BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The relocation of Yellowstone National Park bison to tribal lands in Montana can resume, under a Wednesday ruling from the state's Supreme Court that could revive a stalled conservation initiative for the animals.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Park rangers, wildlife refuge workers and U.S. Park Police experienced more assaults and threats from visitors last year than in 2011, according to a group that represents federal resource workers.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — An unknown number of dud artillery rounds litter the slopes above a remote pass inside Yellowstone National Park, but there are no plans to find and safely detonate them or stop the avalanche control program that uses artillery shells to keep the pass open during the winter.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials say they plan to authorize a special use permit to allow the Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe resort near Reno to expand — a move that has drawn the concern of the Sierra Club.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators probing the hantavirus outbreak blamed for three deaths at Yosemite National Park recommended on Monday that design changes to tent cabins and other privately run lodging first be reviewed by National Park Service officials.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rare and tiny island fox is on the verge of making a comeback from near-extinction in the Channel Islands, a rugged and wind-swept chain off Southern California, officials said Monday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After another dry winter across much of the West, fire officials are poised for a tough wildfire season that will be even more challenging because federal budget cuts mean fewer firefighters on the ground, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Monday.
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., led a group of Republican senators to criticize the Obama administration's recent shift in the "social cost" of carbon in calculating the benefits of new regulations, The Hill reports.
The International Energy Agency projected natural gas would become an important transportation fuel within the next five years on cheaper prices and air pollution concerns, The Wall Street Journal reports.