Latest US Fish and Wildlife Service Stories
In the wake of research suggesting that African lions faced the danger of extinction due to increased conflicts with humans and the loss of both habitat and prey, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed listing the iconic big cats as a threatened species.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service announced grant awards to twenty-eight states for white-nose syndrome projects.
Yellowstone grizzly bears were first given endangered species status in 1973 after extensive hunting and killing had decimated the wild populations of this apex predator.
Even though chimpanzees are commonly seen in films, television shows, circuses, and at the zoo – the great apes are considered endangered and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is proposing a new rule that would give greater protection to our fellow primates.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced that the nation’s gray wolf population has recovered to the point that it can safely be removed from the threatened and endangered species list.
Officials with the US Fish and Wildlife Service revealed on Friday that they will be proposing Endangered Species Act protections for wolverines in the lower 48 states, various news outlets have reported.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is constructing a plan to try and save the endangered northern spotted owl, by conserving habitat and killing its rival.
US agencies issued a final ruling on Friday changing the listing of loggerhead sea turtles under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) from a single threatened species to nine unique population segments.
A District Court Judge has ruled that the US Fish and Wildlife Service acted correctly in listing polar bears as a threatened species, rebuffing a pair of opposing legal challenges to the creature's classification on the endangered species list.
Two bat species found in the US are another step closer to being declared an endangered species by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
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