- Wildlife managers win appeal on Michigan's exotic pig ban Updated: Jun-03-15 4:31 pm
MARQUETTE, Michigan - Michigan's ban on Russian boars and similar pig breeds is constitutional, the state appeals court said Wednesday, overturning an order that had prevented officials from taking action against animal owners in the Upper Peninsula.
- Bear cub badly burned in Washington wildfire to be released Updated: Jun-03-15 3:58 pm
SEATTLE - A bear cub found badly burned last summer in the largest wildfire in Washington state history has endured long recovery but is now ready to head back to the wild.
- The latest on Connecticut legislature: Sunday hunting OK'd Updated: Jun-03-15 3:54 pm
- Yellowstone urges tourist common sense amid bison attacks Updated: Jun-03-15 3:54 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air graphically warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park not to get too close to bison: They're wild animals and can be very dangerous.
- Indiana asks public for ideas on allowing safe bird shows Updated: Jun-03-15 3:34 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana is asking the public for ideas on how bird shows might go on despite a statewide bird show ban imposed in response to a deadly avian flu.
- Corn, soybean prices see no major price drops from bird flu Updated: Jun-03-15 2:56 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Corn and soybean producers are keeping a close eye on the bird flu outbreak, concerned that the loss of nearly 45 million birds might reduce demand for poultry feed made with the grains and send prices lower.
- Officials worry about drop in cobia in South Carolina waters Updated: Jun-03-15 1:59 pm
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina - Wildlife officials are worried about the decline in the cobia population in South Carolina waters, leading some to call for stricter cobia fishing regulations.
- State seeks input on new Yellowstone bison management plan Updated: Jun-03-15 8:20 am
BOZEMAN, Montana - Wildlife officials are looking for the public's input on five options that could replace Montana's almost 15-year-old Yellowstone bison management plan.
- Officials say dead gators found in SC river not poached Updated: Jun-03-15 7:56 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Wildlife officials say that five large alligators found floating in the Ashley River outside Charleston were not illegally poached but were illegally dumped.
- Wildlife officials capture grizzly bear that killed 5 sheep Updated: Jun-03-15 7:52 am
GREAT FALLS, Montana - A grizzly bear that killed five sheep over the weekend is in the custody of wildlife officials and being relocated near Flathead National Forest.
- Wyoming Department of Health promotes rabies prevention Updated: Jun-03-15 5:05 am
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - The Wyoming Department of Health is urging residents to vaccinate their pets and take other pre-emptive steps to prevent rabies infections in humans, pets and livestock.
- Sturgeon leaps from river, knocks Florida teen unconscious Updated: Jun-03-15 4:47 am
CHIEFLAND, Florida - Florida wildlife authorities say a teenager was knocked unconscious by a sturgeon jumping from the Suwannee River.
- Idaho: Pronghorn antelope poached; twin fawns orphaned Updated: Jun-02-15 10:08 pm
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho - Idaho Fish and Game officers are investigating the case of a pronghorn antelope doe shot and left to waste, with her twin fawns orphaned. One fawn was wounded - shot through both rear legs.
- Activists: Decline of elephants in Tanzania is catastrophic Updated: Jun-02-15 6:26 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - The sharp decline of the elephant population in Tanzania, most likely due to poaching, is catastrophic, a wildlife conservation group said Tuesday.
- Feds releasing plan for bull trout conservation in 5 states Updated: Jun-02-15 4:45 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Federal officials are releasing a plan Thursday to recover struggling bull trout populations in five Western states with the goal of lifting Endangered Species Act protections for the fish.
- MDWFP working to restock Lake Monroe Updated: Jun-02-15 4:42 pm
ABERDEEN, Mississippi - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks is restocking fish in Lake Monroe in north Mississippi.
- Male peregrine found shot and left for dead in Tusseyville Updated: Jun-02-15 1:50 pm
TUSSEYVILLE, Pennsylvania - Officials say a male peregrine was shot and left for dead in central Pennsylvania over Memorial Day weekend.
- Ohio cancels poultry shows at fairs amid bird flu outbreak Updated: Jun-02-15 1:28 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - All poultry shows at the Ohio State Fair and county fairs across the state have been canceled this year because of the threat of a deadly bird flu virus, the state's agriculture department announced Tuesday.
- South African park where lion killed American stays open Updated: Jun-02-15 8:50 am
JOHANNESBURG - The South African wildlife park where a lion killed an American woman has remained open and is "operating as usual," a park official said Tuesday.
- Newport Beach residents mourn loss of tree with birds' nests Updated: Jun-02-15 6:15 am
NEWPORT BEACH, California - Residents of a neighborhood in Newport Beach are mourning the loss of snowy egret and black-crowned night heron chicks after the tree they were nested in was removed.
- Connecticut River floodplain restoration gets 2k-tree boost Updated: Jun-02-15 4:13 am
CANAAN, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says more than 2,000 new trees are helping preserve the floodplain along the Upper Connecticut River in Canaan.
- Southern Indiana bald eagle among oldest on record Updated: Jun-02-15 3:34 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - State wildlife officials say one of the oldest bald eagles on record has been spotted along southern Indiana's Lake Monroe.
- Whataburger changes breakfast times, citing egg shortages Updated: Jun-01-15 8:52 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Whataburger says it is limiting its breakfast-serving hours, citing egg shortages due to the Midwest bird flu crisis.
- House passes bill to add 'flexibility' to fishing law Updated: Jun-01-15 7:47 pm
WASHINGTON - Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Monday approved a bill to give regional fisheries managers more power to set local fishing levels in federal waters.
- Flu found at turkey operations in Hamilton, Calhoun counties Updated: Jun-01-15 6:53 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Two more cases are bird flu have been found at Iowa turkey farms.