A chief concern is poaching, that illegal killings if wolves could rise without protections in place.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS)
Thad Bingham made thousands of dollars by selling bobcat pelts. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee was also previously convicted in 2014 for illegally killing a bull elk.
In the Southwest, a record number of Mexican gray wolves turned up dead in 2018, tempering an increase in the overall population to 131 animals.
Fireworks, drones, and habitat relocation projects are among the ways that Air Force biologists are fighting the expensive and potentially deadly problem of bird strikes.
The new plans are expected to remove the most protective habitat designations for about 13,000 square miles of public land.
Climate change is big. For some, the little lagomorphs can be a way to grasp its reality.
The Fish and Wildlife Service is reintroducing Mexican wolves in Arizona and New Mexico, part of their original range.
In 1991, federal officials classified the razorback sucker as an endangered species.
The Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to announce that the wolves have recovered sufficiently to be removed from the Endangered Species Act.
The Fish and Wildlife Service said only about 4,700 Gunnison sage grouse remained in 2014.