Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
The government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.
House Republicans complain the Obama administration is refusing to turn over documents related to enforcing environmental laws at wind farms where dozens of eagles and other protected birds have been killed.
Officials at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia say they’ve had a baby boom of endangered species in recent months and are sending some animals to other facilities.
For the first time in nearly 25 years, the National Zoo in Washington has hatched critically endangered Cuban crocodiles with hopes of helping sustain the species.
The National Zoo says it is celebrating a milestone with the birth of two fishing cats, an endangered species.