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Howling success could be latest threat for gray wolves

Populations of endangered Mexican gray wolves have reached their highest numbers since reintroduction efforts began nearly 20 years ago, but rather than cheer the success, environmentalists are worried it could backfire on the struggling animals.... Read more»

Enviros push plan to reintroduce grizzly bears to Southwest

The Center for Biological Diversity this week petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to work to return grizzly bears to the Grand Canyon, the Gila/Mogollon complex and other areas of the Southwest.... Read more»

Feds approve drought disaster aid for Az farmers, ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Maricopa, Pima and several other Arizona counties as disaster areas due to drought that continued in 2011, making farmers and ranchers eligible for low-interest emergency loans.... Read more»