Wildlife researchers and D.C.’s Department of Energy and Environment are testing whether tiny freshwater mussels, which essentially act as natural water filtration systems, could help improve water quality in the Anacostia River. See video.
Rats could be the latest weapon in the battle against wildlife trafficking, a multibillion dollar industry.
Investigators said Monday they intend to close the case into the mysterious deaths of 13 bald eagles in Federalsburg citing a lack of evidence. A forensics lab determined the birds did not die of natural causes.
A 3-inch-long bat could mean months of delays for the construction of several new schools in Loudoun County.
Some of the Canada geese that were rescued from a Potomac River oil spill earlier this month returned to the wild Monday.
A new survey of 21 Virginia caves is cause for concern.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.