Because Great Lakes perch is so hard to come by, some businesses are turning to European perch, or Zander, he said, which comes from Poland and other areas in Europe with bodies of fresh water. The fish comes to the U.S. frozen and is not as tasty as yellow perch.
One-page bill would remove federal protection from gray wolves in the Great Lakes region of the U.S., allowing states there to set their own wolf policies, including allowing for hunts.
Officials say the cougar recently killed three alpacas, a miniature horse and a deer.
More than two dozen wild pigs have been ripping up a park, soccer fields, lawns and landscaping as they look for food in a San Francisco Bay Area community.
Central Minnesota struggles with disposal of diseased dear.
(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region)MANISTEE, Mich. — Michigan officials say a bald eagle was euthanized after being shot by hunters in Manistee County who said they mistook it for a goose. The DNR says local fishing guides saw the shooting Saturday in a wooded area on the Manistee River and called the agency’s poaching hotline. The 2-year-old female…
Kirtland’s warbler no longer needs Endangered Species Act protection.
All hunters involved were able to drive away after the attacks.
BOISE, Idaho – An elk named Elliott who befriended archery elk hunters at an Idaho campground has been captured by state officials who are looking for a permanent home for him. Idaho Department of Fish and Game spokesman Evin Oneale tells the Idaho Statesman that Elliott was captured last week in central Idaho. Officials say someone bottle-fed Elliott as a…
After successfully navigating L.A. freeway two months ago, mountain lion killed on same section of road
Scientists tracking the mountain lions have found that roadways are largely trapping animals in the Santa Monica Mountains, which run along the Malibu coast and across the middle of Los Angeles to Griffith Park.LOS ANGELES – A male mountain lion that successfully crossed a 10-lane freeway in Los Angeles two months ago was struck and killed Saturday on the same…
The numbers of black rhinos have been increasing in recent years with stricter conservation management, but dozens are still illegally poached each year for their horns, which are sold on the black market for use in traditional Chinese medicine and as a status symbol. (Photo via U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)WASHINGTON – The Trump administration says it will issue a…
An agreement calls for two years’ probation, a $50,000 fine and $2,500 in restitution.
The DNR’s annual roadside survey indicates that Minnesota’s pheasant numbers are down 17% from 2018. The index is 11% below the 10-year average and 60% below the long-term average.
The attack happened on Canada’s Red Pine Island on Rainy Lake.
Junipers provide perches for raptors that attack and kill sage grouse. Junipers also force out sagebrush and other plants that produce bugs that sage grouse eat.
Last year he released 1,700 monarchs and 1,300 black swallowtails into the environment.
The study found that deer foraging declined by more than 10% from human activity at energy sites.
Separately, the Game Commission is considering a decrease in the permitted number of cougars that can be killed for sport across much of the state, along with an outright ban on trapping cougars for sport.
For consumers, the bountiful harvest has driven down wild salmon prices to $15 to $20 per pound, compared with $30 to $35 per pound in recent years. And the salmon boom is also welcomed by sport fishermen and the boat operators who take them out to the ocean.
Big cat bites Colorado boy on head outside his home; third attack on people in state this year.
The tick-borne ailment has always lurked in the background in wooded northern Wisconsin, but now it’s on the rise across the rest of the state. The state DNR theorizes that ticks are multiplying faster than their natural predators.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said an initial review had yielded “substantial information” on continuing threats to the sturgeon, justifying a more detailed study of whether they should be listed under the Endangered Species Act.
The Wisconsin DNR spent nearly $10,000 to bring wildlife officials from around the Midwest to Madison for a conference on chronic wasting disease. The Associated Press obtained receipts through an open records request that show the agency spent $9,567 on the conference, held July 24-25 at the Monona Terrace convention center. Expenses included $3,103 for hotel rooms, $5,963 to use…
The action, which expands the administration’s rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands.
The Trump administration’s new order weakening the Endangered Species Act could well make things worse for the monarch, one of more than 1 million species that are struggling around the globe.
The mine would send acidic mining wastes into the river and surrounding waterways, which would then spill into the Great Lake, staff said. More acres of wetlands would be harmed than the mining company was projecting, evaluators found.