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Ducks sit on a wetland north of Mitchell in this 2012 photo. (Luke Hagen/Republic)

Report says Prairie Pothole region losing wetlands

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal officials and conservationists say a recent report detailing wetland losses in the five-state Prairie Pothole Region over the past decade highlights the need for increased protection for the region that provides breeding and nesting habitat for the majority of the nation's migratory waterfowl.


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