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2014 News Releases

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August

8/25/14 Service Designates Critical Habitat for Three Endangered Plants
8/14/14 Three Mississippi Men Charged After Louisiana Black Bear Killed
8/13/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Offers Online Information Sessions On Proposal to List Northern Long-eared Bat as Endangered
8/11/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists the Florida Leafwing and Bartram’s Scrub-Hairstreak Butterflies as Endangered, and Designates Critical Habitat
8/01/14 Service Protects Three Plants Under Endangered Species Act


July

7/22/14 NFWF Announces $3.38 Million in Grants to Further Restore Longleaf Ecosystem
America’s Longleaf Restoration Initiative Celebrates Five Years of Success
7/17/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides $5.6 Million in Grants to 12 States for Conservation Projects
7/16/14 Service Awards $16.6 Million in Grants to Support Recreational Boating and Clean Water in 21 States - Southeast Region Gets $4.9 Million
7/14/14 Service Announces Draft Economic Analysis for Florida Brickell-bush and Carter’s Small-flowered Flax Proposed Critical Habitat Designation
7/10/14 Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge’s River Road Will Be Closed for Improvements Beginning July 28
7/09/14 Reward offered for information on endangered tern deaths
7/09/14 NOAA, FWS Establish Critical Habitat for Loggerhead Sea Turtles in Northwest Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
7/07/14 A Profile in Courage at Cape Romain Refuge
7/03/14 Florida Keys Resident Charged With Illegally Trafficking In Marine Life
7/01/14 Petitioned Action on West Indian Manatee May Be Warranted


June

6/30/14 FWS Biologist Uses Innovative Artificial Nesting “Trees” to Help Recover the Wood Stork
6/26/14 Secretary Jewell Announces Conservation Success Story in Down-listing of Wood Stork
Thirty Year Recovery Effort Has Brought Bird Back from Brink of Extinction
6/24/14 Anderson South Carolina Man Sentenced for Dove Baiting
6/20/14 Service Begins Process of Reviewing Eagle Management Objectives, Non-Purposeful Take Permits
6/18/14 Two Men Sentenced for Harassing Manatees
6/17/14 Service to Hold Open House to Announce Fishing Improvements and Other Management Activities at Lake Mattamuskeet
6/11/14 Fungus that Causes Deadly Bat Disease Discovered in Mississippi
6/05/14 Endangered Schaus’ Swallowtail Butterfly Release in Biscayne National Park
6/05/14 $7,500 Reward Offered for Information in Death of a Bald Eagle in Montgomery, Alabama
6/02/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Coast Guard, and Responsible Party Responds to 50-Barrel Oil Spill on Delta National Wildlife Refuge with Controlled Burn


May

5/28/14 Large Alligator Struck and Killed on US 64 on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
5/28/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Estimates Economic Impact of Critical Habitat Designations for Three Southern Plants
5/21/14 Recovery Plan for Endangered Golden Sedge Available
5/20/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Economic Analysis, Re-opens Comment Period on Proposal to Designate Critical Habitat for Three Caribbean Plants
5/16/14 Organizations Across South Step Up to Keep Plant Off Endangered Species List
5/14/14 Agencies Announce Public Meeting on Federal Trout Hatchery Funding
5/14/14 Southeast Regional Director Cindy Dohner Stands Up for Exceptional Conservation Work at Congressional Hearing (link to Dohner's testimony, PDF)
5/13/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period on Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Neosho Mucket and Rabbitsfoot
5/13/14 State and Federal Agencies Work to Ensure Endangered Species Act Protections are Not Needed
5/8/14 Service Re-opens Comment Period for the Georgia Rockcress Proposed Listing and Critical Habitat and Announces Economic Analysis
5/7/14 Service Considers Economic Impact of Proposed Critical Habitat Designations for Florida leafwing and Bartram’s scrub-hairstreak butterflies
5/5/14 U.S. Fish and Service Lists Kentucky Glade cress and Designates Critical Habitat


April

4/30/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Honors U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Innovative Landscape-Level Conservation Approach
4/23/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tables Proposal to Expand the Acquisition Boundaries of Chickasaw and Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuges
- Previously Scheduled Public Meetings Cancelled -
4/18/14 White River National Wildlife Refuge Renamed in Honor of Dale Bumpers
4/17/14 Public Comment to be Reopened on Proposed Critical Habitat for Two Federally Protected Mussel Species
4/16/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Presents First Annual Fire Safety Award
4/15/14 Idaho Aquarium Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
4/15/14 Michigan Aquarium Employee Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
4/11/14 $7,500 Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Killing in Louisiana
4/9/14 2014 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Student Art Competition Winners Chosen!
4/3/14 Service Grants $47 Million to States, Territories for At-Risk Species
4/3/14 Service reopens comment period on proposal to protect red knot under Endangered Species Act
Shorebird flies up to 18,600 miles a year on 20-inch wingspan


March

3/26/14 Secretary Jewell Announces $1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies from Excise Taxes on Anglers, Hunters, and Boaters
3/25/14 Fish and Wildlife Service completes Biological Opinion and the Corps approves plan to raise Lake Cumberland water level
3/25/14 Public Meetings Scheduled for Expansion of the Acquisition Boundaries of Chickasaw and Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuges
3/25/14 Fish and Wildlife Service conducts five-year status reviews of 33 southeastern species
3/21/14 Federal and State Officials Request Assistance in Investigation of 2nd Gunshot Red Wolf of 2014
3/20/14 Coral Gables Resident Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced for Possession of Migratory Birds
3/13/14 The Service Announces Decision on Expansion of Felsenthal and Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuges
3/11/14 Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge to Hold Open House on March 20
3/7/14 Welcome to the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida
3/7/14 2014 Student Junior Duck Stamp Program Wildlife Art Contest Entries Due Postmarked by March 15th
3/6/14 Service Announces 2014 Expansion of Hunting, Fishing Opportunities in National Wildlife Refuge System
3/6/14 President Requests $1.5 Billion in Fiscal Year 2015 for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
3/5/14 Go Birding on a Refuge This Month to Help Save a Species
Birders, citizen scientists sought to participate in the Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz


February

2/27/14 $5,000 Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Killing
2/27/14 Thrifty Conservation Effort At Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge Benefits Threatened Black Bear In Mississippi
2/18/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Continuing to Help in Dan River Coal Ash Spill
2/13/14 Three Louisiana Residents Charged with Federal Lacey Act Violations
2/7/14 $5,000 Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Killing
2/4/14 Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Public Comment Period on Spring Pygmy Sunfish Critical Habitat Designation


January

1/29/14 Saving the World’s Most Endangered Lizards
New Collaboration for Caribbean Island Iguana Conservation
1/29/14 White-nose syndrome confirmed in Marion County bats
Arkansas becomes 23rd state to confirm deadly disease in bats
1/29/14 Corps, Fish & Wildlife Service address compliance requirements at Lake Cumberland
1/24/14 Reward in Now at $15,250 for Information on Whooping Crane Shot in Kentucky
1/23/14 Secretary Jewell, Director Ashe Announce $16.5 Million in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands
1/16/14 Whooping Crane Shot in Kentucky - Over $7,000 Reward Offered
1/13/14 Federal and State Officials Request Assistance in Investigation of Gunshot Red Wolf
1/9/14 Secretary Jewell Highlights Everglades Restoration as Part of Administration’s Commitment to Landscape-Level Conservation
1/7/14 Endangered Whooping Cranes Arrive at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, FL on Aircraft-guided Flight
1/7/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for the Cape Sable Thoroughwort
1/6/14 Service Considers Economic Impact of Critical Habitat Designation for Kentucky Glade Cress Reopens Proposed Listing Comment Period

 

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