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Endangered Species

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  • Court tosses ruling ordering US agency to log more in Oregon

    A federal appeals court on Friday overturned a 2013 ruling that ordered the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to sell more timber in southern Oregon. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit also overturned a ruling in the same case...
  • Trying to cultivate respect for water regulations among pot growers

    Trying to cultivate respect for water regulations among pot growers
    The parking lot at the golf course began filling by evening — a procession of raised trucks coated in backcountry dust, an aging red Honda with a "Forever Stoked" bumper sticker. But the 150 or so visitors hadn't come to this Humboldt County...
  • Connecticut's Endangered Bats Are Vanishing

    Connecticut's Endangered Bats Are Vanishing
    Less than a decade ago, multitudes of northern long-eared bats flew around Connecticut and gobbled up insects. "They were so common that we didn't pay much attention to them," said Jenny Dickson, a state wildlife biologist. Today, the long-ears are...
  • Chicago zoo helps re-introduce ornate box turtles into wild

    Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo and federal officials have launched efforts to help a threatened species of turtle. The zoo and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service re-introduced 11 ornate box turtles to their native habitat at Thomson Sand Prairie and Lost...
  • DNR confirms first black bear sighting in Indiana since 1871

    DNR confirms first black bear sighting in Indiana since 1871
    Wildlife biologists with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources' Division of Fish & Wildlife say the Michigan black bear that walked into Indiana last week has turned west based on evidence collected over the weekend and reported sightings today near...
  • Federal government ready to declare eastern cougar extinct

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday proposed removing the eastern cougar from the endangered species list, declaring that the cougars have likely been extinct for at least 70 years. Recent sightings of cougars in the Northeast are believed to...
  • Scientists fly drones to map sagebrush for wildfire strategy

    Scientists have deployed drones over western Idaho to map a little-known landscape as part of an effort to reduce wildfire risks and protect sage grouse and other wildlife across the West. They say they have to learn more about what grows in the region...
  • House Democrats float new California water bill

    WASHINGTON California water bills continue to fill the Capitol Hill hopper, and now one comes with a new twist. It's crowd-sourcing drought solutions, in a long-shot bid to break a congressional stalemate. On Wednesday, House Democrats from Northern...
  • Just a handful of wild bee species do most of the pollination work

    Wild bees pollinate many crops, but some bees are busier than others. On average, only 2% of wild bee species were responsible for 80% of the pollination visits witnessed by researchers around the world, according to a study published Tuesday in the...
  • Native American convicted for possessing turtles, birds

    A Native American man has been found guilty of 190 counts of violating New York environmental law for possessing more than 100 turtles and several birds, including a red-tailed hawk and a screech owl. Attica Village Judge Julie Perry issued the written...
  • Central Florida bear population rises, new data show

    Central Florida bear population rises, new data show
    With a Florida bear hunt looming, state wildlife authorities released results of a long-awaited population study Wednesday that shows what many Central Florida residents have suspected: There are a lot more bears around these days. The estimated tally,...