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Male Sage Grouse (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Feds To Announce Sage Grouse Deal With Oregon Ranchers

The Obama administration has reached an agreement with Oregon ranchers to protect sage grouse that the ranchers hope will help avoid having the bird listed by the federal government as an endangered species.

CBS Seattle–03/27/2015

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2,000 Snow Geese Die In Eastern Idaho

Idaho Department of Fish and Game volunteers have been collecting the bodies of hundreds of birds over the last several days.

03/17/2015

Killing the alpha male or female in a pack frees the other wolves to start breeding, according to a wildlife expert. (Photo by INGO WAGNER/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Killing Wolves Actually Increases Livestock Attacks

Killing the alpha male or female in a pack frees the other wolves to start breeding, according to a wildlife expert.

12/03/2014

File photo of a black bear. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Black Bear Captured In Downtown Tacoma

A 220-pound female black bear roaming downtown Tacoma has been captured and released.

09/11/2014

File image of a Kamchatka brown bear (Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

Idaho Study Team Capturing Grizzly Bears

State wildlife biologists are capturing grizzly bears as part of a scientific study

CBS Seattle–05/27/2014

A whooping crane being raised in captivity before being transferred to Louisiana is seen at the US Geological Survey's Patuxent Wildlife Research Center November 19, 2013 in Laurel, Maryland. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Whooping Crane Setback: Eggs Laid In Wild Will Not Hatch

Biologists say the first pair of eggs laid in Louisiana in more than 75 years were infertile but lessons were learned that will help efforts to breed whooping cranes in the wild.

05/03/2014

File image of a Breasted Roller (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

More Than 150 Accused In Online Wildlife Sales

Washington and Oregon were two of many states involved in “Operation Wild Web” — a sting to catch wildlife trafficking.

CBS Seattle–07/11/2013

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Feds Propose Critical Habitat For Local Fish

Federal fisheries managers are proposing to designate critical habitat for two threatened species of fish.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2013

Rebecca Jeanette Rubin (credit: FBI)

Suspect In Local Ecoterrorism Fires Surrenders

One of the three remaining fugitives in a string of high-profile fires across the West that focused national attention on a group of environmental radicals surrendered to authorities Thursday after spending years in hiding in Canada.

11/29/2012

File photo of an Alaskan brown bear. (credit: David G Hemmings/GettyImages)

Alaska Wildlife Center Ships Brown Bear To Sweden

An Alaska wildlife center has shipped off a big package — a 2-year-old male Kodiak brown bear that’s headed for a wildlife park in Sweden.

06/14/2012

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