- Experts hope nesting season successful for whooping cranes Updated: Jun-01-15 11:59 am
NECEDAH, Wisconsin - A longtime effort to reintroduce a critically endangered bird in Wisconsin could be on track for the first record year since its inception in 2001, according to wildlife experts.
- 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.
- Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest on the Kenai Peninsula Updated: May-31-15 3:13 pm
KENAI, Alaska - The Central Kenai Peninsula is projected to yield a bountiful harvest of morel mushrooms this season. Mushroom hunters are already on the move, combing through the undergrowth and forest floor.
- Slave Dwelling Project founder to speak at former plantation Updated: May-30-15 4:05 am
DURHAM, North Carolina - A historic plantation in Durham is hosting an event that will examine the effect of the end of the Civil War on blacks, the rise of the black church and the creation of the sharecropping system.
- South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers Updated: May-25-15 1:19 pm
JOHANNESBURG - The rhino's rescuers gave her a name: Hope.
- NY buys land to protect Lake George water quality Updated: May-24-15 9:43 am
LAKE GEORGE, New York - New York state has bought a more than 1,400-acre nature preserve to protect water quality in Lake George and a major tributary.
- 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.
- Once-toxic Rocky Mountain refuge deemed safe for animals Updated: May-09-15 5:29 pm
DENVER - Endangered black-footed ferrets soon will hunt prairie dogs at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, a sign that land once deemed one of America's most toxic waste sites is now is considered clean.