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Reward Offered for Investigation Assistance Relating to Red Wolf Death in North Carolina

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a radio-collared red wolf that was recently found dead in Tyrrell County, NC.

September 2012

Conservation Act Awards $2 Million to Conserve Wetlands in Missouri and Iowa

This week, the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission approved $2 million in federal funding to help protect, restore and enhance wetlands and associated habitats in Iowa and Missouri under the North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grant Program.

September 2012

New Jersey continues efforts to fight West Nile Virus; first virus-related death reported

As the West Nile Virus season heads into its peak, state and local officials have stepped up efforts to combat the mosquito-borne virus with increased surveillance and control efforts.

September 2012

Hunters urged to be careful with cigarettes, other fire

With dove and Canada goose hunting opening Saturday, Sept. 1, thousands of Arkansans and visitors will be in fields and woods.

August 2012
National Elk Refuge celebrates 100th anniversary

National Elk Refuge celebrates 100th anniversary

On its 100th birthday, National Elk Refuge looks back at history and forward to future.

August 2012

Brown booby of the tropics sets up home on Arkansas' Lake Norrell

Not since the ivory-billed woodpecker of 2004 has a bird generated such excitement in Arkansas as the interestingly named brown booby.

August 2012
Texas orders new rules to halt invasive mussels

Texas orders new rules to halt invasive mussels

Texas wildlife officials said Monday that an invasive shellfish marching through the state's waterways "present an immediate danger'' to other wildlife

August 2012

3 sentenced in Washington wolf poaching case

Three residents of Twisp have been sentenced for violating the Endangered Species Act in a case involving the poaching of wolves.

July 2012
Alaska woman recounts terrifying ordeal with bear

Alaska woman recounts terrifying ordeal with bear

A 43-year-old professor says she fought off a grizzly bear that stalked her and her nieces by throwing everything she had at it including a package of macaroni and cheese.

July 2012
Two new wolf packs established in New Mexico

Two new wolf packs established in New Mexico

Federal wildlife managers have designated two more Mexican gray wolf packs in New Mexico, bringing the number of packs in the American Southwest to 14.

July 2012