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Forest Service Key to Sustaining Woodpecker Population in Southeast

The National Forests in Florida play a critical role in recovering the red-cockaded woodpecker, a federally endangered species.

Over the past 20 years, more than 530 red-cockaded woodpeckers have been moved from the Apalachicola National Forest — and more recently the Osceola National Forest — under the National Forests in Florida translocation program. The woodpecker populations [...]

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