USGS and partners will look at native trout, big game

What effects could climate change have on the spread of brucellosis in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem, as well as on the distribution of native trout? Will an earlier spring and a milder winter affect big-game migration patterns?

Those are some of the questions that U.S. Geological Survey

Accountability in the EPA

The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility reported Monday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ordered its staff to "not respond to questions or make any statements" if contacted by congressional investigators, reporters or its own Office of Inspector General. So finding

Study: Warm weather hurts fish, economy

Rivers and streams across the West are getting hotter and drier, making it increasingly difficult for trout to feed and spawn, according to a new report by a fishing and conservation group.

The report says global warming is shrinking cold-water habitat, threatening the survival of trout and