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June 30, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Grants to 35 States, District of Columbia for Work on Deadly Bat Disease


June 30, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Study the Status of Five Midwest Reptile and Amphibian Species


June 24, 2015
Saratoga National Fish Hatchery Celebrates 100 Years in Operation


June 2, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invites Comment on Implementation Plans for Bull Trout Recovery


May 28, 2015
DNA Analysis Confirms Animal Killed was Gray Wolf


May 26, 2015
Information Sought on Dead Grizzly in the Paola Creek Area


May 26, 2015
Lost Trail National Wildlife Refuge Extends Public Comment Period on Construction and Conservation Projects


May 15, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces 2014 Endangered Species Recovery Champions


May 13, 2015
Information Sought for Illegal Grizzly Killing near Cody, Wyoming


May 13, 2015
Service Seeks Public Comment on Wetland Restoration Plan for Anaconda Smelter Superfund Site


May 7, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day


May 6, 2015
Partners Across the United States to Celebrate 10th Annual Endangered Species Day


May 5, 2015
Lost Trail National Wildlife Refuge Hosts Open House for Public to Comment on Construction and Conservation


April 29, 2015
Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for Two Freshwater Mussels in 12 States


April 28, 2015
Service Provides $1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies Benefiting Outdoor Recreationists, Conservation, Regional Economies


April 22, 2015
Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Available for Wind Energy Projects in the Upper Great Plains


April 21, 2015
Service withdraws Bi-State DPS listing proposal


April 16, 2015
Service Helps Recover Species at National Wildlife Refuges in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Montana


April 13, 2015
Utah man pleads guilty and is sentenced for Airborne Hunting Act violation


April 9, 2015
Service Proposes Measures to Facilitate Recovery of Endangered Black-footed Ferrets in Wyoming


April 3, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, State Agencies Release 2014 Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Population Numbers


April 1, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects Northern Long-eared Bat as Threatened Under Endangered Species Act


March 27, 2015
Tribes in 13 States Receive $4.2 Million From Service for Conservation Work


March 24, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invites Comment on Proposal to Amend Listing of Southern Selkirk Mountains Population of Woodland Caribou


March 12, 2015

Hunting and Outfitter Guide Sentenced for Illegally Killing and Transporting Wildlife


March 5, 2015

Mountain-Prairie Region States to Receive More Than $5 Million to Support Wildlife, Habitats and Imperiled Species


February 10, 2015

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Investigates Bald Eagle Shooting, Reward for Information


February 9, 2015

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Teams with Conservation Partners to Launch Campaign to Save Beleaguered Monarch Butterfly, Engage Millions of Americans


January 30, 2015

Service Invites Kids Across the Nation to Participate in this Year's Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest


January 22, 2015

Montana Man Sentenced for Shooting Three Grizzly Bears


January 15, 2015

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Special Rule for Northern Long-Eared Bat


January 13, 2015

Service Conducting Five-Year Review for Canada Lynx in Preparation for Recovery Planning


January 7, 2015

Junior Duck Stamp Program Takes Off for 2015


January 6, 2015

Utility Company Sentenced in Wyoming for Killing Protected Birds at Wind Projects


December 29, 2014

Service Initiates Status Review of Monarch Butterfly under the Endangered Species Act


December 17, 2014

Fostering a Sense of Wonder in Utah: Kathi Stopher of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Receives 2014 Sense of Wonder Award


December 15, 2014

National Wildlife Refuges Announce Fee-Free Days for 2015


December 9, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects Red Knot as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act


December 4, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases 2014 List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Protection


December 2, 2014

Public Hearing for Proposal to Designate Critical Habitat for Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo to be Held in Sacramento CA December 18, 2014


November 21, 2014

Canid North of Grand Canyon Confirmed to be a Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf


November 21, 2014

Hunting and Outfitter Guide Sentenced for Illegally Killing and Transporting Wildlife


November 20, 2014

Public Comment Sought for Proposed Wyoming Toad Conservation Area, Comments Accepted Through 1/5/15


November 18, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period On Proposal to List the Northern Long-eared Bat as Endangered


November 18, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on the Mined Lands Wildlife Area Land Disposal


November 18, 2014

Mid-Plains Interagency Fire Management Zone Receives Midwest Regional Fire Management Award


November 12, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects Gunnison Sage-Grouse as Threatened Under Endangered Species Act


November 10, 2014

Service Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposal to Designate Critical Habitat for Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo


October 29, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comment on Environmental Impacts of Proposed Transmission Line in Nebraska


October 23, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects Two Prairie Butterfly Species Under Endangered Species Act


October 20, 2014

Federal Agencies Offer Vision to Ensure Future Generations Can Enjoy Wilderness


October 15, 2014

Denver Joins U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Urban Bird Treaty


October 03, 2014

Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Land Exchange at Wick Wildlife Habitat Management Area in Carbon County, Wyoming


October 02, 2014

Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Receives Federal Protection under the Endangered Species Act


October 01, 2014

Service Determines ESA Protection for the Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout is Not Warranted


September 26, 2014

Service Announces $900,000 in Wolf Livestock Demonstration Project Grants


September 26, 2014

Service Launches “Ferret Cam” to Celebrate Endangered Species Recovery Efforts


September 23, 2014

Service Invites Additional Comments on Endangered Species Act Proposals for Two Prairie Butterflies


September 18, 2014

National Wildlife Refuge Week is October 12-18, 2014


September 15, 2014

Secretary Jewell, Director Ashe Announce $35 Million in Grants to Boost State Endangered Species Conservation Efforts


September 11, 2014

Service Revises Critical Habitat Designation for Canada Lynx Under the Endangered Species Act


September 9, 2014

Public Comment Opportunity Available for National Elk Refuge Draft Management Plan


September 5, 2014

Service Extends Comment Period on Draft Environmental Assessment for Proposed Annual Funding Agreement with Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes


September 3, 2014

Service Announces Revised Draft Bull Trout Recovery Plan and Public Comment Period


August 28, 2014

Service Expands Urban Conservation Program


August 27, 2014

Service Seeks Public Comments on the Red Creek Dam Reinforcement and Spillway Replacement Project in Duchesne County, Utah


August 26, 2014

Service Releases Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex


August 25, 2014

Conservation Agreement Amendment Allows U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Remove Least Chub from the Candidate Species List


August 19, 2014

Arctic Grayling Does Not Warrant Protection Under Endangered Species Act Due to Collaborative Partnerships


August 14, 2014

Service Releases Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge


August 14, 2014

Service Proposes Designation of Critical Habitat for Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo


August 13, 2014

Service Offers Online Information Sessions On Proposal to List Northern Long-eared Bat as Endangered


August 12, 2014

Service Determines Wolverine Does Not Warrant Protection Under Endangered Species Act


August 5, 2014

$1,000 Offered for Information on Arson Fires Set at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge


August 5, 2014

Conservation Agreement Allows U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Withdraw Proposed Rule to List Graham’s and White River Beardtongues


August 4, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Draft Environmental Assessment for Proposed Annual Funding Agreement with Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes


July 29, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Shooting Range at Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska


July 21, 2014

Tribes Strengthen Wildlife Conservation Efforts through Game & Fish Law Enforcement Officer Training


July 17, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides $5.6 Million in Grants to 12 States for Conservation Projects


July 2, 2014

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Launches Greater Sage-grouse Website


July 1, 2014

Report Shows Declining Trend in Prairie Pothole Wetlands


June 30, 2014

Service Reopens Comment Period on Proposal to List the Northern Long-eared Bat as an Endangered Species


June 19, 2014

Service Announces Draft Economic Analysis, Draft Environmental Assessment for Revised Canada Lynx Critical Habitat


June 16, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE:Finding of No Significant Impact for the French Gulch Restoration Plan and Adoption of U.S. Forest Service’s Swan River Stream Restoration and Environmental Assessment


June 12, 2014

Coordinated Reservoir Releases for Endangered Fish Not Needed this Spring


June 9, 2014

Service Determines New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse Warrants Protection Under ESA


June 5, 2014

Conservation Groups & MTFWP Offer Rewards for Information on Grizzly Bear Shooting


June 5, 2014

Utah’s First Condor Chick? – Could be the First in the State Since Reintroduction


June 3, 2014

Reward for Information on Grizzly Bear Shooting


May 29, 2014

Black-footed Ferrets One Step Closer to Finding New Homes in Colorado


May 22, 2014

Obama Administration Announces $6.7 Million to Hire Young People to Work on Public Lands Across the Nation


May 16, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces 2013 Endangered Species Recovery Champions


May 6, 2014

Bald Eagle Shot Near New Effington, South Dakota


May 6, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Short Extension of Final Decision on Listing the Gunnison Sage-Grouse


May 5, 2014

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day


May 5, 2014

Service Announces Draft Economic Analysis, Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Conservation Agreement for Graham’s Beardtongue and White River Beardtongue


May 5, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Revises Critical Habitat for the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle


May 1, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Completion of National Wetlands Database and Interactive Mapping Tool


May 1, 2014

Service Completes Wyoming Ranch Management Conservation Agreement for the Greater Sage-grouse


April 25, 2014

Service Helps Recover At-Risk Species at National Wildlife Refuges in Colorado, Utah & Wyoming


April 22, 2014

New Report: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Habitat Restoration Programs Create 3,973 New Jobs, Pump $327.7 Million into Local Economies


April 14, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on a Proposed Shooting Range on the El Dorado State Park in El Dorado, Kansas


April 4, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, State Agencies Release 2013 Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Population Numbers


April 4, 2014

Service Extends Comment Period on Ultra Resources’ Proposed Oil and Gas Wells on Ouray National Wildlife Refuge in Uintah County, Utah


April 4, 2014

Service Extends Comment Period on Thurston Energy’s Proposed Oil and Gas Wells on Ouray National Wildlife Refuge in Uintah County, Utah


April 2, 2014

Service Provides More Than $47 Million in Grants to States, Territories for Sensitive, Imperiled Species


April 1, 2014

Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Winners of the 2014 Colorado Junior Duck Stamp Contest


March 27, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Lesser Prairie-Chicken as Threatened Species and Finalizes Special Rule Endorsing Landmark State Conservation Plan


March 26, 2014

Video of Fire Whirl Captured During Routine Prescribed Fire at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge


March 26, 2014

Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Approves $61 Million to Conserve 205,000 Acres of North American Wetlands


March 25, 2014

Secretary Jewell Announces $1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies from Excise Taxes on Anglers, Hunters, and Boaters


March 24, 2014

Conservation Organizations Join Forces to Support Conservation in the Prairies


March 18, 2014

White House Honors "Champions of Change" for Engaging the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders


March 12, 2014

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Draft Economic Analysis and Draft Environmental Assessment for the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle


March 10, 2014

Service Seeks Comments on Ultra Resources’ Proposed Oil and Gas Wells on Ouray National Wildlife Refuge in Uintah County, Utah


March 10, 2014

Service Seeks Comments on Thurston Energy’s Proposed Oil and Gas Wells on Ouray National Wildlife Refuge in Uintah County, Utah


March 3, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of the Final Revised Recovery Plan for the Pallid Sturgeon


February 28, 2014

Service Finalizes Range-wide Conservation Agreement to Aid Lesser Prairie-Chicken on Oil and Gas Lands


February 12, 2014

Reward For Information On Golden Eagle Shooting


February 12, 2014

Service Extends Final Decisions on Listing Gunnison Sage-Grouse & Critical Habitat


February 7, 2014

Service Announces Availability of the Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Wyoming Toad


February 7, 2014

Service Reopens Comment Period on Wolf Proposal


February 6, 2014

Colorado Flood Recovery Efforts Not Delayed by Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse


February 4, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Deadline for Final Listing Decision for the North American Wolverine Under Endangered Species Act


January 28, 2014

Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Public Comment Period on Special Rule under Endangered Species Act for Lesser Prairie-Chicken (189KB PDF)


January 21, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Complex


January 16, 2014

Interior Secretary Honors Four Fish and Wildlife Conservation Partnerships with Major Award


January 14, 2014

A Look Back at the U.S. Ivory Crush


January 10, 2014

Sources of Water for Endangered Fishes in the Colorado River


January 8, 2014

Patch Work: Endangered Species Get a Boost from Boy Scouts of America


January 8, 2014

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States For FY 2014 Endangered Species Grants


January 1, 2014

CONSERVATION THROUGH THE ARTS


December 30, 2013

Kids, Get Your Paintbrushes, Pens and Pencils Out for the Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest!


December 24, 2013

Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Proposed for Federal Protections: SERVICE SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENTS BY FEBRUARY 24, 2013


December 20, 2013

Service Announces Availability of the Final Revised Recovery Plan for the Black-footed Ferret


December 19, 2013

Endangered Species Act Turns 40 on December 28


December 17, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Offer Additional Public Comment Period on Proposed Endangered Species Act Protection for Two Butterflies


December 17, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Deadline for Final Listing Decision for the North American Wolverine Under Endangered Species Act


December 17, 2013

Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comment on Draft Range-Wide Lesser Prairie-Chicken Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances


December 10, 2013

Service Proposes Special Rule under Endangered Species Act Endorsing Landmark State Conservation Plan for Lesser Prairie-Chicken
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December 3, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife to Hold Public Meetings Regarding Eagle Take Permitting on the Chokecherry-Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project


November 26, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Comment Period on Proposal to List the Northern Long-eared Bat as Endangered


November 25, 2013

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Initiate Status Review of Arctic Grayling


November 21, 2013

New Report Reveals Continuing Coastal Wetlands Losses in U.S.


November 19, 2013

Landmark Study Reveals Low National Rate of Frog Abnormalities on Wildlife Refuges


November 18, 2013

Service to Host Public Hearing for Gray and Mexican Wolf Proposals in Denver Tomorrow


November 15, 2013

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces No Fish Hatchery Closures This Year, Issues Report Highlighting Ongoing Budget Challenges


November 14, 2013

U.S. Destroys Confiscated Ivory Stockpile, Sends Message that Wildlife Trafficking, Elephant Poaching Must be Crushed


November 13, 2013

The Gunnison’s Prairie Dog Does Not Require the Protections of the Endangered Species Act


November 13, 2013

Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge will amend their 15 year Comprehensive Conservation Plan to decide appropriate public use on newly acquired 1490 acres


November 12, 2013

Bald Eagle Shot Near Strandburg, South Dakota


November 5, 2013

National Wildlife Refuges Support Over 35,000 Jobs, Pump $2.4 Billion into Local Communities


November 1, 2013

Service Announces Public Hearings for the Gunnison Sage-Grouse


October 30, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period for Proposed Listing of North American Wolverine Under Endangered Species Act


October 29, 2013

Service Completes and Initiates Use of Black-footed Ferret Programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement


October 28, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Granada State Wildlife Area Disposal


October 25, 2013

Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse Proposed for Protection Under the Endangered Species Act


October 24, 2013

Service Extends Comment Periods for Gray and Mexican Wolf Proposals, Reschedules Public Hearings, Adds Hearing in Arizona


October 23, 2013

U.S. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Species Act Protection for Two Butterflies


October 23, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endorses Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Lesser Prairie-Chicken Range-Wide Conservation Plan


October 21, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Public Comment Period for Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge


October 17, 2013

Rocky Mountain Arsenal & Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuges to Reopen Today


October 17, 2013

Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Proposed for Federal Protections


October 17, 2013

Rare Utah Beetle No Longer Warrants Protection Under the Endangered Species Act


October 17, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Status for the Northern Long-eared Bat; Listing Not Warranted for Eastern Small-footed Bat


October 17, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Re-Opens Following Government Shutdown


October 17, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Postpones Denver Public Hearing on Gray Wolf Proposed Rule


September 30, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Granada State Wildlife Area Disposal


September 30, 2013

Fish and Wildlife Service Will Host a Public Hearing in Denver on Two Wolf Proposals


September 27, 2013

Service Proposes to List Red Knot as a Threatened Species Under the Endangered Species Act


September 27, 2013

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Bison Roundup Postponed Again


September 25, 2013

Revised Critical Habitat Designation for Canada Lynx Proposed under the Endangered Species Act


September 23, 2013

Weathering the Perfect Storm in the Grasslands of the Northern Great Plains


September 23, 2013

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Bison Roundup Postponed


September 18, 2013

Service Announces Draft Economic Analysis and Draft Environmental Assessment for the Gunnison Sage-Grouse


September 16, 2013

Get Your Goose On! (at a National Wildlife Refuge)


September 12, 2013

Denver Metro Wildlife Refuges Closed to Public Today Due to Weather


September 10, 2013

Explore Your National Wildlife Refuges: October 13-19, 2013


September 9, 2013

New Project Leader Announced for the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Complex National Wildlife Refuge


August 26, 2013

WAFWA and USFWS Advance sage-grouse conservation through funding for science projects


August 16, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides $5.1 Million in Grants to 11 States for Conservation Projects


August 13, 2013

Arizona-Utah Plant Receives Endangered Species Act Protection


August 6, 2013

Using Fire to Save a Toad


August 5, 2013

Service Proposes to List Two Rare Western Plants as Threatened Species, Extend Critical Habitat Protections


August 1, 2013

Kansas - Professional Hunter Sentenced for Violation of Federal Probation


July 22, 2013

Service Report: Nation’s Rivers Flow toward Better Habitat, Economies and Public Safety


July 22, 2013

Service Approves Vermejo Park Ranch CCAA and Will Issue an Enhancement of Survival Permit for Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout


July 19, 2013

Colorado Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program Receives “Partner of the Year” Award from Colorado Ducks Unlimited


July 15, 2013

Service Announces Six-Month Extension for Endangered Species Listing Determination and Designation of Critical Habitat for Gunnison Sage-Grouse


July 15, 2013

Service to hold public meetings for comprehensive conservation plans for Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge and Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge


July 15, 2013

Service to hold public meetings for comprehensive conservation plans for Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge and Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge –
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July 12, 2013

Cooperative Agreement Preserves Habitat in Nebraska


July 12, 2013

2013 Duck Breeding Population Estimates Released


July 9, 2013

Service Boosts State Endangered Species Conservation Efforts with $32 Million in Grants


July 8, 2013

Service Announces a 6-Month Extension of the Final Listing Determination for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken


July 3, 2013

Service, Partners to Provide $12 Million to Undertake Fish Habitat Conservation Projects in 27 States


July 2, 2013

DOI and USDA Highlight Successes of Protecting Bird Habitat on Private Lands


June 27, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Grants to 28 States for Work on Deadly Bat Disease


June 19, 2013

Service Proposes Endangered Species Act Protection with Critical Habitat for the New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse


June 17, 2013

USFWS, NPS Extend Public Comment Period on Draft Plan for Proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas


June 7, 2013

Service Proposes to Return Management and Protection of Gray Wolves to State Wildlife Professionals Following Successful Recovery Efforts


June 5, 2013

Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Approves Acquisition of 9,000 Acres of Wetlands for National Wildlife Refuge System


June 4, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Revise Critical Habitat for the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle


June 4, 2013

Help Us Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day Colorado 2013


May 24, 2013

Spring Releases for Endangered Fish a "No Go" This Year


May 23, 2013

Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse Retains Protections Under the Endangered Species Act


May 20, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Investigates Bald Eagle Shooting - Reward for Information


May 20, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Comment Period on Draft Revised Supplement to Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan in Greater Yellowstone Area


May 16, 2013

U.S. Fish and Widllife Service Announces $1 Million to Conserve Migratory Bird Habitat in Wyoming


May 16, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Endangered Species Recovery Champion Award Winners


May 14, 2013

Partners Across the U.S. Celebrate Endangered Species Day


May 8, 2013
Service Estimates Economic Impacts and Releases Draft Environmental Assessment of Critical Habitat Designation for Neosho Mucket and Rabbitsfoot


May 6, 2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day


May 6, 2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period on Lesser Prairie-Chicken Listing Proposal


May 3, 2013

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Availability of an Amendment to a Conservation Agreement for the Coral Pink Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle


May 2, 2013
US Fish & Wildlife Service Opens Comment Period on a draft Conservation Strategy for the Northern Continental Divide Grizzly Bear Population


April 26, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Eagle Plan Guidance


April 25, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces New Winner of 2013 Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest


April 23, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of the Draft Recovery Plan for the Black-footed Ferret


April 22, 2013

Draft Conservation Plan Released for Quivira National Wildlife Refuge


April 22, 2013

National Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest Winners Chosen


April 18, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Hold an Open House Regarding Step-Down Management Plans for Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Complex


April 12, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, State Agencies Release 2012 Annual Report for Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Population


April 11, 2013

Finding of No Significant Impact for the Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Richardson Flat Tailings Site, Park City, Utah


April 10, 2013

Both Public Meetings for the Proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas Postponed to Next Week


April 9, 2013

Vermillion Public Meeting for the Proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas Postponed to Thursday, April 11, 2013


April 8, 2013

Two Black-backed Woodpecker Populations to be Considered for Federal Protection


April 3, 2013

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service Make Progress on Proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas


March 29, 2013

Prescribed Burning Planned at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge


March 28, 2013

Minnesota Man Sentenced to Restore Federally Protected Wetland Basin


March 25, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Report to Help Guide Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Objectives


March 21, 2013

State Wildlife Agencies to Receive $882 Million for Critical Conservation Projects


March 15, 2013

Arrests Made in Multi-State Paddlefish "Caviar" Trafficking Operation


March 15, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Opens Comment Period on Draft Recovery Plan for Federally Endangered Pallid Sturgeon


March 13, 2013
Operation Rolling Thunder Rolls Up 11 Convictions for Eagle Take/Trafficking


March 12, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Investigates Bald Eagle Shooting, Reward for Information


March 7, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Comment Period for Proposed Listing of Gunnison Sage-Grouse and Critical Habitat Designation Under Endangered Species Act


March 5, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Disposal of the Castle Dale Upland Bird Management Unit in Emery County, Utah


March 4, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Input from Public on Issues Associated with a Proposal for Oil and Gas Exploration on Ouray National Wildlife Refuge


February 18, 2013
America's Great Outdoors: Salazar, Lahood, Hickenlooper Announce $1.7 Million Grant for Key Portion of Rocky Mountain Greenway


February 12, 2013

Service Announces Annual Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest!


February 7, 2013

Environmental Assessement and Draft Greater Sage-Grouse Umbrella Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances for Wyoming Ranch Management


February 6, 2013

Endangered Species Bulletin Commences 40th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act


February 1, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposed to List Wolverine as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act


January 31, 2013

Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Announces Release of Draft Environmental Assessment Regarding the Removal of Non-native Cutthroat Trout


January 31, 2013

Clint Riley Named Assistant Regional Director for Migratory Birds and State Programs for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region


January 24, 2013

Matt Hogan Named Deputy Regional Director for Mountain-Prairie Region of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


January 22, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Extend Public Comment Period for Black-footed Ferret Safe Harbor Agreement


January 22, 2013

Will Meeks Named Assistant Regional Director for Refuges of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region


January 17, 2013

Landmark Publication Celebrates 75 Years of Conservation and Partnership Success Through the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program


January 16, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Host Three Public Meetings to Obtain Comments on Listing Proposal for Gunnison Sage-Grouse


January 16, 2013

Conservation Through the Arts: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invites Colorado K-12 Students to Participate in Free Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition


January 14, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Begins Commemoration of 40th Anniversary of Endangered Species Act


January 10, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Piceance State Wildlife Area Property Exchange near Meeker, Colorado


January 10, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on the Marcotte Game Production Area Disposal of the Marcotte Tract, Meade County, South Dakota


January 10, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Listing Gunnison Sage-Grouse Under Endangered Species Act


January 4, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Identifies Important Habitat for Recovery of Southwestern Willow Flycatcher


December 31, 2012

America’s Great Outdoors: Secretary Salazar, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announce Expanded Conservation at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge


December 19, 2012

Public Comment Period Open for Interim Elk Management on San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuges


December 17, 2012

New Multi-Agency Partnership Expands Black-footed Ferret Recovery Efforts


December 17, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of Final Recovery Plan for the Mexican Spotted Owl


December 5, 2012

Prairie Gray Fox, Plains Spotted Skunk May Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act; U.S. Fish and Wildlife to Review Species' Status


December 4, 2012

AMERICA's GREAT OUTDOORS: Secretary Salazar and Louis Bacon Finalize Historic Agreement to Protect Nearly 170,000 Acres as part of new Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area


December 3, 2012

Noreen Walsh Named Regional Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region


November 30, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Initiates Process to Consider Lesser Prairie-Chicken as Threatened Species Under the Endangered Species Act


November 28, 2012

Professional Hunter Pleads Guilty to Lacey Act Violation in Kansas


November 26, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Initiate Status Review of Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse


November 21, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Annual List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Protection


November 21, 2012

A Win for Both People and Birds in the San Luis Valley


November 19, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Conduct Public Meetings for Proposed Conservation Easement Program in Bear River Watershed


November 13, 2012

Reward for Information on Golden Eagle Shooting


November 9, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Offers Free Admission to National Wildlife Refuges in Honor of Veterans


November 6, 2012

Habitat & Population Evaluation Teams Complete Analysis of 25th Year of Four-Square-Mile Survey Data


November 6, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides Notice of Availability for Richardson Flat Tailing Site Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment


October 23, 2012

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Releases Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Lake Andes Lake National Wildlife Refuge Complex


October 23, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acknowledges Western Colorado Water Organizations for Help with Endangered Fish Recovery


October 17, 2012

Reward for Information Leading to Identification of the Person(s) Responsible For Shooting a Bald Eagle near Crosby, North Dakota


October 16, 2012

Service Proposes to Protect Neosho Mucket and Rabbitsfoot under the Endangered Species Act


October 15, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service & Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Develop Approach for Water Management at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge


October 12, 2012

Justice Department Announces Policy on Tribal Member Use of Eagle Feathers


October 9, 2012

Salazar Authorizes Landmark Wyoming Wind Project Site, Reaches President's Goal of Authorizing 10,000 Megawatts of Renewable Energy


October 2, 2012

California Artist, Rober Steiner, Wins 2012 Federal Duck Stamp Contest


October 1, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Protect Coral Pink Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle Under the Endangered Species Act


September 24, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Montana, Fish, Wildlife, and Parks to Develop Approach for Water Management at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge


September 24, 2012

Study Reveals Secrets of Colorado's Cutthroats


September 20, 2012

A Dam Success: National Fish Passage Program Helps Restore Streams, Benefits People and Local Economies


September 19, 2012

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Resumes Public Visitation


September 14, 2012

America's Great Outdoors: Salazar Establishes 558th National Wildlife Refuge Unit in Colorado's Sangre de Cristo Mountains


September 13, 2012

Visit Your National Wildlife Refuges: October 14-20, 2012


September 5, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invites the Public to "Follow the Ferret"


August 31, 2012

Service Declares Wyoming Gray Wolf Recovered Under the Endangered Species Act and Returns Management Authority to the State


August 29, 2012

Platte River Caddisfly Not Warranted for Endangered Species Protection


August 28, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Review Status of Rocky Mountain Monkeyflower


August 23, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Draft Report to Help Guide Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Objectives


August 23, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces $5.7 Million in State Wildlife Grants to Help Imperiled Species


August 22, 2012

Secretary Salazar, Governor Hickenlooper Applaud Efforts to Advance Rocky Mountain Greenway


August 21, 2012

Poacher Sentenced for Illegal Killing of Eagle in Kansas


August 21, 2012

Construction Complete on Endangered Fish Grow-out Ponds


August 16, 2012

Partners for Fish and Wildlife Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary


August 14, 2012

Service Announces $33 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species


August 10, 2012

Service Recognizes Voluntary Conservation Efforts in Designation of Critical Habitat for Three Rare Colorado Plants


August 3, 2012

U.S. Fish and Widlife Service Honors Recovery Champions for Conservation Contribution to Colorado's Rare and Endangered Plants


August 1, 2012

Remote Sensing Antenna to be Installed in Utah's White River to Monitor Endangered Fish


July 31, 2012

Service Finalizes New Rules Regarding Take Allowances for the Utah Prairie Dog


July 26, 2012

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge to Temporarily Close for Public Visitation


July 24, 2012

Draft San Luis Valley Regional Habitat Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment to be Released July 2012


July 16, 2012

$9.33 Million in Service and Partnership Funds for Aquatic Habitat Projects


July 12, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Input on Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Critical Habitat Proposal


July 9, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Grants to 30 States for White-Nose Syndrome Work


June 29, 2012

Newly Released 2012-2013 Federal and Junior Duck Stamps Offer Everyone an Easy Way to Help Protect Wetland Habitat Across the Nation


June 28, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comment on Wall Lake Game Production Area Disposal in Hand County, South Dakota


June 15, 2012

AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Salazar, Ashe Announce Historic Conservation Easement in Sangre de Cristo Mountains


June 14, 2012

Operation of Endangered Fish Passages Reduced During Low River Flows


June 6, 2012

Free Community Event Inspires Kids to Get Outdoors, Get Connected to Nature


June 5, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Initiate Status Reviews of Southern, Mt. Rainier White-tailed Ptarmigan


June 1, 2012

Northwest Montana Native Youth Conservation Corps Program Ready for Another Successful Year


May 10, 2012

2012 Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition to be Held in Ogden, Utah


May 9, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Takes Initial Steps Forward in Partnerships for Working Landscapes in the San Luis Valley


May 9, 2012

Arapahoe Snowfly to be Designated as a Candidate for Endangered Species Protection


May 4, 2012

Secretary Salazar, Governor Hickenlooper Sign Agreement to Establish Rocky Mountain Greenway as America's Next Great Urban Park


May 3, 2012

Lessons Learned from Previous Droughts Shape Endangered Fish Recovery Actions


April 30, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period on Proposal to Remove Endangered Species Act Protection for Gray Wolves in the State of Wyoming


April 25, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Revises the Utah Prairie Dog Recovery Plan and Issues Proposed Revisions and Draft Environmental Assessment on Rule to Amend Take Allowances for the Utah Prairie Dog


April 25, 2012

Reward for Information Leading to Identification of the Person Responsible for Shooting a Whooping Crane Near Miller, South Dakota


April 12, 2012

U.S. Fish and WIldlife Service to Initiate Status Review of Eastern Population of Boreal Toad


April 6, 2012
Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Winner of the 2012 Colorado Junior Duck Stamp Contest


March 30, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases the Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Complex


March 29, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Native Fish Restoration and Enhancement Projects in Northern Utah


March 28, 2012
Fish and Wildlife Service To Hold a Public Meeting Regarding the Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge


March 26, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of Draft Economic Analysis and Draft Environmental Assessment for Proposed Critical Habitat for Pagosa skyrocket, Parachute beardtongue, and DeBeque phacelia


March 20, 2012
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Honors Colorado Rare Plants Conservation Initiative with Endangered Species Partners-in-Mission Recovery Champion Award


March 20, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Endangered Species Recovery Champion Awards


March 7, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and State Agencies Release 2011 Annual Report for the Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Population


February 28, 2012
North Dakota Habitat and Population Evaluation Team Receives Recognition Award


February 22, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Kansas Department of Health and Environment Acquire Acreage in Cherokee County, Kansas


February 16, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service to Host Two Additional Public Meetings for the Land Protection Plan for Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs


February 6, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service to Host Public Meetings Regarding Conservation Efforts with Willing Landowners along the Missouri River in Northeast Nebraska and Southeast South Dakota


February 3, 2012
Letter to the Editor re: wolves in the San Luis Valley


January, 18, 2012
Kansas Wildlife Refuge Reports Unprecedented Mid-Winter Presence of Endangered Whooping Crane


January 17, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Hold Public Workshops on Draft Alternatives for the San Luis Valley Refuges, Colorado


January 12, 2012
US Fish and Wildlife Service Investigates Bald Eagle Shooting


January 11, 2012
Conservation Through the Arts


January 10, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Release Draft Environmental Assessment Regarding the Proposed Transmission Facilities on Grassland and Wetland Easements

 

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Contacts

Serena Baker
Public Affairs Specialist
(National Issues and Campaigns)
serena_baker@fws.gov
 

Ryan Moehring
Public Affairs Specialist
(Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)
(303) 236-0345
ryan_moehring@fws.gov
 

Steve Segin
Public Affairs Specialist
(Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Utah)
(303) 236-4578
robert_segin@fws.gov
 

Theo Stein
Public Affairs Specialist
Greater sage-grouse/
Gunnison sage-grouse
(303) 236-4336
theodore_stein@fws.gov



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