Man Accused Of Smuggling King Cobras In Potato Chip CansA man was arrested on federal smuggling charges Tuesday after customs officers intercepted a shipment with three live king cobras hidden inside potato chip canisters that were being mailed to his California home, U.S. prosecutors said.
Fungal Disease Fatal To Bats Spreads To Half Of U.S.A fungal disease that has killed millions of North American bats is spreading and now has been detected in half of the United States, officials said Thursday.
U.S. OKs Bat Safety Measures At Md. Wind FarmThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is approving changes at a western Maryland wind farm to minimize harm to federally endangered Indiana bats.
Western Md. Wind Project Gets Conditional ApprovalState regulators have given conditional approval to a proposed wind power project in far western Maryland.
Bald Eagles Focus Of Eastern Shore Wind Farm DisputeA proposed wind farm off Maryland's shore could kill up to 20 bald eagles a year, according to federal regulators who have asked the developer to take steps to cut those numbers in a move that could affect developing the electricity source along the Eastern Seaboard.
Information Sought On Bald Eagle DeathsThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is asking the public for information about two bald eagle deaths in Talbot County.
Fish And Wildlife Employee Admits To EmbezzlingFederal authorities say an employee with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $26,000 from the government.
Blackwater Refuge In Maryland Adds 400 AcresThe Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is acquiring more than 400 acres that will help support wildlife habitat management needs and maintain the region's ecological diversity.