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2006 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
18 Historic Whooping Crane Migration Nearing Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge
15 Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals for Funding Under the Private Stewardship Grants Program
13 Sanibel, Florida Selected As Site for 2007 Federal Duck Stamp Contest and 75th Anniversary Celebration
13 Reward Offered for Information About Bald Eagle Shooting in Eastern Tennessee
12 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Draft Environmental Assessment for the Definition of Disturb under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act
6 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds Cerulean Warbler Not Warranted for Endangered Species Act Listing
6 Service Seeks Proposals from States for 2007 Endangered Species Grants
November
29 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Publishes Final Environmental Impact Statement for Condominium Projects
27 Geoffrey L. Haskett named Assistant Director of the National Wildlife Refuge System
20 Ultralight Migration Leads 18 Endangered Whooping Cranes over the Skies of Kentucky
October
31 Kentucky Cave Beetle Not Listed Due to Conservation Efforts
31 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Revision of Critical Habitat for Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow
20 President Signs Wildlife Conservation Bills
17 Avian Influenza Tests Complete on Wild Green-Winged Teals in Illinois
13 Georgia's Paulding Forest to Receive $1 Million Land Acquisition Grant from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
12 Critical Habitat Designated for Three Endangered Beach Mice
11 More than $748,000 in Conservation Grants go to African Nations, Partners in Asia and the Caribbean
7 Richard Clifton of Delaware Selected as Winner of 2006 Federal Duck Stamp Contest
5 Sixth Group of Endangered Whooping Cranes Depart on Ultralight-guided Flight to Florida
5 Critical Habitat Proposed for Puerto Rican Frog
News Release in Español
4 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Paul Souza Will Lead South Florida Office
4 MEDIA ADVISORY
Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest Winner To Be Selected In Memphis
2 Good Communication Aids in Manatee Rescue
September
27 Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Reviews of 37 Southeastern Species
26 Secretary Kempthorne Announces $67 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species -- Southeastern States Get Nine Grants Totaling $5.3 Million
26 Three Natural Resource Management Agencies Express Cautious Optimism About Researchers' Evidence Suggesting Ivory-billed Woodpeckers Persist in NW Florida
20 Clean Up Begins at Sabine National Wildlife Refuge -- Trashed by Hurricane Rita --
20 MEDIA ADVISORY
Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, EPA Administrator Johnson, Florida Governor Bush to Attend “Listening Session” in Orlando, Florida
19 MEDIA ADVISORY
Fish and Wildlife Service Director Hall and NOAA Administrator Lautenbacher to Attend “Listening Session” in Brunswick, Georgia
14 MEDIA ADVISORY
News Conference about post-Hurricane Rita Hazardous Debris Clean-up Operations on Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
14 Secretary Kempthorne Announces Funding for Wetlands Projects, Additions to National Wildlife Refuges
12 Avian Influenza Tests Complete on Maryland Resident Wild Mallard Ducks
12 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Updates List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Listing
8 Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Reviews of 14 Southeastern Species
7 Plum Creek and Fish and Wildlife Service Sign Agreement to Protect Endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker
6 Fish and Wildlife Service Completes Biological Opinion on Corps’ Interim Operations Plan at Woodruff Dam
6 Recovery Plan for the Spring Creek Bladderpod in Tennessee Available
5 Silver and Largescale Silver Carp Subject of Proposed Rule by Fish and Wildlife Service
5 Confirmatory Tests Being Conducted on Pennsylvania Wild Bird Samples
1 National Wildlife Refuges Re-Open as Tropical Storm Ernesto Passes
1 Confirmatory Tests Being Conducted on Maryland Wild Bird Fecal Samples
August
31 More Than $3.5 Million In Conservation Grants Go To 54 Countries To Help Conserve The World's Imperiled Wildlife
29 National Wildlife Refuges in Florida Closed as Tropical Storm Ernesto Approaches
29 Travelocity First Major Online Travel Company to Offer Carbon Offsets During Checkout
29 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Reintroduction of Puerto Rican Parrots in the Rio Abajo Commonwealth Forest in Puerto Rico
29 Avian Influenza Tests Complete on Michigan Mute Swans
28 DOI, USDA, State Partners Test More Than 13,000 Wild Migratory Birds in Alaska
28 National Wildlife Refuges in the Florida Keys Closed as Tropical Storm Ernesto Approaches
24 Avian Flu Detection Information on Wild Birds Available
22 Interior, Commerce, Agriculture, EPA, Council on Environmental Quality Announce Next Series of Listening Sessions on Cooperative Conservation
22 Critical Habitat Proposed for Caribbean Shrub
14 Confirmatory Tests Being Conducted on Michigan Wild Bird Samples
11 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final Decision on Resident Canada Goose Management
9 Draft Economic Analysis of Conservation Action to Protect Alabama Beach Mouse Released
7 State Wildlife Agencies Receive Grants to Work with Landowners to Conserve At-risk Species
July
31 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Similar To Last Year
28 Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Reviews of 19 Southeastern Species
26 Senator Burr, North Carolina Governor Easley Support Proposal to Replace Bonner Bridge
21 Beaches Reopen on Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge After Wildfire is Contained
19 Despite Island Wildfire, Number of Sea Turtle Nest Sites Are up on Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge
18 Kempthorne: Refuge and Park Recovery Funding to Restore Gulf Coast Wetlands, Undertake Other Projects
17 Conservation Partners Sign Landmark Agreement to Restore Wildlife Habitat on Private Lands in Mississippi
12 Wildfire on Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge
June
26 Secretary Kempthorne Announces Funding for Wetlands Projects, Additions to National Wildlife Refuges
23 First Wild Whooping Crane Chicks Hatch in the Midwest in Over 100 Years
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