No one seriously injured in school bus-moose crash
CRARY, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say no one was seriously injured when a school bus full of volleyball players crashed into a moose in northern North Dakota.
Alaska man recovering after bear mauling thwarted by his dad
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man who was mauled by a bear before his father came to his rescue was being treated at Juneau hospital for deep bite wounds on his arm and leg, the father said...
Melania Trump visits Grand Teton, cancels Yellowstone tour
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Melania Trump visited Grand Teton National Park to promote her youth initiative and the outdoors, but canceled a trip to nearby Yellowstone National Park due to...
The Latest: Father says son treated for bear bites in attack
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on bear mauling in Alaska (all times local):
The father of an Alaska man who was mauled by a bear says his son is being treated at Juneau...
Moose euthanized after being struck by cars
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts wildlife officials say a moose that was struck by two cars and had a broken leg has been euthanized.
Marion Larson, a spokeswoman for the state Division...
Fall hunters reminded of food pantry donation program
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As the fall hunting season gets under way, the New Hampshire Food Bank is once again collecting donated deer and moose meat for distribution to more than 425 food pantries,...
New England moose deaths still worsening as climate warms
ACTON, Maine (AP) — The devastating toll of ticks on New England's moose herd has caused the region's population to shrink, and experts worry it could get worse with climate change.
Moose poached in central Idaho, officials seeking culprit
MACKAY, Idaho (AP) — State wildlife managers say a moose was poached near the central Idaho town of Mackay, and they're asking the public to share any information that may help find the...
State warns motorists to watch out for deer and moose
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials are warning drivers to be on higher alert as the breeding seasons for deer and moose ramp up.
Hunters asked to help battle chronic wasting disease
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The deadly chronic wasting disease -- sometimes called "zombie deer disease" -- is killing deer, elk and moose in Wyoming, Utah and Montana. It can crush deer and elk...
Climber rescued in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — National Park Service rangers rescued a 28-year-old Pennsylvania woman who slipped on snow while climbing down the Middle Teton mountain in Grand Teton National Park in...
Maine seasons for bear, deer in swing; moose, turkey soon
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's fall hunting seasons will soon get into high gear, and the state's seasons for deer and bear are already in swing.
Michigan wolf captured, flown to Isle Royale
ISLE ROYALE, Mich. (AP) — The second year of the National Park Service's wolf relocation project has kicked off with a capture of a wolf on Michigan's mainland and a flight to Isle Royale in Lake...
Wildlife officials: Drugging loose moose on campus a mistake
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a moose that wandered onto the University of North Dakota campus should not have been drugged.
Moose loose on university campus returned to wild
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A moose on the loose on the University of North Dakota campus has been returned to the wild.
University police say the wayward moose was released in a field near...
Utah city outlaws feeding wild deer, elk or moose
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — A city in Utah has banned residents from feeding wild deer, elk or moose.
The Pleasant Grove City Council enacted the ordinance Tuesday as part of an effort aimed...
Aggressive bears close portion of Grand Teton National Park
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Part of Grand Teton National Park is temporarily closed due to aggressive bears.
Park officials say visitors fed bears Tuesday on Signal Mountain Summit Road. A female...
Person bitten by rabid bat in Grand Teton gets treatment
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A person bitten by a bat in western Wyoming underwent treatment for rabies.
Grand Teton National Park officials say the unidentified person recently visited Jenny Lake as...
Moose numbers are dwindling, but why?
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Moose are one of the West's most majestic animals and a once-in-a-lifetime hunting opportunity.
Couple survives crash with half-ton moose
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A young couple remains hospitalized in Duluth after surviving a collision with a half-ton bull moose on a dark northern Minnesota highway.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A moose has died at Lansing's Potter Park Zoo for the second time in little more than a year.
Zoo director Cynthia Wagner tells the Lansing State Journal that a male...
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A hiker was seriously injured when he fell in a mountain range in Wyoming.
Grand Teton National Park officials say 35-year-old Jarek Strzalkowski lost his footing in snow...
SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — Mainers are ready for their annual celebration of moose, which is also the day hunters find out who will be able to pursue the animals later this year.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — The state with the largest moose population in the 48 contiguous United States is set to issue more hunting permits for the giant animals this year.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A boat operator was killed in a rafting accident in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Park officials say the 44-year-old Moran man, whose name has not been released,...
DES LACS, N.D. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a moose in northern North Dakota and seeking the public's help.
The Berthold Police Department says the incident occurred...
Isle Royale moose population surges during wolf decline
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Moose are thriving at Isle Royale National Park, but the trees on which they feast are paying a heavy price, scientists reported Tuesday.
Officials urge caution as moose run loose in Hamilton
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials are urging residents to keep their distance if a cow moose and its yearling calf make another appearance in Hamilton.
4 skiers cited for violating Grand Teton park closure
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Four skiers have been cited for ducking under a boundary rope and entering an area of Grand Teton National Park that had been closed because of avalanche danger in...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's driver's licenses and identification cards will have a new look when residents do their next renewals.
Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced the change...
Alaska moose-hunter can ‘rev up’ his hovercraft, court rules
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The National Park Service improperly banned an Alaska moose hunter from using a hovercraft on a river through a national preserve, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in...
The Latest: Moose hunter calls decision a win for Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting federal authority to enforce laws on state-owner rivers in Alaska (all times local):
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota hunters who want to pursue elk, moose or bighorn sheep this year have only one more day to apply for a license.
Hungry wolves may get new home at Isle Royale National Park
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A U.S.-Canadian team prepared Thursday for another mission to relocate gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan from a second Lake Superior island, where...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's moose hunters could see another bump in the number of hunting permits for the big game animals this year.
Biologists in Maine are proposing an increase of 11...
Vermont plans meetings on deer, moose hunts
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding public hearings this spring to discuss deer and moose hunting.
The state will release the results of the deer hunting...
Moose population in western Upper Peninsula estimated at 509
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Moose in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula are holding their own more than three decades after an attempt to rebuild the population with animals from Canada, although...
Colorado rescuers save moose trapped in window well
KEYSTONE, Colo. (AP) — Rescuers in Colorado hauled a bull moose to safety after it became trapped in a window well.
Summit Daily reported Sunday that rescuers first tranquilized the animal...
Northeast Minnesota moose population low but stable
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The latest survey finds the moose population in northeastern Minnesota remains low but stable for the eighth consecutive year, the state Department of Natural Resources said...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on moose wandering in downtown Missoula (all times local):
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials have tranquilized and removed a moose...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Police have blocked off a downtown Missoula street after a moose and its calf wandered into the area.
The animals walked around homes and businesses on Friday morning...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bighorn sheep and moose hunters enjoyed another successful year in North Dakota in 2018.
The state Game and Fish Department says hunter success was 100 percent for...
Driver dies when sedan strikes moose northwest of Wasilla
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A driver died in a car crash with a moose northwest of Wasilla.
Alaska State Troopers did not immediately release the name and gender of the driver because next of kin...
Nevada wildlife officials seek to criminalize moose killings
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Moose used to be rare in Nevada, but wildlife officials are pointing to an increase of sightings of the big animals in the northeastern part of the state as they ask lawmakers to...
Bill to compensate farmers for wildlife damage clears House
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to compensate Idaho farmers and ranchers for damage caused by elk, deer, antelope and moose to irrigation equipment and ground planted with seeds has cleared the House.
Representatives voted 68-0 on Wednesday to send the legislation to the Senate.
The proposed law would cost the Idaho Department of Fish and Game about $150,000 annually.
Wolf taken to Isle Royale last fall returns to mainland
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A gray wolf that was moved from Minnesota to Isle Royale National Park last fall has wandered back to the mainland, trekking more than 15 miles (24 kilometers) across the frozen surface of Lake Superior to reach her home turf, officials said Wednesday.
Wyoming man fined for killing wolf in Grand Teton park
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man who illegally killed a wolf in Grand Teton National Park has been fined and will lose the right to hunt for a year.
In an announcement Wednesday, park officials said the 56-year-old man and a 55-year-old woman were charged with an illegal take of wildlife in the park — a young female without a collar — as the result of an investigation into signs of illegal hunting discovered on Jan. 1. The charge against the woman was later dropped.