BOISE, Idaho — Wildlife advocates on Thursday petitioned federal officials to restore federal protections for gray wolves throughout the U.S. West after Idaho and Montana passed laws intended to drastically cut their numbers.
Four firefighters have been released from the hospital and a fifth was being treated at a burn center Monday after a Montana wildfire overran them last week, authorities said.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law a measure that could lead to killing 90% of the state's 1,500 wolves.
How's this for a big fish story. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service crew caught a 240-pound sturgeon in Michigan, one of the largest ever caught in the U.S.
“I would like our issues to transcend politics, because I think they apply to everyone," said Martha Williams, principal deputy director at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to acquire more than 11,000 acres south and east of the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, a portion of which is along a five-mile stretch of the lower Musselshell River.
A conservation group has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service over what it said was underestimated impacts to grizzly bears from “widespread illegal road use” in Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest.
Federal wildlife officials have acknowledged the move could result in more deaths of birds that land in oil pits or collide with power lines or other structures.
An environmental group has no legal standing to challenge the specifics of recovery plans for endangered species, a judge in Montana has ruled.
Wildlife advocates sued the federal government Tuesday in a bid to force officials to do more to conserve Canada lynx, a snow-loving cat that has struggled to survive in parts of the U.S. West.
Trump administration officials on Thursday stripped Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in most of the U.S.
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Gray wolves have been removed from the endangered list in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and portions of Oregon, Utah and Washington state.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has started a scoping process on its 100,000-acre Lost Trail project northwest of Little Bitterroot Lake, with public comments due April 6.
Grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have not reached the requirements to lose their federal protection and a federal agency moved too fast in delisting them, according to a new court ruling
Rewards totaling $3,000 are being offered for information regarding an illegally killed bald eagle found near Reed Point.
The Trump administration moved forward Friday with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species despite warnings that billions of birds could die as a result.
Federal and state officials are releasing few details on two grizzly bears killed by black bear hunters along the Rocky Mountain Front last week.
A years-long legal battle over the status of grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area reached the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday.
The Bitterroot Valley’s Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge could see expanded hunting and fishing opportunities under a national effort to increase recreational access to more than 2.3 million acres at 97 national wildlife refuges and nine national fish hatcheries.