Idaho Fish and Game said wildlife officers killed 206 elk last year in an effort to prevent the animals from eating thousands of dollars worth of crops.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is proposing one two-day hunting season in September in some areas north of the Snake River and one seven-day hunting season in September in a region south of the Snake River, with hunters allowed to take one bird per day.
Minnows and small game fish have been found dead in half-mile span in the creek, officials said.
The eagle launched an aerial assault on a drone operated by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy – known as EGLE – ripping off a propeller and sending the aircraft into the lake.
More than 1,000 species are covered under the law, and the changes have drawn a sharp backlash from organizations that advocate on behalf of an estimated 46 million U.S. birdwatchers.
Shows the leading causes of death for the iconic national bird are being hit by cars and lead poisoning.
Nearly 60 fish types found in Chicago waters, up from about 10, an increase attributed to a decline in pollution, according to a sampling study.
The $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks.
The find by the U.S. Geological Survey will help inform a species status assessment to begin this fall by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which may ultimately add the insect to its endangered species list.
Official says there is no straightforward explanation for the increase and it could be chance, but it has not helped that there are more people recreating in the Yellowstone region as the coronavirus pandemic has given them a reason to spend more time outdoors.
The move comes almost two years after a federal appeals court faulted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for arbitrarily dismissing threats to grayling from climate change and other pressures.
The latest biennial survey conducted this winter estimated the predator species’ population at 695, divided among 143 packs.
“It’s probably the most significant conservation bill that’s been passed in the Congress in the last 50 years.”
Concerned about declining populations of mule deer, which help sustain Colorado’s nearly $1 billion hunting industry, Colorado Parks and Wildlife decided in 2016 to conduct an experiment to see if limited killing of mountain lions and black bears would have an impact on deer numbers.SANTA FE, N.M. — A North Dakota man has been ordered to pay $74,000 in restitution…
The average surface water temperature was 75.3 degrees on July 9, setting a record for the month based on 26 years of record keeping, government scientists said.
“Visible evidence that breeding loon populations can be restored to their former habitat.”
The drop-off this year is expected because of a decrease in spring rainfall from 2019.
Family came across what they first thought was a swimming dog. They soon realized, though, that it was a young bear with a clear plastic cheese ball container stuck on its head.
It alleges that the DNR is denying people the right to hunt and lacks the authority to cancel in-person educational courses.
(weather.com)ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An abandoned bus in the Alaska wilderness where a young man documented his demise over 114 days in 1992 has been removed by officials, frustrated that the bus has become a lure for dangerous, sometimes deadly pilgrimages into treacherous backcountry. An Alaska National Guard Chinook helicopter flew the bus out of the woods just north of Denali…
An annual spring survey by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department estimates 3.98 million breeding ducks in the state.
A young mountain lion that had been spotted sleeping in a planter box along a normally busy street and looking at his reflection in the glass of an office tower in downtown San Francisco was safely captured and released into the wild.
Air bows have nothing in common with crossbows or traditional vertical bows except for using an arrow as the projectile.
Kenai River subsistence rod-and-reel salmon fishing halted due to extremely low numbers.
The COVID-19 pandemic is drastically reducing the number of young whooping cranes to be released this fall to help bring back the world’s rarest cranes. Zoos and other places where the endangered birds are bred have had to cut not only staff size but use of two techniques to boost the birds’ numbers
Grizzly bears on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountain Front have expanded in numbers and dispersed into areas where they have not existed for decades.