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

2012 Archived Press Releases

January 4, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Identifies Important Habitat for Recovery of Southwestern Willow Flycatcher

 

December 31, 2012

America’s Great Outdoors: Secretary Salazar, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announce Expanded Conservation at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge

 

December 19, 2012

Public Comment Period Open for Interim Elk Management on San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuges

 

December 17, 2012

New Multi-Agency Partnership Expands Black-footed Ferret Recovery Efforts

 

December 17, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of Final Recovery Plan for the Mexican Spotted Owl

 

December 5, 2012

Prairie Gray Fox, Plains Spotted Skunk May Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act; U.S. Fish and Wildlife to Review Species' Status

 

December 4, 2012

AMERICA's GREAT OUTDOORS: Secretary Salazar and Louis Bacon Finalize Historic Agreement to Protect Nearly 170,000 Acres as part of new Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area

 

December 3, 2012

Noreen Walsh Named Regional Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region

 

November 30, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Initiates Process to Consider Lesser Prairie-Chicken as Threatened Species Under the Endangered Species Act

 

November 28, 2012

Professional Hunter Pleads Guilty to Lacey Act Violation in Kansas

 

November 26, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Initiate Status Review of Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse

 

November 21, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Annual List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Protection

 

November 21, 2012

A Win for Both People and Birds in the San Luis Valley

 

November 19, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Conduct Public Meetings for Proposed Conservation Easement Program in Bear River Watershed

 

November 13, 2012

Reward for Information on Golden Eagle Shooting

 

November 9, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Offers Free Admission to National Wildlife Refuges in Honor of Veterans

 

November 6, 2012

Habitat & Population Evaluation Teams Complete Analysis of 25th Year of Four-Square-Mile Survey Data

 

November 6, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides Notice of Availability for Richardson Flat Tailing Site Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment

 

October 23, 2012

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Releases Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Lake Andes Lake National Wildlife Refuge Complex

 

October 23, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acknowledges Western Colorado Water Organizations for Help with Endangered Fish Recovery

 

October 17, 2012

Reward for Information Leading to Identification of the Person(s) Responsible For Shooting a Bald Eagle near Crosby, North Dakota

 

October 16, 2012

Service Proposes to Protect Neosho Mucket and Rabbitsfoot under the Endangered Species Act

 

October 15, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service & Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Develop Approach for Water Management at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge

 

October 12, 2012

Justice Department Announces Policy on Tribal Member Use of Eagle Feathers

 

October 9, 2012

Salazar Authorizes Landmark Wyoming Wind Project Site, Reaches President's Goal of Authorizing 10,000 Megawatts of Renewable Energy

 

October 2, 2012

California Artist, Rober Steiner, Wins 2012 Federal Duck Stamp Contest

 

October 1, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Protect Coral Pink Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle Under the Endangered Species Act

 

September 24, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Montana, Fish, Wildlife, and Parks to Develop Approach for Water Management at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge

 

September 24, 2012

Study Reveals Secrets of Colorado's Cutthroats

 

September 20, 2012

A Dam Success: National Fish Passage Program Helps Restore Streams, Benefits People and Local Economies

 

September 19, 2012

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Resumes Public Visitation

 

September 14, 2012

America's Great Outdoors: Salazar Establishes 558th National Wildlife Refuge Unit in Colorado's Sangre de Cristo Mountains

 

September 13, 2012

Visit Your National Wildlife Refuges: October 14-20, 2012

 

September 5, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invites the Public to "Follow the Ferret"

 

August 31, 2012

Service Declares Wyoming Gray Wolf Recovered Under the Endangered Species Act and Returns Management Authority to the State

 

August 29, 2012

Platte River Caddisfly Not Warranted for Endangered Species Protection

 

August 28, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Review Status of Rocky Mountain Monkeyflower

 

August 23, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Draft Report to Help Guide Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Objectives

 

August 23, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces $5.7 Million in State Wildlife Grants to Help Imperiled Species

 

August 22, 2012

Secretary Salazar, Governor Hickenlooper Applaud Efforts to Advance Rocky Mountain Greenway

 

August 21, 2012

Poacher Sentenced for Illegal Killing of Eagle in Kansas

 

August 21, 2012

Construction Complete on Endangered Fish Grow-out Ponds

 

August 16, 2012

Partners for Fish and Wildlife Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

 

August 14, 2012

Service Announces $33 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species

 

August 10, 2012

Service Recognizes Voluntary Conservation Efforts in Designation of Critical Habitat for Three Rare Colorado Plants

 

August 3, 2012

U.S. Fish and Widlife Service Honors Recovery Champions for Conservation Contribution to Colorado's Rare and Endangered Plants

 

August 1, 2012

Remote Sensing Antenna to be Installed in Utah's White River to Monitor Endangered Fish

 

July 31, 2012

Service Finalizes New Rules Regarding Take Allowances for the Utah Prairie Dog

 

July 26, 2012

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge to Temporarily Close for Public Visitation

 

July 24, 2012

Draft San Luis Valley Regional Habitat Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment to be Released July 2012

 

July 16, 2012

$9.33 Million in Service and Partnership Funds for Aquatic Habitat Projects


July 12, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Input on Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Critical Habitat Proposal

 

July 9, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Grants to 30 States for White-Nose Syndrome Work

 

June 29, 2012

Newly Released 2012-2013 Federal and Junior Duck Stamps Offer Everyone an Easy Way to Help Protect Wetland Habitat Across the Nation

 

June 28, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comment on Wall Lake Game Production Area Disposal in Hand County, South Dakota

 

June 15, 2012

AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Salazar, Ashe Announce Historic Conservation Easement in Sangre de Cristo Mountains

 

June 14, 2012

Operation of Endangered Fish Passages Reduced During Low River Flows

 

June 6, 2012

Free Community Event Inspires Kids to Get Outdoors, Get Connected to Nature

 

June 5, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Initiate Status Reviews of Southern, Mt. Rainier White-tailed Ptarmigan

 

June 1, 2012

Northwest Montana Native Youth Conservation Corps Program Ready for Another Successful Year

 

May 10, 2012

2012 Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition to be Held in Ogden, Utah

 

May 9, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Takes Initial Steps Forward in Partnerships for Working Landscapes in the San Luis Valley

 

May 9, 2012

Arapahoe Snowfly to be Designated as a Candidate for Endangered Species Protection

 

May 4, 2012

Secretary Salazar, Governor Hickenlooper Sign Agreement to Establish Rocky Mountain Greenway as America's Next Great Urban Park

 

May 3, 2012

Lessons Learned from Previous Droughts Shape Endangered Fish Recovery Actions

 

April 30, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period on Proposal to Remove Endangered Species Act Protection for Gray Wolves in the State of Wyoming

 

April 25, 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Revises the Utah Prairie Dog Recovery Plan and Issues Proposed Revisions and Draft Environmental Assessment on Rule to Amend Take Allowances for the Utah Prairie Dog

 

April 25, 2012

Reward for Information Leading to Identification of the Person Responsible for Shooting a Whooping Crane Near Miller, South Dakota

 

April 12, 2012

U.S. Fish and WIldlife Service to Initiate Status Review of Eastern Population of Boreal Toad

 

April 6, 2012
Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Winner of the 2012 Colorado Junior Duck Stamp Contest


March 30, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases the Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Complex


March 29, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Native Fish Restoration and Enhancement Projects in Northern Utah

 

March 28, 2012
Fish and Wildlife Service To Hold a Public Meeting Regarding the Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge

 

March 26, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of Draft Economic Analysis and Draft Environmental Assessment for Proposed Critical Habitat for Pagosa skyrocket, Parachute beardtongue, and DeBeque phacelia

 

March 20, 2012
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Honors Colorado Rare Plants Conservation Initiative with Endangered Species Partners-in-Mission Recovery Champion Award

 

March 20, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Endangered Species Recovery Champion Awards

 

March 7, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and State Agencies Release 2011 Annual Report for the Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Population


February 28, 2012
North Dakota Habitat and Population Evaluation Team Receives Recognition Award

 

February 22, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Kansas Department of Health and Environment Acquire Acreage in Cherokee County, Kansas

 

February 16, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service to Host Two Additional Public Meetings for the Land Protection Plan for Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs

February 6, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service to Host Public Meetings Regarding Conservation Efforts with Willing Landowners along the Missouri River in Northeast Nebraska and Southeast South Dakota

 

February 3, 2012
Letter to the Editor re: wolves in the San Luis Valley

 

January, 18, 2012
Kansas Wildlife Refuge Reports Unprecedented Mid-Winter Presence of Endangered Whooping Crane

 

January 17, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Hold Public Workshops on Draft Alternatives for the San Luis Valley Refuges, Colorado

 

January 12, 2012
US Fish and Wildlife Service Investigates Bald Eagle Shooting

 

January 11, 2012
Conservation Through the Arts

 

January 10, 2012
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Release Draft Environmental Assessment Regarding the Proposed Transmission Facilities on Grassland and Wetland Easements

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