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2005 Archived Press Releases

December 29, 2005
Public Meetings for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Proposal to Remove Yellowstone Area Population of Grizzly Bears from List of Threatened and Endangered Wildlife

December 22, 2005
Biological Opinion Finds that the Village Wolf Creek Will Not Jeopardize the Continued Existence of Canada Lynx

December 20, 2005
U.S. Representative Dennis Rehberg and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announce Public Hearing and Meetings Regarding the Proposed Critical Habitat Designation for Canada Lynx Scheduled for Montana

December 14, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Initiation of a 5-Year Review for the Greenback Cutthroat Trout

December 1, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Director Ralph Morgenweck Accepts New Position

November 29, 2005
Environmental Assessment and Proposed Conservation Agreement for Arctic Grayling Available for Public Comment

November 16, 2005
Settlement Reached on Endangered Species Act Violation Near Cedar City, Utah

November 15, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement on Resident Canada Geese Management

November 15, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Delist Greater Yellowstone Population of Grizzly Bears

November 15, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review to Consider Listing the Uinta Mountain Snail

November 9, 2005
Critical Habitat Proposed For Canada Lynx

November 1, 2005
Norton to Hold Press Briefing on Receipt of State Action Plans to Conserve Imperiled Wildlife

October 19, 2005
Service Designates Critical Habitat for Endangered Southwestern Bird - Colorado

October 17, 2005
Service Concludes That Delisting The Gray Wolf In The Northern Rocky Mountains May Be Warranted

October 17, 2005
Service Determines "Finding of No Significant Impact" on Proposal to Improve Motorboat Access on Sherman Reservoir

October 14, 2005
Critical Habitat Designated For Arkansas River Shiner

October 12, 2005
Draft Biological Opinion Finds that the Village Wolf Creek Will Not Jeopardize the Continued Existence of Canada Lynx

October 12, 2005
Service Adopts Final Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Wyoming Interstate Company Gas Pipeline crossing Piceance State Wildlife Area, Rio Blanco County, Colorado

October 12, 2005
National Wildlife Refuges in Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota Featured in New Report on Economic Contributions of National Wildlife Refuge System

October 6, 2005
Service Lists Salt Creek Tiger Beetle As Endangered

October 4, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to Host Waterfowl Forum

October 4, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment for 39 "Limited-interest" National Wildlife Refuges in North Dakota

September 30, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Adopty Final Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Gas Pipeline Crossing Piceance State Wildlife Area, Rio Blanco County, Colorado

September 29, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sends Personnel, Resources from Mountain-Prairie Region to Assist With Relief Efforts for Hurricanes Rita and Katrina

September 28, 2005
Southern Rocky Mountain Population of Boreal Toad No Longer Candidate for Listing

]September 27, 2005
Secretary Norton Announces More Than $70 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species

September 27, 2005
Secretary Norton Announces More Than $70 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species

September 27, 2005
Secretary Norton Announces More Than $70 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species Utah

September 19, 2005
Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposal to Improve Motoreboat Acces on sherman Reservoir

September 12, 2005
US Fish and Wildlife Service and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to Host Waterfowl Forum

September 2, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Stocks Endangered Pallid Sturgeons in Missouri River

September 1, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Review Status of Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout

August 31, 2005
Plague Found Near Black-Footed Ferrets in Conata Basin

August 23, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service Extend Public Comment Period for Draft Bison/Elk Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for National Elk Refuge, Grand Teton National Park and John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Memorial Parkway

August 23, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves an Additional Nontoxic Shot Type; Considers Four Others

August 16, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Requests Proposals for Boating Infrastructure Grants

August 16, 2005
Clean Vessel Act Pumpout Grant Program Awards Announced

August 11, 2005
Secretary Norton Announces $8 Million in Grants to Tribes to Help Conserve Fish and Wildlife

August 11, 2005
Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Private Stewardship Grants to landowners for Endangered Species Conservation

August 11, 2005  
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $19 Million in Grants to States to Help Private Landowners Conserve Wildlife Habitat

August 10, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Establishes Rocky Mountain Front Conservation Area

August 3, 2005
 Wright Fishhook Cactus in Western Utah to Remain as an Endangered Species Under the Endangered Species Act;  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Initiating Status Review

August 3, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Review of Draft "Best Available Biological Science" Springsnail Document.

July 25, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department to Host Waterfowl Forum

July 21, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service Release Draft Bison/Elk Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for National Elk Refuge, Grand Teton National Park, and John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway

July 19, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Initiation of 5-Year Reviews For Two Species

July 15, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Publishes Final Conceptual Management Plan for Baca National Wildlife Refuge

July 12, 2005
Pelican Deaths, Dispersal at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge

July 8, 2005
Biologists Take Advantage of High Spring Flows to Conduct Important Research

July 7, 2005
Environmental Assessment and Proposed Conservation Agreement for Gunnison Sage-Grouse Available for Public Comment

July 6, 2005
Wildlife Agencies to Initiate Status Review of the American Eel

July 5, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Host Public Open Houses for Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge

June 22, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Publishes Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge

June 14, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Examines Expansion of Karl E. Mundt National Wildlife Refuge

June 13, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region Announces Fisheries Employee of the Year

June 8, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region Selects Fisheries Project Leader of the Year

May 31, 2005
Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge Partners with Arvada and Majestic View Nature Center to Celebrate Local Trails

May 25, 2005
More Public Comment Sought on Critical Habitat for Bull Trout In the Columbia and Klamath River Basins

May 20, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Conduct In-depth Review of Request to List Pygmy Rabbit

May 17, 2005
Service Determines "Finding of No Significant Impact" on a Proposal for Oil Development on the Triangle Ranch Wildlife Management Area

May 13, 2005
Meeting To Be Held in Alamosa Regarding Critical Habitat Proposal for the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher

May 11, 2005
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Hosts Fishing Fever on May 14; Anglers of All Abilities Welcome to Visit Arsenal for a Day of Fishing-Related Fun

May 4, 2005
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Offers Denver Area Anglers Great Opportunities Close to Home

May 4, 2005
2005 Bozeman Kids Fishing Derby Cancelled

May 3, 2005
Draft Economic Analysis of Conservation Action to Protect the Saint Mary-Belly River Population of Bull Trout Released

May 2, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Environmental Assessment for the Establishment of the Rockly Mountain Front Conservation Area

April 29, 2005
Service Extends Comment Period for Arkansas River Shiner Proposed Critical Habitat

April 28, 2005
Service Determines "Finding of No Significant Impact" on a Proposal to Transfer Land and Grant a Temporary Easement at Marais des Cygnes State Wildlife Area, Kansas

April 26, 2005
Economic and Environmental Analyses of Reproposed Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Critical Habitat Available - Public Hearings Scheduled -

April 26, 2005
State Fish and Wildlife Agencies to Share in More Than $530 Million

April 21, 2005
Service to Review Status of Four Springsnail Species

April 18, 2005
Guidelines to Address Bird Strikes and Electrocutions Released

April 15, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Winners of the 2005 Colorado Junior Duck Stamp Contest

April 11, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Raises Permit Application Fees

March 31, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Partners Prepare for Return of White Pelicans to Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

March 25, 2005
Awards Highlight 30th Anniversary of Wetlands Inventory as Program Thanks Partners and Other for Contributions

March 24, 2005
Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposal for Oil Development on the Triangle Ranch Wildlife Management Area in Juab County, Utah

March 22, 2005
Interior, Energy Departments Release Draft Rocky Flats Agreement

March 21, 2005
Statement on Wyoming Gray Wolf Court Decision

March 21, 2005
Service Fire Managers and Safety Officer Receive National Award

March 18, 2005
Bozeman Fish Technology Center Welcomes Renowned Fish Biologist

March 17, 2005
Fort Carson Receives U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Military Installation Conservation Partnership Award

March 11, 2005
Secretary Gale Norton Praises Accomplishments of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Steve Williams

March 10, 2005
Boyer Chute National wildlife Refuge Receives High Marks for Visitor Satisfaction

March 8, 2005
Service Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Assessment for the Chain Lakes Wildlife Habitat Management Area in Wyoming.

February 22, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Interagency Partners Continue Work on Bison-Elk Management Plan for National Elk Refuge and Neighboring Park Lands

February 15, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Simplified Falconry Regulations

February 10, 2005
Oregon Federal District Court Ruling Classifies Wolves in the Northwestern United States as Endangered, Except in Experimental Population Areas in Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming

February 9, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Senator Ken Salazar Announce launch of Spanish Language Website for Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.

February 4, 2005
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Completes River Recreation Management Plan

February 3, 2005
New U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regulation Allows More Flexible Management of Gray Wolves for the States of Montana and Idaho

February 2, 2005
New U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regulation Allows More Flexible Management of Gray Wolves for the States of Montana and Idaho

February 1, 2005
Statement on the U.S. District Court for Oregon's Ruling on Wolf Reclassification

February 1, 2005
Service Proposes Protection of the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle

January 28, 2005
Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Remove the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse from the Endangered Species List

January 26, 2005
Bow Hunter Admits Killing Grizzly Bear

January 20, 2005
Agreement Addresses Water Needs of Yampa River Basin Residents and Promotes Recovery of Endangered Fishes

January 11, 2005
Service Designates Critical Habitat for the Colorado Butterfly Plant in Platte and Laramie Counties, Wyoming

January 7, 2005
Status Review Completed:  Greater Sage-Grouse Not Warranted for Listing as Endangered or Threatened

January 6, 2005
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comment Non-Native Bird Species

January 3, 2005
New U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regulation Allows Maximum Management of Gray Wolves For the States of Montana and Idaho

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