U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
A gray wolf that was accidently shot by a hunter in Utah was the same one seen in the Grand Canyon area last year, federal wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Federal officials say they are no longer considering setting a controlled burn at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge.
People opposed to a proposed burn at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge say a woman has come up with a much better way to curb the fire risk.
Two environmentalist groups filed suit Tuesday seeking stronger protection for a bird found only in Colorado and Utah, reaching that legal step ahead of state and local government officials who counter the federal government already has gone too far.
Seven conservation groups are planning to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for keeping two rare species of desert flowers off the federal list of endangered species.
A western Colorado county in the heart of Gunnison sage grouse habitat took the first step toward suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for listing the bird as a threatened species, officials said Monday.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking Indian tribes, government agencies and others to submit information about conservation efforts for the greater sage grouse.
Two environmental groups plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a threatened species instead of giving it the more protective endangered status.
Wildlife advocates have sued the federal government after it declined to designate some areas in the West as critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.
Federal officials granted protection to the Gunnison sage grouse on Wednesday, a move that could bring restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activity to preserve the bird’s habitat in parts of Colorado and Utah.