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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects Three Caribbean Plants Under Endangered Species Act

September 8, 2014

 

Contacts:  Marelisa Rivera, marelisa_rivera@fws.gov, 787-851-7297

                   Tom MacKenzie, tom_mackenzie@fws.gov, 404-679-7291

 

 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is listing the plants Agave eggersiana and Gonocalyx concolor as endagered and Varronia rupicola as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The listing goes into effect on October 9, 2014, 30 days following its publication in the Federal Register. Read full press release (PDF 163KB)>>

 

 

Comunicado de Prensa 8 de septiembre de 2014  versión PDF (68KB)

Final Rule - Federal Register Notice  PDF ver. (281KB)

Final Critical Habitat Rule - Federal Register Notice  PDF ver. (3,507KB)

 

 

Sunday Species Snapshot Blog writes article about the   

Puerto Rican Parrot

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Photo by Tom MacKenzie, USFWS via Flickr

 

April 9, 2014

The only native parrot species still living in the U.S., these birds nearly went extinct in the second half of the twentieth century. By 1975, only 13 parrots remained. Intense conservation efforts over the past few decades have helped turn that around, but...

 

 

Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-Year Reviews of 33 Southeastern Species

March 25, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), is initiating 5-year status reviews of 33 species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. The Service will conduct these reviews to ensure the classification of species as threatened or endangered on the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants is accurate. The Service is requesting submission of information that has become available since the last review of each of these species.

DATES: To allow the Service adequate time to conduct these reviews, the Service must receive your comments or information on or before May 27, 2014.

Please see press release and/or Federal Register notice links below for more information about where you can mail, fax or e-mail comments or information.

 

Press Release - (PDF Version 155KB) 5 Year Review of 33 Southern Species

Federal Register Notice - (PDF Version 205KB)

Anuncio de Prensa - (Versión PDF 143KB) Revisión de 5 Años del Estatus de 33 Especies del Sureste de EE.UU.

 

 

 

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