Why should Americans who live in the lower 48 states care that the U.S. Congress may try to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling? After all, it’s thousands of miles away in far northeastern Alaska, a place...Show More Summary
The West Mims fire in Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has been burning since April 6.
(Reuters) - A wildfire in Georgia's Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has forced dozens of nearby residents to leave their homes, authorities said on Sunday, adding the blaze might not be fully contained for months.
An image of a diminutive green tree frog in the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in southern Texas took top honors in a national parks photo contest. Craig McIntyre shot the winning image in the 2016 Share the Experience contest sponsored by the National Park Foundation. The Texas resident will...
$38.8 million approved for wetland conservation projects; $7.8 million to conserve 2,629 acres on national wildlife refuges and open thousands of additional acres to public hunting. This post Secretary Zinke Announces Boost to Conservation and Access to Public Lands appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
(Reuters) - A wildfire that has burned more than 100,000 acres (40,469 hectares) at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in southern Georgia could take until November before it is put out, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said on Monday.
I was on my stomach in the grassy tundra of the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In front of me, some 10 meters away, a Pomerine Jaeger sat relaxed on the tundra. 50 meters beyond it, a small band of caribou, some 20 animals, grazed slowly across the landscape. Show More Summary
Traveling across the Arctic isn’t easy no matter how you do it, but Palmer, Alaska-based photographer Fredrik Norrsell and his wife, Nancy Pfeiffer, thought the winter landscape of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, north of the Brooks Range, would make for a nice ride. Show More Summary
$38.8 million approved for wetland conservation projects; $7.8 million to conserve 2,629 acres on national wildlife refuges and open thousands of additional acres to public hunting WASHINGTON – The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, chaired by U.S. Show More Summary
An environmental group trying to protect wolves and bears on national wildlife refuges in Alaska is suing the Trump administration. The Center for Biological Diversity is challenging the constitutionality of … Click to Continue »
A BP oil and gas well in Alaska blew out late last week, uncontrollably spilling crude oil and gas just around 60 miles away from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The well was out of control through the weekend. The Arctic oil spill happened just days before the seven year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.[...]
A wildfire sparked by lightning in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is spreading through government-owned swamp and forestland, having burned more than 9 square miles near the Georgia-Florida state line. … Click to Continue »
In response to the U.S. Senate’s passage of H.J. Res 69 last week, which rightfully returned game management on National Wildlife Refuge System lands in Alaska to state biologists, the Sportsmen’s Alliance is now calling on President...Show More Summary
President Trump lifted a temporary moratorium on leasing federal lands for coal mining, but that activity was never completely shut down.
A sculpture of five elk called Wapiti Trail greets visitors as they turn off of Highway 89, where rising seamlessly out of the side of East Gros Ventre Butte, just north of the National Elk Refuge, is a rustic-looking museum of artwork...Show More Summary
Tuesday marked an obscure anniversary in American history: It was 114 years to the day after President Theodore Roosevelt established the first national wildlife refuge, in Pelican Island, Fla. Countless birds had been slaughtered in the area for their feathers, and the federal designation stopped...
The U.S. Senate voted, mostly along party lines, on Tuesday (March 21) to abolish a regulation that prohibited certain types of hunting in Alaska national wildlife refuges.
The Senate voted Tuesday to lift a 2016 ban on certain hunting practices — like trapping and aerial shooting — on national wildlife refuges there. Now the bill heads to President Trump to be signed.
WASHINGTON — With the stroke of his pen, President Donald Trump could allow for bears, wolves and other predators to once again be hunted in Alaska’s national wildlife refuges. Following in the footsteps of their House colleagues, Senate...Show More Summary
If grizzly bears, black bears, and wolves cannot live in peace on national wildlife refuges, where can they live? Photo by iStockphoto Let’s be very clear. The resolution advanced by Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan to allow unconscionable...Show More Summary