The restoration work includes adding 3,000 miles of spawning and rearing habitat as well as 14 square miles of estuary habitat where young fish prepare to enter the ocean.
A study by the U.S. Geological Survey concludes that the size of the shrubs was more critical than the density in determining whether birds would continue in the habitat in the face of climate change.
Students who participate in Salmon in the Classroom curriculum start out raising coho salmon eggs in the fall, learn more about fish with dissection lessons, and practice catching fish during the ice fishing field trips before coming together in the spring for a celebration during which mature fry are released.
Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive species.
A 2000 management plan calls for a population of 3,000 bison in the region, but about 5,500 live there now.
Bill would turn Idaho’s Crater of the Moon National Monument into a national park.
State officials say hunters harvested 14,742 deer during the 2016-2017 hunting season, surpassing the previous year’s record of 14,681 deer taken.
It would have forced federal agencies to analyze whether about two dozen dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout, but ruling says agencies have since met demands.
The bird is a protected species in Wisconsin by default because it’s not listed as anything else. Removing their protected status would allow hunters to kill them.
The hunt had initially been expected to last two weeks but it took less than four days.
Would let hunters use bait for feral hogs, too.
But there’s concern that it could take years to implement the revisions, particularly changes that might require legislative action or regulatory changes.
Fund will target local and regional conservation organizations that will oppose the transfer of public lands and defend federal laws on public lands.
The last time a dead mule deer from the Cody herd tested positive for CWD was April 2015.
Phragmites, or common reed, has taken hold and stands of the giant reed offer little access for waterfowl and other wildlife.
Access Illinois Outdoors recently donated 10,000 pounds of deer meat to two food pantries.
The question of how to keep the carp from reaching the lake has divided the region. Some states, including Michigan, want barriers placed in the Chicago waterways, which Illinois and Indiana say would disrupt cargo shipping.
According to newly released audio of conference call, Utah governor refused to acquiesce to demands from heavy hitters of the outdoor industry to abandon push to have Bears Ears National Monument rescinded.
Plan is aimed at helping farmers, backyard gardeners and others boost monarch butterfly habitat in the state.
Republican bill sponsor says that the resolution could help to protect about 1,000 acres of land that Native Americans consider spiritual.
The season as a whole was fairly successful, with spearers harvesting 847 sturgeon this year, exceeding the 703 sturgeon taken last year.
The new machine removes more water from sap, leaving it with higher sugar content and the concentrated sap takes half the time to boil into syrup. Dozens of producers in Vermont, New York, Maine and Wisconsin are now using the machines.
Mild winter last year produced hardly any smelt, but the ice has been thick enough for fishing and smelt have been abundant this winter.
Meanwhile, both sides in the debate are waiting for a federal appeals court to decide whether to uphold lower court rulings that put wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming back on the list or to let the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service return management of the species to the states.
Chambers came close to passing similar legislation in 2014, but it was vetoed by former Gov. Dave Heineman.
The Montana-based elk foundation identified the land as a priority because it lies between elk summer and winter ranges.