About 280 wildlife violations were issued to 14 individuals.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
In response to this discovery, the DNR is working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Wisconsin DNR and commercial fishing operators to conduct large-scale netting, studies of the captured carp and increased monitoring.
Hope to force U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to complete a review that could designate lake sturgeon as a federally endangered species.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency estimates lead poisoning causes about 14% of loon deaths in the state.
But his actions bring charges.
More state duck hunters now looking at open-water hunting on Green Bay and Lake Michigan.
Hunters provided a video shot in October of two wolves shown near the Wyoming and Utah borders, officials said. It was the first time in a few years multiple wolves were seen traveling together in Colorado.
Have you noticed that the number of birds visiting your yard each winter seems to fluctuate year to year?
The November to December hunt probably takes place too late in the year for grizzly bears to seek out animal remains that hunters leave behind
She becomes the first African American to ever serve in the position.
The owl experiment is unusual because it involves killing one species of owl to save another owl species.
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.
Kirtland’s warbler no longer needs Endangered Species Act protection.
Wisconsin artist is third in prestigious competition.
Live in the Southwest and rely on a wood-burning stove? Tree-cutting ban over threatened owl could mean trouble
First listed as threatened in 1993, the owl is found in parts of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, west Texas and Mexico. (National Park Service)People who rely on wood stoves to heat their homes in the winter are scrambling to find other options after a U.S. district court halted tree cutting on large swaths of national forests in the Southwest…
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.
Annual breeding population survey estimates 38.9 million total ducks, down 6 percent, while May pond counts drop by 5 percent; mallards, gadwalls and greenwings increase.
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.
It’s part of what state parks officials call their Pollinator Habitat Expansion Initiative.
For spawning adults salmon or growing juvenile, temperatures above 80 degrees can be lethal.
Official says there is no sign the disease is currently affecting bat populations in California.
Federal officials are weighing impassioned testimony from farmers, ranchers, hunters and wildlife advocates at the only public hearing in the country on the government’s latest attempt to take gray wolves off the endangered and threatened species list.
USFWS says the bear crossed into Idaho last August, but wildlife officials captured it and sent it back to Montana.
Man pleaded guilty to illegally possessing and transporting 104 pounds of unlawfully taken antlers. Sold the antler pieces he collected for dog chews.
A recent study found that balloons are the highest-risk plastic debris for seabirds. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)DETROIT — Environmental advocates are raising awareness about the dangers of balloons for wildlife in the Great Lakes and elsewhere. Volunteers for the Alliance for the Great Lakes picked up more than 18,000 balloons, balloon pieces or balloon strings along Great Lakes shorelines…