Federal Wildlife Officials Looking Into Restoring Grizzly Bears to the North Cascades

Federal Wildlife Officials Looking Into Restoring Grizzly Bears to the North Cascades

There were once tens of thousands of grizzly bears spread across land now belonging to 18 states. Those numbers fell sharply after European settlers moved westward, hunting ramped up, and lands were converted to agricultural uses. Now, there are established populations in just four areas, but federal wildlife officials are looking into restoring them to […]

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Lawsuit Seeks Endangered Species Protections for Colorful Arizona Snake

Lawsuit Seeks Endangered Species Protections for Colorful Arizona Snake

TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for denying Endangered Species Act protections to the Tucson shovel-nosed snake for a second time. The snakes live only in a small area of southern Arizona. “These sand-swimming snakes need federal protection because reckless development in Tucson and Phoenix is […]

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