Officials say another gray wolf captured in Minnesota for relocation to the park has died “despite the best efforts of the attending veterinarians” after being trapped, sedated and driven to a holding facility for a medical exam.
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The Pennsylvania species being targeted by this fieldwork are Swainson’s thrush, wood thrush, blackpoll warblers, Canada warblers, rusty blackbirds, American woodcock and northern long-eared bats. New York among states also included in effort.
(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)OGUNQUIT, Maine — Maine officials say the effort to protect a rare bird species has met success with a record number of piping plover hatchlings. Maine Audubon says beaches across the state saw 128 piping plover fledglings, a record number since monitoring began in 1981. The Portland Press Herald reports Ogunquit Beach ended up seeing the…
Three generations of Andersons have a particular attachment to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge and hunting bighorns on craggy mountainsides under the desert sun. (Sid Sloan/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)Autumn is for remembering. The last light of summer yields to the first beautiful days of fall. This time of year is a communion between…
Leaders of three conservation groups who sued to protect the bi-state grouse said it could help save the ground-dwelling bird as well as other species with distinct population segments isolated from larger, related populations.
Judge declines to issue quick ruling, says he will issue a decision as quickly as possible, but did not say whether he would rule before Saturday, when Wyoming and Idaho have bear hunts scheduled to begin.
Two wolf pups seen near the mountain for the first time since wolves were exterminated from the state nearly 70 years ago.
Northeast Ohio organization takes on USFWS policies.
But survey says most populations are still above long-term averages.
A directive issued in late July severely limits a type of land swap involving federal property. Critics say that eliminates an important technique for saving habitat for the shrinking population of greater sage grouse.
An endangered species in Illinois, the effort’s goal is to restore the osprey as a nesting species in the state.
MINNEAPOLIS — A wildlife advocacy group says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued permits to hunters in South Dakota and Wisconsin to bring back lion trophies from Africa. Nonprofit Friends of Animals disclosed recently that nearly three dozen Americans have been granted such permission since Donald Trump was elected president, the Star Tribune reported. Jon F. Dagel is…
It’s the 20th bear to join the region near the Montana-Idaho border under an augmentation program that began in 1990.
The Pennsylvania species being targeted by this fieldwork include northern long-eared bats. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services photo) QUANTICO, Va. — When the sun sets and nearby Marines wind down for the evening, Sam Freeze suits up and goes bat hunting. Six nights a week in the summer, the doctoral student at Virginia Tech tromps through the woods at Marine…
The facility is at the Mud Lake Wildlife Area. It features 100- and 50-yard rifle ranges, a 50-yard shotgun patterning range and a 25-foot pistol range; earthen backstops and side berms and overhead baffles in shooting sheds to ensure everyone’s safety.
(Michigan DNR)More than 2,000 pounds of live, illegal red swamp crayfish recently were seized by Michigan DNR conservation officers – the largest aquatic invasive species seizure by the Michigan DNR, the agency said in a news release Tuesday, July 23. Red swamp crayfish are prohibited in both Michigan and Canada. They burrow and create shoreline erosion, creating instability. Additionally, they…
Michigan-based Hebert family agrees to pay more than $51,000 in fines and forfeit 17 deer mounts. Iowa landowners supplied them with lodging and tags for any deer that were harvested by the group in exchange for fishing opportunities in Michigan.
As bears continue to move further into the prairie and remake their home in their historical territory, it’s up to both the agencies and the residents to prevent conflicts.
Fishkill in Pennsylvania stream from lampricide shows risk of program that protects Great Lakes.
Even 700 bears for today’s population is an overestimate, because it counts a different subspecies of black bears brought from Minnesota in the 1960s for sport hunting, the lawsuit contends.
Number of breeding adults at the refuge reportedly down slightly from last year, but still among highest on record.
For the second consecutive year, a pair of federally endangered piping plovers are raising chicks on Presque Isle State Park’s Gull Point. Further heightening this breaking conservation news is the nesting of a pair of state-endangered common terns on the same beach, maybe the first time both species have nested there since the mid-20th century.
For rare, native trout, “it’s like backing up your data. You store off-site what’s precious, and we’re confident that this is good for Apache trout conservation.”
Part of continuing efforts to remove invasive grass carp, assess grass carp capture techniques and increase information on grass carp populations in the two rivers.
Confusion about the animal might be due to the condition of the animal and the photos, which seemed to show short legs and big ears. Inspection revealed a relatively normal-looking, dark-brown wolf.
SUCHES, Ga. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says an estimated 51,000 rainbow trout being raised at a hatchery in Georgia were killed when the main water supply had been cut off. News outlets report the fish being raised at the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery were killed Monday. Fannin County Sheriff Dane Kirby says employees noticed the valve…