Peregrine falcons remain an endangered species under Michigan law. They were removed from the federal list in 1999.
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.
Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list.
The DZS has partnered with GRACE, a gorilla rescue and rehabilitation center in the Congo.
Friday was the start of the wolf hunt, which is the first in the state since the animal was placed on the endangered species list nearly 40 years ago.
A Michigan commission now has the authority to establish hunting seasons for the gray wolf under a law signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.
The state House has taken a step toward allowing recently-endangered gray wolves to be hunted.
There’s no hard evidence just yet, but maintenance crews at the Blue Water Bridge think new peregrine falcon chicks may have taken up residence at the span.
Like the American alligator and the California condor, gray wolves have been brought back from the brink of extinction in part due to the Endangered Species Act.