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Two bills pertaining to wolf management in Oregon gained traction this week in Oregon’s legislature after meeting several procedural requirements. The first bill would increase penalties for poaching a wolf, while the second would legislatively delist wolves from the state endangered species act.
Defenders is demanding an immediate and indefinite stop to Wildlife Services’ killing of wolves and other top predators in national forests in Idaho to inflate game populations.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) today announced a new rule which solidifies their current practice of freely permitting federal actions which destroy imperiled species’ critical habitat.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed the creation of a new national wildlife refuge – the Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge.
Three poison pill amendments were added to the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 when S. 659 passed through markup in the Environment and Public Works Committee this morning.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Air and Space Administration (NASA) have declared 2015 the hottest year on record, measuring 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average.
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