Attwater’s Prairie Chicken

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Terry Rossignol served as manager of the Attwater's Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge near Eagle Lake, Texas for over two decades, while also working as the bird's Recovery Team leader. Here he describes the dire effect on the prairie chicken from the 2016 Tax Day flood and the 2017 Hurricane Harvey rains. While the chicken was nearly wiped out, it showed amazing resilience, returning to counts in 2020 that had not been seen in a quarter century.

Date RecordedJanuary 23, 2021
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeTerry Rossignol
LocationColumbus, Texas
Time Code01:21:38