Wildlife

Wildfire smoke pushes migrating birds hundreds of miles out of their way
Wildfire smoke pushes migrating birds hundreds of miles out of their way
‘I was glued to my computer for days, trying to figure out what these birds were doing, because it was so clearly, obviously, not normal.’
California oil spill contaminates restored wetland
California oil spill contaminates restored wetland
The Talbert Marsh is refuge to at least 90 species of shorebirds, and now it’s slicked with oil.
Collecting seeds to restore prairie grasslands
Collecting seeds to restore prairie grasslands
‘These youth are going to be able to take ownership of healing the land at Fort Belknap.’
Hurry-up predator control
The Wyoming BLM bucks the ban on killing predators.
Forest team is hard at work
The Clinton "dream team' prepares for the Forest Summit.
Trawler catches a leviathan
An Oregon fishing boat hooks a submarine.
Too exotic for Wyoming
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department prohibits the introduction of exotic species at a game ranch.
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.
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