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Southern Idaho ground squirrel. Photo credit: Dennis Mackey/USFWS

Service Extends Public Comment Period on Proposed Policy Regarding Voluntary Prelisting Conservation Actions

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is extending by 45 days the public comment period on proposed a policy that would give landowners credit for voluntary conservation actions for at-risk species...
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California condor. Credit: USFWS

Condor Watch

Biologists studying the endangered California condor have launched a new web site to enlist the help of citizen scientists in research aimed at reducing lead poisoning, the primary threat to condors in the wild.

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Indiana bat

Indiana Bat

Indiana bats are found over most of the eastern half of the United States. Almost half of them hibernate in caves in southern Indiana.

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Light-footed clapper rail

Light-footed Clapper Rail

The San Diego Zoo has a long history of involvement in the conservation, captive breeding, and return to the wild of light-footed clapper rails. In this interview Mike Mace talks about the efforts to recover this species

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Razorback sucker spawning. Credit: USFWS

Endangered Razorback Sucker Spawning

One of the largest suckers in North America, the razorback sucker can grow to three feet in length and can live for more than 40 years. To help bolster wild populations, partners spawn and breed the endangered fish in captivity

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Last updated: September 22, 2014