Flock of 100 Birds Found Dead After Ingesting Poison Bait Set to Control ‘Mouse Plague’

Flock of 100 Birds Found Dead After Ingesting Poison Bait Set to Control ‘Mouse Plague’

Alarming images of poisoned birds show the devastating effects of Australia’s ongoing “mouse plague,” the fight against which is now proving to be a threat to the country’s native species.According to News.com.au, Kelly Lacey, who works as a bird coordinator for the New South Wales Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service (WIRES), has been looking…

Vermont Nearing 80% COVID Vaccination Rate, 7900 Short of Goal to Drop Pandemic Restrictions

Vermont Nearing 80% COVID Vaccination Rate, 7900 Short of Goal to Drop Pandemic Restrictions

Nearly 80 percent of Vermont’s eligible population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with just 7,900 people to go. Once the goal is hit, coronavirus-related restrictions in the state will be dropped, the Associated Press reported.Originally, Governor Phil Scott and his administration planned on lifting the remaining restrictions on July 4.…