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News and Information

 

Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo receives federal protection under the ESA - October 2, 2014; effective November 3, 2014

 

Critical habitat designation for Canada lynx revised - September 11, 2014

 

Revised Draft Bull Trout Recovery Plan and Public Comment Period announced - September 3, 2014

 

Arctic grayling does not warrant protection under ESA due to collaborative partnership - August 19, 2014

 

Wolverine does not warrant protection under ESA - August 13, 2014

 

Final Revised Recovery Plan for the Pallid Sturgeon is available - March 3, 2014

 

Deadline for final listing decision for wolverine extended by six months - December 17, 2013

 

Status Review of Arctic Grayling Initiated - November 25, 2013

 

Western Distinct Populations Segment of the Yellow-billed Cuckoo proposed for listing as a threatened species - October 3, 2013; comments will be accepted until December 2, 2013

 

Northern Long-Eared Bat proposed for listing as an endangered species - October 2, 2013; comments will be accepted until December 2, 2013

 

Red Knot proposed for listing as a threatened species - September 30, 2013; comments will be accepted until November 29, 2013

 

Revised critical habitat designation for Canada lynx proposed - September 25, 2013; comments will be accepted until December 26, 2013

 

International Migratory Bird Day Helena Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Helena Valley Regulating Reservoir

 

FWS Releases Report to Help Guide Sage-Grouse Conservation Objectives - March 25, 2013

 

Draft Revised Recovery Plan for Pallid Sturgeon is available for public review - March 15, 2013; comments will be accepted until May 14, 2013

 

Wolverine proposed for listing as a threatened species - February 4, 2013; comments will be accepted until May 6, 2013

 

Whitebark Pine Designated a Candidate for Endangered Species Protection - July 18, 2011

 

Fisher in the Northern Rocky Mountains does not warrant protection under the ESA - June 29, 2011

 

Mountain Plover does not warrant protection under the ESA - May 11, 2011

 

2009 decision to delist gray wolf populations in the Northern Rocky Mountains reinstated - May 5, 2011

 

Meltwater Lednian Stonefly Designated a Candidate for Endangered Species Protection - April 4, 2011

 

International Migratory Bird Day Helena Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the Helena Valley Regulating Reservoir

 

Wolverine to be Designated a Candidate for Endangered Species Protection - December 14, 2010

 

National Geographic photographer, Region 6s bull trout coordinator, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Digital Library have made new photos of bull trout available for agency and public use - November 30, 2010

 

Listing of Sprague's Pipit found warranted but precluded - September 14, 2010

 

Listing of the upper Missouri River distinct population segment (DPS) of Arctic grayling warranted but precluded - September 8, 2010

 

Endangered species act protections reinstated for the NRM Gray Wolf - August 5, 2010

 

Listing of Whitebark Pine may be warranted, status review and 12-month finding initiated - July 19, 2010.  Scientific information will be accepted until September 20, 2010

 

Mountain Plover Proposed for Listing as a Threatened Species - June 28, 2010.  Scientific Information Will Be Accepted Until August 30, 2010

 

Listing of the Northern Rocky Mountain population of Fisher may be warranted, 12 month finding initiated - April 16, 2010

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to review status of wolverine - April 15, 2010; public comment period closes May 17, 2010

 

12-month finding for greater sage grouse - warranted but precluded - March 5, 2010

 

Proposed revision of 2005 designation of critical habitat for bull trout - January 13, 2010

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Review Status of the Arctic Grayling - November 2, 2009

 

Notice of Intent to Review Status of the Arctic Grayling and request for data - October 28, 2009

 

Northern Rocky Mountain gray wolf removed from the list of threatened and endangered species - May 4, 2009

 

Revised Critical Habitat Designated for Canada Lynx, February 25, 2009 - effective March 27, 2009

 

Black-footed Ferret 5-year Status Review: Summary and Evaluation - November 2008

 

Study estimates 765 grizzly bears reside in northwest Montana - September 16, 2008

 

Endangered species act protections reinstated for the NRM Gray Wolf - July 18, 2008

 

12-month finding on petition to list the Wolverine as endangered or threatened - not warranted - March 11, 2008

 

Revised Critical Habitat Proposed for Canada Lynx - February 28, 2008

 

Northern Rocky Mountain gray wolf to be removed from list of threatened and endangered species -  March 28, 2008

 

Black-footed Ferret Reintroduced to the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation - January 24, 2008

 

Listing of the pygmy rabbit may be warranted, 12-month finding initiated - January 8, 2008

 

Slender moonwort, Warm Spring Zaitzevian riffle beetle removed from candidate list - December 6, 2007

 

Bald eagle to be removed from list of threatened and endangered species - effective August 8, 2007

 

Petition to list fluvial Arctic grayling not warranted, withdrawn from candidate list, April 24, 2007

 

Yellowstone distinct population segment of grizzly bears to be delisted - effective April 30, 2007

 

Final decision on whether to remove the bald eagle from the federal list of threatened and endangered species will be postponed to no later than June 29, 2007

 

Delisting of Northern Rocky Mountain Wolves Proposed - January 29, 2007

 

Critical Habitat for Canada Lynx Designated - November 9, 2006

 

Draft economic analysis and environmental assessment of lynx critical habitat designation are now available for public comment until October 11, 2006

 

Photos from International Migratory Bird Day in Helena, Montana, May 6, 2006

 

Draft Recovery Plan for Spalding's Catchfly is now available for comment until May 15, 2006

 

Comment period for delisting the Bald Eagle reopened until May 17, 2006

 

Comment period for proposed Canada lynx critical habitat reopened until April 30, 2006

 

Yellowstone grizzly bear DPS proposed for delisting - comment period open until March 20, 2006

 

Public Comment on Proposed Conservation Agreement for Arctic Grayling - open until January 23, 2006

 

Critical Habitat for Canada Lynx Proposed - November 9, 2005

 

Range-wide Status Assessment of Water Howellia, July 2005

 

Rangewide Status Review of Ute Ladies'-tresses, September 30, 2005

 

Canada Lynx Recovery Outline, September 2005

 

News Release: Final rule designating critical habitat for bull trout, September 23, 2005

 

Fact sheet and questions and answers about bull trout critical habitat

 

News Release: 90-day finding on a petition to list the Pygmy Rabbit

 

12-month finding for petitions to list the Greater Sage-Grouse as threatened or endangered - not warranted

 

New regulation regarding wolf management

 

90-day finding on a petition to delist the Ute Ladies'-tresses Orchid

 

News Release: Critical Habitat Designated for Bull trout in Columbia and Klamath River Basins

 

Black-tailed Prairie Dog removed as a candidate for listing under the Endangered Species Act

 

Bull Trout Critical Habitat Proposed for the Saint Mary and Belly Rivers in Northwest Montana

 

90-day finding for petitions to list the Greater Sage-Grouse as threatened or endangered

 

The draft economic analysis of critical habitat proposal for Bull Trout is available for public comment

     (The comment period closes May 5, 2004).

 

Petition to list Eastern Sage Grouse - not warranted

 

90-day finding for petition to list the Wolverine as endangered or threatened - not warranted

    

Proposal to list the mountain plover under the Endangered Species Act withdrawn

 

Gray Wolf reclassified from Endangered to Threatened in portions of the U.S.

 

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