| Mar 26, 2015
| 4:01 PM
Many of Connecticut's native plant species, and others across New England, are at risk from a combination of invasive species, pollution, human development and climate change, according to a study released Thursday.
The report, "State Of The Plants,"...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 2:26 PM
Two West Palm Beach men apparently got a hoot out of driving around with a wounded owl while they were purportedly drinking — and capturing it all on film, according to wildlife authorities.
But state wildlife officials aren't laughing....
| Mar 25, 2015
Elizabeth Eubanks, a science teacher at the Palm Beach Maritime Academy in Lantana, who has taken her students on research expeditions to the rain forests of Costa Rica, Hawaii, the Arctic and Alaska, recently was out on the Intracoastal Waterway on a...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:08 PM
Faced with five incidents in Central and North Florida when female Florida black bears (four of whom had cubs with them) injured people, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has responded with a hasty proposal to open a hunting...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:59 PM
A landmark report — 10 years in the making — looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there.
Possible culprits? The same threats faced by the park's endangered...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Next time you go to Yosemite National Park, look for a new and rarely seen visitor: the Sierra Nevada red fox.
Park officials announced Wednesday that cameras set up in the far northern part of the park twice confirmed a sighting of the fox that hasn'...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:27 PM
It take a flock to fly. Over grueling, dangerous flights, Northern bald ibises will take turns at the toughest job during their migration -- leading the V-shaped formation, a new study finds.
The findings, described in the Proceedings of the National...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 7:40 PM
The Obama administration and two states have given notice of plans to appeal a federal judge's order that restored legal protection to gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region.
Michigan filed an appeal document Friday with the U.S. Circuit Court of...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:28 AM
A bald eagle was injured Wednesday when it landed on or ran into power lines in Bushkill Township, police there said.
Bushkill Township police were dispatched Wednesday to the 700 block of Muschlitz Road on report of an injured bald eagle laying on...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:19 PM
A squat lizard with dragon-like head spines won a temporary reprieve from encroachment by urban development and alternative energy facilities on Thursday when California’s Fish and Game Commission declared it a candidate for protection under the...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
Critters living near a small brook on hundreds of acres destined for warehouses in Lower Macungie Township will get a reprieve from eviction, thanks to the Eastern spadefoot toad.
Developer Liberty Property Trust of Malvern and David Jaindl, who owns the...