Much better known as “Rocky,” he and Jerry Allen launched the nation’s first national quail conservation organization in 1981 in Edgefield, South Carolina.
African grey parrots are being loved to death. Their intelligence and longevity make them popular as pets, and overharvest for the pet trade is devastating populations in the wild…
Tortoises and freshwater turtles are the most threatened of any major group of terrestrial vertebrates – more so than mammals, birds or amphibians.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today said the United States will support increased protections for pangolins, African grey parrots and chambered nautilus, among other…..
The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission today approved $33.2 million in funding for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners to purchase, lease or otherwise conserve more than…..
At its Aug. 30 quarterly meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $15 million in grants to help restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat throughout California.
Through a unique public-private partnership between the State of Delaware, the Chesapeake Conservancy and the U.S. Navy, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife recently purchased 48 acres of…..
News that the Norwegian Government has sanctioned a trial cull of golden eagles because of predation on lambs and reindeer calves may seem surprising on this side of the North Sea, but eagle…..
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is asking the public to participate in surveying wild turkeys and ruffed grouse by reporting sightings of these two species.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the release of a three-year conservation strategy that will guide the voluntary restoration of 500,000 acres of habitat for the lesser…..
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today $48.8 million in grants have been approved by the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, which provides the U.S. Fish and…..
The first phase of chronic wasting disease sampling by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission revealed a 23 percent prevalence rate in Newton and Boone counties.
SCI Foundation needs your help to fund a high priority project need! A research vehicle with the Tanzania Lion Project recently suffered a mechanical failure in the field, leaving the…..
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has received 23 additional confirmed cases of chronic wasting disease among deer and elk in northern Arkansas, which brings the total to 79.
Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research today released back into the wild a third bald eagle rehabilitated by the Delaware-based organization and DNREC conservation partner following an incident…..
White-nose syndrome (WNS) has been confirmed in a little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) found near North Bend – the first recorded occurrence of this devastating bat disease in western North America.
On March 31, 2016, the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) its second annual report, detailing achievements of…..
Pheasants Forever volunteers in Montana have expanded the organization’s influence for wildlife habitat conservation with a new chapter start in the state’s northeast corner.
In an effort to strengthen protections for certain captive tigers under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized a rule declaring that captive…..
Harassment, or “hazing”, of double-crested cormorants is set to begin soon in several areas along the Oregon Coast to improve survival of juvenile salmon.
Species across the nation will benefit from almost $50 million in funding allocated to state wildlife agencies by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the State Wildlife Grants (SWG) program.
With only one exception, greater sage grouse are doing well in Utah. And the one area where the birds are struggling — Tooele County — received some much-needed help on March 10.
A nationwide panel of energy, business and conservation leaders on March 2 released its recommendations on how to avert the nation’s growing endangered species crisis, according to the…..
The restoration of the wild turkey is one of Georgia’s great conservation success stories.
Several awards for achievement in wildlife conservation were bestowed during the second annual Governor’s Special Hunt Auction and Award Banquet on Feb. 20 in Albuquerque.