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2005 PRESS RELEASES

 
The media is invited to contact:
Tom MacKenzie
Chief, Media Relations
Phone: 404-679-7291
E:mail: tom_mackenzie@fws.gov

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December
20 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States for 2006
Endangered Species Grants
19 Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Student Applicants for 2006 Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition
16 Florida Panther Kills Pet in Immokalee
15 Critical Habitat Proposal Revised for Beach Mice
14 Prescribed Burns to be Conducted on Alligator River and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuges in North Carolina
12 Search for the Ivory-billed Woodpecker Begins this Year in Arkansas
12 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Funding Opportunity for Projects Benefiting Coastal South Carolina
8 Two Kentucky Cave Beetles Not Listed Due to Conservation Efforts
6 Love is for the Birds: Red-cockaded Woodpeckers Thrive at Blanding
5 Recovery Plan Available for Six Aquatic Snails in Alabama
November
30 Fifth Generation of Endangered Whooping Cranes Enter Georgia Enroute to Florida
22 5,000 Tadpoles Released to Create a New Population of Crested Toads
21 Fifth Generation of Endangered Whooping Cranes Enter Tennessee Enroute to Florida
21 Nearly 7,000 Acres of Working Forestland Donated to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
21 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Boating Infrastructure Grant Program Award
17 Fifth Generation of Endangered Whooping Cranes Enter Kentucky Enroute to Florida
15 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement on Resident Canada Geese Management
9 Refuge Manager at Loxahatchee Wins National Take Pride Award
4 Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan Released to Manage Louisiana’s Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
3 Rita Closes Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex to All Recreational Uses Including Hunting
2 Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Call for Proposals to Tribes for Grants to Conserve Species on Tribal Lands
1 Norton to Hold Press Briefing on Receipt of State Action Plans to Conserve Imperiled Wildlife
October
31 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s FY 2005 Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants for the Southeast Region
31 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Selects New Refuge Manager for Gulf Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex
28 Service Suspends Trade in Threatened Beluga Sturgeon
27 Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama Opens Limited Beach Access
27 Bon Secour Broadcast Public Service Announcement
27 Hurricane Wilma Strikes U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service South Florida Refuges - Damages Facilities
20 South Florida National Wildlife Refuges Closed as Hurricane Wilma Approaches Gulf Coast
19 New Manager at Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama
17 Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge re-opens after Hurricane Rita
14 Fifth Group of Endangered Whooping Cranes Departs on Ultralight-guided Flight to Florida
11 Recent Rains Cause Closure of Roads at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
10 Passage Key Refuge Turns 100: Roosevelt's Great Grandson Marks Conservation Milestone
7 Cameron Prairie, Lacassine, and Sabine National Wildlife Refuges in Louisiana: Healing from Rita
6 National Wildlife Refuge Provide Economic Benefits Today, Conservation Benefits for Future Generations
5 Hurricane Rita Slams U.S. Fish and Wildlife Facilities in Southwest Louisiana
5 Foreign Language Translation now Available on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Web Site
4 Reward Offered for Identification of Person(s) Responsible for Manatee Death
September
30 Passage Key Refuge Celebrates Centennial: Roosevelt’s Great Grandson To Mark 1905 Establishment
MEDIA ADVISORY
30 Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge is Temporarily Closed due to the effects of Hurricane Rita
27 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Major Land Conservation Purchase
27 New Boat Ramp Reopens Public Access to Northernmost Everglades--Celebration Event Set for Sept. 30
MEDIA ADVISORY
26 Waterfowl Hunting to Proceed; Fish and Wildlife Service Takes Big Step to Resume Public Use of Managed Access Area at Cache River National Wildlife Refuge
22 Norton Announces Funding for Wetlands Projects, Additions to National Wildlife Refuges
21 Hunting, Fishing Programs on Eight Gulf Coast National Wildlife Refuges Closed Due to Hurricane Katrina
21 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service & Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Invite the Public to Town Hall Meetings for Update on Activities Related to the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
20 Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Will Close to All Activities When Evacuation Notice in Effect
20 Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Review of 14 Southeastern Species
20 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Opens up Clogged Flood Canals at Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Caused by Hurricane Katrina
15 Sherrie Russell Meline Selected as Winner of 2005 Federal Duck Stamp Contest
15 2005 Duck Stamp Art Contest Winner Announced Today
MEDIA ADVISORY
13 Service Announces New and Expanded Hunting and Fishing Program on National Wildlife Refuges
13 Service to Announce New and Expanded Hunting and Fishing Programs on National Wildlife Refuges
MEDIA ADVISORY
12 Draft Recovery Plan for the Spring Creek Bladderpod in Tennessee Available for Review and Comment
12 Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Review of Eight Southeastern Species
12 Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Closed Due to Approach of Ophelia
9 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Among First Responders for Hurricane Katrina Relief
9 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Conducting Initial Damage Assessments to Wildlife and National Wildlife Refuges
8 Conservation Through Art Week in Memphis
MEDIA ADVISORY
1 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Supporting FEMA Recovery Effort; Preparing to Begin Road Clearing, Establishment of Emergency Corridors
1 Memphis Hosts Duck Stamp Art Contest -- First Time Ever Outside D.C.
MEDIA ADVISORY
August
31 U.S Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Temporary Closure of National Wildlife Refuges in Areas Affected by Hurricane Katrina
26 Duck Stamp Contest Migrates to Memphis
MEDIA ADVISORY
23 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves an Additional Nontoxic Shot Type; Considers Four Others
18 Eggert’s Sunflower Removed from Federal Protection
18 Recovery Plan for the Endangered Plant Catesbaea melanocarpa Available
News Release in Español
17 Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Compatibility Determination on Bain’s Gap Road Opening and Improvements Available for Review and Comment
17 Clean Vessel Act Pumpout Grant Program Awards announced
17 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Requests Proposals for Boating Infrastructure Grants
15 Red-cockaded Woodpecker Donors & Recipients Flock to Tallahassee, Florida
MEDIA ADVISORY
12 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves N.C. Wildlife Action Plan
11 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $19 Million in Grants to States to Help Private Landowners Conserve Wildlife Habitat
11 Secretary Norton Announces $8 million in Grants to Tribes to Help Conserve Fish and Wildlife
11 Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Private Stewardship Grants to Landowners for Endangered Species Conservation
10 90-day Finding Published and Five-year Review Initiated for Slackwater Darter
9 Federally-Protected Loggerhead Turtle to Return to Florida August 10
9 Interior Department to Announce $32 Million in Grants to Support Local Conservation Projects in 49 States
MEDIA ADVISORY
5 Wildlife Smuggler Convicted on Charges of Importing Birds from Cuba
5 Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals to Benefit the Ivory-billed Woodpecker Through Private Stewardship Grants Program
5 J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Land Transfer Finding Available to Public
4 Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge Habitat Management Plan and Draft Environmental Assessment Available for Review and Comment
4 Major Cleanup of Alabama’s Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Underway
2 No Changes Planned for Public Access at White River National Wildlife Refuge
July
29 Waterfowl Hunting Season Proposed: Liberal Season for All Flyways
29 Early Dry Conditions Improving in Key Duck Nesting Areas; 2005 Waterfowl Population Survey Complete
28 2005-2006 Waterfowl Hunting Season Media Teleconference
MEDIA ADVISORY
26 Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Review of 13 Southeastern Species
21 Draft Recovery Plan for Vermilion Darter in Alabama Available for Review
20 Wisconsin’s Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Welcomes Whooping Crane Chicks of the “Class of 2005”
18 Secretary Norton Praises President’s Intention to Nominate H. Dale Hall as Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service
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