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Amanda Horvath releases banded duck. Credit: USFWS.

Service Seeks Proposals from States For FY 2015 Endangered Species Grants

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking proposals from states and U.S. territories for federal financial assistance for conservation activities that benefit the nation’s most imperiled species.

Grayling Creek Restoration. Credit: Jim Mogen/USFWS.

Service Seeks Public Comment on Environmental Impacts of Proposed Transmission Line in Nebraska

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The Service has published a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement that will assess the natural and human effects of issuing a permit to authorize the take of the federally endangered American burying beetle. 

Prescribed Fire at Teton National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: Lori Iverson/USFWS.

Service Protects Two Prairie Butterfly Species Under the Endangered Species Act

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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. 

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Summer 2014 Newsletter

Peaks to Prairies is the Mountain-Prairie regional interactive online newletter. The Summer 2014 edition is available now!

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Wolverine
Prairies Conservation Campaign
image of a grassland prairieA 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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Greater Sage-grouse Campaign
Greater sage-grouse
Credit: Tatiana Gettelman

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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The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with
Others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and
their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American People.
October 30, 2014
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