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Marten coming back in New York State?
Nov 29, 2022 08:02 ET

Here is the snippet on Marten:

"The Ernsts’ land also hosts research projects. The state Department of Environmental Conservation, for example, has conducted wildlife tracking there and found American martens thriving. Paul Jensen, regional wildlife manager, said DEC collared 26 martens in the Elk Lake area from 2007 to 2011. The marten population was dwindling in the late 1800s and early 1900s, according to the DEC, due to habitat loss from intensive logging and trapping. Now, numbers are looking promising."

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