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2 dead after glider crash in Grand Teton National Park

Jun. 10, 2018 3:20 PM EDT

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Two people are dead after a glider crash in Grand Teton National Park. The park said the wreckage was found Saturday after the two people on board failed to return from a flight from Driggs, Idaho. The glider's pilot has been identified as 65-year-old Kristine Ciesinksi of Victor, Idaho....

US officials OK plan to rebuild Isle Royale wolf population

Jun. 7, 2018 4:17 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — With the wolves of Isle Royale National Park on the verge of dying out, federal officials Thursday announced a plan to relocate 20-30 of the elusive predators from the mainland to the Lake Superior archipelago over the next several years, starting as early as this fall. The...

Hazardous golf: Utah couple flees lumbering moose

May. 31, 2018 2:33 PM EDT

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple ran into a different sort of hazard during a round of golf on Memorial Day near Salt Lake City. A young moose bigger than their golf cart chased them off the links at the Park City Golf Club. Emily Clearwater of Phoenix says she watched the scene unfold from a...

Dartmouth students hands-on in learning Native traditions

May. 28, 2018 1:57 PM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Amid the buzz of a chain saw and banging hammers, a group of Dartmouth College students help cut down an ash tree and strip the bark that would eventually be used to make traditional Native baskets. Their outdoor classroom experience is part of the academic outreach and hands-on...

NY officials release plan to fight brain disease in deer

May. 16, 2018 1:16 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials are proposing new actions and regulatory changes to prevent a deadly brain disease from infecting the state's deer and moose populations. The chronic wasting disease plan was released Wednesday by the state Department of Environmental Conservation and Department...

Couple get up-close view of moose that stares through window

May. 9, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire couple have gotten an up-close view of a moose that wandered into their yard, right up to their window. The couple caught the moose's surprise visit on video and posted it on YouTube, where it has received thousands of views since Tuesday morning. The video shows the...