Geographical Location: Central Mountain & Plains

December 17, 2021

Watch: Translocation effort returns swift foxes to reservation

The swift fox (Vulpes velox) disappeared from the landscape of the Fort Belknap Indian Community in Montana over 50 years ago, due largely to poisoning as part of a coyote...

December 3, 2021

Can public engagement ease wolf reintroduction?

As Colorado Parks and Wildlife prepares to reintroduce wolves to the state, the agency has engaged in a lengthy outreach process with stakeholders and the public. Officials hope the effort,...

November 2, 2021

TWS2021: Humans influence predator-prey dynamics in Jackson Hole

Around Jackson Hole, Wyoming, people are changing the ways wolves prey on elk, sometimes acting as a shield for the prey against their predators. Ungulates, like elk, in the area...

October 13, 2021

Watch: Colorado wildlife officers free elk from tire around its neck

After carrying a tire around its neck for at least two years, an elk was finally freed of the burden after Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers tranquilized it and removed...

October 6, 2021

Wyoming managers release 20 black-footed ferrets

Wildlife managers recently released 20 black-footed ferrets to a historic recovery area in Wyoming where wild ferrets had been affected by a bout of plague. The Wyoming Game and Fish...

September 20, 2021

Disease outbreak affecting Wyoming deer, pronghorn

An outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease is threatening wildlife in Wyoming. Wyoming Game and Fish Department biologists say the disease is not uncommon in times of drought and hot weather,...

September 17, 2021

With some modifications, fladry can deter coyotes

Fladry is often used to keep wolves out of ranchlands. But researchers recently found this technique—stringing bright flags between fence posts—can be modified to keep coyotes out of sensitive wildlife...

September 2, 2021

After rescue, great horned owl trio released to wild

A trio of great horned owls (Bubo virginianus) have been released to the wild in Colorado after being removed from a tree coming down to make room for a parking...

September 1, 2021

DOI supports Wyoming’s migration corridor approach

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland supports Wyoming’s approach to designing and implementing wildlife migration strategies to conserve wildlife and protect migration corridors, she announced in a meeting with...

August 24, 2021

Dennis Ferraro earns Conservation Education Award

From appearing on TV to teaching students to cultivating homegrown naturalists, Dennis Ferraro actively engages the public in wildlife conservation. These efforts have earned Ferraro, a professor of practice of...