U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
A tiny minnow that lives only in Oregon backwaters is the first fish ever taken off U.S. Endangered Species Act protection because it is no longer threatened with extinction.
Sport hunting of grizzly bears will end Saturday in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge because too many bears have been killed this year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday.
Washington and Oregon were two of many states involved in “Operation Wild Web” — a sting to catch wildlife trafficking.