The Mountain-Prairie Region of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service consists of 8 states in the heart of the American West.Read More >>
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Service Protects Two Prairie Butterfly Species Under the Endangered Species Act
The Dakota skipper is now protected as threatened and the Poweshiek skipperling is protected as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, the Service announced today.Â
Trumpeter Swan Survey Results Summarized
The National Elk Refuge completed a summary of the 2014 trumpeter swan nesting season this week, bringing with it good news regarding nesting pairs on the refuge.
Denver Joins U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Urban Bird Treaty Program
Denver Parks and Recreation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the implementation of an Urban Conservation Treaty for Migratory Birds, also known as the Urban Bird Treaty.
Peaks to Prairies is the Mountain-Prairie regional interactive online newletter. The Summer 2014 edition is available now!
A coordinated, partner-driven campaign to bring public attention to the dramatic conversion of grasslands and wetlands to cropland in one of America's last intact grassland ecosystems - the prairie pothole region.
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service supports efforts to keep the greater sage-grouse off the endangered species list by protecting its habitat to increase sage-grouse numbers. Find out about the benefits of conservation steps that Westerners are taking - to conserve the big open spaces that sage-grouse and other sagebrush species need.
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