- Study: Frog deformities could be related to warming, copper Updated: May-31-15 6:46 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Federal and university scientist have found new evidence that Alaska wood frogs may be hurt by warming water and pollution.
- New Mexico ranchers, farmers sue over jaguar border habitat Updated: May-21-15 4:13 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The setting aside of more than 170 square miles in New Mexico as critical habitat for the endangered jaguar was an "unlawful, arbitrary and capricious" action by federal authorities and needs to be overturned, a new lawsuit says.
- Feds fatally shoot troubled Mexican gray wolf in New Mexico Updated: May-21-15 11:53 am
RESERVE, New Mexico - Federal authorities say a Mexican gray wolf has been shot and killed in southwestern New Mexico after it was exhibiting escalating nuisance behavior.
- Advocacy group: Wind turbine rules needed to protect birds Updated: May-19-15 6:26 pm
PORT AUSTIN, Michigan - The sky above a tabletop-flat expanse of eastern Michigan farmland near Lake Huron is a well-traveled pathway for migratory birds journeying between summer nesting areas in Canada's boreal forests and wintering grounds to the south. Thanks to reliably brisk winds, the ground below is dotted with hundreds of electricity-generating turbines.
- Government releases fire plan to protect struggling bird Updated: May-19-15 6:11 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A federal wildfire strategy released Tuesday aims to protect the West's sagebrush country that is home to a struggling bird species whose potential listing as a threatened or endangered species already has delayed energy projects and oil and gas deals.
- Coyote hunter shoots what may be endangered wolf Updated: May-19-15 9:35 am
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is conducting DNA tests on an animal shot by a coyote hunter near Kremmling to determine if the animal is a gray wolf.
- Ted Turner ranch in New Mexico caught in wolf debate Updated: May-18-15 7:56 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Media mogul Ted Turner set out years ago to establish a fund to bolster the dwindling populations of everything from falcons and frogs to Mexican gray wolves, using the nearly 2 million acres he owns in a dozen western states as home base for the projects.
- Colorado takes steps to protect greater sage grouse Updated: May-15-15 7:30 pm
DENVER - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday ordered state agencies to take steps to protect the shrinking population of greater sage grouse in hopes of avoiding a listing under the federal Endangered Species Act, which would trigger tougher conservation rules.
- Stocked trout will continue to fill Tennessee, Georgia lakes Updated: May-11-15 4:44 pm
ERWIN, Tennessee - Anglers can rejoice: A steady stream of trout will continue to flow into lakes in Tennessee and Georgia thanks to a funding agreement involving the Tennessee Valley Authority, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and state agencies.
- Missouri gets nearly $30M from US Fish and Wildlife Service Updated: May-11-15 5:05 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Missouri is getting $29.8 million from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for conservation efforts.
- PETA sues wildlife service, accuses it of 'pay-to-play' Updated: May-08-15 4:50 pm
McLEAN, Virginia - An animal-rights group sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday to stop a policy it says allows trophy hunters, circus acts and others dealing with threatened species to skirt the Endangered Species Act by making token donations to conservation groups.