Posts Categorized: Living with Wildlife

Whooping cranes, © USGS

Celebrating our National Wildlife Refuges »

Today, there are 563 national wildlife refuges, a testament to our nation’s commitment to the conservation of important habitat for the nation’s fish and wildlife resources. You can find refuges in every state in the union, and they come in every size, shape and location imaginable.

Spiny lizard, © Spacebirdy

A Spiny Problem »

Green iguanas aren’t the only species of these reptiles being exploited. Their cousins, spiny-tailed iguanas, are rapidly becoming popular species in the pet trade, causing no end of trouble for these rare animals in the wild.

Ocellate river stingray (captive), © Steven G. Johnson

Celebrating Biodiversity in Latin America »

Latin America holds so many stunning and unique landscapes – from mountain peaks to ocean floor – that it holds the widest variety of plants and animals in the world. So as we celebrate the third annual World Wildlife Day, join us in shining a spotlight on some incredible species to the south.

Gray wolf, © Tracy Brooks/USFWS

The Wolves Lost in the Lolo »

Last month, at the request of Idaho Game and Fish Department, agents aerial gunned down 20 wolves in the remote Lolo Creek area of the Clearwater National Forest — public lands that belong to the American people. It’s time to come out and speak for the wolf.