(NEW YORK) -- Extreme wildfires that have been burning through the California landscape over recent decades are disrupting wildlife habitats within the state, new research shows.In the past two decades, forest fires in the U.S. have become progressively more intense, frequent and widespread, according... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A security guard was attacked by a bear that had wandered into the kitchen of a Colorado resort, wildlife officials said.The attack occurred at the St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The on-duty security guard... Read More.
(WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont.) -- A woman was found dead after what authorities say was "an apparent bear encounter" near Yellowstone National Park.The woman's body was discovered on Buttermilk Trail west of West Yellowstone, Montana, on Saturday morning, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.Authorities... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the weather warms and visitors flock to the oldest national park in the U.S., the number of disturbing human-wildlife encounters has prompted Yellowstone officials to beg guests to maintain their distance.Several events in recent weeks at Yellowstone National Park have led... Read More.
Over the past 40 years, Sarvey Wildlife Care Center in Arlington, WA, has been dedicated to saving sick, orphaned, injured, displaced, and debilitated wild animals entrusted in their care so that they may be successfully returned to their native habitat. With being such a... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Two women have been arrested in Thailand for allegedly attempting to smuggle at least 109 live animals in their luggage -- including porcupines, armadillos, turtles, chameleons and snakes -- as they tried to board a flight to India.The incident occurred on Monday... Read More.
You have probably heard that avian influenza (commonly called bird flu), is back and affecting both our wildlife and domestic birds here is Washington state. We are losing bald eagles. Several cases of the H5N1 avian influenza virus in birds have been confirmed in... Read More.
Thursday of last week, the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife submitted a supplemental funding request to the Governor’s office, to the tune of $26 million. The hope is continued support from the Governor and legislature to fund current services, tackle emerging issues... Read More.