- Packed hearing on bobcat season draws opponents, supporters Updated: Feb-02-16 7:42 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A packed hearing on a proposal to have a bobcat hunting and trapping season in New Hampshire drew much opposition and some support.
- Deer washing up on Sitka runway during hunting season Updated: Feb-02-16 7:25 am
SITKA, Alaska - Officials have seen a spike in the number of dead deer washing up on the runway of Sitka's airport during this year's hunting season.
- Traverse City commissioners vote against pier project Updated: Feb-02-16 6:12 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - The City Commission in Traverse City has voted against moving forward with a project to build a pier near the mouth of the Boardman River.
- Colorado snowstorm sets stage for slick conditions Updated: Feb-02-16 5:00 am
DENVER - A powerful storm has blanketed Colorado with several inches of snow, and cold overnight temperatures are setting the stage for what will likely be a slick conditions for Denver and other communities just east of the mountains.
- Park service floats concepts to unify Civil War battlefield Updated: Feb-02-16 2:15 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - The National Park Service is seeking public comment on concepts for unifying a Civil War battlefield bisected by Interstate 270 near Frederick.
- South Dakota birders asked to help with national count Updated: Feb-02-16 2:10 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Bird enthusiasts in South Dakota will get an opportunity to make their passion count during a citizen's science project to be conducted this month across North America.
- Denver in store for its first big snowstorm of the season Updated: Feb-01-16 8:19 pm
DENVER - A weather system that blew in from California left air travelers stranded on Monday and dumped steady snow on the Denver area in what is expected to be the first big snowstorm of the season.
- Record snow in parts of Nevada; high winds, cold in Vegas Updated: Feb-01-16 8:09 pm
RENO, Nevada - High wind advisories remained in effect across much of east-central Nevada Monday with gusts up to 50 mph but sunny skies began to melt off about a foot of record-breaking snow in other areas, and the Truckee River flowed through downtown Reno at its highest level in more than three years.
- River Raisin National Battlefield Park gets $21,000 grant Updated: Feb-01-16 5:28 pm
MONROE, Michigan - The historic River Raisin National Battlefield Park has been awarded a $21,000 National Parks Service grant to fund a maritime camp for students in Monroe.
- 3 Togiak men on moose hunt die when skiff overturns Updated: Feb-01-16 11:51 am
TOGIAK, Alaska - Three Togiak (TOH'-gee-ak) men returning from a moose hunt died Saturday night when their skiff overturned near the mouth of the Togiak River.
- Drought hits South Africa's biggest wildlife park Updated: Feb-01-16 11:41 am
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa - Hippos in South Africa's biggest wildlife park are increasingly grazing during the day rather than staying in rivers and pools as usual, a sign of an intensifying drought expected to kill some animals in the weeks ahead.
- New 7.3-mile TVA trail opens at Norris Lake recreation area Updated: Feb-01-16 11:40 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A new mountain biking and hiking trail has opened at a Tennessee Valley Authority public recreation area in Andersonville.
- Researchers confirm lion population in remote Ethiopian park Updated: Feb-01-16 11:35 am
JOHANNESBURG - Conservationists confirmed the existence of lions in a remote national park in Ethiopia, a rare piece of good news for a threatened species whose numbers have plunged in many parts of Africa, a wildlife charity said Monday.
- Gulfport's FunTime USA park to return Updated: Feb-01-16 11:13 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The landmark FunTime USA theme park is returning to U.S. Highway 90.
- Snowboarders missing from Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe found Updated: Feb-01-16 10:32 am
RENO, Nevada - Washoe County Search and Rescue has found a snowboarder and a skier who went missing from Mount Rose Ski Tahoe.
- Hiker reported missing on Mt. Lemmon found in good condition Updated: Feb-01-16 9:48 am
TUCSON, Arizona - Pima County authorities say a 30-year-old man who was reported missing after going hiking on Mt. Lemmon has been found and is in good condition.
- Judge refuses to stop gravel mining near Roosevelt ranch Updated: Jan-28-16 8:28 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A federal judge says he won't stop a gravel mine operation near Theodore Roosevelt's historic western North Dakota ranch.
- More than 400 permit-tags left to hunt spring javelina Updated: Jan-28-16 8:11 am
PHOENIX - The Arizona Game and Fish Department has more than 400 permit-tags left for hunters looking to apply to hunt spring javelina.
- Sovereignty, legacy factors in Taiwan leader's island visit Updated: Jan-28-16 7:55 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Seeking to assert Taiwan's sovereignty and build his legacy, President Ma Ying-jeou paid a visit Thursday to an even smaller island also claimed by China.
- Texas Fishing Report Updated: Jan-27-16 4:59 pm
Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Jan. 27 and also available on the Internet at http://www.txfishing.com:
- Arkansas may consider bear season in Gulf Coastal Plain Updated: Jan-27-16 4:16 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Hunters killed 393 bears in Arkansas during last year's hunting season, and the head of state's large carnivore program says bear hunting may return to southern Arkansas some day.
- Arkansas duck season not what it's quacked up to be Updated: Jan-27-16 3:59 pm
STUTTGART, Arkansas - Arkansas wildlife officials say there's no reason for hunters to look for a bright spot as duck season comes to a close.
- Board OKs allowing snowmobiles in Blue Mound State Park Updated: Jan-27-16 2:13 pm
BLUE MOUNDS, Wisconsin - A state board has approved plans that would allow snowmobiling in Wisconsin's Blue Mound State Park, a popular cross-country skiing and snowshoeing spot in Dane and Iowa counties.
- Missing Arkansas hunter drowned during storm, report finds Updated: Jan-27-16 10:09 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office has released autopsy results for one of the two Arkansas duck hunters who disappeared during wintry weather last month.
- Bloodhound finishes in Top 10 in half-marathon Updated: Jan-27-16 8:57 am
ATHENS, Alabama - The top female finisher at the Trackless Train Trek half-marathon in Elkmont was the smallest, lightest runner in the entire race, but she did have one major advantage.