- Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching Updated: Apr-30-16 12:26 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species.
- Bald eagle rescued by Minnesota trooper returned to wild Updated: Apr-30-16 12:24 pm
HASTINGS, Minnesota - A bald eagle is back in the wild more than a month after being rescued by a Minnesota State Trooper.
- Sagebrush project creates landscape of cooperation Updated: Apr-30-16 12:15 pm
RUSH VALLEY, Utah - The distrust and ongoing litigation often entrenched in the relationship between the federal government and the state of Utah over public lands management was nowhere to be found among the sagebrush in Tooele County recently.
- Oil exploration threatens Georgia state marine mammal Updated: Apr-30-16 10:16 am
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Exploration for oil and gas deposits under the sea floor threatens the existence of an official symbol of Georgia, the North Atlantic right whale, according leading marine scientists.
- Tom's Bayou at State Wildlife Refuge in Vermilion to close Updated: Apr-30-16 9:59 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Tom's Bayou at State Wildlife Refuge in Vermilion Parish is closing for construction of two rock weirs.
- Wildlife to be celebrated at annual festival in Rockingham Updated: Apr-30-16 8:34 am
ROCKINGHAM, Vermont - Wildlife will be celebrated at the seventeenth annual Herrick's Cove Wildlife Festival this weekend in the southern Vermont town of Rockingham.
- NY issues guidelines for avoiding conflicts with coyotes Updated: Apr-30-16 8:30 am
ALBANY, New York - State environmental conservation officials are issuing guidance on how New Yorkers can avoid conflicts with coyotes as spring temperatures rise and the animals increase foraging.
- Research supports blaming warmer waters for lobster decline Updated: Apr-29-16 5:45 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut researchers found no pesticides in lobsters collected in Long Island Sound in late 2014, a new study has found, boosting evidence that warming water temperatures are the main culprit in a huge crustacean decline that has decimated the local lobster industry.
- Arkansas elk hunt will continue despite wasting disease Updated: Apr-29-16 5:33 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission plans to continue with the state's annual elk hunting season despite the presence of chronic wasting disease found in some elk.
- Pilot says he saw 1 of 2 missing teen fishermen Updated: Apr-29-16 5:29 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A pilot who was part of a massive search to find two missing teen fishermen told investigators he's positive he saw one floating on debris two days after their boat capsized.
- Montana Crow Tribe game warden convicted of poaching elk Updated: Apr-29-16 5:14 pm
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - A jury has convicted a Montana tribal game warden of poaching in northern Wyoming.
- Cheyenne Bottoms visitors to learn about shorebird migration Updated: Apr-29-16 4:25 pm
CHEYENNE, Kansas - An event at a wildlife refuge in Cheyenne will allow visitors to see and learn about thousands of shorebirds that have migrated to the rural Kansas area this spring.
- 50-year deal could help American shad get over Conowingo Dam Updated: Apr-29-16 11:58 am
CONOWINGO, Maryland - A 50-year deal could help millions of American shad get over the Conowingo Dam.
- Man pleads guilty for fire at Habitat for Humanity ReStore Updated: Apr-29-16 9:55 am
HELENA, Montana - A 32-year-old Helena man has pleaded guilty to setting the fire that caused more than $500,000 in damage to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Helena last summer.
- Hawaii police make arrest in attack on endangered seal Updated: Apr-29-16 2:29 am
LIHUE, Hawaii - Authorities in Hawaii have made an arrest in connection with an attack on an endangered monk seal that was caught on video.
- Young rescued dolphin swimming free, with frequent checkups Updated: Apr-28-16 9:46 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A young dolphin rescued in October is swimming in Barataria Bay, with a tag that will let biologists keep close tabs on him for the next six weeks.
- Sea lion that made strange, 50-mile trek to ranch found dead Updated: Apr-28-16 6:57 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was strangely found in the driveway of a cattle ranch about 50 miles from the ocean.
- Grizzly bears in Grand Teton Park attract onlookers Updated: Apr-28-16 4:39 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - Newly emerged from their winter dens, grizzly bears are wandering out in the open in Grand Teton National Park, drawing crowds of wildlife watchers, photographers and others seeking a glimpse - from a safe distance.
- Geese rescued from roof of Salt Lake Valley school Updated: Apr-28-16 1:35 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah wildlife officials have some company at their office in Springville after relocating a family of geese that had been trapped on the roof of a charter school.
- Ford plant, courthouse on list of endangered Indiana sites Updated: Apr-28-16 12:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A Ford plant in Indianapolis and the Washington County courthouse are among ten sites on Indiana Landmarks' annual list of most endangered buildings.
- Kenya: Large pyres set up for massive burn of ivory Updated: Apr-28-16 12:41 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan authorities have built towering pyres of more than 100 tons of elephant tusks that will be burned on Saturday, in what wildlife officials believe will be the largest single destruction of ivory in history.
- Grizzly bear monitoring project continues in Glacier park Updated: Apr-28-16 12:10 pm
WEST GLACIER, Montana - A long-term program to monitor grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem continues this summer in Glacier National Park.
- Loggerhead sea turtle convalescing in Key West Updated: Apr-28-16 4:04 am
KEY WEST, Florida - A 200-pound loggerhead sea turtle is convalescing in Key West with hopes he can eventually be released back into the wild.
- 5,600 fish killed in Big Thompson after chemical spill Updated: Apr-27-16 11:11 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - State wildlife officials say more than 5,600 fish in the Big Thompson River have died as a result of a chemical runoff from a bridge reconstruction project.
- Bundy attorney: Feds turned down proposed plea deal Updated: Apr-27-16 7:29 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Lawyers for Ammon Bundy say the leader of the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation offered after his arrest to plead guilty if charges against other defendants were dismissed, but the deal was rejected.