The changes by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will guide future efforts to conserve the ground-dwelling birds that range across portions of 11 Western states.
Since 2009, 14 other deer have tested positive for CWD in North Dakota – 13 from Grant and Sioux counties in hunting unit 3F2 in the southwest, and the other taken last fall from the northwest in Divide County. This deer was found near Williston and is the first documented case of a mortality due to CWD in North Dakota.
With turkey opener just a few weeks away, start studying the habits of gobblers in your hunting area right now.
Border waters provide some the first opportunities to launch a boat and work the schools of pre-spawn walleyes and saugers.
In Southern California, biologists and partner agencies counted 60 animals, approximately one-third the number counted in the last helicopter survey conducted in March 2016.
They contributed an estimated $2.1 billion in annual input to the state’s economy in 2017-18. That's up by $290.2 million for residents and $41.4 million for nonresidents from 2011-12.
Major U.S. oil, gas lease-sale land includes important sage grouse habitat, big-game migration corridors
Disputed sale in Wyoming nets $88 million. Wyoming officials say they will implement state plans to protect sage grouse and migrating game, such as mule deer and antelope, should oil and gas development proceed in wildlife habitat.
Drawn to the area by food, some of the wild turkeys who are caught are given GPS backpacks so scientists can track their behavior and hopefully better manage the herds. Most of them are moved to a rural area in the Book Cliffs near Vernal where a large flock lives.
Bears attack people in northwest Montana a few times a year. That's enough for medical professionals and wildlife managers to have developed a special protocol that's part treatment, part forensics to ensure both parties recover.
What will the impact be on northern Iowa’s pheasant population and southern Iowa’s quail? A quick survey of area wildlife biologists settled on one theme: Not Good.
Oregon set a record for the number of campers at state parks last year, and the number of day-use visitors was the second-highest ever.
Tactics for working your retriever after small-game season wraps up – even when the powder is three feet deep.
Wildlife officials are pointing to an increase of sightings of the big animals in the northeastern part of the state as they ask lawmakers to make it a felony to kill moose without a hunting tag.
Study shows opportunity to engage new audiences in high school fishing clubs; gives details on membership, economic impact.
The plan would take decades to fully implement, and it focuses on strategies such as removals of dams, installations of fish passages and increasing the number of salmon that survive in the ocean. It states that the estimated cost is about $24 million per year, not including money federal departments already spend on salmon recovery work.
A necropsy report said the cat that attacked Travis Kauffman was male, 4 or 5 months old and weighed 35 to 40 pounds. Kauffman eventually suffocated the animal.
Positive result marks the first time the fatal deer and elk disease has been found in a wild animal outside of southeastern Minnesota.
Hunter Anderson, of Danville, Ky., reportedly landed a 20-pound koi fish, resembling an oversized goldfish, from a pond in Danville on Saturday.
Laysan albatross named Wisdom is at least 68 years old and has raised at least 31 chicks.
A continuing decline in snowmobiling in Vermont will likely have economic consequences.
More than 5,000 elk had gathered on the refuge's southern area.
The proposal would create special permits for landowners to hunt deer up to a week before the official firearm hunting season starts, if they open at least half of their land to hunters during the regular season.
The three largest hunting groups in Maine all oppose a proposal to allow the use of crossbows during the archery season for deer in the state.