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.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS)
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.
The grizzly hunts would have been the first in U.S. outside Alaska since 1991.
A U.S. judge ruled that federal wildlife officials had illegally denied protections for the bird in 2015.
The Center for Biological Diversity, a conservation group, said Sheehan’s departure was “welcome news for America’s wildlife.”