Last Caribou Herd On U.S. Mainland 'Functionally Extinct', Experts SayThe last herd of southern mountain caribou -- known as gray ghosts -- has reportedly dwindled down to the point where wildlife experts are calling them "functionally extinct"
Thinning Forests Aims To Reduce Fire RiskThe Nature Conservancy is selectively logging dry forests in Washington's Central Cascades as part of a long-term plan to make thousands of privately owned forestland more resilient to fire, disease and climate change.
Obama Administration Ramps Up Efforts to Protect Puget SoundA new federal task force was announced Tuesday dedicated to identifying restoration priorities for Puget Sound.
Man In Bear Costume Harasses Mother Bear And Her Two Cubs In AlaskaAlaska Fish and Wildlife authorities say the bears were trying to catch salmon when a man wearing a full bear costume ran towards the animals.
Montana Wants To Keep Wolf Hunt Rules For Upcoming SeasonMontana wildlife officials want to keep the existing rules in place for the upcoming wolf hunting and trapping season, saying they think they've hit on the right formula in how they manage the predators.
America's Top 5 Must-Visit AquariumsWant to explore the ocean's depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, "The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness."
Grizzly Bear Trapping Planned In Remote Areas Of YellowstoneWildlife officials say bear researchers will be trapping grizzlies in Yellowstone National Park over the next several months.
Western Governors Tout Sage Grouse Conservation EffortsA group of Western-state governors has released a report on voluntary efforts in 11 states to conserve the habitat of sage grouse as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the federal Endangered Species Act.
Feds To Announce Sage Grouse Deal With Oregon RanchersThe 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.
2,000 Snow Geese Die In Eastern IdahoIdaho Department of Fish and Game volunteers have been collecting the bodies of hundreds of birds over the last several days.
Study: Killing Wolves Actually Increases Livestock AttacksKilling the alpha male or female in a pack frees the other wolves to start breeding, according to a wildlife expert.
Black Bear Captured In Downtown TacomaA 220-pound female black bear roaming downtown Tacoma has been captured and released.

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