U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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U.S. wildlife officials will review whether more protections are needed for grizzly bears in the Lower 48 states after animal advocates sued the government in a bid to restore the animals to more areas. 

Proposal In Owl Case May Allow For Cutting Of U.S. Capitol Holiday Tree

Oct 22, 2019

The fate of the official Christmas tree to be displayed outside the U.S. Capitol building over the holidays is now in the hands of a federal judge.


Dozens of scientists and wildlife advocates are calling on federal officials to dramatically change how endangered Mexican gray wolves are managed in the Southwest. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it comes more than a year after the current plan was found to violate federal law.

Groups: Saving Mexican Gray Wolves Needs New Approach

Oct 17, 2019
Chicago Zoological Society

Dozens of environmental groups and scientists are asking U.S. wildlife managers to rethink plans to protect the Mexican gray wolf. Following a loss in federal court, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is developing a new rule to guide management of the endangered predators in New Mexico and Arizona.

Wildlife Managers Investigate Mexican Gray Wolf Death

Oct 11, 2019

Wildlife managers are investigating the death of a Mexican gray wolf found last month in Arizona.