A video of a coyote howling from the roof of a new car at the Tucson Auto Mall has gone viral thanks to social media.
On the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, the law grapples with political uncertainty and unforeseen ecological challenges. Read our series here.
Since it was signed by President Richard Nixon on December 28, 1973, the ESA has protected more than 2,000 animals and plants, becoming one of Earth’s most far-reaching laws.
A century ago, we stocked non-native trout throughout national parks. Now native species like cutthroat trout must be transplanted in experimental habitats if they're to survive through this decade.
“The Endangered Species Act only protects that relatively small number of species that are right on the precipice of disappearing."
Guard dogs and range riders have protected people against bears for millennia. They may offer solutions for co-existing with grizzlies as the recovered trouble-maker of the West nears ESA delisting.
Getting Yellowstone National Park bison protected under the ESA might break "the stranglehold Montana has placed on recovering wild bison." But those aren't the only bison.
Would Arctic grayling in the Big Hole River benefit from federal protections afforded by being listed as an endangered or threatened species under the ESA? Some stakeholders don't think so.
Montana Untamed: Often called “the pit-bull of environmental statutes,” the ESA has given federal protection to nearly 2,000 animals and plants.
At last count, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks estimated the state’s wolf population at 1,087 animals in 181 packs in the western third of the state.
Consequently, no snowmobile traffic will be allowed from the North Entrance near Mammoth and there are areas of little snow on portions of the roads from the East and West entrances.
Stacker analyzed National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data to determine the coldest cities in every U.S. state.
Grizzlies hurt or killed by wolf traps would violate the federal ESA, according to federal court testimony.
Even without counting visitation in November and December, the park has already recorded the second busiest year in its history.
An environmental group on Wednesday sued the Forest Service to stop a fish poisoning project in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area.
Montana Untamed: At play are simmering tensions between the State of Montana and the Park Service over managing the migratory bison that call Yellowstone National Park home.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department's annual wardens’ report details some odd cases, as well as statistics about how far they drive and how many citations they write.
As a result, the Park Service is recommending no more than 1,100 animals be removed from the population this season to ensure the herd size remains above 3,500.
On Oct. 19, Idaho Fish and Game conservation officers received a report of two wasted mule deer off of Crows Nest Road, near Hagerman.
Stacker used State Farm's animal collision study to rank all 50 states and Washington D.C. by the likelihood a driver there will hit an animal.
WRITERS ON THE RANGE: The notion, ubiquitous in America, that all beavers everywhere are a panacea for what ails an ecosystem is misinformed, writes Ted Williams.
On Saturday morning, the moon will pass directly in front of the sun for more than 6.6 million people from Oregon to Texas.
It was a chance encounter with a northern pintail drake that made Chuck Black’s lifelong dream come true.
Greater sage grouse are a popular topic in Idaho and the West these days. Idaho is one of 11 western states where sage grouse reside.
Stacker compiled a list of the states with the most registered hunters using data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
It was a chance encounter with a northern pintail drake that made Chuck Black’s lifelong dream come true. That dream: to win the Federal Duck Stamp art contest and have his painting in the pocket of every waterfowl hunter in the country. Chuck’s interest in the Federal Duck Stamp started as …
Washington's Northern Cascades recovery area has no resident grizzly bears.
Kristin Barker jokingly estimated there have been “12.75 bajillion studies” conducted to answer: How a recovering population of predators would affect their prey populations and their ecosystem?
In late September the Legislative Audit Division released a report investigating Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Enforcement Division. The audit documented a division riddled with morale problems and distrust in management. What’s more, the report found FWP’s Human Resources Division – wh…