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Foster Parrots needs your support!
Monday, March 15 2004 @ 02:12 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
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Shelters and Rescue FosterParrots of Rockland,Mass. is a no-kill shelter for many parrots (about 250) in need of company, care, and understanding. Please join by sending them a donation. All donations they receive in March will be generously matched. Join Jane Goodall, me, and others in supporting their many efforts on behalf of parrots.

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The Parrot Action Plan: A global evalutation with recommendations
Monday, March 08 2004 @ 04:42 PM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
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Conservation The IUCN put together this action plan for all of the world's endangered parrots, including descriptions of the problems facing each species, and recommendations for their recovery.

This book is the comprehensive go-to guide for anyone interested in the conservation of wild parrots. READ

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The Real Macaws - NATURE
Wednesday, February 18 2004 @ 02:09 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
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Conservation PBS's NATURE takes you to the deepest enclaves of the Amazon for a first-hand look at macaws. Hosted by Tony Junitper, with Charlie Munn.

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Asian Bird Flu information
Wednesday, February 18 2004 @ 01:30 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 14845
Over 50 million chickens, ducks and turkeys have been massacred in 10 countries that are attempting to control an epidemic of avian influenza (AI)
that is spreading "almost uncontrollably" through Asia.

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Plenty to Squawk About - Mira Tweti, LA Times
Tuesday, February 17 2004 @ 09:50 PM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
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General News Import recent article about the trends in parrots as pets, from an award- winning journalist.

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Feathered Friends Forever Rescue/Refuge, Inc. - donations
Tuesday, February 17 2004 @ 02:55 PM UTC
Contributed by: Anonymous
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Shelters and Rescue To whom it may concern,

Well it is time for our annual BBQ, raffle and silent auction. I know you are about to hit the delete button, but please dont. We are a non-profit 501 (c) 3 registered and also a state licensed tropical parrot shelter located in Appling Ga. Every Memorial day weekend we hold a giant BBQ, raffle and silent auction to help raise money for several reasons.

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