- Vt. to cut by 20 percent moose hunt permits Updated: Feb-27-14 5:22 pm
- USDA spending $3M to feed honeybees in Midwest Updated: Feb-25-14 10:59 am
- EXCHANGE: Beekeepers battle colony collapse Updated: Feb-25-14 6:32 am
- Oregon Legislature passes bill to protect bees Updated: Feb-24-14 8:47 pm
- Environmental projects make the legislative agenda Updated: Feb-21-14 5:57 pm
- Groups to feds: Speed up sea turtle analysis Updated: Feb-20-14 8:14 pm
- Maine briefed in 2010 about contaminated lobster Updated: Feb-20-14 7:13 pm
- Mexico, US, Canada to work on Monarch butterflies Updated: Feb-19-14 10:34 pm
- Company defends pesticide blamed for bee deaths Updated: Feb-19-14 5:48 pm
- Emerald ash borer found in 2 more Iowa counties Updated: Feb-19-14 4:39 pm
- Bumblebees getting stung bad by honeybee sickness Updated: Feb-19-14 3:27 pm
- Pine beetle progress slowing in Black Hills region Updated: Feb-17-14 6:31 pm
- Professor heading to Brazil for shrimp studies Updated: Feb-16-14 11:52 am
- Survey: Colo. spruce beetle outbreak accelerating Updated: Feb-14-14 6:49 pm
- LA takes first step toward urban beekeeping Updated: Feb-12-14 6:31 pm
- Cold kills bees at KU Natural History Museum Updated: Feb-11-14 11:46 am
- Hawaii takes aim at invasive little fire ants Updated: Feb-10-14 5:43 pm
- Bees sting several people at Phoenix truck stop Updated: Feb-10-14 1:05 pm
- Waterloo tree inventory helps as ash borer arrives Updated: Feb-09-14 5:49 pm
- NY foresters wary of oak wilt, latest tree threat Updated: Feb-09-14 12:47 pm
- Nebraskans join in national bumblebee tracking Updated: Feb-08-14 1:39 pm
- Beekeeping class set Feb. 15 in North Platte Updated: Feb-08-14 5:05 am
- Boil or bite, fed panel dismisses $50M inmate suit Updated: Feb-05-14 2:18 pm
- Snyder seeks $14M invasive species prevention plan Updated: Feb-05-14 12:34 pm
- Broomfield, Denver begin testing for ash borer Updated: Feb-05-14 7:43 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont regulators want to cut the number of moose hunting permits by 20 percent because the herd is below its target population.
MILWAUKEE - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday it will spend millions of dollars to help farmers and ranchers improve pastures in five Midwestern states to provide food for the nation's struggling honeybees.
DECATUR, Illinois - When beekeeper Dave Pangrac discovered that the thousands of honeybees from all five of his hives had disappeared in November, he experienced a mystery plaguing beekeepers and affecting $15 billion worth of crops in the nation.
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon lawmakers will not restrict pesticides suspected of causing bumblebee die-offs in Wilsonville and Hillsboro last summer.
MINNEAPOLIS - When it comes to the outdoors and the environment in Minnesota, the 2014 legislative session is going to be about money for projects.
NEW ORLEANS - Four conservation groups say they'll sue the National Marine Fisheries Service because it's taking too long to analyze shrimping's effects on threatened and endangered sea turtles.
PORTLAND, Maine - State officials were briefed about high levels of mercury contamination in lobsters caught around the mouth of the Penobscot River more than three years before the Department of Marine Resources shut the area down for fishing this week, according to a group of scientists involved in studying the contamination.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico, the United States and Canada have agreed to form a working group on the conservation of Monarch butterflies, whose numbers fell to record lows this year at their wintering grounds in central Mexico.
CORVALLIS, Oregon - The debate over neonicotinoids came to Corvallis on Tuesday when the Bayer CropScience Bee Care Tour made a stop at Oregon State University.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Officials have confirmed the presence of the destructive emerald ash borer in both northeast and southeast Iowa.
WASHINGTON - Wild bumblebees worldwide are in trouble, likely contracting deadly diseases from their commercialized honeybee cousins, a new study shows.
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A recent aerial survey shows the 18-year battle to eradicate the mountain pine beetle from the Black Hills of western South Dakota is slowing the pest's progress, but officials say now is not the time to let up.
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - University of Louisiana-Lafayette professor emeritus Ray Bauer will spend four months in Brazil this year, collaborating with researchers to support that nation's shrimping industry.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - An outbreak of spruce beetles continues to accelerate across hundreds of square miles of new forest in Colorado, although a much larger outbreak of the similar mountain pine beetle continues to slow across Wyoming, Colorado and the Black Hills, according to a new survey by the U.S. Forest Service.
LOS ANGELES - For three years, Rob McFarland has kept 25,000 illegal bees on the roof of his West Los Angeles home - but his hive might not have to fly under the radar much longer.
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A popular exhibit at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum is empty and quiet after all the bees in an observation hive were killed by cold weather.
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers have advanced a bill aiming to study and kill an ant species that threatens the state's economy and ecology.
PHOENIX - Several people were stung when thousands of bees escaped from a truck at a truck stop in west Phoenix.
WATERLOO, Iowa - Waterloo officials said the difficult task of dealing with emerald ash borers will be made easier by a citywide tree inventory.
GLENVILLE, New York - Terry Phillips will be sorry to see the last two massive oaks in his yard reduced to wood chips this spring, but he knows it has to be done to keep a devastating fungus from getting a root-hold in New York.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The humble bumblebee might lack the star status of its Old World cousin, the honeybee, but the proficient pollinator with the hairy, round body has a charisma all its own, much like Tom Selleck's upper lip.
NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska - A school on beginning beekeeping will be offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension later this month in North Platte.
SOMERSET, Pennsylvania - It doesn't matter whether a former western Pennsylvania county jail inmate had a boil or a spider bite, his injuries - and allegations that he wasn't given proper medical treatment - aren't worth $50 million, a federal appeals court determined.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending $14 million over the next two years in a stepped-up fight to head off more invasions by exotic species that spread disease and threaten Michigan's native plants and wildlife.
DENVER - Foresters are preparing to test the urban forests of Broomfield and Denver for the tree-killing emerald ash borer insect.