Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:07:51 News Releases from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pacific Region Latest news from the U.S. Fish and Wildlfe Service Pacific Region http://www.fws.gov/pacific/newsroom/ fish and wildlife service, fish, refuges, duck stamps, hunting, permits en fw1webmaster@fws.gov http://www.fws.gov/graphics/logo2005.gif http://www.fws.gov/pacific/newsroom/ Offical U.S. Fish and Wildlife Logo News Releases from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pacific Region Service to Re-open Public Comment Period for the Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Critical Habitat Proposal The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will re-open the public comment period on its proposal to designate 546,335 acres of critical habitat for the western population of yellow-billed cuckoo in 80 separate units in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:14:32 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375350 Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week And The Completion of Kauai's First Predator Proof Fence Treat yourself with a visit to the Kaua'i National Wildlife Refuge Complex during National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 15-18, 2014. Enjoy the soul-stirring sights and sounds of nature. The Kaua'i National Wildlife Refuge Complex which is comprised of Hanalei, Huleia, and Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuges are a proud part of the National Wildlife Refuge System, a network of public lands set aside to protect wildlife Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:49:00 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375349 Service Proposes to List West Coast Population of Fisher as Threatened Under ESA The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced it is seeking information from the scientific community, the public and interested stakeholders on its proposal to protect the West Coast population of fisher as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Fishers have been part of forests of the Pacific states for thousands of years, but they have virtually disappeared from much of Washington, Oregon and California. In its evaluation, the Service has identified a number of threats to the fisher, including habitat loss and change due to wildfire, certain timber harvest practices in some areas, and the relatively recent and troubling threat posed by rodenticides. Mon, 6 Oct 2014 11:29:30 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375348 Service Proposes to Protect 23 Species in Guam, CNMI Under the Endangered Species Act Current evidence suggests that 23 species located in the U.S. Territory of Guam and the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) are in danger of becoming extinct in the foreseeable future. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced today its proposal to protect the species as either endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act, and is seeking new information from the public and the scientific community that will assist the agency in making a final determination. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:41:42 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375347 President Obama Protects Vital Marine Habitat, Expands Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument President Obama has protected vital marine habitat in the Pacific Ocean by expanding the existing Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, the White House announced today. The expanded Monument protects nearly 490,000 square miles around the islands and atolls, which are also protected as national wildlife refuges.
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