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November 16, 2018
Gray wolves, like this one, would be open to state hunting and trapping seasons and removed from federal Endangered Species Act protections under a bill passed by the U.S. House Friday. It's unclear if the bill will pass the Senate. (Photo/ Gary Kramer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
House passes bill to allow wolf hunting, trapping
November 16, 2018 - 1:50pm
November 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday filed suit in federal court demanding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service develop a plan to expand wolves to more areas of the U.S. Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wolf supporters file suit to protect species
November 14, 2018 - 5:41pm
October 5, 2018
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday moved to list the rare eastern black rail as threatened, giving it federal protections. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo
US will list black rail as threatened: Already down 90 percent, little marsh bird is in trouble
October 5, 2018 - 9:11pm
September 20, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity is filing a suit to force the federal government to develop a new wolf recovery plan for the U.S. even as efforts are underway to remove all federal protections for the big carnivore. Forum News Service file photo
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
September 20, 2018 - 6:27pm
September 13, 2018
Our view: ESA is good; so is vital development
September 13, 2018 - 6:10am
September 9, 2018
The Karner blue butterfly is listed as an Endangered species in Minnesota and wherever else it is found. (Photo/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Image Library)
A look at Endangered and Threatened species in Minnesota, North Dakota
September 9, 2018 - 7:00am
August 7, 2018
Twin cities man illegally ships dozens of turtles to Hong Kong, charges say
August 7, 2018 - 6:06pm
May 17, 2018
Tony Baker of Grand Forks caught and released this 65-inch, 82-pound sturgeon May 3 on the Rainy River in Baudette, Minn. The Center for Biological Diversity this week petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for lake sturgeon, but in Minnesota, the Department of Natural Resources has submitted data substantiating recovery efforts across the state.  (Submitted photo)
Center for Biological Diversity seeks federal protection for lake sturgeon; Minnesota DNR submits data substantiating recovery in the state
May 17, 2018 - 3:43pm
April 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota congressman's effort de-list wolves stuck in Congress
April 20, 2018 - 7:09am
April 19, 2018
Dr. Maureen Hackett
Q&A with Howling for Wolves Founder Dr. Maureen Hackett
April 19, 2018 - 7:09am
April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, holds the pelt that hangs in his St. Paul office of the wolf he trapped in Beltrami Island State Forest in 2012, the first of three years that Minnesota was able to offer a hunting and trapping season. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Wolves should be managed like other species, Minnesota legislator says
April 18, 2018 - 8:00am
April 16, 2018
Randy Coffield's cow licks her calf March 14, 2018, at the rancher's home near Lake Bronson, Minn. The Kittson County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21 cattle deaths by wolves last year. April Baumgarten / Forum News Service
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
April 16, 2018 - 7:55am
April 15, 2018
Species in Conflict: Minnesota wolf management follows bumpy path on road to recovery
April 15, 2018 - 7:50am
February 12, 2017
The rusty patched bumble bee is now on
the endangered species list.  
Photo: Heather Holm, University of Minnesota Extension
The plight of the bumble bee
February 12, 2017 - 5:10am