Wildlife

For sage grouse, science can be fatal
For sage grouse, science can be fatal
Is the value of data worth the death of individual animals?
Tinder meets tremors as Western tarantulas look for love
Tinder meets tremors as Western tarantulas look for love
Males will travel in numbers, dance hypnotically and get eaten during their annual hunt to mate.
A quick guide to threatened terrestrial and freshwater species in your state
A quick guide to threatened terrestrial and freshwater species in your state
New rules would weaken protections for plants and animals listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Predator control halted
A BLM decision limits predator killing on BLM lands to "emergency control.'
Is the Northwest ready to live within its forests?
A reporter chronicles the events in the Pacific Northwest leading up to the Forest Summit in Oregon.
How we pros covered the summit
Ed Marston reflects on his experience at the Forest Summit in Oregon.
A man and his dog, in search of grace and innocence
Book excerpt: "A Hunter's Road, a Journey with Man and Dog across the American Uplands", by Jim Fergus.
Why Arizonans voted for leg-hold traps
A leg-hold trap ban dies in Arizona's rancher-friendly legislature.
Owls may protect Southwest forests
The Mexican Spotted Owl is listed as threatened.
Mushrooming profits may be hazardous
Mushroom harvests in the Northwest may be harming forests.
Bison beat Texas Aggies (in court)
A Dept. of Agriculture brucellosis study on Yellowstone bison is stopped by court order after intervention by the Fund for Animals.
Wolf beats bureaucrats to Wyoming
Evidence of a wolf that roamed into Yellowstone suggests reintroduction is unecessary.
Fish in the desert
The Desert Fishes Council publishes a series of papers.
Fish and the Colorado River
The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service sets hearings for endangered fish in the Colorado River Basin.
Agency says: Let our logo go
A controversy brews over a T-shirt spoofing the Forest Service logo.
They do shoot wild horses
The BLM is searching for wild horse shooters.
The invisible Yellowstone wolves
Biologists believe some Yellowstone wolves have survived.
Of wolves and myth
A documentary on wolves, The Wolf: Real or Imagined?, is aired on public T.V.
Ghost bears
'Ghost Bears' by Michael Grumbine is reviewed.
Birth control for wild horses
The BLM administers birth control to wild horses to limit herd sizes.
Tale of two predators
A mountain lion and wolf study in Montana will try to determine if the two species can coexist.
Fish and the Colorado River
Critical habitat areas are proposed to protect the Colorado squawfish, the humpback chub, the bonytail chub, and the razorback sucker.
Drilling approved in Montana
Environmental groups will appeal a decision allowing exploratory oil drilling in the Badger - Two Medicine Wilderness Area.
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