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US reinstates road, logging restrictions on Alaska forest

Jan. 25, 2023 19:10 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency said Wednesday it is reinstating restrictions on road-building and logging on the country's largest national forest in southeast Alaska, the latest move in a long-running fight over the Tongass National Forest. The U.S. Department of...

Wisconsin governor takes total control of resources agency

Jan. 25, 2023 17:14 PM EST

MADISON, Wis., (AP) — The board that regulates Wisconsin's natural resources entered a new phase Wednesday, meeting for the first time with a majority of members appointed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers after months of stonewalling by a Republican who refused to step down. Evers'...

Mexican gray wolf that roamed beyond recovery area captured

Jan. 23, 2023 12:22 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A female Mexican gray wolf that roamed beyond the endangered species’ recovery area into the more northern reaches of New Mexico has been captured, authorities said Monday. The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish used a helicopter to locate and capture...

Debate reignites as lone Mexican gray wolf roams New Mexico

Jan. 19, 2023 14:41 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A female Mexican gray wolf has roamed beyond the endangered species’ recovery area into the more northern reaches of New Mexico, according to authorities. That has reignited a debate over whether the predators should be confined to a certain stretch of the...

Michigan wolf population holding steady, 2022 survey shows

Jan. 18, 2023 12:24 PM EST

Michigan's gray wolf population remains stable and might have reached its natural ceiling after mounting a decadeslong comeback in the Upper Peninsula, state biologists said after the latest survey. An analysis of data collected in 2022 produced an estimate of 631 wolves, give or...

Edwards, bench lift Wolves to 110-102 victory over Cavs

Jan. 14, 2023 23:15 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 26 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves got a huge boost from their bench in a 110-102 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night. Naz Reid scored 17 of Minnesota’s 56 bench points, while Jalen Nowell had 16. Luka Garza added...

Edwards, Timberwolves bounce back to beat short-handed Suns

Jan. 13, 2023 23:53 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 31 points, D’Angelo Russell had 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves held off the short-handed Phoenix Suns 121-116 on Friday night. Taurean Prince added 16 points off the bench and fellow reserve Naz Red had 13 points for Minnesota. The...

Oregon OKs killing 2 wolves in new pack after calf attacks

Jan. 12, 2023 17:38 PM EST

UNION, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials approved Thursday the killing of two wolves in a new pack that they said have been attacking calves in the northeastern part of the state. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said it would allow the landowner or potentially USDA Wildlife...

Endangered Mexican wolf treks further north in New Mexico

Jan. 10, 2023 18:12 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An endangered Mexican gray wolf has roamed beyond the species’ recovery area into the more northern reaches of New Mexico, reigniting a debate over whether the predators should be confined to a certain stretch of the southwestern U.S. as wildlife managers work to boost...

Wisconsin DNR extends new wolf plan comment period

Jan. 04, 2023 11:36 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wildlife officials are giving people more time to comment on their new wolf management plan. The state Department of Natural Resources released their first new wolf plan in almost 25 years in November. The plan doesn’t include a specific statewide...