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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...