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Press releases referenced on this page are from the Mountain-Prairie Region press release archives. These press releases have not been modified since their original publication date. Therefore, links, email addresses and phone numbers contained within these press releases may no longer be valid.

For information concerning these press releases contact the Mountain-Prairie Region Office of External Affairs at (303) 236-7905.

1999 Archived Press Releases

December 20, 1999
Service Achieves Milestone with Biological Opinion on Water use and Recovery of Colorado River Endangered Fish

December 16, 1999
Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Plum Creek Native Fish Habitat Conservation Plan Released for Public comment

December 8, 1999
Service Proposes to List Spalding's Catchfly as Threatened

December 1, 1999
President Signs Snow Goose Bill to Protect Arctic Habitat

November 8, 1999
Service will Prepare Nationwide Cormorant Management Plan

November 4, 1999
Law Enforcement Repattriates Eagle Feather War Bonnet to Standing Rock Sioux

November 3, 1999
New Missouri River Coordinator Appointed

November 1, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Discovery of Endangered Plant, Blowout Penstemon, in Wyoming

October 29, 1999
Public Comment Period Extended to Evaluate Habitat needs for Grizzly Bears

October 20, 1999
Native Utah Plant Receives ESA Protection

October 4, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period for Black-tailed Prairie Dog Information During Month of October

September 15, 1999
Public Comment Period Extended to Evaluate Habitat Needs for Grizzly Bears

September 9, 1999
Service Seeks Comments on Proposed Refuge Use Policy "Compatibility Determinations" to Involve Public

September 9, 1999
Service Authorizes Wyoming Rancher to Help Control Problem Wolves on Private Property

September 7, 1999
Public Meetings in Five Colorado Counties to discuss Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse and Land Use

September 1, 1999
Outfitters and Guides Develop Safety Class to Prevent Bear Attacks

August 27, 1999
Black-footed Ferret Breeding Program Successful in Northwest Colorado

August 19, 1999
The Peregrine Falcon Is Back!  Babbitt Announces Removal of World's Fastest Bird From Endangered species List

August 13, 1999
Cherry Creek Cutthroat Trout not Listable under the Endangered Species Act

August 13, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Status for Scaleshell Mussel

August 10, 1999
Science Report on Lynx Conservation Made Available.  Public Comment Period Reopened

July 28, 1999
Current Recovery Actions Encourage U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Withdraw its Proposal to List the Least Chub as Endangered

July 26, 1999
Fish and Wildlife Service Cancels Elective Grant Program for FY 2000

July 16, 1999
Specific Habitat needs for Long-term Recovery of the Grizzly Bear Developed by Federal and State Agencies

July 9, 1999
Public has Until August 19, 1999, to comment on Future Plans for Fort Niobrara and Valentine National Wildlife Refuges

July 2, 1999
The Bald Eagle is Back!  President Clinton Announces Proposal to Remove our National Symbol from Endangered Species List.

June 28, 1999
Discovery of Canada Lynx Kittens Proves that the Wild Cats Reproduce in Maine

June 21, 1999
Coneflower Poachers Hit Public Lands

June 23, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Unveil 1999-2000 Federal Duck Stamp at July 1 Cermony

July 18, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces Joint Policies to Encourage Landowners to Protect Species

July 17, 1999
Service Proposes New Duck Season Frameworks

July 17, 1999
New Rule Helps States Manage Resident Canada Geese

June 17, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Proposal to List Canada Lynx

June 15, 1999
Reward Offered in Eagle Killing Case

June 14, 1999
Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comment on Role of Habitat in Endangered Species Conservation

June 11, 1999
Reintrofduction of Endangered Pallid Sturgeons in the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers to be Delayed

June 4, 1999
Additional Time Provided to Public to give U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Information on Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs

June 3, 1999
Changes in Baiting Regulations Support Wetlands Management

June 3, 1999
Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comment on Future Plans for Fort Niobrara and Valentine National Wildlife Refuges

May 27, 1999
Wildlife Property Auction will Benefit Wildlife Conservation Eduction and Distribution of Eagle Feathers to Native Americans

May 26, 1999
Washington County to Receive $1 Million Grant to Benefit Desert Tortoise

May 25, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Improve Scientific Methodology to Assess Grizzly Bear Population in Cabinet Yaak, Selkirk, and Northern Continental Divide Ecosystems

May 24, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Clarifies ESA Requirements for Critical Habitat Designation for the Whooping Crane

May 21, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds Baird's Sparrow Does Not Require Endangered Species Act Protection

May 10, 1999
Potentially Serious Problem for Water Users Found Recently in the Missouri River

May 2, 1999
International Migratory Bird Day Highlights Birds' Contributions to Quality of Life

April 29, 1999
Service Exempts some North American Fur Shipments from Import/Export User Fees

April 22, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Makes New Finding on Cabinet-Yaak/Selkirk Population of Grizzly Bears

April 21, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Schedules Open Houses in Several Communities to Discuss Mountain Plovers

April 12, 1999
Fish and Wildlife Service Employees Received Enviormental Protection Agency's Highest Award

April 2, 1999
Service Accelerates Snow Goose Study

March 30, 1999
Jones Hole Hatchery to Stock Fish Early

March 23, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Conduct Comprehensive Review of   Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Status

March 9, 1999
Guidelines for Habitat Conservation Plans Proposed

March 5, 1999
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period for Proposed Rule on Conservation Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse.

March 5, 1999
Draft Biological Opinion Finds Recovery Actions for Colorado River Endangered Fish will offset Impact of Historic and Some New Water Depletions.

February 12, 1999
Service Takes Action to Protect Imperiled Arctic Breeding Grounds

February 12, 1999
Service Proposes to List Mountain Plover as Threatened

January 29, 1999
Comment Period Extended for Proposed Rule on Conservation of Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse.

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