Endangered Species

Male Sage Grouse (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse Bird

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.

03/13/2015

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Bill Would Remove Federal Protections For Wolves In Michigan, 3 Other States

Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list.

01/13/2015

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Learn About Detroit Zoological Society’s Effort To Help Endangered Gorillas At Event Monday

The DZS has partnered with GRACE, a gorilla rescue and rehabilitation center in the Congo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2014

3 Gray Wolves Killed On First Day Of Michigan’s Wolf Hunt

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2013

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Michigan Closer To Wolf Hunting Under New Law

A Michigan commission now has the authority to establish hunting seasons for the gray wolf under a law signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2012

Michigan House Designates Gray Wolf As Game Animal

The state House has taken a step toward allowing recently-endangered gray wolves to be hunted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

A Peregrine Falcon (Credit: Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images)

Could It Be New Chicks For Blue Water Bridge Falcon?

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2012

GRAY WOLF

Exploring Michigan’s Endangered Species

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2012

GRAY WOLF

Candice Miller Wants To Remove Wolf Protections

A member of Congress is proposing legislation to remove federal protections of gray wolves across the lower 48 states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2011

Jimmy and Elvira - Photo by Kelsie Caplis

It’s A Boy! Endangered Species Born At Detroit Zoo

In the Detroit Zoo’s African Grasslands, “Elvira” will have something to celebrate this Mother’s Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2011

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