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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed federal Endangered Species Act protection from about 700 grizzlies in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem last July, handing management of the bears over to the three state wildlife agencies. A memorandum of agreement among the states set an ... Wyoming Montana
Today The Conservation Fund, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), announced the expansion of the McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) to include a critical component of the largest connected coastal freshwater wetlands in Texas. 8,169 acres of coastal prairie and marshlands that ...
Rayen Kang, an 18-year-old from Johns Creek, Georgia, took top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest with her acrylic rendition of an emperor goose. Her artwork will grace the 2018-2019 Junior Duck Stamp, which will go on sale June 29 and supports conservation education for ...
One of the duties of the US Fish and Wildlife Service is to protect endangered species by enforcing treaties, rules and regulations with their counterparts around the world. The inspectors of the USFWS office in Torrance were busy on a recent Thursday at Los Angeles International Airport, in the ...
In March, Susan Combs became temporary assistant secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, in charge of overseeing both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Parks Service. Combs, a Texas rancher and politician with a history of hostility toward protected species, fought to avoid ...
The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect two imperiled aquatic species in eastern North Carolina under the Endangered Species Act. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, seeks protection for the Carolina ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
A federal judge has swatted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for not doing enough to ensure there is a viable population of the Mexican gray wolf in Arizona ... More to the point, Zipps said, Fish and Wildlife Service must consider "the long-term viability of the species," paying attention to recovery needs. US Fish and Wildlife Service
FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Mexican gray wolf leaves cover at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, N.M. The tortured and costly effort to return the endangered species to its historic range in the American Southwest over the last two ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
This undated photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a humpback chub in the Colorado River basin in Grand Canyon National Park. The USFWS said the fish is no longer considered on the brink of extinction and will consider reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened within the ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
... an endangered songbird native to central Texas. She argued that studies show the agency was “wrong in its original conclusion that the warbler species is rare” and that the songbird should not have been listed as endangered in 1990. The Fish and Wildlife Service ultimately rejected Combs' petition. US Fish and Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal federal agency responsible for conserving, protecting and enhancing fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The Service manages the 94-million-acre National Wildlife Refuge System which encompasses ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit held March 1 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has authority to stop the southern sea otter relocation program authorized by Public Law 99-625. “The panel affirmed the district courts' decisions in favor of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Klamath Falls released 2,300 suckers into Upper Klamath Lake as of Thursday, the first large release of ... in Upper Klamath Lake of both shortnose and Lost River sucker will continue to decline pretty rapidly,” said Evan Childress, fish biologist for Fish and Wildlife Service. US Fish and Wildlife Service
Travis Francis/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP - A photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a humpback chub in the Colorado River basin in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.The USFWS said March 22 that it no longer considers the fish on the brink of extinction and will ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
Publicly, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials, whose strategy to save the spotted cat has included building corridors between the two countries, has declined to comment on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's efforts to seal the border. But in documents and internal emails, the agency has made ... US Fish and Wildlife Service

Susan Combs, a former Texas comptroller and agriculture commissioner, will be named acting assistant secretary of the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Austin American-Statesman reported Thursday evening. The news comes eight months after President Donald Trump ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans on opening the Rocky Flats Wildlife Refuge to the public this summer following multiple public forums and a lawsuit that tried to keep the refuge from opening at all. The Daily Camera reports that Fish and Wildlife Service refuge manager David Lucas announced on ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
The Center for Biological Diversity (the Center) and the Appalachian Mountain Advocates have brought suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. The suit stems from the refusal of the FWS to release public records concerning coal ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials are in Gadsden County to present more than 26 million dollars to Florida's conservation agency. ... Two grants under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Wildlife and Sports Fish Restoration program come from partnerships with manufacturers of hunting and fishing ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
SCI itself announced the Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to the American public on November 15, the surest sign of improper collusion between trophy hunting interests and the federal government, and the announcement came during a Safari Club event in Tanzania where Sheehan was a guest. US Fish and Wildlife Service
The United States has moved to allow hunters to import big-game trophies, including elephant tusks and lion hides, acquired in certain African countries with approvals granted on an individual basis. The decision, reported in a memorandum published last week by the federal Fish and Wildlife Service, ... US Fish and Wildlife Service
Building N.C. 540 across southern Wake County would not threaten the existence of two endangered species of mussels that live in Swift Creek, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That opinion, published last week, greatly reduces the chance that the Federal Highway Administration will seek ... scientists
According to Audubon, Condor 871 — known by the number the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Condor Recovery Program assigned to her — wouldn't fledge, staying in the nest long after most condor chicks leave home. The Thomas Fire burned through the canyon north of Los Angeles where she lived ... scientists
Catherine Phillips, the Field Supervisor for the local U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service branch said, "It is wonderful to save a species and do well for the crayfish but it's beneficial for so much more. It's beneficial for our local economy, wetlands, our natural filters for contaminants, providing clean water for our bay ... scientists
A Fish and Wildlife Service employee reportedly approved a cooperation agreement that benefited a family member, violating ethics rules. ... Richard Ruggiero, chief of the Division of International Conservation at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, may have violated federal ethics rules by his involvement in ... scientists
WASHINGTON – -(Ammoland.com)- President Donald Trump has proposed a $1.2 billion Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which includes proposed legislation to establish a Public Lands Infrastructure Fund that would take new revenue from federal energy leasing and ... scientists
One, which was formally identified in a paper published last year, he named for his mentor, former Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Becky Lasee. The other, which took a little longer to go through the peer review process, he named for his parents. Leis, who's working on identifying what could be two ... scientists
Kodiak is full of eagles, especially in January and February, and one rejoined the local population after a brief stay at the Eagle Inn, where the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service keeps recuperating birds. Audio Player. http://kmxt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Eagle-KMXT-Feb-08.mp3. 00:00. 00:00. 00:00. scientists
If wood stork chicks survived at an overall rate of 1.5 per nest, however, scientists were happy. Meanwhile, six environmental and corporate groups—including the National Audubon Society, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Du Pont, and Westinghouse—developed stork-friendly ponds in Aiken County, ... scientists
Joseph Brandt, a biologist with the US Fish and Wildlife Service's California Condor Recovery Program, started to worry. The radio transmitter attached to the chick's wing was silent, and the solar-powered camera monitoring its nest had gone dark in November, as the days got too short to keep it running. scientists
12 , the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn within the Sump 1A management area of Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The area of marsh to be burned within Sump 1Ais located in the northeast quarter of the Sump 1A unit. The primary purpose of this prescribed fire is to ... scientists
The dispute centers on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 2015 Comprehensive Conservation Plan, which declared that the open waters and seabed to the west of Monomoy Island – and the fisheries within the area -- belong to the refuge and are under federal control. The assertion is at odds with what ... scientists
The dispute centers on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 2015 Comprehensive Conservation Plan, which declared that the open waters and seabed to the west of Monomoy Island – and the fisheries within the area -- belong to the refuge and are under federal control. The assertion is at odds with what ... scientists
This Jan. 20 photo shows bison near Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park. A federal judge has ordered U.S. wildlife officials to reconsider a decision that blocked greater protections for the park's iconic bison herds, which make up the largest remaining population of the species in the wild ... scientists
Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are co-hosting a birding tour in the closed area of Lost Mound from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17. Participants will meet at 12:45 p.m. at the Lost Mound office parking lot, 3159 Crim Road, Savanna, Illinois. Registration is ... scientists
Grant Harris is a government biologist with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In his words, “there's no doubt,” that these rural cameras are important tools to learn new information on wildlife. Harris said some images help scientists see the effects of climate change. scientists
With galleries devoted to the river's history as a byway of commerce, its ecosystems, and the Fish and Wildlife Service's work to preserve it, the 6,000-square-foot museum was designed to focus on the intrinsic value of the river. It also includes a gallery devoted to the history of the Sauk people, who lived ... scientists
Friday, January 26, 2018, 14:20 - The eastern puma has been declared extinct by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It's been 80 years since the last confirmed sighting of this species. Therefore, the agency has removed the eastern puma from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife. "Our decision to remove ... scientists
... Bay station supervisor, Holey took a new job to lead the Green Bay office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. “This allowed me to work on a lakewide basis instead of just in Wisconsin waters,” Holey said. Yet, Holey decided to keep his home in Sturgeon Bay and make the commute to work in Green Bay. scientists
In 2011, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service started reviewing the status of the eastern cougar, Reuters reported. In 2015, they found that there wasn't any evidence that this subspecies still existed, such as photos or DNA, so they should be declared extinct. The delisting of the eastern cougar from the U.S. ... scientists
Officials with Hagerman Wildlife Refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducted a series of prescribed fires at the refuge this week as a part of experiments and studies related to the restoration of natural prairies and plains. The controlled fire of nearly 60 acres of land on Wednesday and Thursday ... scientists
Today, only a handful of Florida cougars survive in southern Florida, and most biologists believe the native Eastern cougar has been extinct for many years. After a lengthy process, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed the Eastern cougar from the federal endangered species list this week. scientists
The Erie National Wildlife Refuge is operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. “All of our recreational facilities in our 16 flood risk management reservoirs are closed pending the end of the government shutdown,” said Jeff Hawk, spokesman for the Corps of Engineers' Pittsburgh District. “We've been ... scientists
An estimated $80,000 in grants will be available this year. The funds are from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Restoration Program. Ranges that receive a grant must provide at least 20 hours of public use per month when in operation and be open at reasonable times for hunter education courses. scientists
January 22, 2018 - North American monarch butterflies undertake an annual migration phenomenon that results in densely clustered overwintering colonies at sites in California and Mexico. Numbers of overwintering monarchs can reach up to tens of thousands of monarchs per site in California to tens of ... scientists
This 2017 photo from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service motion-activated camera shows a moose at the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Motion-detecting wildlife cameras are yielding serious science as well as amusing photos. From ocelots in the desert to snow-loving lynx high in the Northern ... scientists
This July 29, 2011, file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a wolverine in Wallowa County, Ore. An environmental group has asked Idaho officials to prosecute a trapper who killed a wolverine and ban lethal traps in areas inhabited by wolverines, but state officials say they will do ... scientists
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to act on petitions to protect two imperiled aquatic species in eastern North Carolina under the Endangered Species Act. The lawsuit will seek protection for the ... scientists


 

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