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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
22   Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Announces More Than $19 Million in Grants to Protect Coastal Wetlands Across the Nation
14   Fish and Wildlife Service Invites Comments on Economic Analysis and Proposed Critical Habitat for the Mississippi Gopher Frog
7   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Critical Habitat Designation for Vermilion Darter
7   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Names David Viker New Refuge Chief for Southeast Region
3   Know Baiting Rules Before Hunting Migratory Birds (Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Release)
2   Tenth Group of Endangered Whooping Cranes on Ultralight-guided Flight to Florida Zooms into Alabama
1   New Deputy Refuge Manager at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
1   Student Wildlife Art Contest Entries for the Junior Duck Stamp Competition Due March 15, 2011
November
29   Dale Hollow Stimulus Fund Project Helps Local Farmers and Construction Company
26   Tenth Group of Endangered Whooping Cranes on Ultralight-Guided Flight to Florida Flies into Tennessee
23   Tenth Group of Endangered Whooping Cranes on Ultralight-Guided Flight to Florida Zooms into Kentucky
18   Atlanta Piano Company and its C.E.O. Plead Guilty to Charges Relating to the Smuggling of Illegal Elephant Ivory into the United States
16   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Celebrates 25 Years of the Coastal Program
16   Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals from States for FY 2011 Endangered Species Grants
5   New Project Leader at the Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge Complex
5   New Refuge Manager at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
2   FWS proposes ESA protection for two mussels
2   Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not List the Bay Springs Salamander
2   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Endangered Status and Critical Habitat Designation for Three Mollusks
October
28   Outer Banks of North Carolina offers photography, birding, paddling, and more, during Wings Over Water Festival
27   Comments sought on plan to combat deadly white-nose syndrome in bats
26   U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to re-examine proposal to expand Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
19   Mike Rowe Wades Waist-Deep Into Florida Everglades at a National Wildlife Refuge on Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe” Oct. 26
7   Gulf Coast Recovery Act Project Halted by Oil Spill Resumes at Florida's Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
6   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Status and Critical Habitat for the Altamaha Spinymussel
4   Stimulus Funded Students Provide Range of Benefits to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
September
29   Stimulus Funds Help Mississippi Town Immortalized by Blues Legend Robert Johnson
28   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Conservation Fund Renew National Support for Go Zero®
27   Service Releases Final Climate Change Strategy
23   It's Almost Here! Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival Registration is Now Open!
22   Caribbean Herb Agave Eggersiana a Federal Candidate Species for Listing Under Endangered Species Act
21   St. Croix Man Indicted Under Endangered Species Act (PDF)
21   Fish and Wildlife Service Calls for Review of Wood Stork's Status
17   Dr. William Uihlein Named New Assistant Regional Director for Science Applications
16   National Wildlife Refuge System Closes Caves to Slow Spread of White-Nose Syndrome
14   Stimulus Funds to Build New $1 Million Environmental Education Center at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Near Tallahassee
August
31   Forest Lands Added to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in South Georgia
26   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Public Scoping Meetings Concerning Environmental Impacts of Alabama Beach Mouse General Conservation Plan
26   Sea Turtle Nests to Remain on Beaches of Northwest Florida and Alabama
19   Camp Lawton Civil War Artifacts Made Public for First Time

19   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Reintroduction of Non-migratory Whooping Cranes into Southwest Louisiana
18   MEDIA ADVISORY: Top Administration Officials to Tour Delta National Wildlife Refuge
18   Major Civil War Archaeological Site Discovered Near Millen, Ga.
12   Tennessee Purple Coneflower Proposed for Delisting
4   MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Theodore, Ala. Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
3   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Announces the Availability of a Draft Economic Analysis and Amended Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Golden Sedge
July
27    Salazar Unveils Special Edition Duck Stamp Cachet Public Can Purchase to Support Gulf Wildlife Refuges
22 Federal Ruling Validates Fish and Wildlife Service's Biological Opinion
18 Scientists Ask Public to Report Banded Birds to Help Scientific Research
  Using Sound Science, Fish and Wildlife Service Addresses Urgent Habitat Needs for Birds and Other Wildlife Along the Gulf Coast
  Service Reopens Public Comment Period on Plan to Restrict Giant Invasive Snakes
June
29   

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Draft Economic Analysis and Proposed Critical Habitat for Vermilion Darter

24  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Takes Legal Action for Killing of Endangered Fish
24  Endangered Status Proposed for Five Southeastern Fish Species
22  Tulotoma Snail on the Road to Recovery
16  Secretary Salazar Announces $35.7 Million for Refuge Acquisitions and Wetlands Grants for Migratory Birds
Fish and Wildlife Service proposes critical habitat for Mississippi gopher frog
Ozark Chinquapin may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act
May
28    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Re-open Bo Ginn National Fish Hatchery
24    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Presents Regional Director’s Conservation Awards
  First two birds, oiled from the Gulf spill, readied for release at Pelican Island NWR
  Reward offered for information about bald eagle shooting in Tennessee
April
29    The Puerto Rican Harlequin Butterfly May Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act
News Release in Español
27    Stimulus Funds Help Determine Future of Endangered Key Deer at Florida Keys Refuge
20    Georgia Aquarium and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service team up to save loggerheads
16    USFWS Offers Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Shooting
12    Secretary Salazar Announces Nearly $66 Million in Grants to Conserve Habitat of Threatened and Endangered Species
  Fish and Wildlife Service conducts five-year status reviews of 15 species in the Caribbean
  Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Reviews of 10 Southeastern Species
  Stimulus Funds Help Florida Scrub Jays at Merritt Island Refuge
  Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-year Status Review for Roseate Tern
News Release in Español
  Technical Agency Draft Recovery Plan for Pyne’s Ground-plum Available for Review
March
31    Panthers in Picayune Kicking Up Their Heels
30    2010 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Student Art Competition Winners Chosen Today!
29    Everglades’ Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Receives Stimulus Funding to Remove Invasive Species, Restore Natural Habitats
26    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces National and Regional Endangered Species Recovery Champion Awards
26    U.S. Army Fort Stewart Military Reservation Receives National Conservation Award
23    Fish and Wildlife Service Initiates Review of the Striped Newt’s Status
23    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Not Consider Listing Southern Hickorynut Mussel as an Endangered or Threatened Species
18    Federal Finding Means Berry Cave Salamander Status Merits Further Review
18    Kentucky Residents Sentenced After Pleading Guilty to Killing Endangered Bats
17    Two Alligator Guides Charged in Louisiana for Illegally Hunting Alligators
16    Draft Bi-National Recovery Plan for the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Available for Public Review and Comment
10    NOAA’s Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Propose ESA Listing Changes for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle
10    Critical Habitat Proposed for Golden Sedge
February
18    Kentucky Man Sentenced for Poisoning Hawks and Vultures
16    TWRA Confirms First Cases of White Nose Syndrome in Tennessee Bats
10    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Availability of a Draft Economic Analysis for Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Georgia Pigtoe Mussel, Interrupted Rocksnail, and Rough Hornsnail
  This Valentine’s Day Fall in Love with Nature
  Okaloosa Darter On the Road to Recovery
  $1.6 Billion Requested for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2011
January
25    Western North Carolina Dam Removal Clears the Way for Imperiled Species
21    Ultralight-led Whooping Cranes Arrive at Final Wintering Destination in Florida
20    Secretary Salazar Announces $2 Million in Stimulus Funding for Levee Improvements at Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
20    $4.9 Million in Recovery Act Funds for New Jobs and Gateway Visitor Center and Headquarters -- Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
20    Salazar Moves to Ban Importation and Interstate Transfer of Burmese Python and Eight Other Giant Invasive Snakes -- FWS to Propose Injurious Species Listing under Lacey Act
20    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Evaluates if Two Virgin Island Plants warrant Endangered Species Act Protection
15    Student Wildlife Art Contest Entries for the Junior Duck Stamp Competition Due March 15, 2010
14    Ultralight-led Whooping Cranes Arrive at First Wintering Destination in Florida
14    The Conservation Fund’s Go Zero® program donates restoration of 814 acres at Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge and Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
12    Federal Finding Means Florida Manatee Critical Habitat Designation Warrants Revision
12    Federal Agency Clarifies Request for Gopher Tortoise Information following its 90-Day Finding
  Ultralight Migration Leads 20 Endangered Whooping Cranes into Georgia

 

 

Last updated: December 22, 2010