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

2006 Archived Press Releases

December 15, 2006
Fish and Wildlife Service To Review Status of Two Cacti in Colorado and Utah

December 6, 2006
Service Seeks Public Comments on a Proposal for Exchange of Lands between the Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area and Dee's Corporation

December 5, 2006
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Employee Wins National Award For Environmental Education and Interpretation

December 1, 2006
Secretary Kempthorne Joins Western State and Tribal Governors To Extend Program To Recover Endangered Fish In The San Juan River

November 21, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review To Consider Listing Columbian Sharp-Tailed Grouse

November 20, 2006
Wyoming Rancher "Walks A Mile" in Boots of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Leadership

November 15, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service To Host Public Meetings About Future Management of National Wildlife Refuge System Lands in South Dakota

November 13, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service To Review Status Of Colorado River Cutthroat Trout

November 9, 2006
Scoping Meeting:  Public Comment Requested on Preliminary Restoration Alternatives for the Cherokee County Superfund Site

November 8, 2006
Critical Habitat Designated for Canada Lynx

October 13, 2006
Non-Jeopardy Biological Opinion Issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Proposed Rock Creek Mine

October 13, 2006
Questions and Answers - Regarding the Proposed Rock Creek Mine and Effects to Bull Trout

October 13, 2006
Questions and Answers - Regarding the Proposed Rock Creek Mine and Effects to Grizzly Bears

October 12, 2006
Flu Season for Sturgeon

October 11, 2006
Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne to Join Partners in Celebrating the Expansion of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

October 10, 2006
World's Fastest Bird Continues to Rebound

October 6, 2006
New Law Provides Additional Resources to Assist Private Landowners With Wildlife Habitat Conservation

October 2, 2006
Boyer Chute and DeSoto National Wildlife Refuges Combine Resources to Manage Wildlife habitat and Public Use Opportunities

September 29, 2006
Recovery Plan for Shivwits and Holmgren Milk-vetches Completed

September 26, 2006
Secretary Kempthorne Announces $67 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - UT

September 26, 2006
Secretary Kempthorne Announces $67 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - CO

September 26, 2006
Secretary Kempthorne Announces $67 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - NE

September 26, 2006
Secretary Kempthorne Announces $67 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - ND

September 26, 2006
Secretary Kempthorne Announces $67 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species - Montana

September 26, 2006
Draft Economic Analysis of Proposed Critical Habitat for Two Endangered Plants Released for Public Comment

September 20, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Initiation of 5-Year Reviews for Three Species in Colorado and Wyoming

September 14, 2006
Gray Wolf found Dead in Box Elder County

September 13, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Updates List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Listing - Utah

September 13, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Updates List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Listing - Colorado

September 13, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Updates List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Listing

September 13, 2006
Draft Economic Analysis of Critical Habitat Designation for the Canada Lynx Released

August 7, 2006
State Wildlife Agencies Receive Grants to Work With Landowners to Conserve At-risk Species - CO

August 7, 2006
State Wildlife Agencies Receive Grants to Work With Landowners to Conserve At-risk Species KS

August 7, 2006
State Wildlife Agencies Receive Grants to Work With Landowners to Conserve At-risk Species - MT

August 7, 2006
State Wildlife Agencies Receive Grants to Work With Landowners to Conserve At-risk Species - NE

August 7, 2006
State Wildlife Agencies Receive Grants to Work With Landowners to Conserve At-risk Species - WY

August 1, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Similar to Last Year

August 1, 2006
Draft Recovery Plan for Two Rare Plants Available for Public Comment

July 24, 2006
Statement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service On the Release of the Evaluation of the Taxonomic Status of the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse

July 24, 2006
Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Population To Remain On The Endangered Species List

July 20, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Official Learns How to "Cowboy Up" On Wyoming Ranch

July 17, 2006
2006 Waterfowl Survey Shows Duck Population Gains

July 11, 2006
Montana Partners for Fish and Wildlife Service Receives National Award for Innovative Conservation Efforts in Blackfoot River Watershed

July 6, 2006
$12 Million in Grants Keeps Waters Healthy, Boaters Happy
- $105,000 Goes to Utah -

June 20, 2006
Secretary Kempthorne Announces New Policies to Improve Management of National Wildlife Refuges

June 19, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Release of a Non-Jeopardy Biological Opinion on the Proposed Platte River Recovery Implementation Program

June 1, 2006
Landowners Receive $6.9 Million for Endangered Species Conservation - CO

June 1, 2006
Landowners Receive $6.9 Million for Endangered Species Conservation - KN

June 1, 2006
Landowners Receive $6.9 Million for Endangered Species Conservation - NE

June 1, 2006
Landowners Receive $6.9 Million for Endangered Species Conservation - ND

June 1, 2006
Landowners Receive $6.9 Million for Endangered Species Conservation - MT

June 1, 2006
Landowners Receive $6.9 Million for Endangered Species Conservation - SD

June 1, 2006
Landowners Receive $6.9 Million for Endangered Species Conservation - WY

May 23, 206
FEIS on Platte River Recovery Program Released (5/23/06)

May 19, 2006
Service Extends Comment Period On Removing The Bald Eagle From The Endangered Species Act, Seeks Comment On Management Tools

May 12, 2006
International Migratory Bird Day 2006 Highlights the Boreal Forest

May 12, 2006
The North American Waterfowl Management Plan Celebrates 20 Years

May 8, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comment on Signs for Future Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge

April 24, 2006
Nonnative Fish Management Resumes in Effort to Recover endangered Fish

April 24, 2006
Nonnative Fish Management Resumes in Effort to Recover Endangered Fish

April 17, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Presents Fort Riley, Kansas, the Military Installation Conservation partner Award

April 14, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Initiation of 5-Year Reviews for Six Species in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah

April 12, 2006
Gunnison Sage-Grouse Will Not Be Listed As Endangered, Removed From Candidate List

April 11, 2006
Service Reopens Comment Period Regarding the Proposal to List the Graham's Beardtongue Under the Endangered Species Act and Designate Critical Habitat

April 10, 2006
Salt Lake City Meeting Scheduled for Public Input concerning an Environmental Impact Statement on Migratory Bird Hunting

April 7, 2006
Endangered Black-footed Ferrets Adjusting to New Colorado Facility - Litter of Four born on March 26

March 31, 2006
Secretary Norton Announces Funding to States to Prevent Wildlife from Becoming Endangered

March 31, 2006
Secretary Norton Announces Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration Apportionments to States; Both Accounts Pass $5 Billion Mark

March 30, 2006
Research Regarding the Genetics of the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse Available for Public Comment

March 29, 2006
Critical Habitat Proposed for Two Western Pea Plants

March 27, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Host Public Open House for Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan

March 23, 2006
Denver Meeting Scheduled for Public Input concerning an Environmental Impact Statement on Migratory Bird Hunting

March 23, 2006
Public Input Invited for Environmental Impact Statement on Migratory Bird Hunting

March 16, 2006
Norton Announces Gray Wolves in Western Great Lakes Region Proposed for Removal from List of Endangered and Threatened Species

March 16, 2006
Draft Recovery Plan for Threatened Spalding's Catchfly Published

March 9, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partners with North Fork River Improvement Association to Remove Dam on the North Fork of the Gunnison near Hotchkiss, Colorado

March 6, 2006
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking Public Comment on its Proposal to Adopt the Final Environmental Impact Statement prepared for the ‘Piceance Basin Expansion Project’

February 28, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review To Consider Listing the Black Hills Mountainsnail

February 28, 2006
Service Determines "Finding of No Significant Impact" on Proposal to Enhance the Fishery at Panguitch lake through Chemical Reclamation

February 21, 2006
Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Does Not Warrant Endangered Species Act Protection

February 17, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Proposal to Delist the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse

February 16, 2006
Service Reopens Public Comment Period for the Proposal to Designate Critical Habitat for the Canada Lynx

February 15, 2006
Public Comment Period Extended Until March 20 For The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service's Proposal To Delist The Yellowstone Population Of Grizzly Bears

February 14, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will not Conduct In-depth Review to Consider Listing the Pocket gopher in Douglas County, Colorado

February 13, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Update of Recovery Goals for Endangered Fish in Colorado River

February 8, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves Four Nontoxic Shot Types

February 8, 2006
Papio-Missouri Natural Resources District Donates over 700 Acres to Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge

February 7, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review To Consider Listing The Gunnison's Prairie Dog

February 2, 2006
Service Announces Intent to Remove the Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolves From Endangered Species List

January 27, 2006
Mitch King Named Regional Director and Jay slack Named Deputy Regional Director for the Mountain-Prairie Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

January 27, 2006
Public Hearing on February 9, 2006, in Bozeman, 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

January 26, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review to Consider Listing the Mussentuchit Gilia

January 26, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will not Conduct In-depth Review to Consider Listing the American Dipper

January 25, 2006
Statement of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the Release of the USGS Study of the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse

January 25, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Developing Boating Access at Brush Lake State Park in Montana

January 25, 2006
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases 2004 Report on Endangered Species Act Spending

January 20, 2006
Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposal to Enhance the Fishery at Panguitch Lake through Chemical Reclamation

January 19, 2006
Service Proposes Protection for Graham's Beardtongue and Critical Habitat Designation

January 5, 2006
Norton, Kempthorne Sign Agreement Turning Over Most Management of Wolves In Idaho to the State

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