Wildlife

Drones intrude on the outdoor experience
Drones intrude on the outdoor experience
As drones become less expensive, they’re also becoming more ubiquitous outdoors.
The disappearance of Washington’s orca whales
The disappearance of Washington’s orca whales
The endangered whales are at a 30-year low, tied to depressed chinook salmon runs.
Hunters, it’s long past time we stood up for gun control
Hunters, it’s long past time we stood up for gun control
Hunting isn’t under attack, but our freedom from violence is.
Poacher shoots elk, video and himself
A nationally known archer pleads guilty to killing protected elk in Yellowstone National Park.
Support drops for Clinton's timber plan
Alexander Cockburn's article in "The Nation" harshly criticizes Clinton's forest plan and the Sierra Club for going along with it.
On their own: Eagles make a comeback
Bald eagles are making a comeback after near extinction due to the pesticide DDT.
Prairie birds take a nosedive
The Great Plains bird populations are declining.
Crockpot pork and dock
'Gathering and Cooking Wild Plants of the Great Plains' by Kay Young examines the world of wild edibles.
Brazil of the north
Canada's Future Forest Alliance says Canada's forests are threatened by logging interests.
The American lion
'Cougar: The American Lion' by Kevin Hansen exposes the habits of the elusive predator.
Dying to spawn
Cui-ui die in antiquated fishways in Pyramid Lake, Nevada.
A go-ahead for some logging
The Natural Resources Defense Council says it will not object as timber sales resume in the east Cascades.
Roads are lethal for bears
A coalition of environmental groups say roads kill grizzlies in Yellowstone.
How to steal a tree
Trees can be stolen many ways.
Earth First! logging protest evokes hostility in Idaho
Locals are wary of Earth First!ers in Idaho logging communities.
North Dakota wilderness plan draws fire
A proposal designating 191,000 acres as North Dakota's first state wilderness is under attack.
Wildlife officer says he is a victim of politics
Game Warden Joel Scrafford resigns in opposition to a forced transfer from his Montana and Wyoming territory.
Logging firms rob a lax agency
Forest Service practices permit logging fraud by the Columbia River Scaling and Grading Bureau.
White sturgeon needs help
White Sturgeon may be designated as an endangered species.
Woman arrested for sitting in tree
An Ancient Forest Rescue protester is arrested for blocking a timber sale by sitting in a tree.
Still looking for Trouble
'Trouble' the grizzly bear is still on the run.
Arson feared this summer
Arson could create fire-fighting and salvage timber jobs in Willamette National Forest.
A $100,000 tortoise
The Silver State Leasing Co. receives $100,000 fine for killing a desert tortoise during construction near Las Vegas.