- Toxic algae leads to health warning at Lake Lowell Updated: Oct-03-15 1:17 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho officials have issued a health warning about blue-green algae at Canyon County's Lake Lowell.
- Wildlife officials urge caution on Youth Deer Hunt Day Updated: Oct-03-15 12:13 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts wildlife officials are urging people to be extra vigilant during the state's first ever Youth Deer Hunt Day.
- Ohioans make extra cash selling homegrown ginseng Updated: Oct-03-15 11:19 am
RUTLAND, Ohio - To the unpracticed eye, the cluster of green leaves poking up from the forest floor looked like any other plant.
- Va. records third case of eastern equine encephalitis Updated: Oct-03-15 10:00 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia has its third confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis this year.
- 2 globe-trotting college professors bring world to class Updated: Oct-03-15 9:41 am
MIDDLETOWN, Virginia - When Ann and Robert "Rob" Simpson took a group of Lord Fairfax Community College students to the Galapagos Islands for a three-week educational visit, their tour guide showed up in a mini skirt and go-go boots.
- Conservationists rally in South Africa, other countries Updated: Oct-03-15 9:24 am
JOHANNESBURG - A vehicle carrying a rhino sculpture led anti-poaching marchers in Johannesburg on Saturday. Kenya's environment minister joined conservationists at a similar rally in Nairobi, the capital. In London, activists in elephant costumes demanded an end to the ivory trade.
- 5 men accused of poaching antelope outside Casper Updated: Oct-03-15 5:06 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Five men have been accused of poaching four pronghorns outside of Casper.
- Wyoming sees first confirmed human case of rabies Updated: Oct-03-15 5:05 am
CASPER, Wyoming - The Wyoming Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the state's first recorded case of human rabies.
- Homeless man in Anchorage uses homemade spear to kill bear Updated: Oct-03-15 12:36 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A homeless man fashioned a machete-like blade to a groomed tree branch and speared a hungry black bear cub that was sniffing for food Friday morning at an illegal camp site in Anchorage.
- Electric fence keeps bears from carcass disposal site Updated: Oct-02-15 10:45 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - Wildlife officials hope a seven-strand electric fence will keep hungry bears from trying to get into the carcass disposal area at a trash transfer station south of Jackson.
- W.Va. officials: social media key in albino deer kill case Updated: Oct-02-15 2:56 pm
MADISON, West Virginia - West Virginia wildlife officials are crediting social media for helping them crack the case of an albino deer that was killed out of season.
- Panthers LB Kuechly to miss 3rd game with concussion Updated: Oct-02-15 1:03 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly will miss his third straight game Sunday against Tampa Bay with a concussion.
- South Dakota ag, wildlife agencies launch habitat initiative Updated: Oct-02-15 12:18 pm
SALEM, South Dakota - State officials have launched a campaign to help South Dakota farmers and ranchers develop and maintain wildlife habitat on their land.
- California recreational spiny lobster season to open Updated: Oct-02-15 9:15 am
LOS ANGELES - California's recreational spiny lobster season opening Saturday is expected to see plentiful catches because of the El Nino ocean-warming event occurring in the eastern Pacific.
- Plan would allow nonresident lion hunting in South Dakota Updated: Oct-02-15 8:54 am
SPEARFISH, South Dakota - A proposal to allow nonresidents to hunt mountain lions in South Dakota is drawing opposition.
- Planes, helicopters to drop rabies vaccine in NE Alabama Updated: Oct-02-15 5:31 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Health officials plane to use airplanes and helicopters to distribute rabies vaccine for raccoons across 10 counties in north Alabama.
- Colorado Springs man shoots bear; bear later euthanized Updated: Oct-02-15 5:06 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have euthanized a bear that had attempted to eat trash at a Colorado Springs home and was shot by the homeowner.
- DNR seeks volunteers to use cameras to gather wildlife info Updated: Oct-02-15 4:06 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help get a clearer picture of the state's wildlife.
- 3-legged bear euthanized near Golden over health concerns Updated: Oct-01-15 9:34 pm
DENVER - Wildlife officials euthanized a three-legged black bear that had been hanging around Golden for the last several weeks because they were concerned about her health.
- Desert tortoise released on Marine Corps base Updated: Oct-01-15 8:59 pm
SAN DIEGO - Researchers have released a desert tortoise raised on a Marine Corps base as part of efforts aimed at reinvigorating the threatened population in the western Mojave Desert.
- Judge refuses to stop Florida black bear hunt Updated: Oct-01-15 8:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's first black bear hunt in 21 years will be allowed to go forward after a judge ruled Thursday that a state wildlife agency was within its right to schedule the week-long hunt and carefully considered its impact on the bear population.
- New plan advances success in saving imperiled Wyoming toad Updated: Oct-01-15 7:10 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A new recovery plan for the Wyoming toad announced Thursday seeks to carry forward recent success in finally getting the critically endangered amphibian to survive in the wild.
- Feds recommend against building southeast Idaho dam Updated: Oct-01-15 5:35 pm
BOISE, Idaho - An analysis by federal authorities of a proposed dam in southeast Idaho on the Bear River has resulted in a recommendation against going forward with the project.
- Tests on ducks could provide early warning on bird flu Updated: Oct-01-15 4:24 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Wildlife managers in the upper Midwest expect the first results next week from tests that could provide an early warning on whether ducks flying south for the winter are carrying the deadly kind of bird flu that devastated the region's poultry earlier this year.
- EU probes illegal fishing, slave labor before Thai ruling Updated: Oct-01-15 11:42 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union is including Thailand's actions to stamp out slave labor in the fishing industry during its investigation whether to impose sanctions on the major fish-exporting nation for failing to crack down on illegal and unregulated fishing.