banding Research Funded by Monticello Companies

Duck Banding Research Funded by Monticello Companies

Douglas Osborne's research is a new spin on usual practice. Typically, duck banding programs focus on breeding grounds in the Midwest and Canada. But Osborne bands ducks where they winter.
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Crystal Bridges Buys Felix Gonzalez-Torres' Candy Exhibit for $7.6M

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art says it's acquired an exhibit made entirely of candy.
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Johnelle Hunt Gives $5M To Game & Fish for Nature Center

Johnelle Hunt, the co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, pledged $5 million toward the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission's effort to build a nature center in Springdale. Foundation President Chuck Dicus calls the donation "a great way to start" the campaign.
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