“Why is this stupid cat attacking me?” The 80-year-old fought off the animal with the help of her two dogs and her gardening sickle.
The state DNR says its crews banded 40 peregrine chicks this spring at nine sites around Indiana, up from the 32 agency staffers banded last year.
Ohio Lake Erie Commission in charge of seeing that the state reaches its goal of a 40 percent reduction of phosphorus going into western Lake Erie within the next 10 years.
Quarantining bison is seen as a way to reduce the number slaughtered each year and to establish more bison herds around the U.S.
Wright-Patterson is the first military base to earn the special environmental distinction.
The Army Corps of Engineers kills the birds to reduce predation on runs of threatened and endangered juvenile salmon.
Some 27,120 breeding adults have returned from as far away as California and the Gulf Coast to raise their chicks. That’s down about 6,600 birds from last year, but still is among the highest recorded at the 4,385-acre refuge north of Medina. A record 35,466 birds were counted at the refuge in 2000.
The state had about 40 confirmed cases in 2000. By 2010, the number increased to 200 confirmed cases. And the provisional total for 2016 is nearly 350 cases.
The Mayfly Project uses fly fishing as a way to mentor children in foster care. Project has expanded to eight states and includes about 40 mentors.
The 45-page decision could make it more difficult to lease state forests for oil and gas drilling, and it could force governments to be more careful about allowing development that would damage public lands, wildlife, groundwater, rivers and air quality.
Agency won’t send nearly as many representatives to the 11-day event and will no longer oversee Natural Resources Park and its many outdoors offerings.
The proposal would remove groundhogs from the Wisconsin’s protected species list and establish a year-round open hunting and trapping season with no bag limits.
Would be scaled back in counties with chronic wasting disease; bill now headed to governor.
Efforts could mean another step in the recovery of greenback cutthroat trout.
Three other bears were shot near the site of the mauling.
Their numbers have fallen by half in California over the last five years, with just about 2,100 sage grouse believed to survive in the state.
Such predatory maulings by black bears are rare, akin to being struck by lightning.
city followed DNR protocol by shutting water levels to the minimum level, but did not predict the impact on fish – up to 5,000 died.
The hope is that it will create enough “buzz” to save the insects by documenting the relationship between specific bees and flowers.
Anglers can pay a daily fee to fish where these fish are stocked during certain parts of the year.
Residents in Maine are complaining they are finding as many as 30 ticks at a time on their clothes, and public health officials in Vermont are reporting an above-average rate of emergency room visits for tick bites in the last three weeks.
Kayaking is the latest frontier of the city’s downtown development efforts.
The race director says the runner had apparently made it to the halfway point turnaround on Bird Ridge trail and was on his way down when he texted a family member that he was being chased by a bear.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will use funds for herbicide treatment of hydrilla in Cayuga Lake.
Fish farms getting an assist from chickens; discovery could have global implications for Atlantic salmon industry
Researchers are using oil that comes from a gland on chickens’ tails to improve survival at fish farms; the oil reportedly also could be used to domesticate wild fish like walleye and allow them to be farmed.
Atlantic salmon face a number of challenges in the wild, ranging from the presence of river dams to continued fishing pressure off of Canada and Greenland.