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Endangered Species

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  • Endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population nearing full recovery

    Endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population nearing full recovery
    The endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population has reached 1,700 and may be nearing its capacity for sustainability on the resort destination off the Southern California coast, a conservation biologist said. “We're getting close,” Julie...
  • Love Of Nature Became Expertise In Botany

    Penni Sharp could often be seen with a jeweler's loupe and a camera roaming the shoreline or the trap rock ridges of Connecticut in search of plants. A midlife master's degree in forest science enhanced her lifelong interest in science, and she became an...
  • Plans to close Salisbury plant a blow to economy

    Plans to close Salisbury plant a blow to economy
    A Texas defense contractor appears unlikely to reverse a decision to close its plant in Salisbury, despite appeals by elected officials, including Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. The Eastern Shore city, still working its way back from the recession, is...
  • Plan to help Biscayne Bay may tighten boat rules

    Plan to help Biscayne Bay may tighten boat rules
    Biscayne Bay's popularity with boaters and fisherman has taken a toll on sensitive marine life, prompting authorities to consider tighter restrictions. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans to develop a comprehensive conservation...
  • Florida's staghorn coral makes surprising return

    Florida's staghorn coral makes surprising return
    A surprise discovery along the south Florida coast has revealed dense thickets of a species of coral thought to be disappearing from the region's reefs. More than 38 acres of staghorn coral have been found in patches on the reefs from northern Miami-...
  • Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population

    Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • 2 states, U.S. appealing judge's ruling on Great Lakes wolves

    2 states, U.S. appealing judge's ruling on Great Lakes wolves
    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...
  • Winter Storms Impact Connecticut Wildlife In Different Ways

    Winter Storms Impact Connecticut Wildlife In Different Ways
    HARTFORD – Bitter cold and heavy snowfall of the kind we've been experiencing lately is usually just an inconvenience for people. For Connecticut's wildlife, these violent winter storms can be life or death events. Deep snow can make finding...
  • FWC may allow bear hunts to prevent more attacks

    FWC may allow bear hunts to prevent more attacks
    Florida black bears, off-limits to hunters for 20 years, may soon be in the cross hairs again. The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission on Wednesday will be presented with proposed changes to the state's bear-management strategies,...