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  • Highland Park, forest preserve at odds over Fort Sheridan access

    Highland Park, forest preserve at odds over Fort Sheridan access
    A long-term plan to reforest much of the grassland at the 253-acre Fort Sheridan preserve, once part of the former military base, has sparked debate over access and conservation on the lakefront. The Lake County Forest Preserve District, which owns...
  • Man who took owl on joy ride facing federal charges

    A 28-year-old West Palm Beach man will face federal charges for picking up an injured owl and taking it on a joy ride, officials said. Stervenson Benjamin has been charged with violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act for capturing, possessing and...
  • Endangered bighorn sheep moved to Yosemite, Sequoia parks

    Endangered bighorn sheep moved to Yosemite, Sequoia parks
    For the first time in a century, endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep are back on their ancestral range and headed toward recovery, wildlife officials said Monday. During an ongoing relocation effort, dozens of bighorns have been captured with nets...
  • Many Native Connecticut Plants in Danger, Report Warns

    Many Native Connecticut Plants in Danger, Report Warns
    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,"...
  • Officials investigating men in video driving with possible wounded owl

    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....
  • Students set out on shark-tagging expedition

    Students set out on shark-tagging expedition
    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...
  • Bear hunting won't solve Florida's bear-human problems

    Bear hunting won't solve Florida's bear-human problems
        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...
  • Record 6,063 manatees counted in Florida

    Record 6,063 manatees counted in Florida
    A record 6,063 manatees were counted in Florida waters last month, topping the previous high by nearly 1,000 and giving further support to groups seeking to strip the species of its endangered status. The high count reflects both the improved prospects...
  • A ravenous market for wildlife parts is pushing Earth's biota to the brink

    A ravenous market for wildlife parts is pushing Earth's biota to the brink
    The illegal traffic in wildlife, a nearly $20-billion-a-year business, adds up to a global war against nature. Unchecked, it will give us a most un-Disneyesque future in which Dorothy's “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” will truly be over...
  • PennEast natural gas pipeline may run past Bethlehem's water supply

    PennEast natural gas pipeline may run past Bethlehem's water supply
    The idyllic Carbon County acreage where Bethlehem gets its drinking water — called one of the last great places on Earth by one conservancy group — might get a natural gas pipeline. On a 114-mile route from the Wilkes-Barre area to a...
  • Catalina Island fox gains numbers. Greatest danger now? People.

    Catalina Island fox gains numbers. Greatest danger now? People.
    The Santa Catalina subspecies of Channel Islands fox -- found only on that island, about 22 miles from the Southern California mainland -- soon may be removed from the list of endangered species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the...