Supporters say BLM environmental analyst raised concerns about raptors in Converse County Oil and Gas Project review and is being sacked for his work.
Black-footed ferrets were thought to be extinct before they were discovered near Meeteetse in 1981. Local biologists, conservationists continue stressing disease and habitat as tools to fight extinction.
Game and Fish found suspect moss in pet stores in Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Gillette and Casper. Officials hope to contain the threat by alerting aquarium owners to take careful action.
Bill to strip wildlife agency of authority over winter feedground closure advances with agriculture support, criticism from conservationists.
Scientists estimate the Yellowstone Ecosystem population was 727 grizzly bears in 2020 in the 19,270-square-mile monitoring area in and around Yellowstone National Park, down 10 bears from the year before.