Wildlife

Update: The last woodland caribou has left the Lower 48
Update: The last woodland caribou has left the Lower 48
Canadian wildlife officials relocated the sole surviving member of the South Selkirk herd to British Columbia.
New bill leaves lands protected, lawmaking neglected
New bill leaves lands protected, lawmaking neglected
A bipartisan public lands bill punts on overhauling environmental policies.
An air crow; poop across the West; shutdown interlopers
An air crow; poop across the West; shutdown interlopers
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
A culinary threat to desert tortoises
A Tacoma man is arrested for harvesting desert tortoises he planned to serve at a wedding feast.
Wildlife refuge starts to heal
Overgrazing threatens Oregon's Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge.
How the Forest Service dug itself into a very deep pit
The Forest Service mismanages timber sales in Utah's Dixie National Forest.
State can cut its trees
A federal court in San Francisco rules that timber grown on Washington state lands can be exported.
Do grizzlies need more protection?
A legal battle rages over reclassification of grizzlies from threatened to endangered species.
New den for grizzly research
Jackson Hole will become the home of the Yellowstone Grizzly Foundation's center for bear research.
Bighorns and tourists
A National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center will open in Dubois, Wyoming.
Restored habitat revives cui-ui
Spring snowmelt helps the endangered cui-cui sucker fish in Nevada.
Bird killing hatches new rule
The New Mexico Game and Fish Department rules that science must be "humane and appropriate' after a songbird strangling near Carlsbad.
Sturgeon listing is imminent
The Kootenai River sturgeon is up for threatened or endangered listing.
Does Elvis live in Jackson Hole?
A poster's profits will fight plans to return wolves to Yellowstone.
Wolf recovery needs our help
The wolf recovery program in Yellowstone needs public support.
Fish-killing dams may be razed
A soon-to-be-released study may recommend dam removal as the best, and perhaps only, way of reviving Chinook salmon in the Elwha River.
Salmon spawn a swarm of lawsuits
A summary of pending lawsuits between the government, salmon advocates and hydropower interests.
Four dams must go, activist says
Idaho's Lower Snake River dams block salmon recovery.
Salmon advocates say: The quiet slaughter continues
The issue of whether or not barging salmon around dams is effective is taken to court.
Salmon updates: Set your salmon watch and Call for cooperation
A coalition of fishing and conservation groups will monitor Snake River salmon runs.
BPA: the Northwest's sugar daddy
The author contests the The Bonneville Power Administration's claim that salmon protection is to blame for its rising rates.
Desert Tortoise Plan Released
A recovery plan for the Desert Tortoise is released.
Trees identified as culprit
An Oregon clearcut destroys fish habitat for cutthroat trout.
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