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The three caribou that were taken from the Selkirk and Purcell mountains in January have integrated with a herd near Revelstoke, B.C., according to Bart George, a biologist for the Kalispel Tribe.
“I’m hopeful that it maintains the adequate protections for the habatat in the Selkirks so one of these days, when there is an appetite for restoration, our area is considered,” said Bart George, a wildlife biologist for the Kalispel Tribe.
Conservation groups are suing the federal government for failing to designate critical habitat for endangered mountain caribou in the inland Northwest
If we’re going to recover America’s reindeer, they need the strong protections of the Endangered Species Act, one of the nation’s most effective environmental laws.
The Center for Biological Diversity, joined by the Spokane-based Lands Council, on Wednesday announced its intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for “failing to finalize endangered species protections and designate critical habitat for Southern Mountain caribou.”
Canadian wildlife officials discovered a female calf among the remnants of the Purcell herd near Kimberley B.C., last week.
The sole surviving member of the South Selkirk Caribou herd was captured by Canadian officials, Monday.
The fate of the mountain caribou highlights the myriad ways in which habitat degradation impacts the natural world. And, it illustrates the unsavory choices conservationists often make about which species live and which die.
Two woodland caribou, a rarely seen member of the deer family, have been spotted in northwest Montana, according to a Montana Fish, Wildlfie & Parks news release.
Caribou, the Grey Ghosts of northern forests, will no longer roam the Lower 48.
Officials say the existence of the two southernmost populations of woodland caribou is in danger.
The South Selkirk mountain caribou herd may be extinct after aerial surveys found only three remaining animals.
A bounty of snow has snuffed out this year’s maternal pen project in British Columbia to preserve a critically endangered remnant group of mountain caribou.
Viewers can help support recovery efforts for the Southern Selkirk mountain caribou herd on Saturday.
Volunteers in North Idaho are lichen their role in saving the most critically endangered animals in North America.
Opening the coastal plain to petroleum drilling, with the hope for jobs and new oil for the trans-Alaska pipeline, has stood as a goal of every Alaska governor and the state’s members of Congress for three decades. And the opportunity is rising again in federal budget discussions.
The U.S. Forest Service has purchased about 60 acres of private land inside the Caribou-Targhee National Forest in eastern Idaho that contains key spawning habitat for Yellowstone cutthroat trout.
About a dozen animals may be all that remains of the woodland caribou in the endangered Southern Selkirk herd that roams near the U.S.-Canada border, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
ENDANGERED SPECIES -- About a dozen animals may be all that remains of the woodland caribou in the endangered Southern Selkirk herd that roams near the U.S.-Canada border, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Reporting on the annual late-winter helicopter survey conducted...