Wildlife

Can wolf reintroduction help stave off chronic wasting disease?
Can wolf reintroduction help stave off chronic wasting disease?
Proponents of Colorado’s initiative to reintroduce the predators suggest they could bolster herds against the disease.
Record heat in Alaska fuels wildfires
Record heat in Alaska fuels wildfires
Anchorage sees 90 F as nearly 120 fires blaze across the state.
Last words from a desert scribe
Last words from a desert scribe
Essayist Ellen Meloy’s posthumous collection is profound, outspoken and hilarious.
On this forest, multiple use is logging, and logging
An advocacy group's efforts to protect the Black Hill's ecosystem from too much logging is hindered by a lack of scientific data.
Stone Container cuts a wide swath
Author contends financial recklessness caused Stone Forest Industries' sawmill demise.
Killer bees
The author describes the perils of living in the land of killer bees.
It’s time to clearcut the Forest Service
HCN publisher, Ed Marston, recommends that we abolish the Forest Service.
Black bear kills logger
A black bear kills a logger near Cotopaxi, Colorado.
Game warden stays
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service game warden Joel Scrafford is saved from a transfer by the nomination of Mollie Beatty.
Lawsuit in sheep's clothing?
Wise Use Attorney Karen Budd wants to give land-owning hunters more rights in Wyoming.
Forest Service: Villain and scapegoat
Essay: The Forest Service is divided into old guard and new.
Guns, theft still kill eagles
Native Americans as well as gun buffs and foreign groups are responsible for killing and selling bald eagles.
Bald eaglets in Arizona have guardian angels
State biologists and bureaus are finding new ways to protect young eagles.
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.
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