Although the facility will not be back to normal until 2019, it’s expected to meet trout-egg obligations by next year.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
They’ll be setting survey nets throughout the river during the month of August, hoping to capture a variety of the river’s species to record data on abundance, growth, mortality and size of fish populations.
As king salmon fishery experienced more closures on the lower river and more guides and private anglers began moving into the middle river to fish for trout and sockeye, it added to pressure on the river and, ultimately continued erosion.
Most residents who spoke during a meeting earlier this week worried that removing the dam would open the trout stream’s watershed to a predatory migrating fish invasion or parasitic sea lampreys.
Blood samples from chicks part of project to look for presence of toxins such as PCBs, pesticides and mercury in environment.
Provides hope that a management plan for the federally threatened species is working.
The river area affected by the switch is in the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, from Aniak down to the mouth of the Kuskokwim.
Still, the fish remains a threatened species in the state and the DEC asks anglers to avoid spawning lake sturgeon while fishing in New York waters.
Although western snowy plovers use L.A. County beaches for roosting during the winter, the last documented active nest was in 1949 at Manhattan Beach.
Of the roughly 24 million acres planted through CRP in the U.S., about 1.4 million acres are in eastern Washington, home to about 1,000 of the birds.
Pair of cranes has nested at White River Marsh Wildlife Area for the first time, expanding the nesting range in the state in Green Lake County and acting as an important backup to the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge. Meanwhile, two cranes nesting in Necedah are the first to nest in the state resulting from a released “parent-reared” crane.
Cross-fostering project aimed at boosting genetic diversity among wolves in the wild in New Mexico and Arizona.
In Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, hunting could return as soon as this fall if federal protections are removed for the predators.
Held in Minnesota this year, Youth Game Warden Camp aims to provide youth with an opportunity to connect their love of the outdoors and conservation with meaningful careers and raises awareness for the need to respect wildlife and the habitats that they call home.
Initially, the fish kill was mostly gizzard shad, but now is widening to more species and is likely to affect tens of thousands of fish.
Planning is now underway for the hunt in northwestern Wyoming, which will probably be similar to the state’s last wolf hunting seasons in 2012 and 2013.
A closer look at the issues involving these 24 monuments established by three former presidents over more than two decades.
Waterfowl hunters will notice some changes this year, including more restrictive September Canada goose seasons in northwestern Pennsylvania, modifications to daily bag limits for some duck species, and later dates for some youth waterfowl hunting days.
But it’s not clear whether additional animals would be released under the Trump administration.
Wyoming allowed regulated hunting just east and south of Yellowstone and Grand Teton during the fall, but concern focused on how wolves could be shot on sight in most of the state.
Only 130 Mexican wolves live in the wild and another 220 live in captivity, including 20 at the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri.
The crumbling bank on the Kenai River has been depositing silt into the water, which can harm the salmon.
One regulation revoked this year is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ban on killing wolves or bears from aircraft, shooting brown bears over bait and snaring bears within Alaska federal wildlife refuges.
Last fall’s egg take was excellent, exceeding the goal of raising 400,000 salmon for stocking purposes.
Officials: Major drop in bat species numbers could interrupt food chain, cave ecosystems in Missouri
Searchers found few bats or found bats that were emaciated and had visible fungus caused by white-nose syndrome.
A national debate about the predator-killing M-44 device is unfolding in the wake of a hospitalized teenager and three dogs and a wolf that have been killed recently in Wyoming, Idaho and Oregon.