The following story was written by Sandi Doughton and originally posted on the Seattle Times website:
Conservation groups are challenging new rules that expand cougar hunting in some parts of the state, arguing that the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission disregarded scientific studies that show increased harvests don't reduce cougar populations and can actually lead to . . .
Responding to a 911 call, Pleasant Grove Police officers discovered a mountain lion sitting in a tree last Friday morning. Apparently a dog from one of the nearby residences had scared the 2-year dispersing male lion up onto his precarious perch.
Deciding that the lion was too close to a popular hiking trail to just be left alone, officers from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources . . .
A controversial proposal to scale back conservation plans for the endangered Florida panther was presented to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission last Tuesday by Commissioner Liesa Priddy, and the Commission's Executive Director Nick Wiley.
The policy proposal suggested that Florida's efforts in recovering the panther population needed to shift from expanding the . . .
In a special Saturday session, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMGF) presented the State Game Commission with its preliminary proposal for changes to the rules and quotas for hunting bears and cougars in New Mexico.
Speaking before a crowd of almost 100 people, representatives from the Department used their old trick of increasing the amount of recognized habitat to claim . . .
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission announced yesterday that the mountain lion killed by a deer hunter in Bradley County last November originated in the Black Hills region of South Dakota; almost 1,200 miles away.
Wildlife Genetics Laboratory (WGL) in Missoula, Montana conducted the DNA test. Using a database which includes mountain lion samples from populations in South Dakota, North . . .
The following story was written by Ann Powers and originally posted on the Plumas County News website.
A growing concern over a perceived increase in recent mountain lion sightings and attacks on pets in residential neighborhoods is being reported to Portola city officials and the Sheriff's Office and posted on community Facebook pages.
A little over a month after a bill to allow the trapping of mountain lions failed in the state legislature, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMGF) announced yesterday that it was going to place leg-hold snares in several canyons near the community of Los Alamos to capture a lion they claim killed two dogs.
A spokesperson for NMGF, justified the Department's actions with the . . .