With peregrine falcons returning to Acadia National Park in Maine to prepare for their nesting season, park officials have instituted temporary closures for several trails and cliffs.
Isle Royale National Park Officials To Decide Whether To Import Wolves To Help Island's Vanishing Pack
With just two known wolves left within the confines of Isle Royale National Park in Michigan, park officials are refocusing an environmental impact statement to the specific question of whether they should transplant wolves to the island park to help maintain a population of the predators.
While pronghorn antelope are known to follow the longest migration corridor for large mammals in North America, wildlife biologists recently discovered a mule deer migration route that spans two states and crosses Grand Teton National Park.
After two previous clutches failed to hatch, a pair of bald eagle chicks have appeared in a nest in Sauces Canyon on Santa Cruz Island at Channel Islands National Park off the California coast.
While drones can be nuisances in national park settings, they also can serve a role in research, as at Cape Cod National Seashore, or in the fight against poachers in parks such as South Africa's Kruger National Park.
In my hundreds of hours of watching birds in the southeast, I’ve never seen an alligator eat a wading bird. They obviously do at some point, but I’ve never had the macabre pleasure of witnessing it. If you’re looking at a heron or egret in Everglades National Park, there’s likely an alligator in your field of vision at the same time. They’re often standing in close proximity.
For the first time since 2001 a rabid animal has been confirmed at Acadia National Park in Maine, where officials found the dead raccoon near the restroom at Sieur de Monts.
The Chesapeake Conservancy is launching a campaign to raise donations to pay for a wildlife webcam featuring a great blue heron rookery located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
UPDATED: USFWS Proposes To Remove Yellowstone, Grand Teton Grizzly Bears From Endangered Species Act Protection
Stating that the grizzly bear population in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has recovered to the point of sustainability, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the species from the Federal Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife.
How much does a grizzly bear weigh when it’s born? How many used to live in the contiguous 48 states? What is a bear’s most common food?