US Fish & Wildlife Service
Paradise Regained: How the Palmyra Atoll Got Rid of Invasive Mosquitoes
Paradise Regained: How the Palmyra Atoll Got Rid of Invasive Mosquitoes
Ruth Williams | Feb 28, 2018
The elimination of the biting pests was an added bonus after researchers unleashed a rat-eradication endeavor on the tiny islands.  
Great Lakes Gray Wolf to Retain Endangered Status
Great Lakes Gray Wolf to Retain Endangered Status
Catherine Offord | Aug 2, 2017
A US Court of Appeals ruled that the Interior Department acted prematurely in removing the animals from the endangered species list.
First Bumblebee Species Declared Endangered in U.S.
First Bumblebee Species Declared Endangered in U.S.
Kerry Grens | Jan 11, 2017
The federal government concludes the rusty patched bumblebee is nearing extinction.
Bat-Killing Fungus Spreads West
Bat-Killing Fungus Spreads West
Dan Cossins | Aug 5, 2013
Researchers have detected the fungus responsible for white-nose syndrome, which decimates bat populations, in Arkansas.
Killer Kittens
Killer Kittens
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2013
Domestic cats kill billions of birds and mammals every year, making them a top threat to US wildlife.
Opinion: Politics Doesn’t Threaten Owl
Paul Henson | Apr 30, 2012
A US Fish and Wildlife official responds to the assertion that the northern spotted owl is being mismanaged by government.
Bat Deaths Hit 6 Million
Hannah Waters | Jan 19, 2012
The deadly white-nose fungus has killed some 6 million bats in the 5 years since its discovery—and it doesn’t show sign of stopping.
National plan save bats
Cristina Luiggi | May 19, 2011
In light of the looming threat of extinction of North American bat populations brought on by the lethal and rapidly spreading disease known as white nose syndrome, the US Fish and Wildlife Service unveiled this week a national plan for coordinating efforts for combatting the disease at the loca, state, and federal level.