U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Greater sage grouse (credit: npr.org)

Access To Federal Sage-Grouse Workshop Criticized

A meeting this week in Fort Collins about the greater sage-grouse has been criticized by several western representatives.

10/18/2014

A prairie dog (credit: CBS)

Judge Orders Reconsideration Of Prairie Dog Ruling

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – A judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider its decision that the white-tailed prairie dog doesn’t warrant federal protections. U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy said in Monday […]

10/01/2014

A wolverine (credit: campus.albion.edu)

Feds Reverse Course On Wolverines

Federal wildlife officials plan to withdraw proposed protections for the snow-loving wolverine Tuesday, in a course reversal that highlights lingering uncertainties over what a warming climate means for some temperature-sensitive species.

08/12/2014

Greater sage grouse (credit: npr.org)

U.S. Senate Majority Could Rest On The Sage Grouse

An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.

07/05/2014

Yellow-billed cuckoo (credit: James Coe/birds.cornell.edu)

Government Extends Public Comment Period On Cuckoo

The public comment period on a proposal to list yellow-billed cuckoos as a threatened species has been extended again as a result of the government shutdown last fall.

04/11/2014

A wolverine (credit: campus.albion.edu)

Feds Pause Before Decision On Wolverine Protection

The federal government is delaying its decision on whether to protect wolverines under the Endangered Species Act.

02/04/2014

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Big Game Outfitter Charged With Wildlife Plot

Federal authorities have accused a Colorado man and a guide from Oregon of illegally capturing and maiming mountain lions and bobcats as part of a scheme to make hunting the cats easier for their clients.

01/08/2014

A gray wolf (credit: INGO WAGNER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gray Wolf Decision Could Have Big Ramifications In Colorado

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is deciding if gray wolves should remain a protected species in Colorado.

11/20/2013

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6 Tons Of Seized Ivory Being Crushed In Colorado

U.S. officials are destroying more than 6 tons of confiscated ivory tusks, carvings and jewelry to support the fight against a $10 billion global trade that slaughters tens of thousands of elephants each year.

11/13/2013

Lesser prairie chicken (credit: dnr.state.co.us)

Five Governors Want Partnership To Protect Chicken

The governors of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas say public-private partnerships involving landowners and developers are the best way to protect the habitat of the lesser prairie chicken.

08/16/2013

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