- Roundup of Arkansas editorials Updated: Apr-22-14 9:05 am
- Former Va coal tipple converted to park, classroom Updated: Apr-22-14 8:28 am
- Rare wolves born at South Carolina refuge Updated: Apr-21-14 5:49 am
- Group sues over decision not to list prairie dogs Updated: Apr-19-14 3:40 pm
- Bald eagle killing in St. Bernard Parish examined Updated: Apr-13-14 12:14 pm
- Comment period extended on cuckoo protection Updated: Apr-11-14 1:52 pm
- New Hampshire bat population continues to decline Updated: Apr-11-14 10:44 am
- Public comment period for cuckoo extended Updated: Apr-10-14 6:15 am
- Indiana gets $17 million for conservation projects Updated: Apr-09-14 4:06 am
- Feds face legal action over jaguar protections Updated: Apr-08-14 1:58 pm
- Wetlands restoration may rely on grassroots effort Updated: Apr-06-14 12:53 pm
- Florida panthers may move farther north in state Updated: Apr-05-14 1:38 am
- Feds: Proposed mine won't harm threatened species Updated: Apr-04-14 12:14 pm
- 2 Mexican gray wolf pairs being released Updated: Apr-03-14 4:02 pm
- Kobach urges tough Kansas bill on prairie chickens Updated: Apr-02-14 8:16 pm
- Water into Nebraska's Platte River for rare cranes Updated: Apr-02-14 9:00 am
- Utility alleges fraud in Montana wind farm deal Updated: Mar-31-14 6:20 pm
- Agency to review Alexander Archipelago wolves Updated: Mar-28-14 8:25 pm
- Montana gets nearly $28 million for conservation Updated: Mar-27-14 1:11 pm
- NY state gets $28M from feds for wildlife programs Updated: Mar-26-14 3:06 am
- Idaho to receive $20.2 million from FWS Updated: Mar-25-14 12:42 pm
- Feds want to expand Hanford Reach Updated: Mar-25-14 10:43 am
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
PENNINGTON GAP, Virginia - An outdoor classroom and community park is opening this week on the site of a former coal tipple in Lee County.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Four red wolf pups have been drawing smiles at a South Carolina nature preserve.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - An environmental group filed a lawsuit this month over the federal government's decision not to extend protections for a prairie dog found in four Southwestern states.
VERRET, Louisiana - Authorities are offering up to $7,500 for information about whoever killed a bald eagle near Verret in St Bernard Parish. The eagle was found April 4 near the parish fire station on Highway 300.
DENVER - 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.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - White nose syndrome continues to devastate New Hampshire's bat population, even as other states report signs of recovery.
PHOENIX - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is giving the public more time to comment on a proposal to list the Western population of the yellow-billed cuckoo as threatened.
INDIANAPOLIS - The state of Indiana is receiving $17 million from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for conservation and recreation projects.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two environmental groups are threatening to sue the federal government over protections for endangered jaguars in the Southwest.
CONRAD, Indiana - The rains have created a small, watery refuge for a dozen visitors on a portion of farmland next to the Kankakee Sands restoration project in Newton County.
GAINESVILLE, Florida - The endangered Florida panther may have been pulled back from the brink of extinction, but its growing population is running out of room to roam.
LIBBY, Montana - A silver and copper mine proposed for northwestern Montana won't harm grizzly bears or other threatened or endangered species in the area, federal wildlife officials have found.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two Mexican gray wolves have been released in southeastern Arizona, but another pair has been removed in New Mexico after roaming too far north, sparking more criticism from environmentalists about the way the wild population is being managed.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Secretary of State Kris Kobach pushed Kansas legislators Wednesday for an aggressive response to the U.S. government's designation of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species, criticizing a committee for rejecting proposals to punish federal employees attempting to manage the bird's population.
KEARNEY, Nebraska - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has begun releasing water into the Platte River from Lake McConaughy in an effort to benefit endangered whooping cranes during their migration stopover in central Nebraska.
BILLINGS, Montana - A California utility that invested in a Montana wind farm has accused the developer of fraudulently concealing that federal wildlife officials recommended the project get a permit in case it harms eagles.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A subspecies of gray wolf found on Alaska's Prince of Wales Island will be considered for listing under the Endangered Species Act.
BOZEMAN, Montana - Montana will receive nearly $28 million from the federal government for wildlife and conservation programs.
ALBANY, New York - New York state is getting more than $28 million from the federal government to fund fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects.
WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute nearly $1.1 billion in excise tax revenues paid by sportsmen and sportswomen to state fish and wildlife agencies.
KENNEWICK, Washington - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to study expansion of the Hanford Reach National Monument.