Agency officials declared progress for the endangered species in New Mexico and Arizona, saying there are at least 131 wolves in the wild in the two states. That represents a 12% jump in the population.
Defenders of Wildlife
Claim that feeding alfalfa pellets to elk to help them survive harsh winter conditions causes them to concentrate in groups at the National Elk Refuge.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has announced his nomination of acting secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt to take over the department officially. Bernhardt has led the Interior Department on an interim basis since former Secretary Ryan Zinke resigned over ethics questions in January. Bernhardt is an avid sportsman with experience managing fish and wildlife resources from both a federal…
That population grows, but by just one animal. Officials say numbers not what they had hoped for, to focus on improving genetics of wild population as way to build more robust numbers.
There reportedly are fewer than 50 of the small birds in Arizona.
For decades, pallid sturgeon have been prevented from reaching hundreds of miles of upstream spawning habitat because of an existing rock weir at the proposed dam site.