A routine field survey in rural Georgia went in an odd direction when researchers sent a spy camera into a tortoise burrow and met a rattlesnake.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has awarded Georgia more than $1.3 million for land acquisition efforts aimed at protecting several imperiled species.
It’s the season of love ... lovebugs, that is.
Every summer, Canada geese in Georgia shed and then regrow their flight feathers in a process called molting. This leaves them flightless for about a month.
In early 2022, more than 1,000 pink lady's slipper orchids were moved from along Ga. Highway 400 to other locations in Alpharetta. But it wasn't as simple as just digging up the protected species.
In springtime, Vermont's Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge is a paradise of migratory birds where you can paddle through flooded maple forests.
Southwest Georgia’s popular Providence Canyon State Park is about to become larger.
Springtime is here and summer is just around the corner. Although we are welcoming warmer weather and sunshine, there are always some unwelcome guests this time of year.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services recently released their final recovery plan for the protection of the white fringeless orchid population in Georgia.
Winter is an eerie time in Georgia’s blackwater swamps, and among the strangest of sights are the large shadows often seen lurking just inches below the murky surface — alligators participating in seasonal underwater napping.
Such attacks have happened elsewhere in Washington state. They're more common now because of the shrinking availability of dense forests that allow the owls to be more secluded, an expert says.
This year's top prizes went to a teen from Thailand and an American who is just the fifth woman to win in 58 years. Karine Aigner spoke with NPR about the significance of the photo and the award.
Old-growth forest can do things younger tree stands cannot, ecologists say. Older forests may sequester more carbon and harbor increased biodiversity. Now, the people who love these rare, complex ecosystems say they need protection.
And the best part? The annual passes are free.
Barry, a photogenic barred owl who won the hearts of birders in New York City's Central Park, has died. The Central Park Conservancy said the owl was struck by one of the organization's own vehicles.