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December
20

Red Wolf Fostering is a Success

16

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Places Temporary Buoys at Eleven Federal Manatee Protection Areas

11

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States for Endangered Species Conservation Grants

11

Mississippi Man Sentenced for Killing a Louisiana Black Bear

10

Two Indicted for Interstate Transportation of Stolen Oysters

2

Lee Andrews Named Field Supervisor of New U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Kentucky Field Office

November
30

Ultra light-Led Endangered Whooping Cranes Reach Home

27

Sixteen Ultra light-led Whooping Cranes Reach Florida in Second Historic Fall Migration

25

Media Advisory --
Endangered Whooping Cranes Following Ultralights Reach Georgia Skies

23

Ultralight - Led Endangered Whooping Cranes Arrive in Georgia Today

22

“Lucky Number Seven” is First Whooping Crane to Make 1,300 Mile Solo Flight

14

Ultralight-led Whooping Cranes Reach Tennessee in Second Historic Fall Migration

13

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Dedicates Land to “Duck Cop”

8

US Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Student Applicants for Centennial Junior Duck Stamp Competition

October
28

Gainesville Man Indicted for Importing Rare Brazilian Bird Feathers

24

Comments on Permit Applications That May Affect The Alabama Beach Mouse

23

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Finding on Petition to List the Cerulean Warbler; Begins Species Status Review

21

Senator McConnell Honored with Inaugural Conservation Award

19

National Wildlife Refuges To Receive Help from Congress in Battle Against Invasive Species

17

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Staff Receives Interior Award for Excellence of Service

17

Media Advisory --
The Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge Opens New Headquarters

16 Sanibel Island Restoration Management Partnership Receives 2002 Coastal America Award
11 Media Advisory --
National Wildlife Refuges May Receive Help from Congress in Battle Against Invasive Species
10 Media Advisory --
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director to Tour Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
10 Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week at a Refuge Near You
9 Arkansas Family Wins National Wetlands Conservation Award
8

Media Advisory --
Sanibel Island Restoration Management Partnership Receives 2002 Coastal America Award

7 Bald Eagle Dies After Eating Euthanized Cat
September
27 Critical Habitat Designated for Appalachian Elktoe
18 Monticello Man Fined for Killing Migratory Birds
4 Fish and Wildlife Employees and Partners Receive Interior Department Awards
August
29 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Warns of Baited Fields -- Alabama
28 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Warns of Baited Fields -- North Carolina
27 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Warns of Baited Fields -- Kentucky
26 Innovative Public-Private Partnership Creates Red River National Wildlife Refuge
22 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Warns of Baited Fields -- Tennessee
15 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Gulf Sturgeon Critical Habitat and Its Potential Economic Impacts
14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Gulf Sturgeon Critical Habitat and Its Potential Economic Impacts
13 Mitch King Named Deputy Region Director for the Southeast Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
13 Louisianans Lead in the 2001 Waterfowl Hunting Harvest
12 Four Fish Species to be Reintroduced into Tennessee's Tellico River
12 Migratory Bird Hunters Get “HIP”
9 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Maintain Duck Hunting Opportunities with Added Restrictions for Some Species
8 Draft Economic Analysis of Impacts Associated With Proposed Critical Habitat for the Gulf Sturgeon Available for Public Comment
6 Southeastern State Agencies Receive Grants to Acquire Land for Endangered Species
July
31 Waterfowl Hunter and Guides Sentenced for Exceeding Daily Bag Limits
30 Important, Interstate Shipment of Black Carp Would Be Banned Under Rule Proposed By Wildlife Agency
24 Tennessee Man Arrested for Misuse of Pesticide
17 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Early Season Migratory Bird Hunting Frameworks, Finalizes Duck Season Alternatives
15 Commercial Hunt Guides Able to Apply For 17 Special Use Permits for Waterfowl Hunting at White River National Wildlife Refuge
11 The Mobile River Basin Coalition Aquatic Restoration Workshop Will Be Held August 13 and 14 in Montgomery
9 Secretary Norton Appoints David P. Smith Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks
3 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Selects New Manager for the Florida Keys Refuge Complex
3 Veteran's Administration Honors U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Southeast Region
2 Critical Habitat Designated for Carolina heelsplitter
1 Environmental Groups Support Plan to Protect Unique Duck Sub-Species
June
24 Griffin Bats Are Not on Endangered Species List
15 Private John Allen National Fish Hatchery Celebrates National Fishing and Boating Week and the Hatchery's 100th Anniversary
Media Advisory
14 Endangered Florida Panthers Have Good News From The Nursery
10 Guilty Plea in Threatened Gopher Tortoise Case
6 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service Propose Designation of Critical Habitat for the Gulf Sturgeon
5 Bartow County Student Wins Honorable Mention in National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest
3 Press Conference Call to Discuss Proposed Critical Habitat Designation for the Gulf Sturgeon
May
31 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Appoints New Refuge Manager for Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge
31 New Manager Selected for Florida Panther and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuges
29 Interior Reaches Agreement to Acquire Mineral Rights in Everglades, Settles Litigation on Offshore Oil and Gas Leases in Destin Dome
22 Groundbreaking for New Visitor Facility at White River National Wildlife Refuge
21 Tennessee Fish Dealers Guilty of Federal Wildlife Violations
21 Center for the Sounds to Hold Grand Opening
15 Eleven Captive-reared Gulf Sturgeon Begin Journey to Find Suitable Habitat, Other Populations in the Wild
14 Three is a Charm! Captive-reared Puerto Rican Parrots Released in El Yunque
News Release in Español

9 Eleven Captive-reared Gulf Sturgeon Begin Journey to Find Suitable Habitat, Other Populations
This is a Joint Media Advisory with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources
9 Third Release of Captive-Reared Endangered Puerto Rican Parrots
Media Advisory
3 Changes Proposed to Waterfowl Guiding Program on White River National Wildlife Refuge
1 International Migratory Bird Day 2002: A Call to Action to Preserve Bird Habitats
April
23 Norton Celebrates Volunteerism at Florida's "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge
11 Cullman Student Wins Alabama’s Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest
11 Natchez Student Wins Mississippi’s Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest
8 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Public Hearings to Discuss Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Resident Canada Goose Management
2 Jon Andrew Named Chief of the National
Wildlife Refuge System in the Southeast
2 International Sea Turtle Symposium
March
21 Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Approves Additions to Nine National Wildlife Refuges
20 Information Sought in Eagle Killings
6 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Presents Conservation Award to The Conservation Fund
6 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Gives Partnership Award To Director of Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
5 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Presents Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Wildlife Conservation
4 Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Draft EIS on Resident Canada Geese
4 Two Gulf Sturgeons from Georgia’s Warm Springs Regional Fisheries Center Have Cataract Surgery
February
25 State, Federal Partnership Will Restore Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Habitat on Cowhouse Island
25 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Determines That Listing Big Cypress Fox Squirrel Is Not Warranted
7 Alan Schriver Selected as Refuge Manager of Gulf Coast Refuges
January
30 Steven A. Williams Confirmed as Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
23 Golden Sedge Provided Endangered Species Act Protection
23 Neon Lights That Help Protect Sea Turtles Now Available
22 Public Meeting to be Held in Jackson, Mississippi to Gather Public Input on Environmental Impact Statement on Double-Crested Cormorant Management
22 Public Meeting to be Held in Little Rock, Arkansas to Gather Public Input on Environmental Impact Statement on Double-Crested Cormorant Management
15 Student Wildlife Art Contest Entries Due March 15
15 Stocking Marks Reintroduction into Historic Range:
Landmark Agreement Heralds Proactive Conservation of Rare Fish
15 Big Grants: Eight States Receive $4.4 Million for Nine Major Boating Facilities Projects
14 Recovering Large-Flowered Skullcap Downlisted from Endangered to Threatened
10 New Refuge Manager Selected for Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama
8 Draft Environmental Assessment for Establishment of Red River National Wildlife Refuge Available for Public Review
2 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Two Federal Refuges in Brevard County to Protect the Florida Manatee
4 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Determines Endangered Species Act Protection of Miami Blue Butterfly May Be Warranted

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