The body of a missing 22-year-old Murphysboro woman has been found by hunters in a southern Illinois national wildlife refuge. The Williamson County Sheriff's Office says that Jeannie Schuur's body was found Thursday on land in the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Family members reported...
In October, a fisherman found two dead bull moose entangled—likely a result from a battle during the rut—on a remote stretch of the Green River in Wyoming’s Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge.
The only Wyoming toads in the world live in Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge in southeastern Wyoming, where they were common until the 1970s, hopping around at the edges of creeks, ponds, and small lakes. Then they started to disappear. Read more...
Republican politicians want to sell your National Forests, Wildernesses and Wildlife Refuges to private interests. And that’s particularly controversial out west, where state economies rely on outdoor recreation for billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs. New data shows this will be a hot issue in key battleground states. Read more...
The Hiwassee River rises in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Georgia, flows northward into North Carolina and then angles WNW, eventually merging with the Tennessee River northeast of Chattanooga; the Ocoee River of Georgia andShow More Summary
As I always do on the way home, following a short visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, I take...
Photograph via Busch Wildlife Sanctuary/Facebook Though animals are often taken to wildlife sanctuaries and refuges, the opposite seldom occurs. However, a bizarre set of wildlife kidnappings took place at the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary last week, resulting in four missing turtles and a missing baby alligator. Show More Summary
Every year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service celebrates our country’s wildlife refuges with National Wildlife Refuge Week. Since Teddy Roosevelt’s simple “I so declare it” established Florida’s Pelican Island as the first refuge in 1903, 150 million acres of... Show More Summary
Seabiscuit and Louise have an important role at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (Arsenal) -- and they are up for the challenge. Stationed close to the park's visitor center, these two are the "ambassador" black-footed...Show More Summary
Dredges are currently being used in a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware, one of the largest ever marsh restoration projects in the eastern U.
This sweet li’ll face belongs to a rare black-footed ferret, one of 30 released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colo. The 25-square-mile site was once a toxic waste dump, but has gotten new life (literally) after a billion-dollar cleanup. Read more...
How the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster became a surprisingly abundant wildlife refuge.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund expired Thursday at midnight. The fund helped create parks in all 50 states, including many national wildlife refuges, forests, rivers, community parks, and trails. The fund, created by Congress in...Show More Summary
This beautiful cluster of Monarch butterflies was seen at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.
This is the fifth whale to wash up at a local beach in the last six months. [ more › ]
JUNEAU, Alaska (Reuters) - A federal judge has upheld a decision by the U.S. government to protect Alaska's Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, blocking a proposed 10-mile (16-km) gravel road linking an Aleutian Islands fishing community to an all-weather airport for medical evacuations.
I’ve just arrived in Alaska, heading to the Togiak Wildlife Refuge to chase interior grizzlies with my friend (and renowned bear hunter) Linda Powell. Linda handles the PR for Mossberg and we’re using the first dangerous game offering...Show More Summary
And also rename North America’s highest mountain. Drilling for oil in the Chukchi Sea – part of the Arctic Ocean – poses a threat to Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as an oil spill would affect the whole arctic circle. The president has pledged a U.S. reduce in greenhouse fuel emissions of as much
Late morning this past Thursday, 27 August, I was on the East Pond of Jamaica Bay. I was only there...
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the agency will expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout The post Service Announces 2015 Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.