2011 News Releases

sierra nevada red fox

Photo: USFWS

December 30, 2011
Sierra Nevada Red Fox to be Considered for Endangered Species Act Protection
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December 28, 2011
Cosco Busan Oil Spill Trustees Seek Comments on Revised Restoration Project Proposal for Endangered Marbled Murrelets
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December 22, 2011
Service Seeks Public Comment for New Solar Complex
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December 6, 2011
Federal, State Agencies Release Final Environmental Impact Document on Suisun Marsh Habitat Management, Preservation and Restoration Plan
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November 10, 2011
Grants Available to Help Protect, Restore, and Enhance Special Status Species and Their Habitats: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation are announcing the availability of $3 million in grants between now and Dec. 9th.
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October 21, 2011
NOI Released and Scoping Meetings Scheduled for the Yolo County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan
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October 10, 2011
Public Meetings Scheduled for Oct. 19 for Cosco Busan Oil Spill Restoration Proposals
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October 7, 2011
California Golden Trout Not Warranted For ESA Listing
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October 4, 2011
26 West Coast Snails and Slugs Will Be Considered for Federal Protection.
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Marbled Murrelet

Photo: Gus Van Vliet, USFWS

October 4, 2011
Endangered Species Act Protection for Northern Leopard Frog is Not Warranted.
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October 4, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Revision of Marbled Murrelet Critical Habitatt.
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October 3, 2011
Four Great Basin Butterflies May Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act.
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Damaged Cosco Busan vessel. Photo: US Coast Guard

September 19, 2011
$36.8 Million Natural Resource Damages Settlement to Restore Natural Resources and Improve Recreational Opportunities in Areas Affected by Cosco Busan Oil Spill
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September 19, 2011
Ship Owners and Operators to Pay $44 Million in Damages and Penalties for 2007 Bay Bridge Crash and Oil Spill
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September 7, 2011
One plant left – protection believed warranted for the Franciscan Manzanita. Service proposes listing and opens 60-Day comment period to learn more.
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August 30, 2011
The Service will designate approximately 47,383 acres as critical habitat for the Sonoma California tiger salamander under the Endangered Species Act.
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August 18, 2011
Service to Consider Delisting of Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle
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August 12, 2011
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to revise critical habitat for an endangered migratory bird, the southwestern willow flycatcher.
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August 10, 2011
The Service is considering experimental removal of barred owls in select areas in Washington, Oregon, and California, to determine the effects that barred owls may have on survival and reproduction of northern spotted owls. Read the newsletter and get updated on the progress made and learn more about this proposed experiment.
Newsletter (493 KB PDF)

July 22, 2011
Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan, for the California tiger salamander, for the AT&T Portable Generator Storage Facility, Yolo County, California
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July 18, 2011
Whitebark Pine to be Designated a Candidate for Endangered Species Protection
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June 21, 2011
Service Proposes Adding 4,945 acres to Critical Habitat for Sonoma California Tiger Salamander Public Comment Period Reopened for an Additional 14 Days
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May 25, 2011
Service Initiates Status Review of 53 Species, Recommends No Status Change for 29 Species, and Recommends Uplisting 2 Species
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May 11, 2011
Service Determines Mountain Plover Does Not Warrant ESA Protection
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April 28, 2011
Draft Economic Analysis Available on Critical Habitat Re-Proposal for Buena Vista Lake Shrew
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March 21, 2011
Revised Critical Habitat Proposed for Pacific Coast Population of Western Snowy Plover
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February 9, 2011
Petition to Revise Vernal Pool Critical Habitat in South Sacramento County Determined as Not Warranted
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February 7, 2011
Habitat Conservation Plan Proposed for the Shiloh III Wind Plant Project
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February 2, 2011
Public Meetings to be held for the Draft Santa Clara Valley Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan
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January 14, 2011
USFWS Announces Revisions to Proposed Critical Habitat and Availability of the Draft Economic Analysis for the Sonoma County California Tiger Salamander
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