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California cuts wetland, wildlife restoration in water plan

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:27 PM

California officials dramatically scaled back habitat restoration planned during construction of two massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to send water to farms and millions of people. Full Story

Chronic wasting disease found in mule deer

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Officials at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's disease laboratory in Laramie say a 4-year-old mule deer buck taken in Carbon County during hunting season tested positive for chronic wasting disease, which is a contagious neurological... Full Story

Scientists plan study of Michigan's exotic swine

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:32 PM

Scientists plan to trap up to 18 feral swine and fit them with radio collars in a five-year project to learn more about the unwanted critters' movements and habits in rural Michigan. Full Story

Program provides $35 million to help conservation

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:09 PM

The federal government is setting aside $35 million over three years to help landowners conserve wetlands and grasslands in the five-state Prairie Pothole Region. Full Story

Harsh winters, habitat loss hurts Plains hunting

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:39 PM

Hunters in the northern Plains who've grown accustomed to bringing home three pheasants or a deer are finding the years of abundance may be over. Full Story

Huge fish spurs call to 're-reverse' Chicago River

posted on August 19, 2011 at 12:47 PM

The city was in a predicament. By the late 1800s, the slow-moving Chicago River had become a cesspool of sewage and factory pollution oozing into Lake Michigan, the source of drinking water for the bustling metropolis. Full Story

MT governor backs out of flood meeting

posted on August 19, 2011 at 11:56 AM

Governors from several states affected by this year's historic overflowing of the Missouri River were gathering Friday to discuss ways to avoid a repeat of the destructive floodwaters that submerged thousands of acres of farmland and forced... Full Story

Birth control to be used on wild herd

posted on August 5, 2011 at 4:42 PM

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it plans to use a birth-control drug to reduce the growth of wild horse herds in southwestern Wyoming. Full Story

Wild donkeys taken to mainland

posted on August 5, 2011 at 4:41 PM

In an effort to control the Big Island's wild donkey population, about 100 of them are being taken to California. Full Story

Grape Growing, Fish Protection Clash in California

posted on January 29, 2010 at 11:01 AM

HEALDSBURG, Calif (AP) -- Grape growers in Northern California's cool, fertile Sonoma County wine region are stomping mad at a new plan to limit the amount of water vineyards can pump from local rivers and streams to protect crops from frost - a... Full Story

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