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2009 Press Releases

 

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Tom MacKenzie, Media Relations Specialist -- 404-679-7291, cell 678-296-6400 -- tom_mackenzie@fws.gov
Stacy Shelton, Media Relations Specialist -- 404-679-7290, cell 678-575-7796 -- stacy_shelton@fws.gov
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Elsie Davis, Media Relations Specialist -- 404-679-7107 -- elsie_davis@fws.gov
Jennifer Strickland, New Media Specialist -- 404-679-7299, cell 678-575-7778 -- jennifer_strickland@fws.gov
 

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December
18    Two Harris’ Hawks Seized in North Carolina Returning Home to Texas
17    Ultralight Migration Leads 20 Endangered Whooping Cranes over the Skies of Alabama
  Ultralight Migration Leads 20 Endangered Whooping Cranes over the Skies of Tennessee
  Service Proposes Critical Habitat Designation for the Vermilion Darter
November
30    Mark Musaus Selected as Deputy Regional Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Southeast Region
11   Brown Pelican Populations Recovered, Removed from Endangered Species List
  Cynthia Dohner Chosen as Regional Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Southeast Region
  Flooding Closes all Deer Hunting on White River National Wildlife Refuge
October
26    Young Whooping Cranes Will Learn Migration Route from their Elders
22    Ninth Group of Endangered Whooping Cranes Depart on Ultralight-guided Flight to Florida
September
29    Service Seeks Public Comment on Post-Delisting Monitoring of Brown Pelicans
29    Federal Finding Means Florida Manatee Critical Habitat Designation Merits Further Review
29    Erwin National Fish Hatchery Gets Recovery Act Funding to Replace Raceway Shelters – WeatherPORT Awarded $22,952 to Build and Install Fish Raceway Covers
29    Welaka National Fish Hatchery Gets Recovery Act Funding to Improve Energy Efficiency
23    Rising to the Challenge -- Strategic Plan for Responding to Accelerating Climate Change
22    Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Species Act Protection for the Shovelnose Sturgeon
14    Hummingbirds Create Buzz on Outer Banks
11    Secretary Salazar Announces More than $41 Million to Purchase Wetlands and Fund Grants for Migratory Waterfowl Habitat -- More than $7 Million in Waterfowl Habitat Grants Approved for Southeastern States
10    Improved Eagle Management Program Helps to Incorporate Scientific Data, Identify Information Gaps
  Federal Finding Means Gopher Tortoise Status in the Eastern Portion of its Range Merits Further Review
August
24    New Manager at Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge Complex
10    Wildlife/Domestic Animals Poisoned – Federal/State Investigation Underway at Ohio County Park, Hartford, Kentucky
  Tornado Strikes White River National Wildlife Refuge
  Troup County Panther was a Florida Panther -- Wildlife CSI:  High-Tech Genetic Testing Used to Determine Cat’s Parentage
July
31    Liberal Season Proposed for Upcoming Late Waterfowl Season
30  Informational Meetings on the Etowah Aquatic Habitat Conservation Plan
29  Fish and Wildlife Service selects new manager for Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge
22  Join the Alligator River Refuge Litter Pick-up Scheduled for July 31st
  Coqui Llanero May Warrant  Protection Under Endangered Species Act
News Release in Español
  Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comment on Protecting Darters in the Etowah River Basin
  Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Reviews of 23 Southeastern Species
June
29    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Host Public Meetings on Coastal Barrier Resources System Pilot Project Units
29    Service Proposes Endangered Species Status and Critical Habitat Designations for the Georgia Pigtoe Mussel, Interrupted Rocksnail, and Rough Hornsnail
17    Puerto Rican Parrot Recovery Plan Available
News Release in Español
  Secretary Salazar Lauds President’s Intent to Nominate Sam Hamilton as Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  Secretary Salazar Announces Boating Grants to 28 States to Help Keep Waterways Clean
  Eagle Shooter Sentenced in Tampa, Florida
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for the Alabama Sturgeon
  Conservation Fund's GO ZERO® Program Goes Gold with CCB -- Voluntary Forest Carbon Program Benefits Climate, Community and Biodiversity in Louisiana
May
28    Lab Confirms Lead Poisoning Cause of Death of Bald Eagle Found at Norris Lake
19    High Ouachita River Levels Postpones Floodplain Reconnection Project
13    Endangered Species Wildlife on Luxury Yacht in South Florida Results in Conviction, Seizure and Forfeitures
13    Department of the Interior Honors Fish and Wildlife Service Employees at 66th Awards Convocation Ceremony Two Southeastern Employees Among Recipients
13    Fish and Wildlife Service Celebrates Endangered Species Day
11    What if a Bird Sings and No One Hears It?
by Sam Hamilton
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of Five-year Status Review for Five Tombigbee River Mussels
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Honors Partners’ Outstanding Efforts with 2009 Regional Director’s Conservation Awards
April
27    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces 183 Projects in Southeast Region Under President’s Economic Recovery Plan
22    Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Lacey Act Violations
22    Reward Offered for Information about the Shooting of a Bald Eagle in Cumberland County
22    Agency Draft Recovery Plan for St. Andrew Beach Mouse Available for Review
20    Secretary Salazar Announces $57.8 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species
20    $7 Million in Federal Grants Awarded to Native American Tribes for Wildlife Conservation Work
20    Interior Secretary Salazar Announces Award of $9 million in Grants to States for Imperiled Species Conservation
10    Reward Offered for Information about Bald Eagle Death on Lake Norris
  Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts 5-year Status Reviews of 13 Florida Species
  Service Seeks to Bring Coastal Barrier Resources System Maps Into Digital Age
  West Monroe Man Gets $3,000 Fine and Three Years Probation for Illegally Killing Trophy Buck
  2009 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Student Art Competition Winners Chosen
March
26    Cave activity discouraged to help protect batsfrom deadly white-nose syndrome
20    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Endangered Species Recovery Champion Awards
10    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for the Louisiana Black Bear
February
20    Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Review of 10 Plant Species in the Caribbean
News Release in Español
17    Student Wildlife Art Contest Entries for the Junior Duck Stamp Competition Due March 14th
12    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of Five-year Status Review for 11 Mobile River Basin Mussels
10    Change in Status and Critical Habitat Designation for the Flatwoods Salamander
  Georgia Father & Son Sentenced for Violating the Lacey Act -- Law Helps To Protect Wildlife Obtained & Transported Illegally
January
28    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends the Comment Period on the Proposed Critical Habitat Designation for the Alabama Sturgeon
23    Ultralight-led Whooping Cranes Arrive at Florida Wintering Grounds
21    Mississippi Black Bear Poacher Guilty -- Began Serving Jail Time in January 2009
16    Ultralight-Led Whooping Cranes Soon Expected at their Final Destinations in Florida
13    Ultralight Migration Leads Endangered Whooping Cranes into Georgia
  2009 Prescribed Burning Projections Announced for Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

 

 

Last updated: December 18, 2009