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

2003 Archived Press Releases

December 18, 2003
Missouri river Biological Opinion Assignment

December 18, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds that Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse Should Remain Listed as Threatened

December 5, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Kicks off 2004 Colorado Junior Duck Stamp Contest, Announces New Home for Program.

November 18, 2003
Critical habitat Proposed for Mexican Spotted Owl

October 31, 2003
Michigan Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court in Denver to Poaching Bear, Deer, and Elk in Northwest Colorado over Fiver Year Period

October 21, 2003
Wolverine Will Not Be Considered for Listing Under the Endangered Species Act

October 17, 2003
The Jordan River Floodplain Habitat Restoration Project

October 14, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases "Birding in the United States" Report

October 10, 2003   
National Wildlife Refuges Generate Jobs, Sales Revenue for Communities

October 9, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases 2001 National and State Economic Impacts of Wildlife Watching Report

October 3, 2003
Norton Announces Agreement By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, State of Colorado to Conserve Mountain Plovers

September 23, 2003
Bald and Golden Eagles Illegally Shot in the Gunnison River Gorge 20 Miles East of Delta

September 23, 2003
Iowa Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Poaching 38 Trophy Deer and Elk Over 10 year Period in Iowa  and Colorado

September 8, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Withdraws Proposal to List the Mountain Plover as a Threatened Species

September 5, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Report Progress in Negotiating Annual Funding Agreement for Management of National Bison Range Complex

August 26, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes New Permit Application Fee Schedule

August 25, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Selects Rule for Resident Canada Geese Management, Through Seeks Further Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement

August 20, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Making Progress in Negotiations for an Annual Funding Agreement

August 8, 2003
McCarlson Waterfowl Production Area Celebrates Role as Nation's First WPA and Conservation Model

August 8, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Determines that Westslope Cutthroat Trout Should Not Be Listed As a Threatened Species Under the Endangered Species Act

August 5, 2003
Reward Offered in Eagle Nest Destruction and Theft of Eaglets

July 30, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invites Public Comment on Draft Environmental Assessment for the Management Plan for Endangered Fishes in the Yampa River Basin

July 29, 2003
Service Announces First-Ever Call for Wildlife Grant Proposals From Indian Tribes

July 18, 2003
Electric Utility Industry, Service Team to Protect Birds

July 14, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Wind Turbine Guidance

July 14, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $70 Million in Grants to Support land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - ND

July 14, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $70 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - NE

July 14, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $70 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - UT

July 14, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $70 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - MT

July 2, 2003
Accidental Eagle Poisonings From Euthanasia Drug are Preventable, Study Shows

June 27, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds that Canada Lynx Should Remain Listed as Threatened in Lower 48

June 20, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat in Colorado and Wyoming for the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse

June 10, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Hold Negotiations Meeting June 9 & 10 in Washington 

June 03, 2003
Scientists confirm hybridization of Canada lynx with bobcats in Minnesota

May 30, 2003
A Promise Fulfilled Kansas Landowners Receive Grant Money to Conserve Imperiled Species Under New Program

May 29, 2003
A Promise Fulfilled -- Landowners Receive More Than $9.4 Million to Conserve Imperiled Species Under New Grants Program - MT

May 29, 2003
A Promise Fulfilled -- Landowners Receive More Than $9.4 Million to Conserve Imperiled Species Under New Grant Program - SD

May 29, 2003
A Promise fulfilled -- Landowners Receive More Than $9.4 Million to Conserve Imperiled Species Under New Grant Program - NE

May 29, 2003
A Promise Fulfilled -- Landowners Receive More Than $9.4 Million to Conserve Imperiled Species Under New Grant Program - UT

May 29, 2003
A Promise Fulfilled -- Landowners Receive More Than $9.4 Million to Conserve Imperiled Species Under New Grant Program - WY

May 29, 2003
A Promise Fulfilled -- Landowners Receive More Than $9.4 Million to Conserve Imperiled Species Under New Grant Program - CO

May 29, 2003
A Promise Fulfilled -- Landowners Receive More Than $9.4 Million to Conserve Imperiled Species Under New Grant Program - ND

May 13, 2003
Non-Jeopardy Biological Opinion Issued By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service For Proposed Rock Creek Mine

May 1, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to Hold Public Meeting May 15 to Discuss National Bison Range Management

April 30, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Revised Environmental Assessment on Take of Nestling American Peregrine Falcons for Falconry

April 25, 2003
Birds:  Catalysts for Conservation International Migratory Bird Day 2003

April 22, 2003
Agreement reached on 2003 Missouri River Plan

April 14, 2003
Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass and Channel Catfish Focus of Research in Colorado and Utah

April 14, 2003
Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass and Channel Catfish Focus of Research in Colorado and Utah

April 2, 2003
Tribes and Fish & Wildlife Service Announce Plans to Negotiate Joint Management of Bison Range

April 1, 2003
New lab Promotes R&D at Fish Technology Center

March 27, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Names National Wildlife Refuge System Manager of the Year; Employee of the Year

March 25, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Urges Public to Review New Special Rules for Gray Wolves

March 18, 2003
Service Announces Major Changes in Gray Wolf Status: Reclassify Some From Endangered to Threatened

March 18, 2003
Gray Wolves Move Toward Recovery; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reclassifies Some Wolves from Endangered to Threatened

March 17, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Additional Information Regarding Lynx Habitat

March 17, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Critical Habitat for a Threatened Wyoming Plant

March 5, 2003
The Fish and Wildlife Service Requests Additional Information From the Corps of Engineers Regarding the 2002-2003 Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River Reservoir System

March 5, 2003
Recovery Steps Identified For Endangered Southwestern Bird

March 4, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Wetland Conservation Award Nominees

February 27, 2003
Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 27, 2003
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 27, 2003
Wyoming - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 27, 2003
Utah - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 27, 2003
South Dakota - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 27, 2003
Nebraska - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 26, 2003
North Dakota - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain Prairie Region Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 26, 2003
Montana - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain Prairie Region Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 26, 2003
Kansas - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain Prairie Region Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 26, 2003
Colorado - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain Prairie Region Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System and a Century of Conservation

February 25, 2003
Norton Announces $890,500 in Grants to North Dakota to Support Conservation for Imperiled Species on Private Lands

February 25, 2003
Secretary Norton Announces $1.7 Million in Grants to Nebraska to Support Conservation for Imperiled Species on Private Lands

February 25, 2003
Norton Announces $1.49 Million in Grants to Montana to Support Conservation for Imperiled Species on Private Lands.

February 25, 2003
Secretary Norton Announces $1.7 Million in Grants to Colorado to Support Conservation for Imperiled Species on Private Lands

February 21, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service extends Public Comment Period on its Proposal to List the Mountain Plover, a Grassland Bird, as a Threatened Species

February 7, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Identifies birds of Conservation Concern in New Report

February 4, 2003
Centennial Quilt Demonstrates Mountain Prairie Region's Unique Culture

February 3,2003
Finding of No Significant Impact Released for Proposed Elk Vaccination Plan on National Elk Refuge

January 29, 2003
Public Meeting on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Proposal to List the Mountain Plover, a Grassland Bird, as a Threatened Species

January 28, 2003
Economic Analysis and Environmental Assessment Reports Now Available on Proposed Critical habitat for the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse; Public Comment Period Extended

January 28, 2003
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds Trumpeter Swan Flock not an Endangered Population

January 15, 2003
Federal Wildland Fire Job Web Page Available

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