Gray Wolf Reintroduction in Colorado Encounters Federal Kerfuffle
Gray Wolf Reintroduction in Colorado Encounters Federal Kerfuffle
This month, voters in the state approved the predators’ reintroduction, but the species’ recent delisting as an endangered species at the federal level binds up available funding.
Gray Wolf Reintroduction in Colorado Encounters Federal Kerfuffle
Gray Wolf Reintroduction in Colorado Encounters Federal Kerfuffle

This month, voters in the state approved the predators’ reintroduction, but the species’ recent delisting as an endangered species at the federal level binds up available funding.

This month, voters in the state approved the predators’ reintroduction, but the species’ recent delisting as an endangered species at the federal level binds up available funding.

US Fish & Wildlife Service
Image of the Day: No Longer Endangered
Image of the Day: No Longer Endangered
Emily Makowski | Oct 11, 2019
Back from the brink of near-extinction, the Kirtland’s warbler population has grown and expanded its range.
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Government Shutdown Keeps Young Scientists in Limbo
Shawna Williams | Jan 16, 2019
With the lapse in government funding in its fourth week, early-career researchers tell The Scientist how their businesses, jobs, and research have been affected.
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.