Branford police are advising shoreline residents of a controlled burn that may be happening on Faulkner’s Island on Thursday afternoon.
The head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is stepping down after a 14-month tenure in which the agency proposed broad changes to rules governing protections for thousands of species and pushed for more hunting and fishing on federal lands, officials said Thursday.
A judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the opening of the first grizzly bear hunts in the Rocky Mountains in more than 40 years, as he considers whether the government was wrong to lift federal protections on the animals.
A passenger with a python hidden inside an external hard drive was stopped from boarding a Florida plane headed to Barbados.
A unique new boat will be used to remove recreational boat sewage from vessels in the Branford River and Branford Harbor starting next spring.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal wildlife officials were urged Wednesday to withdraw a proposal to drop 1.5 tons of rat poison on remote islands off the coast of California to kill a mice infestation until they address questions on the impact to wildlife. The California Coastal Commission heard public comment on the U.S. Fish and […]
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the John F. Kennedy International Mail Facility recovered multiple snakes during an inspection.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Nine conservation groups on Wednesday sued the U.S. Interior Department over its latest proposed land trade that could lead to a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska. The Izembek National Wildlife Refuge near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula contains internationally recognized habitat for migrating waterfowl. A federal court […]
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the West Indian manatee is now considered “threatened,” not “endangered,” but it also says the gentle giant could be in danger of extinction in the future without continued protections.
Was it a wolf, a new dog breed, or something a bit more mythical?