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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.

2002 Archived Press Releases

December 30, 2002
Public Invited to Informational Meetings Regarding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Draft Recovery Plan and Proposed Critical habitat for Bull Trout.

December 19, 2002
Public Comment Period for Westslope Cutthroat Trout Status Review Extended to February 15, 2003

December 9, 2002
Environmental Assessment Released for Elk Vaccination Against Brucellosis

December 5, 2002
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Process To List Mountain Plover as Threatened; Special Rule Proposed to Help Determine Effects of Farming Practices on this Declining Prairie Bird

November 7, 2002
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposed Critical Habitat for the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse in Colorado and Wyoming

November 5, 2002
Future Management Plan for Yellowstone Grizzlies Being Reviewed by State and Federal Land and Wildlife Manager

October 31, 2002
U.S. Representative  Scott McInnis Honors Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge for a Half-Century of Contributions to Wildlife Conservation

October 23, 2002
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Finding on Petition to List the Cerulean Warbler; Begins Species Status Review

October 18, 2002
Artist Signing of 2002 National Wildlife Refuge System Poster

October 17, 2002
Reward Fund Mounts for Information Regarding Sow & Cub Grizzly Bears Illegally Killed in Island Park, Idaho

October 17, 2002
Artist Signing of 2002 National Wildlife Refuge System Poster

October 10, 2002
Celebrate Nearly A Century of Wildlife Conservation During National Wildlife Refuge Week

October 7, 2002
National Bison Range and Walt Disney Executive Announce upcoming National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial during Annual Roundup

October 1, 2002
Special Rule Announced for Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse

September 27, 2002
Farm Bill Conservation Programs and the Endangered Species Act

September 24, 2002
Agencies Cooperate to Vaccinate Elk Against Brucellosis

September 11, 2002
Reintroduction of Black-Footed Ferrets Being Considered on Rosebud Sioux Reservation

September 11, 2002
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for the Great Plains Population of Piping Plover

September 6, 2002
Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge Closed to Hunting For 2002-03 Waterfowl Season

August 30, 2002
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Concludes NO Need to put Wasatch Front Population of Columbia Spotted Frog on Endangered List

August 28, 2002
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Recovery Goals for Endangered Fish

August 27, 2002
Service Determines "Finding of No Significant Impact" on Proposal to Build New Dam and Enlarge Lake Henry

August 21, 2002
Service Proposes Designation of Critical Habitat for Topeka Shiner

August 20, 2002
Upcoming Public Meetings to be Held in Colorado and Wyoming on Proposed Critical Habitat for the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse

August 2, 2002
Mountain-Prairie Region Welcomes New Assistant Regional Director of Ecological Services

August 2, 2002
New Regional Chief of National Wildlife Refuge System to Join Mountain-Prairie Region

July 18, 2002
New Guidelines Help Protect Homes and Wildlife

July 17, 2002
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Proposes Critical Habitat in Colorado and Wyoming for the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse

July 3, 2002
Fish and Wildlife Service Sets Planning Process for Rocky Flats

June 28, 2002
Service seeks public comments on transfer of federal aid interest in Almeria Meadows Wildlife Management Area in Loup County to the Lackaff Tract addition in Rock County, Nebraska

May 20, 2002
Many Americans Enjoy Wildlife-Related Recreation, Providing Strong Boost to Nation's Economy, Preliminary Survey Results Show

May 16, 2002
Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposal to Build New Dam and Enlarge Lake Henry

May 4, 2002
Norton Recognizes Quivira National Wildlife Refuge as Wetland of International Importance

May 2, 2002
Endangered Fish Recovery Program Suspends Fish Ladder Operation Due to Drought

May 2, 2002
First Eaglets Hatched At Refuge

April 30, 2002
International Migratory Bird Day (May 11) Celebrates Special Places for Migratory Birds

April 20, 2002
Montana Youth Wins the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest

April 17, 2002
Jessup Mill Dam Environmental Assessment Recommends Saving Pond, New System Will Shield Hatchery Trout from Whirling Disease

March 21, 2002
Public Comment Period Reopened on Proposal to Designate Critical Habitat for the Northern Great Plains Population of Piping Plover and Economic Analysis of Impacts

March 14, 2002
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects Desert Yellowhead Plant Under the Endangered Species Act

January 23, 2002
Public Meeting Scheduled to Gather Information Regarding Plum Creek Timber Company's Proposal to Amend Habitat Conservation Plan

January 3, 2002
Federal Judge Levies $15,000 Penalty Against Land Developer for Taking Threatened Utah Prairie Dogs

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