Groups blast FWS lead ammo ban as 'breach of trust'
The Fish and Wildlife Service plans to phase out lead ammunition and fishing tackle on wildlife refuges, angering sportsmen who called it a last-minute "edict" from the Obama administration.
NPS account ordered dark after tweets offend Trump admin
The National Park Service sports the usual disclaimer on its Twitter account, signaling that retweets are not endorsements.
Easy passage of NOAA, space bills expected
Bills to require coastal mapping, space weather forecasts and new ballast water regulations will likely pass the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee this week in the first markup of the new Congress.
FISH AND WILDLIFE
Ashe goes to zoo, aquarium group; Kurth named acting chief
Dan Ashe is headed to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, after more than five years of directing the Fish and Wildlife Service through periods of controversy, budget cuts and landmark decisions.
Marine estuarine research reserve established in Hawaii
The Obama administration protected more than 1,000 acres in Hawaii today, establishing a new national estuarine research reserve that will serve as a place to practice coastal stewardship.