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

2011 Archived Press Releases

December 16, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Initiate a Status Review of the Western Glacier Stonefly

December 14, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Completes Land Protection Plan for the Expansion and Proposed Land Exchange at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado

November 29, 2011
Greater Yellowstone Area Population of Grizzly Bears Remain Under Federal Protection

October 26, 2011
Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States for FY 2012 Endangered Species Grants

October 11, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Determines Northern Leatherside Chub Does Not Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act

October 6, 2011
Five-Year Survey Shows Wetlands Losses are Slowing, Marking Conservation Gains and Need for Continued Investment in Habitat

September 30, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Host Public Meeting Regarding the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge Land Exchange and Expansion

September 23, 2011
Wyoming Sage-Grouse Implementation Team Honored

September 23, 2011
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Opening of Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge to Limited Elk Hunts in 2012

September 16, 2011
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Opening of Ouray National Wildlife Refuge to Limited Elk Hunting

August 26, 2011
Service Reminds Hunters and Landowners of Federal Waterfowl Hunting Regulations

August 24, 2011
Salazar Announces $53 Million in Grants to Support Habitat Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species

August 23, 2011
Fish Habitat Benefits from More Than $3 Million in Funding

August 19, 2011
Bird mortality in oil and gas production facilities can be prevented

August 15, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on the US-54 & Byron Walker Wildlife Management Area Land Exchange in Kingman County, Kansas

August 4, 2011
Service Reinstates Endangered Species Act Protections for the Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse in Wyoming

 

July 28, 2011
Distinguished Biologist Central to the Gray Wolf Reintroduction Effort Retires From the Fish and Wildlife Service

July 28, 2011
The Mountain-Prairie Region welcomes Kathleen Dennis as the new Assistant Regional Director for Budget and Administration

July 26, 2011
Final Rule to list the Pagosa skyrocket (Ipomopsis polyantha) as an Endangered Species, the Parachute beardtongue (Penstemon debilis) and DeBeque phacelia (Phacelia submutica) as Threatened Species, and Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Three Species
July 18, 2011
Whitebark Pine to be Designated a Candidate for Endangered Species Protection

July 14, 2011
Remains of Prehistoric Aquatic Reptile Unearthed at Montana Wildlife Refuge

July 13, 2011
Fish and Wildlife Service Evaluates Landmark Wind Energy Corridor from Canada to Gulf of Mexico

July 13, 2011
Lewistown, Montana and Ogden, Utah Among Urban Bird Treaty Grant Recipients

July 12, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on a Proposed Shooting Range on the Hillsdale State Park in Paola, Kansas

July 8, 2011
Public Encouraged to Call Hotline to Report Potentially Oiled Wildlife

July 8, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Host Public Meeting Regarding the Potential Expansion of Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge

 

June 29, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Extend Comment Period for the Draft Environmental Assessment and Land Protection Plan Regarding the Proposed Expansion of the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District

June 29, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Determines Fisher In The Northern Rocky Mountains Does Not Warrant Protection Under The Endangered Species Act

June 28, 2011
Review Finds Endangered Species Protection May Be Warranted for Two Bat Species

June 20, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Host Public Meetings Regarding the Proposed Dakota Grassland Conservation Area in North Dakota and South Dakota

June 20, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review to Consider Listing the Utah Population of the Gila Monster

June 20, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review to Consider Reclassifying the Utah Prairie Dog from Threatened to Endangered

June 15, 2011
Desert and Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Name Steering Committees

June 14, 2011
Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge to hold a public meeting to allow the public to comment on the draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment

June 8, 2011
Fremont County Rockcress Designated Candidate for Protection Under the Endangered Species Act;
Protection for Gibbens’ Beardtongue, Precocious Milkvetch, Ross’ Bentgrass, and Yellowstone Sand Verbena is Not Warranted

June 7, 2011
Coordinated Reservoir Releases For Endangered Fish Not Needed this Year

June 3, 2011
Gearing Up For Year Two: Northwest Montana Native Youth Conservation Corps Program

June 1, 2011
Service Proposes to Amend Take Allowances for the Utah Prairie Dog


May 31, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildife Service to Release Draft Environmental Assessment and Land Protection Plan Regarding the Proposed Expansion of the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District

May 25, 2011

Goshute Tribes in Utah Awarded Almost $200,000 for Wildlife Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Projects, Paiute Tribe Awarded More Than $150,000 for Protective Fencing Project

May 25, 2011

Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska Awarded Almost $200,000 for Wetland Communities, Baseline Flora Conservation Projects

May 24, 2011

Secretary Salazar, Governor Hickenlooper to Unveil Priority Conservation and Recreation Projects in Colorado

May 20, 2011

Arvada Celebrates National Trails Day

May 18, 2011

Wyoming: "Perfect Storm" Fuels Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic

May 18, 2011

The Year of the Black-footed Ferret

May 16, 2011

Fish and Wildlife Service Celebrates Endangered Species Day

May 12, 2011

Wetland Studies Provide Insight into Bird Habitat in a Changing Climate

May 11, 2011

Fish and Wildlife Service Determines the Mountain Plover Does Not Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act

May 10, 2011

Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Work Plan to Restore Biological Priorities and Certainty to Endangered Species Listing Process

May 6, 2011

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service To Hold Public Meetings For Proposed Conservation Easement Program In Bear River Watershed

May 4, 2011

Montana:  Helping Wildlife Make Connections on the Landscape

May 4, 2011

Interior Announces Next Steps in Protection, Recovery, and Scientific Management of Wolves

April 29, 2011

America's Great Outdoors:  Salazar Highlights Efforts to Conserve Working Landscapes With Proposed Dakota Grassland Conservation Area

April 29, 2011

United Park City Mines Corporation Recognized for Environmental Cleanup

April 27, 2011

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issues Finding of No Significant Impact regarding use of glyphosate-tolerant corn and soybeans on National Wildlife Refuge lands in the Mountain-Prairie Region

April 25, 2011

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Initiate a Status Review of the Arapahoe Snowfly

4/20/11

Projected Spring Snowpack Favors Endangered Fish Recovery in Duchesne, Green and Yampa Rivers

4-20-2011

Program Adapts to Aid Endangered Fish Recovery

4-20-2011

The Climate of Conservation in America: 50 Stories in 50 States

4-11-2011

Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Winners of the 2011 Colorado Junior Duck Stamp Contest

April 6, 2011

Golden Eagle Killed in Perkins County, South Dakota - Reward Offered

April 4, 2011

Meltwater Lednian Stonefly Designated a Candidate for Endangered Species Protection

April 1, 2011

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Protection Measures for Exploratory Oil and Gas Wells on the Baca National Wildlife Refuge in Southern Colorado

March 29, 2011

Golden Eagle Killed on Big Horn Canyon National Recreation Area - Reward Offered

March 28, 2011

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Publishes Draft Environmental Assessment of Montana's Request to Control Gray Wolves in the West Fork Elk Management Unit

March 25, 2011
Wolf Shot in Gallatin National Forest - Reward Offered

March 18, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Prepare Comprehensive Conservation Plan for the San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex

March 18, 2011

Tribal biologist receives Recovery Champion Award

March 18, 2011

Alkali Lakes Piping Plover Team receives Recovery Champion Award

March 16, 2011

U.S. Fish and Widlife Service to LKaunch Major National Survey on Hunting, Fishing, Wildlife Watching

March 15, 2011

Fungal Infection Results in Mallard Die-off Near Pierre, South Dakota

March 11, 2011

Interagency Annual Report for 2010 for the Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Population is now available

March 3, 2011

Refuge System Celebrates 108 Years

February 24, 2010

America's Great Outdoors:  Salazar Announces New Draft Vision for Future of National Wildlife Refuge System

February 23, 2011

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review To Consider Listing The Wild Plains Bison

February 23, 2011

Utah Plants Designated Canidates for Endangered Species Protection

February 8, 2011
Salazar Announces Additional Steps toward Smarter Development of Renewable Energy on U.S. Public Lands

February 4, 2011
USFWS Investigates Bald Eagle Death

February 2, 2011
Draft Environmental Assessment Addressing Use of Glyphosate-Tolerant Soybeans and Corn on National Wildlife Refuge System Lands Is Available for Public Review

January 31, 2011
Plains and Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperative Names New Science Coordinator 

January 26, 2011
Conservation Through The Arts

January 18, 2011
An Endangered Species Success Story: Interior Department's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Delisting of Maguire Daisy

January 11, 2011
2009 Death of Gray Wolf in Colorado Tied to Banned Poison

January 7, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Draft Environmental Assessment of Oil and Gas Exploration on Baca National Wildlife Refuge

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