“This despicable proposal will absolutely result in the extinction of the red wolf in North Carolina and the greater Southeast.”
Conservation groups are condemning the killing of a critically endangered female red wolf in the Red Wolf Recovery Area of eastern North Carolina. The killing was authorized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service after the landowner denied the service to access the property to trap and remove the wolf.
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service reports that demolition of a North Toe River dam downstream from Spruce Pine is under way. Agency staff say its removal “will make the river safer for paddlers and open up miles of upstream habitat to fish and other aquatic life.” Here’s the latest update from the agency.
Attention, science educators: he U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is offering a series of water quality workshops for educators, Aug. 31 through Sept. 3 on Western North Carolina rivers where the endangered Appalachian elktoe mussel makes its home.
The next time you go camping in the Smokies, you might want to think twice about complaining to your noisy neighbor. If proposed federal rule changes are approved, he could be packing heat. Loaded guns—whether concealed or not—have long been a no-no in national parks, but the Department of the Interior and at least 50 […]