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SANTA FE, N.M. - Today, the New Mexico Game and Fish Commission denied Ted Turner’s Ladder Ranch the opportunity to maintain an active role in Mexican gray wolf recovery when it refused the ranch’s appeal for a permit to hold Mexican gray wolves on Ladder Ranch.
The National Park Service (NPS) announced this week it will proceed with a plan to relocate some of Yellowstone’s bison to tribal and public lands for restoration, a much needed alternative to the highly contentious program of shipment to slaughter currently employed by NPS to reduce bison population numbers each winter.
DENVER – Today, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission passed a resolution that bans the reintroduction of Mexican gray wolves statewide.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has taken emergency precautionary action to stem the spread of a deadly fungal disease that could potentially wipe out the almost 200 salamander species native to the United States
In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and allies, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the Northern Rockies fisher, a rare and vanishing species, may warrant federal protection under the Endangered Species Act.
FWS has proposed to downlist the Florida manatee.
WASHINGTON – On Saturday, an armed group of anti-government extremists began a hostile takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
This week, Governor Bullock announced plans to move ahead with a proposal to expand year round habitat available to foraging bison directly outside Yellowstone National Park, breaking decades of stalemate on the issue.
A deal on a new omnibus funding bill has been reached, with House and Senate approval expected in the next few days.
ORACLE, Ariz. – This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is holding the first of a series of closed door Mexican gray wolf recovery planning workshops with state officials from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.