Tag: Wildlife management

EXPLAINER: What’s making mid-Atlantic songbirds sick?

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WASHINGTON — A mysterious ailment has sickened and killed thousands of songbirds in several mid-Atlantic states since late spring. While scientists are still racing...

Mexican wolf breeding program gets boost from zoo

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MEXICO CITY — Five gray wolf pups born at Mexico City’s Chapultepec Zoo are giving a boost to efforts to broaden the endangered species’...

DNR: Sick, dying songbirds seen in three-quarters of Indiana

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INDIANAPOLIS — Sick and dying songbirds stricken with an unexplained illness have now been found in three-quarters of Indiana's counties, state wildlife officials say. ...

Ammon Bundy asks judge to toss trespassing verdict, acquit

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BOISE, Idaho — Anti-government activist Ammon Bundy has asked a judge to throw out his conviction for trespassing at the Idaho Capitol and acquit...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ted Turner to give land to nonprofit but keep paying taxes

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Media mogul and billionaire bison rancher Ted Turner is donating an 80,000-acre ranch he owns in western Nebraska to his own...

Drought, heat, fire force fishing ban on Colorado River

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DENVER — Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday urged anglers to avoid fishing along a stretch of the Colorado River because low flows during a...