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News Room Archives - 2005

Columbian White-tailed Deer, Douglas County Population
News Release: Post-delisting Monitoring Plan Available for Review
11/23/05

Western Snowy Plover
News Release: Western Snowy Plover Nesting Success Improves Again in 2005
11/4/05

Three Willamette Species
News Release: Critical Habitat Proposed for Three Willamette Species
Willamette Valley Prairie Species Information Page

11/2/05

National Wildlife Refuges
News Release: Secretary of Interior Reports Economic Impact of National Wildlife Refuges
Report: Banking on Nature 2004: The Economic Benefits to Local Communities of National Wildlife Refuge Visitation
10/7/05

Grants
Grants to Benefit Endangered Species in the Pacific Region Total $17 Million
9/27/05

Western Snowy Plover
Critical Habitat Designated for Pacific Coast Population Of the Western Snowy Plover
Background Information and Q&As for the Final Rule
Oregon maps
9/26/05

Bull Trout
Final Critical Habitat for All Bull Trout Poplulations in Lower 48 States
9/26/05

Fish Health Center
USFWS Dedicates State-of-the-Art Fish Health Center
9/8/05

Willamette River Basin
Oregon Governor’s Fund for the Environment Monies Available for Restoration Projects
8/30/05

Canada Geese
Goose Die-Off in Willamette Valley Under Investigation
8/30/05

Western Snowy Plover
News Release: Draft Economic Analysis Released for Proposed Critical Habitat
Question & Answer Sheet
Economic Analysis (large pdf file)
Federal Register Notice
8/16/05

Grants
USFWS Awards Grants for Species Conservation and Wildlife Habitat
8/11/05

Public Comment Period
Public Comment Sought on Proposed Settlement Agreement to
Benefit Johnson Creek Watershed

8/10/05

Springsnail
USFWS Seeks Public Review of Draft Best Available Biological Science Springsnail Document
8/3/05

Common Murres
Seabird Die-Off Occurring on Oregon Coast
7/27/05

National Recreation Trails
Trails on 18 National Wildlife Refuges and Hatcheries Receive National Trail Recognition
6/3/05

National Wildlife Refuge
USFWS Proposes to Establish a New Refuge in Oregon

6/3/05

Bull Trout
News Release: More Public Comment Sought on Critical Habitat
5/25/05

New Carissa Oil Spill
Damage Assessment & Restoration Plan
5/24/05

Pygmy Rabbit
News Release: USFWS Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review of Request to List Pygmy Rabbit

5/23/05

Springsnail
News Release: USFWS to Review Status of Four Snail Species
Q & A Sheet
4/20/05

Birds
News Release: Guidelines to Address Bird Strikes and Electrocutions
4/18/05

Permit Fees
News Release: USFWS Raises Permit Application Fees
Federal Register: Final Rule
4/12/05

Grants
News Release: Pollution Fines Finance 14 Projects for Fish and Wildlife
3/18/05

News Release: USFWS Seeking Proposals from States for 2005 Endangered Species Grants
2/23/05

Gray Wolves
News Release: Oregon Federal District Court Ruling Classifies Wolves in the Northwestern United
States as Endangered, Except in Experimental Population Areas in Montana, Idaho,
and Wyoming

2/10/05
USFWS Statement on the U.S. District Court for Oregon’s Ruling on Wolf Reclassification
2/1/05
Questions and Answers on the U.S. District Court for Oregon’s Ruling on Wolf Reclassification
2/1/05
Court Order and Opinion

2/1/05

Private Stewardship Grants
USFWS Seeks Proposals for Funding through Private Stewardship Grant Program

1/18/05

Caspian Terns
USFWS Issues Plan for Caspian Terns and Salmon
1/14/05

Gray Wolves
New USFWS Management Regulations for Wolves in Montana and Idaho
1/1/05