Tag: Natural resource management

Rehabbed mama manatee and her calf set free in Florida river

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ORANGE CITY, Fla. — A baby manatee and its injured mother are now swimming in Florida's St. Johns River after undergoing four months of...

Biden ends large-scale logging on huge Alaska rainforest

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Thursday it is ending large-scale, old-growth timber sales on the nation's largest national forest — the Tongass National...

1st female grizzly in 40 years collared in Washington state

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Wildlife biologists have captured a female grizzly bear in Washington state for the first time in 40 years, fitting it with...

Retired investigator: Biden nominee stonewalled 1989 probe

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BILLINGS, Mont. — President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee U.S. lands in the Western states stonewalled a 1989 investigation into the sabotage of an...

Watching for birds & diversity: Audubon groups pledge change

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BOSTON — When Boston socialites Minna Hall and Harriet Hemenway sought to end the slaughter of birds in the name of 19th century high...

Western wildfires threatening American Indian tribal lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the northwest are threatening American Indian tribal lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional...

AP Interview: EPA water chief on clean water protections

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WASHINGTON — To finally determine a lasting definition of waterways that qualify for federal protection under the Clean Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

Slovenian PM says water referendum defeat no reason to quit

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Slovenia's right-wing prime minister has brushed off opposition calls for his government to resign in the wake of a referendum in...

2 firefighters die as plane goes down while surveying blaze

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WIKIEUP, Ariz. — Two firefighters died Saturday after a aircraft they were in to respond to a wildfire crashed in Mohave County, local media...

Montana town of grizzly attack a popular stop for cyclists

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HELENA Mont. — A tiny western Montana town where a grizzly bear pulled a woman from her tent and killed her this week welcomes...