Fight to protect Montreal’s urban wildlife

Despite the steady chilly rain of a Montreal afternoon, Chris Breyer thought it was as good a time as ever to do his volunteer work on Falaise St-Jacques, a cliff west of downtown. Five days a week for most of the past year since his retirement, Breyer has been tending the woodland slope between Rue … Read more

The US Fish and Wildlife Service intervenes in the DNR to resolve disputes over logging on public game lands

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will help train staff of the agency’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Forestry Department Oversight to address a long-running conflict over logging on state hunting grounds that have been garnered by millions of dollars in federal aid, according to an agreement announced Thursday. Fish and Wildlife Service regional … Read more

Drought-affected Kenyan pastoralists are saving wildlife – and their livelihoods

Drought drives animals into villages to eat crops and attack livestock Communities and private landowners are involved in protecting wildlife As agriculture poses a threat to biodiversity, reserves are growing OLCHORO OIROWUA VILLAGE, Kenya, Aug. 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — When Robert Nambasu and more than 30 other Maasai cattle-grazing families leased some of their … Read more

Back to Landscape: Southern Oregon Alliance Moves Forward with I-5 Wildlife Crossings

One morning in late March, Charlie Shiels, an ecologist with the Bureau of Land Management, walked across a steel railroad bridge that spans Interstate 5 near Siskiyou Peak, four and a half miles from the Oregon-California border. The gravel crunched underfoot with the restless roar of a river of cars and trucks below. At the … Read more

Wyoming’s 29 Wildlife Habitat Management Areas close each winter to reduce stress on animals and forage

Casper, WW. Winter closures are implemented annually in 29 Wyoming Wildlife Habitat Management Areas to protect animals and their wintering ranges, according to the Wyoming Department of Fish and Game. “Seasonal closures are essential to reduce stress-causing disruptions to winter deer, elk, bighorn sheep and other wildlife,” said Ray Breedhoft, Head of Habitat and Access … Read more

The lame duck congress can act unified to protect the abundant wildlife

For decades American hunters have proven how to protect the great outdoors. Duck hunters, in particular, have been successful in preserving our nation’s wetland habitats–from the coastal swamps of the Chesapeake Bay to the prairie pits of the Dakota to the rich wetlands of California’s Central Valley. Figures from the latest release Report of the … Read more

Wildlife Summit to come up with a new plan to control wild turkeys in Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, NY — The upcoming meeting of city and state agencies and local elected officials has one goal: to develop a plan for dealing with “troublesome” wildlife on Staten Island. The main topic of discussion will be the turkeys in town. Central Island Councilman David Carr, District Chief Vito Fusella, the City Parks Department, … Read more

Explaining America’s Wildlife Restoration Act

The Biden administration is about to enact a law The largest part of climate legislation Ever, after the Senate passed Inflation Reduction Act Sunday by a consecutive vote along party lines. But there’s actually another huge piece of environmental legislation that could soon become law — and it has bipartisan support. Known by the acronym … Read more