A male gray wolf in Colorado. (Colorado Parks and Wildlife)DENVER — Colorado has its first litter of gray wolf pups since the 1940s, state wildlife officials said Wednesday. A state biologist and district wildlife manager each spotted the litter of at least three wolf pups over the weekend with their parents, two adult wolves known to live in the state,…
The condition appears to effect only young blue jays and grackles, not other species or animals.
SEATTLE — Wildlife officials in Washington state have confirmed wild deer are suffering from an animal disease on the San Juan Islands after several residents reported dozens of strange deer deaths over the past few weeks. Dr. Kristin Mansfield, a veterinarian for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, said the disease was identified as adenovirus hemorrhagic disease, The Seattle…
Despite being male-dominated, fly-fishing has a rich history of involving women.
(Photo by Windigo Images)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s first-ever bear hunt is drawing plenty of interest. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that 6,335 people applied for one of the 400 permits the Missouri Department of Conservation will issue for a harvest of 40 bears. Revenue from those applications amounted to more than $63,000. Winners of a random drawing of eligible…
The farmer said he believes the water in a nearby lake took longer to warm up this spring, meaning fewer carp in the lake were available to the eagles to eat as part of the normal diet.
Kansas went 103 years, from 1904 to 2007, without any confirmed sightings of mountain lions. But the state has since seen 36, including 12 last year and three this year.
A record 22 captive-born Mexican gray wolf pups have been placed into dens in the wild in the southwestern U.S. to be raised by surrogate packs.
Authors say it could lead to increased fish kills, algal blooms and methane emissions.
It’s a move that wildlife officials hope will help control their populations.
They’re vying for one of a dozen spots to help thin a herd of bison at Grand Canyon National Park.
And the fish, which was caught by a USFWS crew and could be more than 100 years old, is still out there as it was released back into the river.
Officials said the closest grizzly bears had come to the Central Montana island mountain range prior to last week was in 2017. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)BILLINGS, Mont. — Wildlife officials in Montana have confirmed the presence of a grizzly bear in the Big Snowy Mountains, a first for the region. The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said the adult…
Backers said changes to Idaho law could help cut the wolf population from about 1,500 to 150, alleviating wolf attacks on cattle, sheep and wildlife.
The large male bear was later shot and killed when it charged wildlife workers investigating the attack.
The new method utilizes a piece of tissue from the animal’s ear for testing. Previously, more invasive tests had proven effective but difficult to collect, including a rectal sample or biopsy of lymph nodes.
Cicadas expected to be fish ‘filet mignon’ in Pennsylvania.
Underwater sound and electricity are used to drive the fish into nets.
Program to kill dozens of mountain lions and black bears was an experiment to determine if the predators were partly responsible for declining mule deer populations.
The bears now occupy about 6% of their historical range in the contiguous U.S., up from 2% in 1975.
The number of moose permits has increased by hundreds over the past few years. Tens of thousands of hunters apply for the permits via an annual lottery system.
The number of American bald eagles has quadrupled since 2009, with more than 300,000 of them now residing in lower 48.
Auburn’s team is one of the country’s top-ranked programs. Several former members have gone on to compete in professional bass fishing competitions.Auburn University has suspended the school’s bass fishing team over allegations that it repeatedly violated COVID-19 policies. A memo to team members says the suspension is for the rest of this year, Al.com reported. The team violated the travel…
The endangered California condor could return to the Pacific Northwest for the first time in 100 years.
STURGIS, S.D. — A man-made lake with amenities for all ages could be coming to Sturgis. It all began when the city began discussing some sort of outdoor aquatics venue within the city. The city made a call for citizens to serve on a committee to discuss a splashpad. But it was evident early on that committee members did not…
The pandemic, which shut so many people inside their homes, has led to an increased appreciation of nature in general, and of outdoor activities like hiking, gardening and birding at locations across the county.NEW YORK — This spring, longtime Central Park birder and naturalist Gabriel Willow is feeling a little less nervous than he did a year ago. Standing on…