MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State Department of Natural Resources officials pushed back Friday against Republican legislators seeking to immediately implement a wolf season, saying a hunt is already scheduled for November and they need time to gather input and set quotas.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is considering asking tire manufacturers to look at ways of eliminating zinc from their products because studies have shown the mineral, which is used to strengthen rubber, may harm waterways, it was announced Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service and its partners plan nearly a dozen prescribed fire operations around Lake Tahoe this week to help clear out underbrush that can fuel wildfires.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge said Tuesday it would defy Michigan's demand to shut down an oil pipeline that runs through a channel linking two of the Great Lakes, contending that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's decision was based on bad information and political posturing.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — A new company said it is planning to bring tours featuring “unsinkable” amphibious boats back to a Missouri lake where 17 people drowned when a duck boat sank in 2018.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan, Illinois and a federal agency have agreed on funding the next phase of an initiative to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes by strengthening defenses on a Chicago-area waterway, officials said Thursday.
VISEGRAD, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Huge islands of garbage floating on some rivers in the Balkans are causing an environmental emergency and threatening a regional hydropower plant.
Grand Junction, Colo. (AP) — Colorado officials are uncertain when public access will be restored to a popular lake area that was closed after a wildfire struck last year.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks approved a plan to drain a lake to kill an invasive species of clams.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman died after an ATV she was riding in fell through the ice on Kabekona Lake in northern Minnesota.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says new technology is allowing ice fishing enthusiasts to access more than 20…
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says new technology is allowing ice fishing enthusiasts to access more than 200 lake contour maps.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — As southwest Louisiana recovers from the back-to-back hurricanes that hammered the region this year, signs of progress compete with lingering evidence of mass destruction. The fallen trees that carpeted neighborhoods have mostly been chopped up and hauled away, but the roofs they devoured are still covered in blue tarps. Piles of debris still line the roads.
RIVERDALE (AP) — Lake Sakakawea was declared ice free this past Sunday, making for one of the shortest seasons ever from freeze-up to open water.
The corps said that once the reservoirs are at their desired levels, it will return to normal winter release rates.