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December
28 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Selects New Manager of Caribbean National Wildlife Refuge Complex
6 Norton Intensifies Commitment to Everglades Restoration, Names Klee to Chair South Florida Task Force
6 Jay Slack to Lead Everglades Restoration Named New Field Supervisor for South Florida
6 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Selects Manager for New Vieques Refuge
4 Mississippi Gopher Frog Provided Endangered Species Act Protection
3 Longest Flight of Endangered Whooping Cranes and Ultralight Aircraft Successfully Ends
November
29 Dwight Cooley Selected as Refuge Manager at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge
29 New Project Leader Named for Puerto Rican Parrot Recovery
29 New Refuge Manager Named for Catahoula
26 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists the Vermilion Darter as Endangered
26 Scientists Unveil Report that Answers Questions about Sustainability of Southern Forests
26 Whooping Cranes Expected to Arrive at Chassahowitzka Refuge This Week
24 Whooping Cranes Arrive in Florida Today
20 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Protect Additional Habitat for the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge Complex
16 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Launches New Website at http://alabama.fws.gov
16 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Double-Crested Cormorant Management
15 Creation of Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge Protects Threatened Black Bear
15 Atlanta-Area Student Wins National Poster Contents
14 Whooping Cranes Arrive in Georgia Today
9 The Creation of the Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge
8 Robert Jess Selected as Refuge Manager at J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge
7 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Selects Refuge Manager for Savannah Coastal Refuge Complex
7 President Bush Signs U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fiscal Year 2002 Budget
5 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Reward for Information About Eagle Nest Destruction
October
31 3rd Revision to Florida Manatee Recovery Plan Completed
30 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Publishes Updated List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Listing
29 Press Conference Call to Discuss Final Recovery Plan for the Florida Manatee
23 Critical Habitat Revision Warranted for Endangered Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow
22 Progress Announced for Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Agreement in South Carolina
22 Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge Receives Recreational Trails Grant from State
18 Report Documents Economic Impact of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fish Hatcheries
17 Lift Off!
Ultralight-led Whooping Cranes Start Historic Migration
15 South Carolina Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Agreement Explored
12 Young Whooping Cranes Led by Ultralight Aircraft to Depart on Experimental Migration
12 Lower Suwannee and Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complete a Comprehensive Conservation Plan
9 Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week By Visiting a Refuge Near You
9 Critical Habitat Not Prudent for Rock Gnome Lichen
9 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Scaleshell Mussel as Endangered Species
September
25 Southeastern State Agencies Receive Grants to Acquire Land for Endangered Species and to Develop Habitat Conservation Plans
20 Relocation of Black Bears to the Red River and Three Rivers Wildlife Management Area: So Far - So Good
10 Golf Resort in Florida Keys Provides Safe Harbor for Endangered Butterfly
4 Trees Planted for the Rare Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly
August
30 Loggerhead Hatchlings Make It From Ohio to the Atlantic
28 Coastal Ecosystems Symposium Held at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores
28 Southeastern Wildlife Agencies Receive Endangered Species Act Grants
27 Stolen Loggerheads to be Returned to the Atlantic
27 Wildlife Detective Work and Forensic Science Expose Family Secrets -- Eagle-Killing-Cousins Sentenced
17 World's Most Endangered Sea Turtle Nest Discovered Along U.S. Coastline for Only Ninth Time This Year
14 Federal Fish and Wildlife Agency Presents Conservation Award to AEP for Reforestation Project
14 ENDANGERED BOULDER DARTER GETS A HABITAT BOOST
-- 15 TONS OF BOULDERS MAKE HABITAT FOR CAPTIVE-REARED FISH --
13 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Final Interim Strategy to Protect Florida Manatees
2 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Protection Areas for West Indian Manatees
July
31 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Proposed Monitoring Plan for the American Peregrine Falcon
19 Indian River Commissioner Ruth Stanbridge Wins Refuge Hero Award
18 Norton Praises President Bush’s Intention to Nominate Steve Williams as Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
18 Norton Praises President Bush’s Intention to Nominate Craig Manson as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish Wildlife and Parks
11 Critical Habitat Proposed for Carolina Heelsplitter
6 Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for Endangered Spruce-fir Moss Spider
5 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Final Designation Of Critical Habitat For Wintering Piping Plovers
3 Southeast Region Receives Grants to Research Largemouth Bass Virus
June
27 Lake James Eagle Nest Successful: Eaglet Leaves Nest
27 AEP, Conservation Fund and Interior Acquire Delta Land, Begin Reforestation and Habitat Restoration
26 Alabama Man Fined for Killing Birds with Illegal Use of Pesticide Furadan
25 First Federal Conservation Bank Announced for Threatened Gopher Tortoise in Mobile
20 In Bold Experiment, Ultralight to Lead Whooping Cranes from Wisconsin to Florida
19 North Carolina Architectural Firm Wins Award for Design of Pocosin Lakes Refuge Building
19 Media Advisory -- Endangered Mussels Rescued During Drought Are Returned to Flint River Tributary
14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Mollusks, Snail Reintroduced Into the Tennessee River "Nonessential Experimental"
11 Lab Results Released from Lake Apopka Wildlife Death Investigation
8 Four Fish Species Proposed for Reintroduction into Tennessee's Tellico River
5 Partnership between U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and North Carolina Developer Results in Protection of Bald Eagle Nests
4 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Comment Period Extension for Several Refuge Policies
May
31 National Fishing and Boating Week Observances Attract Southeast Anglers
31 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Appoints New Red Wolf Coordinator for Species' Recovery Program

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Second Captive-Reared Release Boosts Endangered Puerto Rican Parrot Population
18 Gwinnett County Student Wins Honorable Mention in National Duck Stamp Art Contest
14 Fish & Wildlife Service Proposes to Protect Additional Fish and Wildlife Habitats Near or Adjacent to the J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge Complex
8 Sturgeon Listing Causes No Feared Economic Downturns
8 Public Invited to Help Plan Future of Refuge
7 Southeast Landowners to Receive Grants for Conservation
2 Partners Celebrate Return of Endangered Fish to the Clinch River
2 Parties Agree to Additional Deadline Extension for Proposed Designation of Federal Refuges and Sanctuaries for Florida Manatees
2 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day On May 12
2 U.S. Navy Transfers 3,100 Acres on the Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico to The Department of Interior
1 Ultralight-led Sandhill Cranes Return to Necedah National Wildlife Refuge
1 Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Approves Addition of More Than 15,000 Acres to National Wildlife Refuge System
April
27 Fisheries Experts Reach Unprecedented Agreement on Recommendations for National Fish Hatchery System
24 Endangered Puerto Rican Parrots Stolen from Federal Aviary
$   $   Reward Offered   $   $  
20 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Determines Sicklefin and Sturgeon Chub Do Not Warrant Listing as Threatened or Endangered
17 Yazoo Backwater Evaluation Team Receives Wildlife Management Institute's 2001 Presidents Award
13 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Receives Habitat Conservation Plan for Bald Eagles at Lake Wylie, North Carolina
9 President Bush Proposes $1.78 Billion Budget for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
6 Critical Habitat Not Proposed for Rock Gnome Lichen
March
26 Parties Agree to Extend Deadline for Proposed Designation of Federal Refuges and Sanctuaries for Florida Manatees
16 Manatee Conservation Measures to Guide the Development of Future Watercraft Access Projects
13 Service Looking to Develop Special Regulations for Florida Manatees Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act
9 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Proposes Reintroduction of Migratory Whooping Cranes to the Eastern United States
8 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Private Sector Reach a Conservation First in the Caribbean
7 Federal and State Partners to Rescue Red-cockaded Woodpeckers from Daniel Boone National Forest
February
27 Selling Oysters Illegally Not Profitable for Louisiana Seafood Company
22 Comment Period Reopened on Proposed Critical
Habitat Designation for Wintering Piping Plovers
15 Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty, is Sentenced for Shooting a Black Bear
14 Welcome Back Songbirds and Earth Day!
Come to the Wakulla County Nature Festival in Florida April 20 to 21, 2001
12 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Availability of a Draft Economic Analysis & Reopens the Comment Period on Proposed Critical Habitat Designation for the Spruce-Fir Moss Spider
8 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Proposes Critical Habitat for Endangered Appalachian Elktoe
7 Georgia One of Only 10 States to Receive Federal Funding to Purchase Habitat for Endangered Species
2 World Wetlands Day: Slowdown of Wetlands Loss
Gives Americans Cause to Celebrate
January
25 New National Wildlife Refuge Proposed in
Northwestern Kentucky
17 Refuge Policy Development in the Home Stretch,
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Says
11

Pebble Hill Plantation Becomes the First Property in the Red Hills to Sign a Safe Harbor Agreement that Protects Both the Landowner and Endangered Woodpeckers

State Fish and Wildlife Agencies to Share $293 Million
in Excise Tax

10 Two New Reports Indicate Dramatic Slowdown in Loss of U.S. Wetlands
9 Sea Turtles to Benefit From Major Mellon Donation to Florida National Wildlife Refuge
8 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves Two Nontoxic Shots for Waterfowl Hunting
4 Settlement Reached

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