In November 2013, the Fish and Wildlife Service crushed six tons of seized elephant ivory. Now we are asking you to design a way to display the crushed ivory so that it raises awareness of the illegal wildlife trade and reduces demand for illegal ivory. Visit www.fws.gov/ivorychallenge for all the challenge details.
The 2014 State of the Birds report finds bird populations declining across several key habitats and includes a watch list of bird species in need of immediate conservation help. However, the report also reveals that in areas where a strong conservation investment has been made, bird populations are recovering.
Nearly $35 million in grants from the Fish and Wildlife Service will enable 20 states to work with interested parties to make conservation happen for threatened and endangered fish, wildlife and plants.
|Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Register Notices Final Rule Proposed Rule Notice|
|09/17/14. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Withdrawal of the Proposed Rule To Remove the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife|
|09/12/14. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Georgia Rockcress|
|09/12/14. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revised Designation of Critical Habitat for the Contiguous United States Distinct Population Segment of the Canada Lynx and Revised Distinct Population Segment Boundary|
|09/12/14. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for Arabis georgiana (Georgia rockcress)|