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Research team to study swift fox habitats in panhandle


University of Nebraska at Kearney researchers hope to catch the endangered swift fox in its natural Western Nebraska habitat and to determine how the creatures use the landscape, specifically the Heartland Expressway corridor.

Although Sidney is not in the direct line of the Heartland Expressway route, Dr. Marc Albrecht, biologist at UNK, and his graduate student Sara Ray will be visiting Sidney in the near future to speak with residents about their swift fox study. The research will focus on how the expressway, which runs approximately north to south through Chadron, Alliance, Scotts Bluf...

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