The pair illegally shot and killed more than 200 pelicans and double-crested cormorants.
Park officials are installing barriers in front of boat launches in an attempt to prevent invasive mussels recently discovered in Montana from spreading to the park and into the Columbia River Basin.
Anchorage authorities said four young people were hiking in woods when three of them were injured after encountering the bear and two young cubs. They were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The fourth youth wasn’t injured.
But the number of anglers out on the Columbia River trying to land sturgeon – and the number of fish caught – was so high this past Saturday and Monday that fisheries managers are now considering closing the season early.
Recreational anglers in the Gulf of Mexico will have 39 more days to fish federal waters for red snapper.
The total climbed after two bears were fatally shot overnight Tuesday in separate incidents.
Ban would last three years in counties with CWD if no additional deer test positive and would last two years in neighboring counties; heads to state Assembly.
Incident involving cow and her two calves is state’s 15th moose-human conflict report since 2013.
The animal rights and conservation groups petitioned earlier this week amid recent incidents where dogs in Wyoming and Idaho were killed by the traps.
Only a few dozen black carp have ever been caught in the state’s waters, but it’s an invasive species that could have a serious effect on native wildlife.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke made his first recommendation Monday: Proposing a reduced size for the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Health officials say mosquitoes trapped in an area of central Ohio have tested positive for the West Nile virus. Franklin County Public Health says the infected mosquito pool is in Norwich Township near the Columbus suburb of Hilliard. Health officials say the pool was identified in a surveillance of traps set up to monitor the mosquito population. (Ohio…
The bill, called the Young Fishermen’s Development Act, would provide up to $2 million over six years for education and training programs and apprenticeships for beginning anglers.
According to reports, Erie’s last reading put the body of water at 574 feet, just 7.3 inches shy of an all-time high in 1986; other Great Lakes also have seen water levels higher than average.
Scientists are trying to perfect a new, more accurate DNA test for bears and benefited from the Columbus Zoo’s controlled samples from a known family of animals. The reference data illustrate how genetic patterns change in a population over time. It could someday pin down criminals who harm polar bears, which are protected by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act, on which the bears are listed as threatened.
Aberdeen man wins in the game bird category with a mount of a sandhill crane at the annual Taxidermy World Championships in Peoria, Ill.
Canton man has been collecting them for more than 10 years and has amassed more than 120 antlers of various shapes and sizes.
The project is the first time Game and Parks biologists have specifically attempted to capture lambs to outfit them with transmitter collars and take samples to determine what diseases and pathogens the newborns may already carry.
The change will use information gathered from hunters.
The Republican bill would remove woodchucks from the Wisconsin’s protected species list and establish a hunting and trapping season that would run from July through December with no bag limits.
Votes on deer regulations and rules for catching salmon, trout, whitefish and smelt will follow a public comment period.
Students from nine states registered for 17th annual training event.
(Bears Ears National Monument Facebook photo)SALT LAKE CITY — The head of Utah’s wildlife management division has been tapped as deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a newly created position where he’ll serve as acting head of the agency until a director is named and confirmed. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appointed Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Director Greg…
Tour officially opens June 11, starting in Hettinger, N.D., then traveling into South Dakota before returning north with an opportunity to see the Standing Rock Sioux’s tribal bison herds.
Funding will be used for the most critical needs at six harbors.
Lawmakers on the study committee voted 13-2 for a draft bill that restores access to nearly 30 lakes for public recreation hampered after a recent state Supreme Court decision on publicly-owned bodies of water over privately-owned land. The longstanding issue has vexed landowners and outdoor enthusiasts alike.