Significant conservation by private landowners has allowed Arctic grayling populations to more than double since 2006, when much of the work began. Thanks to these conservation partnerships, the Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that the fish does not require protection under the Endangered Species Act.
The Girl Scout mission is to develop girls who “make the world a better place.” Did you know that includes a better world for bugs, too? With an easement providing permanent protection on a Girl Scout camp in the Chesapeake Bay area, Girl Scouts are giving the federally threatened Puritan tiger beetle a strong boost toward recovery.
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex will receive an additional $1 million in funding to reach new audiences and engage Southern California urban communities and youth in conservation and outdoor recreation. The refuge is the first among the nation's urban national wildlife refuges to receive this new award through a Service-wide competition.
|Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Register Notices Final Rule Proposed Rule Notice|
|08/20/14. National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy; Teleconference of the Joint Implementation Working Group|
|08/20/14. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revised 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List the Upper Missouri River Distinct Population Segment of Arctic Grayling as an Endangered or Threatened Species|
|08/19/14. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status for the Florida Leafwing and Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak Butterflies; Correction|