The proposal would end the government’s decades-long practice of treating accidental bird deaths caused by industry as potential criminal violations under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. More than 1,000 species are covered under the law.
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Important waterfowl species struggling with conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region.
The new rules are designed to allow hunters to kill black and brown bears over bait, black bears including cubs and females with cubs with artificial light at den sites, and wolves and coyotes including pups during the denning season. Hunters can also kill caribou from traveling motorboats and swimming caribou.
Thousands of public land users are flooding the public comment portals in what is emerging as one of the most controversial rules in years for the Bureau of Land Management.
Officials will use long-term data to predict spring 2020 waterfowl abundance.
Along with dogs, investigators also found dead coyotes, weasels and wolves, and lab tests confirmed the animals were also poisoned.
Ornithologists are trying to adjust to a plover summer during the coronavirus outbreak.
Disease outbreaks or extreme weather could cause a catastrophic loss of the crane’s current population, according to the study.
A firefighter maintaining a controlled burn at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge. (Photo by Katie Goodwin/USFWS) Spring sunshine brings warm, fresh days to clean up the yard, hike or drive through the countryside. We at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service know how many of you look forward to your yards and gardens growing and blooming every spring. We feel the…
An American woodcock in fall leaves and spring growth. (Photo courtesy of Steve Gifford)America’s public lands are places for wildlife to flourish and people to recreate. We at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service also know that private landowners help provide clean air, water and native habitat across the country. Together, we’ve been growing more places for wildlife and for people. Take a moment to meet one farmer who is…
Ashley Kim’s Best of Show artwork. (Photo courtesy of USFWS)The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program, administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is a dynamic art and science program designed to teach wetland habitat and waterfowl conservation to students in kindergarten through high school and help reconnect youth with the outdoors. Every student who participates gains…
The university’s Energy Resources Center will administer a recently-approved agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and dozens of energy and transportation-related organizations.
Documents made public last week show the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service took the action in March after hazing, diversionary food caches and other non-lethal means failed to get the predators to stop killing cattle in two rural areas of western New Mexico.
About 280 wildlife violations were issued to 14 individuals.
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.