Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:43:18 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 Revises Critical Habitat Designation for Canada Lynx Under Endangered Species Act After more than a year of public input and scientific analysis, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has revised Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for the Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). The Service has finalized both a revised critical habitat designation for the species and a revised definition for what constitutes the contiguous U.S. distinct population segment (DPS) - the portion of the species' North American range that is protected by the Act. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:21:46 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375345 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $35 Million for the Conservation of Endangered Species The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced nearly $35 million in grants to 20 states to help advance their collaborative efforts to conserve America's rarest species. Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii to receive more than $7 million from the cooperative grants that will provide vital support to state wildlife agencies and conservation organizations to improve the health of the land and water that supports these species and scores of communities across the nation.. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:14:43 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375344 Pacific Region Selects New Fisheries Program Leader Roy Elicker, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Director, will move from state to Federal leadership this fall to be the Assistant Regional Director for Fishery Resources in the Pacific Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:47:38 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375343 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Revised Draft Bull Trout Recovery Plan and Public Comment Period In a positive step for the future of bull trout recovery, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is announcing the availability of a Revised Draft Recovery Plan for the Coterminous U.S. Population of Bull Trout. The Service is requesting review and comments on the plan as part of a 90-day public comment period. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:43:27 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375341