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2016 News Releases

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January

1/14/16 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for Two South Florida Cacti
Also Releases Economic Analysis
1/20/16 Revised Policy Strengthens Service–Native American Tribal Collaboration for Conservation of Shared Natural Heritage
1/14/16 Service Announces Draft Methodology for Prioritizing Endangered Species Act Status Reviews
Process will ensure species in greatest need are addressed first, provide predictability and transparency and foster stakeholder engagement
1/13/16 Protections Finalized for Threatened Northern Long-Eared Bats
Regulations focus on significant threats to the species so conservation efforts can be focused where they have the greatest effect
1/12/16 Get Wild in the Four Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges with the First Annual Outdoor Fest, March 17th-20th
1/11/16 Get Wild in the Four Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges with the First Annual Outdoor Fest, March 17th-20th
1/11/16 Fish and Wildlife Service Reviews Petition for Seven Species Found in Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands
1/7/16 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Reclassify West Indian Manatee from Endangered to Threatened
Endangered Species Act Protections Helped Rescue Beloved Southeastern Sea Cow from Brink of Extinction; Service will Continue to Lead Conservation Actions to Increase Species Population, Reduce Threats & Improve Habitat Conditions

 

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Last updated: January 22, 2016