Endangered Species

3 Peregrine Falcon Chicks Hatch Atop Houghton-Hancock BridgePeregrine falcons remain an endangered species under Michigan law. They were removed from the federal list in 1999.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal 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.
Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse BirdThe 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.
Bill Would Remove Federal Protections For Wolves In Michigan, 3 Other StatesSeveral members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list.
Learn About Detroit Zoological Society's Effort To Help Endangered Gorillas At Event MondayThe DZS has partnered with GRACE, a gorilla rescue and rehabilitation center in the Congo.
3 Gray Wolves Killed On First Day Of Michigan's Wolf HuntFriday 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.
Michigan Closer To Wolf Hunting Under New LawA Michigan commission now has the authority to establish hunting seasons for the gray wolf under a law signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.
Michigan House Designates Gray Wolf As Game AnimalThe state House has taken a step toward allowing recently-endangered gray wolves to be hunted.
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.
Exploring Michigan's Endangered SpeciesLike 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.
Candice Miller Wants To Remove Wolf ProtectionsA member of Congress is proposing legislation to remove federal protections of gray wolves across the lower 48 states.
It's A Boy! Endangered Species Born At Detroit ZooIn the Detroit Zoo's African Grasslands, "Elvira" will have something to celebrate this Mother's Day.