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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Fish And Wildlife Service
Liberals insist on saving the shiny pigtoe, the Virginia fringed snail and the duskytail darter. No expense should be spared if it means preserving an obscure insect or a curious mussel.
The annoying beeps from trucks backing up in a scrapyard and the throttling of a live rail line haven't dissuaded a pair of bald eagles from nesting for a second season on a desolate bluff above the din in Pittsburgh.
The FWS already is conducting “cutting-edge fish passage research” at the Bozeman center by observing two fish species, the sauger and the longnose dace, swim.
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will waive fees at some day-use facilities on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Canadian gray wolves are by all accounts thriving in the Northern Rocky Mountains and Great Lakes region, but getting the wolf's removal from the Endangered Species List won't be easy.
An example of the tension between Western Democrats and the Obama administration surfaced Monday when Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper told a rural audience that Washington bureaucrats are pushing a "slanted version" of the sage-grouse issue to political decision-makers.
The government for the first time has enforced environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities, winning a $1 million settlement from a power company that pleaded guilty to killing 14 eagles and 149 other birds at two Wyoming wind farms.
Seeking to blunt the worst of the government shutdown, the Obama administration agreed late last week to reopen national park sites in five states after governors said they would pony up millions of dollars to pay the workers needed to run them.
Crossing a bombing range doesn't seem to make sense at any time — but in the Southwest, the Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range has become a key route for drugs and illegal immigrants looking to avoid detection as they make the trek into the U.S.
For years, residents of Cedar City, Utah, have been waging a losing battle against an infestation of prairie dogs, mainly because the critters have better attorneys.
Whatever the specifics of what Gibson Guitar Corp. knew and when it knew it -- and considering who was being raided and the nature of the assumed offense -- the armed intrusion into the Gibson workspace seems totally inappropriate, over-the-top and just plain wrong ("Gibson axed up by Lacey Act," Comment & Analysis, Wednesday).
President Obama doesn't think Arizona has any business enforcing federal immigration law, yet his administration wants the federal government to make sure U.S. companies abide by obscure regulations adopted by foreign countries.
As someone who doesn't like to freeze to death or sweat uncontrollably, I enjoy this time of year. The mild temperatures, blooming flowers and amiable sunniness make the outdoors a great place to be. Which is why I stay indoors. The downside to good weather is that it brings people outside.
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter feels so bad about an Oregon gray wolf killed in Idaho that he has offered to repay his neighbors 150-fold.
The polar bear landed back in the Obama administration's lap Monday after a federal judge ruled the Interior Department must conduct an environmental review before it can exclude climate change from its strategy in aiding the threatened species.