Wisconsin Ecological Services Field Office

Midwest Region


Wisconsin Field Office

2661 Scott Tower Drive
Green Bay, WI 54229-9565
Phone: 920-866-1717
Fax: 920-866-1710
TTY: 1-800-877-8339 (Federal Relay)

e-mail: GreenBay@fws.gov


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Below are news releases, in chronological order, related to our office's work.


February 8, 2012: Service Announces Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest


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ES Day in the Midwest


February 03, 2012: Ultralight-led Whooping Cranes will head to Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge


Jan. 9, 2012: Reward Fund Started for Indiana Whooping Crane Case


Dec. 21, 2011: Salazar Announces Recovery of Gray Wolves in the Western Great Lakes, Removal from threatened and Endangered Species List

News Release

Western Great Lakes Wolf Delisting


 gray wolf


Dec. 8, 2011: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA's Fisheries Service Propose Policy to Improve Implementation of Endangered Species Act - Public Comments Requested

News Release
Federal Register Notice (PDF)


October 27, 2011: Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States for FY 2012 Endangered Species Grants


Oct. 25, 2011: Service Releases Annual List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Protection - one Wisconsin species added.
  News Release
  Federal Register: Candidate Notice of Review (PDF)
  Poweshiek Skipperling Information


Poweshiek skipperling


October 04, 2011: Endangered Species Act Protection for Northern Leopard Frog is Not Warranted


Oct. 4, 2011: Endangered Species Act Protection Not Warranted for Oklahoma Grass Pink Orchid
    News Release
    Federal Register Notice (15-page PDF)


Sept. 30, 2011: Close Encounters with Living Rocks

Two biologists snorkeling in a river during a mussel survey.


Sept. 29, 2011: Early Successional Forest Habitat Improvement Completed in Northern Wisconsin


Sept. 29, 2011: Partners Program Continues Improvement of Green Bay Coastal Stream and Wetland Habitat


Sept. 28, 2011: American Eel May Warrant Protection under the Endangered Species Act

News Release



American eel



From Wisconsin Public Radio: New Plan to Help Lake Michigan's Dwindling Sturgeon Population (Sept. 27, 2011)


Sept. 26, 2011: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds 374 Aquatic-dependent Species May Warrant Endangered Species Act Protection: two have ranges that extend into Wisconsin (Salamander mussel and Hall's bulrush)

News Release
View the petition (PDF)
Table of the 374 species (PDF)


September 22, 2011: Public Comment Period Open: Environmental Assessment for Menominee Dam Fish Passage Project


September 14, 2011: Fish and Wildlife Service Posts Supplementary Materials on Gray Wolf in the Eastern United States



August 25, 2011: Comment Period Reopens on Revising the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife for the Gray Wolf in the Eastern United States


gray wolf


August 25, 2011: Salazar Announces $53 Million in Grants to Support Habitat Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - Wisconsin Among Grant Recipients


June 28, 2011: Review Finds Endangered Species Protection May Be Warranted fro Two Bat Species

News Release
Eastern small-footed bat
Northern long-eared bat
Federal Register Notice of petition finding and initiation of status review

Northern long-eared bat



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Last updated: February 13, 2012