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  • 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...
  • Rare sparrows taken from nest for captive breeding

    Rare sparrows taken from nest for captive breeding
    A controversial plan to raise rare Florida grasshopper sparrows in captivity has begun with a pair of chicks taken from a nest on an Osceola County ranch. The species lives only in Central Florida and is among the most endangered in the nation, with...
  • 13 states to share $10 million to reduce wildfire risks

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has announced $10 million for land restoration projects in 13 states in a strategy to reduce catastrophic wildfires. Jewell said Friday making land more resilient to fire is essential for vulnerable species and for healthy...
  • New action boosts protections for chimpanzees, further curtailing their use

    WASHINGTON The federal government on Friday boosted protections for chimpanzees, formally declaring both captive and wild populations of the primates as endangered. The action, from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, comes in response to a 2010 petition...
  • Push To Clean Up Power Plant Interrupts Merger Hopes For United Illuminating

    Push To Clean Up Power Plant Interrupts Merger Hopes For United Illuminating
    NEW HAVEN — Lawyers for United Illuminating did their best to keep secret exactly how much it would cost to clean up English Station, the old, deactivated power plant sitting in the middle of the Mill River. When the utility sold the plant in...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Spotted owl numbers not only down but also at faster rate

    Scientists report that after two decades of attempts to save the species, northern spotted owl numbers in the Northwest are still on the decline — and at a faster rate. The threatened bird nests in old trees and is at the heart of a decades-long...
  • Endangered butterfly species not yet taking hold in Elgin fen

     Endangered butterfly species not yet taking hold in Elgin fen
    About 20 species of butterflies can often be found often in area yards, but the endangered species scientists tried to introduce in Elgin still is not showing up. The endangered swamp metalmark butterfly is vanishing nationwide because of its...