- Game warden's 1926 death remembered with grave marker Updated: May-05-15 9:23 am
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - Eighty-nine years to the day that game warden William Nattkemper's body was recovered in the Wabash River, his final resting place received a proper marker recently.
- Chef at Santa Monica whale sushi restaurant sentenced Updated: May-05-15 12:20 am
LOS ANGELES - A chef who worked at a Santa Monica restaurant that illegally served whale meat has been sentenced.
- Otter releases proposed child support bill amendments Updated: May-04-15 7:58 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has released his proposed amendments to a child support enforcement bill to address concerns of federal overreach and disputed claims that Idaho would be forced to uphold rulings made under Islamic law.
- State moves forward with oyster research for cleaner water Updated: May-04-15 7:44 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey has taken a step toward allowing experimental oyster colony research projects to be placed in polluted waterways to help clean the water, despite concerns by the state Environmental Protection Department that poachers might steal and sell them, potentially sickening customers and damaging the state's $800 million shellfish industry.
- Boater missing; falls into river stepping from 1 boat to 2nd Updated: May-04-15 7:34 pm
PLAQUEMINE, Louisiana - Search and rescue crews were looking for a man who slipped and fell into a river while stepping from a houseboat to his own vessel, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Monday.
- University says county GMO measure could hamper research Updated: May-04-15 6:24 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.
- Shore students hope to speed up turtle protection bill Updated: May-04-15 3:04 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Students from a Jersey shore environmental science school helped get lawmakers to speed up action on a turtle protection bill that had been moving as slowly as, well, a turtle.
- 61 right whales in Cape Cod Bay in 2 weeks; slowdown urged Updated: May-04-15 2:41 pm
SANDWICH, Massachusetts - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking boaters and fishermen to slow down in Cape Cod Bay and be on the lookout for critically endangered North Atlantic right whales in New England waters.
- Wildlife rescue group: Increasing number of animals need aid Updated: May-04-15 2:05 pm
GAUTIER, Mississippi - The Wildlife Care and Rescue Center in Jackson County says a growing number of wildlife is in need of help.
- California condor that appeared on postage stamp euthanized Updated: May-04-15 1:04 pm
SAN DIEGO - A prolific California condor that represented endangered wildlife on a 1996 postage stamp has been euthanized after months of treatment for cancer.
- Mule deer does in badlands off limits for 4th straight year Updated: May-04-15 12:28 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota hunters will not be able to go after mule deer does in the western badlands for a fourth straight year, as officials continue work to boost numbers of the animals that have been impacted by severe winters and the region's energy boom.
- WMA camping restrictions remain in place in North Dakota Updated: May-04-15 6:19 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department this year will continue to impose camping restrictions on some wildlife management areas in the western part of the state and along Lake Sakakawea.
- Jacksonville Jaguars player takes teen with cancer to prom Updated: May-04-15 5:40 am
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - A Jacksonville teen with liver cancer had a special date to her high school prom.
- Horses being tested for equine infectious anemia Updated: May-04-15 5:04 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee state veterinarian's office says officials are testing additional horses after four tested positive in West Tennessee for equine infectious anemia.
- Students from DC charter school join Smithsonian project Updated: May-04-15 4:58 am
WASHINGTON - High school students from a Washington, D.C. charter school have joined a group of citizen scientists who are gathering data about wildlife for the Smithsonian collection.
- Maine's spring turkey hunt starts on Monday Updated: May-04-15 4:07 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's spring wild turkey hunting season is getting underway across the state.
- Ucross Foundation ranch designated as important bird area Updated: May-03-15 4:14 pm
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - The Ucross Foundation ranch has been designated as an Important Bird Area as part of a program to help save birds that are at risk of losing their habitat.
- Stanford University wants to keep controversial dam Updated: May-03-15 3:40 pm
STANFORD, California - Stanford University plans to keep a 19th century dam that environmental groups and water officials say is endangering local populations of steelhead trout and other species.
- Vermont poultry producers take precautions against bird flu Updated: May-03-15 12:39 pm
RUTLAND, Vermont - Poultry producers in northern New England are taking precautions against a virulent form of bird flu that has wiped out millions of birds in the Midwest.
- Vermont bans urine-based deer lures to stem disease spread Updated: May-03-15 9:05 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board has voted to ban the possession and use by hunters of natural lures based on deer urine or other fluids.
- Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh has new wolves for opening Updated: May-02-15 3:56 pm
OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - The Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh has a new family of wolves.
- Former player seeks solution for NFL's concussion problem Updated: May-02-15 2:30 pm
CHICAGO - Former NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington looks at Saturday's sports schedule and doesn't see such a spectacular lineup.
- Bird flu virus raises questions scientists working to answer Updated: May-02-15 10:55 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - It's been five months since the H5N2 bird flu virus was discovered in the United States, and producers have lost 21 million birds in the Midwest alone. Yet, researchers acknowledge they still know little about a bird flu virus that's endangered turkey and egg-laying chicken populations that supply much of the nation.
- Audubon wants volunteers to monitor Maine roads for animals Updated: May-02-15 10:01 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine Audubon is looking for volunteers to survey roads for signs of animal crossings in an attempt to reduce roadkill.
- Wyoming US Rep., others press for national wolf delisting Updated: May-01-15 7:01 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and others in Congress are pushing the U.S. Department of Interior to end federal protections for wolves nationwide.