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News Room Archive - 2006

Polar Bear
News Release: USFWS Proposes Listing Polar Bears as Threatened Species
More information: Fact Sheets, Q&A, Photos Gallery, Proposed Rule
12/27/06

Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act
News Release: USFWSReleases Draft Environmental Assessment for the Definition of Disturb
12/12/06

Bird Conservation
News Release: New Guidelines to Prevent Bird Electrocutions on Power Lines
11/21/06

Sharp-Tailed Grouse
News Release: USFWS Will Not Conduct Indepth Review to Consider Listing
Q&A Sheet
Map - Historic and Recent Distribution
11/21/06

Three Willamette Species
News Release: Critical Habitat Designated for Three Willamette Species
Q&A Sheet
10/31/06

Wet Meadow Species
News Release: Draft Recovery Plan Published for Listed Species of the Rogue Valley Vernal Pool and Illinois Valley Wet Meadow Ecosystems
9/22/06
Note:
Learn more about Vernal Pools from our Roseburg Field Office.

Candidate Species
News Release: 139 of the Nation’s Candidates for Endangered Species Listing Are in the Pacific Region
9/12/06

Western Snowy Plover
News Release: Rehabilitated Snowy Plovers Are Released Back into the Wild
8/24/06

Migratory Birds
News Release: USFWS Proposes Updating List of Bird Species Protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
8/24/06

Avian Flu
News Release: Avian Flu Detection Information on Wild Birds Available
8/24/06

Cooperative Conservation
News Release: Interior Secretary Kempthorne, Agriculture Under Secretary Rey to Attend “Listening Session” in Redmond, Ore.
8/17/06

Columbia River Estuarine Coastal Fund
News Release: Oregon Governor’s Fund for the Environment and Columbia River Estuarine Coastal Fund Monies Available for Restoration Projects
8/15/06

Gray Wolf
News Release: Oregon Requests USFWS Recovery Permits to Manage Endangered Wolves
Q&A: Environmental Review of a Request by the State of Oregon
8/11/06

Columbian White-Tailed Deer
News Release: Post-Delisting Monitoring Plan Is Finalized
7/26/06

Three Willamette Valley Species
News Release: Draft Economic Analysis Completed of Conservation Actions
6/15/06

Private Stewardship Grants
News Release: Landowners Receive $6.9 Million for Endangered Species Conservation
6/1/06

Western Snowy Plover
News Release: USFWS to hold public information meeting on proposed snowy plover conservation rule
Federal Register Notice: 12-Month Finding on Petition to Delist the Pacific Coast Population of Western Snowy Plover
Federal Register Notice: Proposed Special Rule Pursuant to 4(d) of the ESA
5/26/06

California Brown Pelican
News Release: USFWS to Consider Whether Brown Pelican Should be Proposed for Delisting
Fact Sheet and Q&A: Facts about 90-day finding on petition to delist California brown pelican
5/24/06

MacFarlane's Four O'Clock
Scientific and Commercial Information Sought for MacFarlane's Four-o'clock
4/24/06

Willamette Valley Species
Public Comment Period Will Reopen on Critical Habitat Proposal for Three Willamette Valley Species
4/21/06

Western Snowy Plover
News Release: Western Snowy Plover to Retain Threatened Status
4/21/06

Conservation Grants
News Release: Oregon Governor's Fund for the Environment Awards $346,000 in Grants
4/19/06

Five-Year Reviews
News Release: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Review Status of 70 Pacific Region Species
4/16/06

Gray Wolf
News Release: Norton Announces Gray Wolves in Western Great Lakes Region Proposed for Removal from List of Endangered and Threatened Specie
2006 Proposal to Delist Gray Wolves in the Western Great Lakes Region
3/16/06

Spalding's Catchfly
News Release: Draft Recovery Plan for Threatened Spalding's Catchfly Published
Fact Sheet and Q&A
3/16/06

Bonneville Dam
Army Corps of Engineers Operates Bonneville Dam Facility to Protect Fish
3/3/06

Henderson's Checkermallow
News Release: Henderson's Checkermallow Will Not Be Considered for Endangered List
Federal Register Notice: 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List
2/16/06

Bald Eagle
News Release: Reopening of Comment Period for Proposal to De-List Bald Eagle
Q&A: Proposal to De-List Bald Eagle from Endangered Species List
New USFWS Bald Eagle Website
2/13/06

New Carissa Oil Spill
News Release: Agencies, Tribes Release Final Plan for New Carissa Oil Spill
1/31/06
Note: Learn more about the New Carissa Oil Spill from our Environmental Contaminants Division.

Northern Spotted Owl
News Release: Recovery Plan for Northern Spotted Owl to Be Developed
1/18/06