U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Recommends Grizzly Bears Keep Protected Status

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Recommends Grizzly Bears Keep Protected Status

A new report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is recommending continuing the protected status of grizzly bears in the lower-48 states. The bear is currently listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. While bear populations have recovered, following the completion of a five-year status review, the agency recommends keeping the bears […]

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It’s coyote-killing season in Pennsylvania. Are the hunts barbaric or necessary population control?

It’s coyote-killing season in Pennsylvania. Are the hunts barbaric or necessary population control?

A dead Eastern coyote hung upside down above a bucket of dried blood in a rural Pennsylvania fire hall, its lips locked in a perpetual snarl. Some men crouched beside it, while other adults twirled spaghetti with a fork, looking on from aluminum chairs. Children held canned sodas and stared. “Thirty-eight pounds even,” the men […]

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