• Land around powerlines could be boon to birds

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Researchers are embarking on a two-year project to better understand how songbirds use the forests in Maine and New Hampshire.

  • Charges shed light on sea cucumber smuggling at US border

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade.

  • Great Lakes anglers asked to watch for tagged fish

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan wildlife officials are asking anglers to report any Great Lakes fish they catch that are marked and tagged.

  • Man accused of holding family at gunpoint over bird dispute

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Bernalillo County man is facing child abuse and aggravated assault charges for holding a family at gunpoint because he believed they had shot and killed a federally-protected bird.

  • Fishing season opens in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Drop a line: Fishing season is starting in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.