U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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.
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.
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.
The federal government is delaying its decision on whether to protect wolverines under the Endangered Species Act.
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.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is deciding if gray wolves should remain a protected species 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.
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.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says five western Colorado reservoirs won’t be releasing water to help endangered fish this spring due to dry conditions.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday it would continue to protect as a threatened species a mouse that lives along streams in Colorado and eastern Wyoming, saying human development continues to threaten the animal’s riparian habitat.