Local Entomologist Working To Preserve Endangered Monarch Butterfly SpeciesMonarch Butterflies are at risk of becoming endangered.
'It Would Be Kind Of Sad' | Maryland Woman Hand-Raising Monarch Butterflies Worries Trump's New Order Could Put Species At RiskHand-raising monarch butterflies in the midst of a global extinction crisis, Laura Moore and her neighbors gather round in her suburban Maryland yard to launch a butterfly newly emerged from its chrysalis. Eager to play his part, 3-year-old Thomas Powell flaps his arms and exclaims, "I'm flying! I'm flying!"
Monarchs Caught Up In Rewrite Of Endangered Species RuleAdministration officials say the changes, expected to go into effect next month, will reduce regulation while still protecting animals and plants. But conservation advocates and Democratic lawmakers say the overhaul will force more to extinction, delaying and denying protections.
GOP Targets Landmark Endangered Species Act For Big ChangesIn control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools, after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging and other activities.
Feds: Delmarva Fox Squirrel Recovered The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel from the endangered species list.
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.