U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service news
American Agri-Women learned firsthand about the impacts and efforts to mitigate livestock predators from a natural resources panel at their annual convention.
Today, cattle producers across the United States face turbulent times. The return of longstanding issues like “waters of the United States” and new Endangered Species Act listings are just two examples.
Wildlife studies have noted significant declines in Midwestern grassland songbirds over the last few decades. The research found the decline correlated with reductions in grazing and hay fields in the region.
Applications are being accepted until March 10 for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association 2023 Environmental Stewardship Award.
It’s a given that wetlands provide “nature’s kidney” for reducing nutrient losses into waterways and provides wildlife habitat, but a unique project in northern Livingston County took those benefits to another level.
Federal officials announced plans Sept. 13 to list the tricolored bat as endangered — the second U.S. bat species recommended for the designation this year as a fungal disease ravages their populations.
Farmers, gardeners and anyone with interest in helping monarchs thrive can get involved with resources provided by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
On each trip I take around the country, I’m not only impressed with the work farmers and ranchers are doing, but I’m also blown away by the beautiful landscapes and wildlife we encounter. Being surrounded by nature is part of why I love farming.
An endangered Mexican gray wolf that had been roaming around northern Arizona has been found dead, federal officials confirmed.
Applications are being accepted until March 11 for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association 2022 Environmental Stewardship Award.
A group of Democratic lawmakers urged the Biden administration to enact emergency protections for gray wolves in the U.S. West in response to Republican-backed state laws that make it easier to kill the predators.
A plot of land in Connecticut, once a thriving tobacco farm where Martin Luther King Jr. worked as a college student in the 1940s, will be protected for its historic and cultural significance to the state’s civil rights history.
Minnesota state Sen. Foung Hawj was never a fan of the “Asian carp” label commonly applied to four imported fish species that are wreaking havoc in the U.S. heartland, infesting numerous rivers and bearing down on the Great Lakes.