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  • Key provisions of parched California's new water cuts

    California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered the first mandatory, statewide water cutbacks by cities and towns as the state's nearly 40 million people head into a fourth summer of severe drought. Here's a look at Brown's plan for achieving an overall 25 percent...
  • Drought will prove a formidable opponent in Brown's final term

    Drought will prove a formidable opponent in Brown's final term
    During the drive from the Capitol to Lake Tahoe this week, Gov. Jerry Brown could see the damage wrought by four years of drought. Rivers have turned to dribbles, parched forests threaten to ignite with a fateful spark, and meadows where snow should be...
  • Guest column: Join in the preservation of Indiana's wildlife

    Among the highest priorities of the Izaak Walton League of America is the conservation of the nation's wildlife and its rare and endangered species. The State of Indiana has two programs that allow you to be an active participant in their conservation....
  • Group files lawsuit to overturn state fish, wildlife act

    A group opposing wolf hunting has filed a lawsuit in the Michigan Court of Claims to overturn the state's Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act. Keep Michigan Wolves Protected says in a release Thursday that the law violates the Michigan...
  • California governor orders mandatory water restrictions

    California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered officials Wednesday to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as surveyors found the lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping. Standing in dry,...
  • Brown orders California's first mandatory water restrictions: 'It's a different world'

    Brown orders California's first mandatory water restrictions: 'It's a different world'
    Standing in a brown field that would normally be smothered in several feet of snow, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday ordered cities and towns across California to cut water use by 25% as part of a sweeping set of mandatory drought restrictions, the first...
  • US gives threatened status to northern long-eared bat

    US gives threatened status to northern long-eared bat
    The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly wiped out in some areas by the spread of a fungal disease. White-nose syndrome first was first...
  • Judge: Navy's Hawaii, California training plan inadequate

    A federal judge on Tuesday said the National Marine Fisheries Service violated environmental laws when it approved the Navy's plans for training in waters off Hawaii and Southern California. The agency failed to support its finding that the training...
  • Wildlife experts say bill could be lethal for deer

    Republican lawmakers say they hope to put an end date on deer-feeding bans that have kept some Wisconsin residents from the pastime, but a wildlife expert warns the practice could harm the animals. Current state law prohibits baiting and feeding in...
  • Federal funding in short supply for rural water projects

    A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running out of water. The lifeline, however, might not reach the...
  • Water quality monitors honored at Audubon

    Volunteers filled the great room at the Connecticut Audubon Society Grassland Bird Conservation Center in Pomfret on March 27. Huddled around Petri dishes, they tried their hand at identifying stream invertebrates, small insects that are amazingly...