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2007 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
6

2007 Candidate Notice of Review -- Southeast Region Summary Information

6

Whooping Crane Migration in Tennessee

5

New Ecological Services Field Supervisor in Louisiana

3

New Refuge Manager at White River National Wildlife Refuge

November
27

Report Shows National Wildlife Refuges Provide Economic Boost

23

Whooping Crane Migration in Kentucky

20

Kentucky Ginseng Dealer Pays $15,000 Fine for Federal Violation

16

Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announce Water Management Decisions and Actions on ACF & ACT

16

Critical Habitat Designated for Seven Freshwater Mussels

14

Turtle Conservation is Like its Name Sake: It’s Slow, But There are Big Rewards

7

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Final Designation of Revised Critical Habitat for the Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow

2

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Receives Corps' Biological Assessement for ACF Water Management

2

Revised Environmental Assessment for Interagency Florida Panther Response Plan Available

October
23

Critical Habitat Designated for the Coqui Guajón

18

Three Individuals Arrested in “Operation Stone Duck”

18

Imports and Interstate Transportation of Black Carp Banned

13

Winner of 75th Anniversary Federal Duck Stamp Contest Named

13

Seventeen Endangered Whooping Cranes Take to the Sky on Ultralight-guided Flight to Florida

10

Secretary Kempthorne Will Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week at Sanibel Island, Florida Events

10

MEDIA ADVISORY:
Secretary Kempthorne to Go Fishing with Kids in Florida

10

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Availability of the Red Wolf Five-year Review

3

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Availability of the Florida Scrub-jay Five-year Review

September
28

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of the Wood Stork Five-year Review

27

Blueprint for Future Vieques Cleanup Proposed

26

2007 Duck Stamp Contest Three Weeks Away

26

Canadian and U.S. Wildlife Officers Break-Up Major Endangered Species Smuggling Ring – Record-Breaking 27 Metric Tonnes of Meat Confiscated

25

Kentucky Ginseng Dealer Sentenced to Pay a $14,000 Fine for Federal Violation

22

Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-Year Status Reviews of 16 Southeastern Species

21

Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-Year Status Reviews of 18 Caribbean Species
News Release in Español

21

Fines and Probation for Three Florida Men Guilty of Killing Non-game Birds

20

Army Recognizes Ralph Costa -- Retiring Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Coordinator at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

17

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 2007 Federal Duck Stamp Contest Reporters’ Tip Sheet

13

Fish and Wildlife Service to Reintroduce 21 Species into the Tennessee River System

August
31

Federal Agencies Announce Availability of Sea Turtle Five-year Status Reviews

30

The Trust for Public Land Adds Reforested Land to Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge

28

Critical Habitat Designated in St. Croix for the Caribbean Shrub Catesbaea Melanocarpa

24

A Komodo Dragon, A Black Mamba and a Bird-Eating Spider? Another Day's Work at Miami International Airport

22

FWS Publishes Draft Recovery Plan for Ivory-billed Woodpecker and Seeks Public Review and Comment

17

Draft Economic Analysis for Proposed Revision of Critical Habitat for the Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow

14

Note to Internet Wildlife Criminals: That 'Customer' Could Be a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Agent

13

Tribes Invited to Propose Fish and Wildlife Projects for Grants

9

Five Hunters Fined a Total of $24,000, Ordered Not to Hunt for Three-and-a-Half years for Killing More than 50 Ducks Over the Legal Limit

9

Preliminary State Data From 2006 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation Survey Available

9

New Way to Buy Federal Duck Stamps -- The E-Duck Stamp

2

Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Reviews of Nine Southeastern Species

2

Recovery Plan for the Vermilion Darter in Alabama Available

July
26

Mississippi Man Sentenced for Illegally Transporting Deer

25

America’s Oldest and Most Prestigious Wildlife Art Competition is Coming to Florida - 2007 Federal Duck Stamp Contest

20

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Review 8 Endangered Species Decisions

19

State Wildlife Agencies Receive Grants to Work With Landowners to Conserve At-Risk Species

13

2007 Waterfowl Survey Shows Good News; Canvasbacks, Redheads, and Northern Shovelers Break Traditional Survey Area Records

10

Silver and Largescale Silver Carp Importation and Transport Banned

10

Prosecutions Net Fines of $56,500 for Federal Ginseng Violations in Kentucky

10

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces New Project Leader at Tensas River and Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuges

June
28

Bald Eagle Soars Off Endangered Species List Secretary Kempthorne: The Eagle has Returned

27

Secretary Kempthorne to Make Major Announcement on Status of Bald Eagle
Media Advisory

26 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces New Project Leader at South Arkansas National Wildlife Refuge Complex
25 Service Seeks Proposals from States for 2008 Endangered Species Grants
25 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces New Project Leader at Central Arkansas National Wildlife Refuge Complex
22 “First Day” To Buy 2007 Federal Duck Stamp at Bass Pro Shops
21 Lee County Sheriff’s Deputy to Enforce Federal Waterways Law
21 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Draft Economic Analysis of Critical Habitat Designation to Protect Seven Mussels
19 Draft Economic Analysis and Additional Crictical Habitat Units Proposed for the Coqui Guajón
News Release in Español
18 Preliminary Data Shows Americans Spent $120 Billion on Wildlife Related Recreation in 2006
15 Service Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Environmental Assessment on Distribution of Migratory Bird Feathers to Native Americans
12 Brown Pelican Tranlocation
6

Whooping Crane Recovery Plan Revised

1

Okefenokee Swamp Featured on New Postage Stamp

1

Bald Eagle will Retain Strong Federal Protections if Removed from Endangered Species List: Service announces management changes designed to protect eagles upon delisting

May
31

Draft Economic Analysis and Environmental Assessment for Piping Plover Proposed Critical Habitat

22

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Celebrates 100th Birthday of Pioneering Conservationist Rachel Carson

21

Almost $9 Million will go to Sixty Native American Projects for an Extensive Range of Conservation Work

15

1.5 Million Dollars of Federal Funds for the Acquisition of Part of the Northeast Ecological Corridor of Puerto Rico
News Release in Español

15

Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Private Stewardship Grants to Landowners for Endangered Species Conservation

15

Secretary Kempthone Announces $68 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species

10

Honor Awards Go to 4 Fish and Wildlife Service Teams and 14 Individuals at 64th Department Convocation

2

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Southeast Conservation Partners for Contributions During FY 2006

April
28

Interior Deputy Secretary Lynn Scarlett Joins Fish and Wildlife Service Employees and Partners for the Grand Opening of the Iguaca Aviary
News Release in Español

27

Arkansas Youth Wins the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Competition

26

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $13.2 Million in Clean Vessel Act Grants

26

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Reviews of 21 Florida Species and One North Carolina Plant

22

Endangered Red Wolf Pups Born in Chattanooga

18

Grand Opening for the New Iguaca Aviary will be held in Puerto Rico Important Accomplishment for the Recovery of the Puerto Rican Parrot
Media Advisory

18

Federal Prosecutions for Ginseng Violations Continue Throughout Kentucky

18

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces 2007 Junior Duck Stamp Student Art Competition Winners

16

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invites Comment on Proposed Changes to Indiana Bat Recovery Plan

16

More than a Dozen Agencies Attend Spill Safety and Leadership Course, Lafayette, LA

9

Service Announces Availability of the West Indian Manatee Five-year Review and its Staff Recommendation to Reclassify the Species

5

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards State Wildlife Agencies Base Funding for Landowner Incentive Program

5

State Wildlife Agencies to Receive More Than $600 Million for Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration

5

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Grants to States to Conserve Imperiled Wildlife

3

New Report Shows Some Hunting and Fishing Recruitment and Retention Rates Stabilizing; Preliminary Results of 2006 National Survey Due in June

March
30

The Conservation Fund and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Launch National Partnership to Restore Wildlife Habitat and Offset Carbon Emissions by Planting Trees

29

Alabama Signs Statewide Safe Harbor Agreement for the Red-cockaded Woodpecker

29

National Partnership Announcement to Restore Forests on National Wildlife Refuges -- Reduce Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere
Media Advisory

26 Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Final Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
23 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Presents 2006 National Recovery Champion Awards
20 Recovering American Crocodile Reclassified From Endangered to Threatened
17 Improper Disposal of Unused Medication Sparks Creation of New Awareness Program
14 Service Will Not Conduct In-Depth Review to Consider Expanding Indiana Bat Critical Habitat
13 Interior Department Seeks Nominations for a Committee on Wildlife Impacts of Wind Turbines
12 Eggert’s Sunflower Post-delisting Monitoring Plan Available
7 Student Wildlife Art Contest Entries for the Junior Duck Stamp Competition Due March 15th
7 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge
7 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge
7 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
7 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment and on the Compatibility Determination for Hunting at Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge
7 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge
7 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Revised Hunt Plan and Environmental Assessment for Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
7 Refuge Releases Expanded Environmental Assessment for Public Comment
7 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
7 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on the Compatibility Determination for Hunting at Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
7 Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment and Public Hunt Plan for Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge
6 New Puerto Rican Parrot Naming Contest Results Announced
News Release in Español
6 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Waterfowl Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Currituck National Wildlife Refuge
6 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on the Compatibility Determination for Waterfowl Hunting at Currituck National Wildlife Refuge
6 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Deer Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Mackay National Wildlife Refuge
6 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on the Compatibility Determination for Deer Hunting at Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge
5 Celebrate "Florida Panther" Week in Naples
5 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Amended Hunt Plan and Environmental Assessment for Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge
5 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge
5 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Red River National Wildlife Refuge
5 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Hunt Plan for Key Cave National Wildlife Refuge
5 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Hunting Plan, Environmental Assessment, and Compatibility Determination for Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge
5 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Hunting Plan, Environmental Assessment, and Compatibility Determination for Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge
5 Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Draft Migratory Bird Hunt Plan and Draft Environmental Assessment Available for Review and Comment
5 Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge Draft Migratory Bird Hunt Plan and Draft Environmental Assessment Available for Review and Comment
5 Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment is Available for Review and Comment
5 Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment is Available for Review and Comment
2 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge
2 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Recreational Hunting Plan, Environmental Assessment, and Compatibility Determination for Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge
1 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Waterfowl Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge
1 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on the Compatibility Determination for Waterfowl Hunting at Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge
1 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Recognizes Conservation Partners
1 Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge Draft Habitat Management Plan and Environmental Assessment Available for Review and Comment
February
28 Comments Sought on Eastern Cougar
28 Service Finalizes Rule Allowing Incidental Take of Migratory Birds for Military Readiness
26 U.S. Coral Reef Task Force to Meet March 1-2 in Washington, D.C.
26 Rachel Carson Online Book Club Begins in March
26 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
26 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on the Compatibility Determination for Hunting at Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
21 Russellville, Kentucky Ginseng Dealer Sentenced
21 Elizabethtown, Kentucky Ginseng Dealer Sentenced
14 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Sport Hunting Plan and Environmental Assessment for Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge
14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on the Compatibility Determination for Hunting at Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge
8 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Statement on Bald Eagle Deadline; June 29 New Date
7 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Critical Habitat for the Flatwoods Salamander
4 One Endangered Juvenile Whooping Crane Discovered Alive in Florida
2 Loss of Whooping Cranes at Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge After Storms Hit Central Florida
January
30 Fish and Wildlife Service Publishes Final Critical Habitat Rule for the Alabama Beach Mouse
26 Dead Florida Panther Reported by Miccosukee in Broward County
23 Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery to Remain Open During Dam Rehab Project
19 Deputy Secretary Scarlett Announces Fish and Wildlife Service Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands in 14 States
18 Choose Your Favorite Name for the Puerto Rican Parrot Aviary
News Release in Español
4 Mark Sattelberg New Field Supervisor of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Conway, Arkansas Office
3 Invitation to a Public Meeting for Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge

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