American Pelican - Drews Reservior - by Ron Larson
|NEWS & EVENTS|
|Calendar of Events|
|Oregon Spotted Frog|
Species Protection Under the Endangered Species Act
Today, August 28, 2014, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its decision to extend protection to the Oregon spotted frog (Rana pretiosa) as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.
The species will be protected throughout its range, which extends from southwestern British Columbia through the Puget/Willamette Valley, and in the Cascades Range from south-central Washington to the Klamath Basin in Oregon.
The final rule designating critical habitat for the Oregon spotted frog is expected in the fall.
Species Profile - link to ECOS - Oregon spotted frog
|PacifiCorp-Klamath Hydroelectric Project-Habitat Conservation Plan|
Interim Operations Habitat Conservation Plan for Lost River and Shortnose Suckers
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued an incidental take permit (ITP) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to PacificCorp, in conjunction with the company's comprehensive plan to conserve the endangered Lost River and shortnose suckers in the Klamath Basin. PacifiCorp is an electric energy-producing company based in Portland, Oregon, that operates seven facilities as part of its Klamath Hydroelectric Project.
Under the terms of the ITP, PacifiCorp will implement avoidance, minimization, and mitigation measures described in its Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP).
NEWS RELEASE - February 20, 2014 (31kb-pdf)
|Lost River and Shortnose Sucker|
|Revised Recovery Plan
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced (April 16, 2013) the release of the final Revised Recovery Plan for the Lost River Sucker (Deltistes luxatus) and the Shortnose Sucker (Chasmistes brevirostris). This updated recovery plan replaces the 1993 recovery plan.
NEWS RELEASE - April 15, 2013
FEDERAL REGISTER NOTICE - April 16, 2013
FINAL Revised Recovery Plan for the Lost River Sucker and Shortnose Sucker - April 15, 2013 (1662kb-pdf)
Lost River and Shortnose Sucker - Factsheet (384kb-pdf)
Designated Critical Habitat for the Lost River and Shortnose Sucker
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it has designated critical habitat for the endangered Lost River sucker and shortnose sucker. Critical habitat was first proposed for these species in 1994, but was never completed due to higher conservation priorities for the listed sucker.
NEWS RELEASE - December 10, 2012
|2013 Proposed Klamath Project Operations - Joint Biological Opinion
(National Marine Fisheries Service and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service)
2013 Final Klamath Project Biological Opinion (5/31/2013 7985kb-pdf)
|Connecting People With Nature|
EVENT - 2014 RAP Camp (Resources and People) June 15-21, 2014, Camp Esther Applegate, Lake of the Woods, Klamath Falls, Oregon
|Bald Eagle Delisting Information|
|Bald Eagle Fact Sheet (266kb-pdf)
Bald Eagle Recovery Q&A Sheet (196kb-pdf)
July 9, 2007 Federal Register Final Delisting (296kb-pdf)
Last updated: September 2, 2014