While politicians search for votes across the country during this presidential election year, scientists and volunteers will converge on the nation’s capital May 20-21 to find as many species as possible during a BioBlitz.
Scarface, a grizzly boar of considerable renown, one that was naturally in his twilight years, was shot to death outside Yellowstone National Park last November, Montana officials said Monday.
While the moose population at Isle Royale National Park is estimated at 1,300 animals, up from just 540 in 2005, the island's wolf population stands at just two, according to a winter survey of the park by Michigan Tech University researchers.
While the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed removing federal protections from grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, and conservation groups have sued to prevent hunting animals like grizzlies in Grand Teton National Park if they are delisted, scientists continue to conduct research required by the Endangered Species Act.
Court Rules Fish And Wildlife Service Erred By Finding Wolverines Didn't Need Endangered Species Act Protection
A federal judge has determined the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service erred by not fully considering climate-change impacts and genetic isolation when it decided wolverines did not need Endangered Species Act protection.
Up in the northwest corner of Yellowstone in the middle of the valley of the Lamar River lies a place known as the Buffalo Ranch. It’s the place where most of a few remaining bison in the world were saved from extinction. It’s also the place where wolves were reintroduced into Yellowstone in 1995.
Much was made earlier this year when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that three subspecies of the Channel Islands Fox had make a remarkable recovery from the brink of extinction, but one of the species' low genetic diversity could pose grave problems for the animals.
After a surge in bison-related injuries last summer at Yellowstone National Park, a case review points to smartphone photography as a culprit.
In November 2014, in a stunning out-of-the-blue reversal of decades of settled policy, the National Park Service ceded to Wyoming authority over wildlife on approximately 2300 acres of state- and privately-owned "inholdings" within the boundaries of Grand Teton National Park.