THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 8:55 P.M.
A federal judge blocked a logging project northeast of Yellowstone National Park until federal officials analyze the effects of the project on Canada lynx that live in the area.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 9 P.M.
Britain’s Prince William praised Vietnam, China and other Asian countries for taking unprecedented steps to battle wildlife trafficking but said Thursday the truth is that rhinos, elephants, pangolins and lions …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 8:25 A.M.
State and federal wildlife managers are considering removing Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears living in Yellowstone National Park.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 7:36 P.M.
Britain’s Prince William has arrived on his first visit to Vietnam, where he will take part in an international conference on illegal wildlife trade in the fight to protect elephants, …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016, 5:30 A.M.
The release of five rehabilitated orangutans last week is part of a herculean effort to prevent the endangered species from being wiped out.
MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016, 4:41 P.M.
A young gray wolf that left its pack in northeastern Washington this summer traveled about 700 miles before being shot in central Montana last month while attacking sheep.
MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2016, 2:17 P.M.
For the first time in the United States, bees have been placed on the endangered species list. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday determined that seven species of …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 9:22 P.M.
The 5,000-square-mile Crow Indian Reservation south of Billings welcomed its newest residents with a cattail to represent the Platte River. The 18 black-footed ferrets were transported to the Crow Reservation …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 6:11 P.M.
After a record-setting four-minute labor, a 19-year-old Bornean orangutan gave birth at the National Zoo on Monday night, the first such birth at the zoo for the critically endangered species …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 8:55 P.M.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced grants on Thursday for a pair of programs that will attempt to use private financing to conserve land across the Western U.S. as part …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 5:55 P.M.
HONOLULU – The world’s largest living primate has been listed as critically endangered, making four of the six great ape species only one step away from extinction, according to a …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 6 A.M.
The U.S. government agreed last week to decide over the next several years if federal protections are needed to help a small, fanged predator of the Northern Rockies, massive alligator …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 12:25 P.M.
There’s a new giant panda in Madrid, and it’s the first female of the endangered species born at the Spanish capital’s zoo.
SATURDAY, AUG. 27, 2016, 5:43 P.M.
Piling rocks across a small stream on a hot day to create a private forest wading pool may seem harmless to hikers and campers, but fish have a different point …
SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2016, 9:37 P.M.
A half-century ago, hundreds of streams cascading down the San Gabriel, San Bernardino and San Jacinto mountains in California were packed with fist-size mountain yellow-legged frogs competing for mating rights. …
MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016, 10:20 P.M.
Slickspot peppergrass, a small, flowering plant found only in southwest Idaho, will again be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2016, 8:08 P.M.
Federal land managers announced long-awaited plans to protect the rare Gunnison sage grouse, a bird found only in Colorado and Utah.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2016, 5:30 P.M.
No one should be surprised that a trail-cam photograph has been circulating of what appears to be a gray wolf on Mount Spokane.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 1:56 P.M.
Federal biologists are proposing to remove a species of Puget Sound rockfish from the endangered species list.
TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016, 8:39 P.M.
The Oregon Court of Appeals has decided to reconsider a lawsuit against the state that was dismissed a couple of months ago over its decision last year to remove the …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 3:17 P.M.
Washington officially has a new gray wolf pack. State wildlife managers this week reported that part of a northcentral Washington wolf pack has split away and formed a new group.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 2:30 P.M.
The release of more than 900 Wyoming toads in a valley Wednesday could lay the groundwork for helping the critically endangered species and other amphibians resist a devastating fungus, researchers …
SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016, 1:02 P.M.
HUNTING – Three states are coordinating plans for possible grizzly hunting seasons should the bears in the Yellowstone area be removed from most endangered species protections. The Obama administration in …
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
The Endangered Species Act gets favorable reviews for ushering the recovery of critters, such as bald eagles, that don’t take up too much space in our lives and emotions. But …
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016, 3:39 P.M.
If grizzly bears are removed from the endangered species list, Montana wants to be ready with a hunting plan.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 3:46 P.M.
Montana wildlife officials have released draft regulations for grizzly bear hunting in anticipation of the bears’ possible removal from the endangered species list.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016, 3:54 P.M.
Federal biologists have temporarily stopped tagging endangered killer whales in Washington state’s Puget Sound after a dead orca was found with pieces of a dart tag lodged in its dorsal …
FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016, 9:04 A.M.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided against giving federal protections to a weasel-like critter called the West Coast fisher, saying threats to the species weren’t as significant as …
BIRDS – Idaho’s Nez Perce Tribe has been awarded a $200,000 federal grant to pursue reintroducing California condors in Hells Canyon. The Nez Perce grant is a share of nearly …
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016, 4:39 P.M.
Wolves have a legion of admirers willing to spend money to hear the charismatic carnivores howl and see them run and hunt.