Say logging in the state's two largest forests is threatening the survival of salmon that breed in streams flowing through the coastal region.
Third-generation National Park Service employee goes from reintroducing Isle Royale wolves to new Yellowstone boss
Cam Sholly replaces Dan Wenk, who said he was being forced out by the Trump administration following a dispute over bison.
Wolf numbers total about 3,800 in the western Great Lakes states of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Hunter from Pennsylvania; another grizzly dies from eating pesticides in north-central Montana.
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According to the lawsuit, the state has authorized about 900 black bears to be killed since 2010 using bait, dogs and traps.
Interior cited overwhelming public opposition for its decision, saying Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern South Dakota is widely valued as a sanctuary for migratory birds and other wildlife.
Yellowstone Lake chief fisheries biologist investigating a case of trespass not transport after seeing how fish are invading high-elevation lakes in Glacier National Park.
In Wyoming, it marked the second time in recent weeks that a female grizzly with cubs was killed in the state.
The Trump Administration's decision to implement 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum from Canada, the European Union and Mexico will ultimately impact U.S. boats exported to Canada.
Several states, including New Hampshire, have struggled to grow their loon numbers, and lead poisoning has been blamed for stunting recovery.
"Bull-to-cow ratio has been declining for the last several years and is likely due to the harvest rate that is too high for this population. Reducing the season length will help the ratio recover."
Morning flight phenomenon during migration results in hundreds of thousands of warblers and other species for a bird-watching shangri-la.
Of the top 10 states in sales of new powerboats, engines, trailers and accessories in 2017, four are from Great Lakes region – Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Wisconsin.
Social media chatter over the large, brown furry animal has ranged from mangy wolf to young grizzly to resurrected extinct species to crypto-canid “Dogman”
Biologists are recommending nearly 85,000 "any deer'' permits this year. The recommendation would be an increase of 28 percent from 2017.
With about 900 wolves, it marks the 13th consecutive year that Montana has far exceeded wolf recovery goals, the agency says.
More than a third of those refuges are on lands in the Great Lakes region.
Even in Iowa, which has a larger ethanol production infrastructure than any other state, consumers are growing weary of ethanol mandates.
Rich Beausoleil, the state's bear and cougar specialist, said it was only the second fatality in the state in the last 94 years.