An email from the Fish and Wildlife Service indicates 38 wildlife refuges around the country will bring back some furloughed staff using carryover funds.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The plan would nearly triple entrance fees at 17 of the nation's most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone and Zion, forcing visitors to pay $70 per vehicle during the peak summer season.
By Associated Press
President Trump took aim at two different national monuments in Utah, announcing a plan to downsize them in order to rectify what he says were instances of overreach by prior administrations. With the full support of the state's all-Republican congressional…
By PBS NewsHour
The Trump administration said it will allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport, contending that encouraging wealthy big-game hunters to kill them will aid the vulnerable species. The U.S. decision comes as the longtime president…
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
By Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated.
By Sam Smith, Associated Press
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is personally encouraging National Park Service employees to report any forms of workplace harassment they experience or witness.
In our news wrap Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump picked Rep. Ryan Zinke to lead the Interior Department. A first-term congressman, Zinke has pushed for energy independence and voted to expand oil and gas drilling. Also, white supremacist Dylann Roof was…
By Julie Pace and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Zinke, 55, a retired Navy SEAL, was an early supporter of Trump and met with the president-elect Monday.
There’s been a months-long standoff over the construction of a $3.8 billion pipeline extension designed to run near tribal land in North Dakota. On Friday, a federal judge denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request to stop the project. But…
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