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Endangered Species

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  • Feds restore protected status for Great Lakes wolves

    Feds restore protected status for Great Lakes wolves
    Gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region are protected by federal law once more. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a rule Friday designating wolves in Michigan and Wisconsin as "endangered" and those in Minnesota as "threatened."...
  • Curses protected Indian river, but now it faces modern world

    For centuries, it was a curse that saved the river. It was a series of curses, actually — a centuries-long string of unrelenting bad news in this rugged, hidden corner of northern India's industrial belt. There was an actual curse at first, a...
  • Idaho puts forward plan to protect sage grouse habitat

    The Idaho Department of Lands has put forward a draft plan to protect sage grouse habitat on state endowment land as part an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the Endangered Species Act. The state agency that manages more than 2.4...
  • Some fear historic cemetery could be damaged by mining

    Alyce Walker, a spry 87, walks around the nearly four-acre plot where her relatives are buried and stops at a towering live oak. "That's where Reverend Abe Tillman was lynched, in 1920," says Walker, the caretaker of the African American Spring Hill...
  • Scientists collar, track coyotes in Georgia, Alabama, SC

    She hadn't seen the trap. In a heartbeat, she was held against her will in the woods of east Georgia. Morning came. With it was a man in a black Ford pickup. He approached her cautiously. He slipped a rope around her neck. Moments later, her feet were...
  • Feds restore protected status for Great Lakes wolves

    Gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region are protected by federal law once more. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a rule Friday designating wolves in Michigan and Wisconsin as "endangered" and those in Minnesota as "threatened." The...
  • Bills would drop federal protections for wolves in 4 states

    Bills would drop federal protections for wolves in 4 states
    Gray wolves in Wyoming and three Great Lakes states would lose court-ordered protection under legislation proposed in Congress, the latest offensive in a 12-year battle over whether the predator species is secure enough to allow hunting and trapping or...
  • Tiny Oregon minnow is first fish taken off endangered list

    A tiny minnow that lives only in backwaters in Oregon's Willamette Valley is the first fish to be formally removed from Endangered Species Act protection because it is no longer in danger of extinction, officials said Tuesday. The recovery of the...
  • Tests show gray wolf killed in Utah was first 1 spotted near Grand Canyon in decades

    A gray wolf that was shot by a hunter in Utah was the same one spotted in the Grand Canyon area last year, federal wildlife officials said Wednesday. The 3-year-old female wolf — named "Echo" in a nationwide student contest — captured the...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ TIME FOR A LIVING WAGE A full-time worker earning minimum wage in Pennsylvania grosses $15,000 a year. That's poverty for any employee supporting more than just themselves. For individuals, the $7.25 minimum...
  • Good ice, strong population await sturgeon spearers

    The term "world class" is used fairly often to describe experiences and resources. How many actually qualify? If you live in Wisconsin, you don't have to go far to see a bona fide "best of the best" fishery: the Winnebago system of lakes. That's...