- Forestry forum set in West Monroe Updated: Dec-08-13 4:37 am
- Officials say cold weather won't stop pine beetles Updated: Dec-07-13 5:53 pm
- Hunting fatality in Tangipahoa Parish. Updated: Dec-07-13 4:28 pm
- Open access to Valles Caldera preserve stalls Updated: Dec-07-13 2:19 pm
- Tulane plans riverfront research facility Updated: Dec-07-13 12:07 pm
- Feral hogs uproot sugar cane, rice fields, levees Updated: Dec-07-13 12:06 pm
- Conserving endangered pallid sturgeon Updated: Dec-07-13 11:06 am
- Improvements made to Bolton backcountry ski trails Updated: Dec-07-13 10:59 am
- Kenai bear protection at center of battle Updated: Dec-07-13 6:14 am
- SD governor announces pheasant task force Updated: Dec-06-13 9:53 pm
- Ex-Reno reporter may be prosecuted for deer hunt Updated: Dec-06-13 8:32 pm
- Officials urge 'hard look' at PolyMet mine review Updated: Dec-06-13 7:56 pm
- Gulf gets more restoration projects from BP fund Updated: Dec-06-13 6:55 pm
- Newspaper: Feds stymied probe into fire deaths Updated: Dec-06-13 6:32 pm
- Officials: 20 whales spotted closer to shore Updated: Dec-06-13 5:41 pm
- Report: Swells affected Puerto Rico glowing lagoon Updated: Dec-06-13 5:25 pm
- Researcher studying long-term weather forecasting Updated: Dec-06-13 4:19 pm
- US to allow eagle deaths - to aid wind power Updated: Dec-06-13 3:24 pm
- Price goes up for Forest Service land in Jackson Updated: Dec-06-13 1:34 pm
- Springfield man killed in boating accident Updated: Dec-06-13 12:21 pm
- Correction: Aquarium-Illegal Shipments story Updated: Dec-06-13 11:34 am
- For wind power, US extends permit for eagle deaths Updated: Dec-06-13 10:01 am
- Most of South Park Wildlife area closed for season Updated: Dec-06-13 9:44 am
- Group buys 523 acres along Blue Ridge Parkway Updated: Dec-06-13 7:50 am
- Elk Foundation preserves Laramie Range habitat Updated: Dec-06-13 7:05 am
WEST MONROE, Louisiana - A forestry forum in conjunction with an agriculture expo is planned Jan. 17 from 8 a.m.-noon at the West Monroe Convention Center.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The bitter cold snap across South Dakota has cancelled events and increased calls for furnace repairs, but hopes that it might chase away the state's most unwelcome visitors are futile at best.
LORANGER, Louisiana - Louisiana wildlife agency officers are investigating a fatal hunting accident in Tangipahoa Parish.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Valles Caldera National Preserve won't yet invite further exploration by hikers after a plan to throw open access was tabled.
NEW ORLEANS - Mardi Gras floats eventually will be replaced with coastal science research as plans for a new Tulane University riverfront campus in New Orleans move forward.
NEW ORLEANS - Across Louisiana, human beings aren't the only ones who live to eat. Feral hogs are proving to be stiff competition, as they snack on sugar cane in Lafourche and St. Mary parishes and devour the rice fields of Acadia Parish.
COLUMBIA, Missouri - It's a sunny fall day for boating on the Missouri River and a great day for catching fish.
BOLTON, Vermont - Cross-country and backcountry skiers may notice trail improvements this winter at a backcountry ski trail system in Bolton, Vermont, that is now state land.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - This year on the Kenai Peninsula, hunters killed a record 46 brown bears- more than five times the average - under dramatically liberalized state hunting rules, and federal wildlife managers became so concerned they took the unprecedented step of temporarily shutting down the sport hunt on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.
HURON, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard has announced the formation of a task force to find a balance between modern agricultural practices and wildlife-oriented land conservation.
RENO, Nevada - Humboldt County prosecutors are considering filing misdemeanor criminal charges against a former outdoor writer for the Reno Gazette-Journal accused of illegally shooting a deer at the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - State officials released a 2,200-page environmental review for the proposed PolyMet Mining Corp. copper-nickel mine to the public on Friday and urged Minnesotans to scrutinize the massive document as the state decides whether to embrace a new kind of mining.
NEW ORLEANS - Restoring the oil-stained Gulf of Mexico coastline is critical to the Obama administration's fight against climate change, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Friday.
PHOENIX - State workplace safety officials probing the deaths of 19 firefighters in an Arizona wildfire were denied access to key witnesses as they worked to determine the tragedy's cause, according to a letter from a federal agency.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Florida - Twenty whales believed to be part of a pod found stranded in the Everglades this week were spotted Friday afternoon moving closer toward shore, a sign they may be reversing their earlier, positive course, wildlife officials said.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A popular lagoon that glows at night off Puerto Rico's northeast coast has lit up once again as scientists wrap up their investigation into why it went dark last month, officials said Friday.
GREAT FALLS, Montana - What if decade-long cycles of wet and dry weather could be reliably predicted several years in advance?
WASHINGTON - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
JACKSON, Wyoming - The U.S. Forest Service has increased the price of some land the agency is trying to sell in downtown Jackson.
SPRINGFIELD, Louisiana - Louisiana wildlife agents are investigating a boating accident that claimed the life of a 68-year-old Springfield man.
KEY WEST, Florida - In a story Dec. 2 about the president of an Idaho aquarium being sentenced for illegally shipping protected sharks and rays from Florida, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the aquarium had previously agreed to donate $50,000 to the National Fish and Wildlife Federation. The correct name of the organization is the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will allow companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty in an effort to balance some of the environmental trade-offs of green energy.
JACKSON, Wyoming - Most of the South Park Wildlife Habitat Management Area south of Jackson has been closed for the season because elk are moving onto the feeding ground.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Raleigh-based conservation group has bought more than 500 acres along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has worked out an agreement with landowners to give permanent protection to more than 3,300 acres along the eastern front of Wyoming's Laramie Range.