Scraps of egg shells told the story: though their mother was killed when a vehicle drove over her on a Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach, some of the 172 eggs taken from the green sea turtle and placed in a sandy nest survived the ordeal to incubate, hatch, and make it into the Atlantic Ocean.
Yellowstone National Park Lone Dissenter To Plan For Managing Grizzly Bears If They Are Delisted From ESA
Just one vote against a Conservation Strategy intended to see that grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem thrive after they lose Endangered Species Act protections was voiced, and that came from the superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, the core of the ecosystem and heart of grizzly bear recovery.
After decades of steep decline due to poaching and habitat loss, the hippopotamus population in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Virunga National Park is showing signs of recovery.
More than a century since the last California condor flew over what is now Redwood National and State Parks, the wheels are in motion to restore the endangered bird to its historic range in northern California and strengthen the overall population of the species.
They are both breathtaking and fearful, an economic boon and an apex predator, and so it's not surprising that there's controversy around a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service effort to remove Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Elk culling has resumed at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, where small groups of park staff expect to remove approximately 30 elk by December 17.
A young male grizzly was killed early Sunday morning in a collision with a vehicle on the highway that runs through Grand Teton National Park, officials said.
Work is complete on what could be the largest cat-proof fence in the United States, designed to protect the federally endangered ‘ua‘u, or Hawaiian petrel, from the birds’ primary threat: feral cats.
An unprecedented 40-year experiment in a 40,000-acre valley of Yosemite National Park strongly supports the idea that managing fire, rather than suppressing it, makes wilderness areas more resilient to fire, with the added benefit of increased water availability and resistance to drought.
Bison will be celebrated as the nation's official mammal when Wind Cave National Park serves as the backdrop for speakers and entertainment celebrating the shaggy ungulate on November 1.