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Bighorn sheep in central Washington could be in danger if domestic sheep continue to graze nearby. That’s the concern from two groups suing the U.S. Forest Service.
All Asian giant hornet traps in Washington state will be taken down by Dec. 23 in preparation for winter.
SPOKANE – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Aquatic invasive species (AIS) unit in 2020 detected more boats than ever fouled with non-native organisms.
Entomologists with the state of Washington announced Tuesday they used an electronically-tagged Asian giant hornet to find the first nest discovered in the state, which contained about 500 pupae and live hornets late last month in Whatcom County.
The 2020 election offers an opportunity to jumpstart the gray wolf’s expansion southward into the heart of the Rocky Mountains.
Trump administration officials on Thursday stripped Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in most of the U.S., ending longstanding federal safeguards and putting states in charge of overseeing the predators.
An environmental group says the Trump administration is violating the Endangered Species Act by expanding hunting and fishing by 3,600 square miles on the national wildlife refuge system and national fish hatchery system
Washington's hunt for the Asian giant hornet had a breakthrough this month followed by heartbreak.
James Weaver, a former Democratic congressman for Oregon’s 4th District who was a tireless advocate for environmental preservation, has died. He was 93.
JAKARTA, Indonesia – Tasmanian devils, the carnivorous marsupials whose feisty, frenzied eating habits won the animals cartoon fame, have returned to mainland Australia for the first time in some 3,000 years.
Governors from 22 Western states and Pacific territories want a bigger say in how the Trump administration defines habitat for wildlife protected under the Endangered Species Act.
U.S. wildlife officials are proposing to exempt some areas from habitat protections that are meant to save imperiled species
MIAMI – Endangered green sea turtles will have some of their nesting beaches in Florida protected by federal agencies under a new legal agreement with conservation groups.
SEATTLE – U.S. authorities on Friday gave wildlife managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho permission to start killing hundreds of sea lions in the Columbia River basin in hopes of helping struggling salmon and steelhead trout.
RIO DE JANEIRO – The overpass juts from a forest over a four-lane highway in a rural area outside Rio de Janeiro. It’s meant for a very special sort of pedestrian: golden lion tamarins, small orange primates that for decades have been at risk of extinction.
Dozens of Washington residents have reported receiving unsolicited seeds from China. People who receive unsolicited seed packets are asked to mail them to the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
The Trump administration is proposing to define what land and water can be declared as “habitat” for imperiled plants and animals — potentially excluding areas that species could use in the future.
Puddles, Washington State’s first mussel detection dog, proved that a canine partner is invaluable in the fight against Aquatic Invasive Species.
The coronavirus pandemic is hampering the ability of scientists to protect threatened species and habitats, from South American rainforests to African savannahs.
For most of the 20th Century, the island marble butterfly was thought to be extinct. After being rediscovered about 20 years ago, it’s now endangered.