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2014 News Releases

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4/18/14 White River National Wildlife Refuge Renamed in Honor of Dale Bumpers
4/17/14 Public Comment to be Reopened on Proposed Critical Habitat for Two Federally Protected Mussel Species
4/16/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Presents First Annual Fire Safety Award
4/15/14 Idaho Aquarium Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
4/15/14 Michigan Aquarium Employee Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
4/11/14 $7,500 Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Killing in Louisiana
4/9/14 2014 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Student Art Competition Winners Chosen!
4/3/14 Service Grants $47 Million to States, Territories for At-Risk Species
4/3/14 Service reopens comment period on proposal to protect red knot under Endangered Species Act
Shorebird flies up to 18,600 miles a year on 20-inch wingspan


3/26/14 Secretary Jewell Announces $1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies from Excise Taxes on Anglers, Hunters, and Boaters
3/25/14 Fish and Wildlife Service completes Biological Opinion and the Corps approves plan to raise Lake Cumberland water level
3/25/14 Public Meetings Scheduled for Expansion of the Acquisition Boundaries of Chickasaw and Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuges
3/25/14 Fish and Wildlife Service conducts five-year status reviews of 33 southeastern species
3/21/14 Federal and State Officials Request Assistance in Investigation of 2nd Gunshot Red Wolf of 2014
3/20/14 Coral Gables Resident Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced for Possession of Migratory Birds
3/13/14 The Service Announces Decision on Expansion of Felsenthal and Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuges
3/11/14 Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge to Hold Open House on March 20
3/7/14 Welcome to the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida
3/7/14 2014 Student Junior Duck Stamp Program Wildlife Art Contest Entries Due Postmarked by March 15th
3/6/14 Service Announces 2014 Expansion of Hunting, Fishing Opportunities in National Wildlife Refuge System
3/6/14 President Requests $1.5 Billion in Fiscal Year 2015 for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
3/5/14 Go Birding on a Refuge This Month to Help Save a Species
Birders, citizen scientists sought to participate in the Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz


2/27/14 $5,000 Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Killing
2/27/14 Thrifty Conservation Effort At Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge Benefits Threatened Black Bear In Mississippi
2/18/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Continuing to Help in Dan River Coal Ash Spill
2/13/14 Three Louisiana Residents Charged with Federal Lacey Act Violations
2/7/14 $5,000 Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Killing
2/4/14 Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Public Comment Period on Spring Pygmy Sunfish Critical Habitat Designation


1/29/14 Saving the World’s Most Endangered Lizards
New Collaboration for Caribbean Island Iguana Conservation
1/29/14 White-nose syndrome confirmed in Marion County bats
Arkansas becomes 23rd state to confirm deadly disease in bats
1/29/14 Corps, Fish & Wildlife Service address compliance requirements at Lake Cumberland
1/24/14 Reward in Now at $15,250 for Information on Whooping Crane Shot in Kentucky
1/23/14 Secretary Jewell, Director Ashe Announce $16.5 Million in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands
1/16/14 Whooping Crane Shot in Kentucky - Over $7,000 Reward Offered
1/13/14 Federal and State Officials Request Assistance in Investigation of Gunshot Red Wolf
1/9/14 Secretary Jewell Highlights Everglades Restoration as Part of Administration’s Commitment to Landscape-Level Conservation
1/7/14 Endangered Whooping Cranes Arrive at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, FL on Aircraft-guided Flight
1/7/14 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for the Cape Sable Thoroughwort
1/6/14 Service Considers Economic Impact of Critical Habitat Designation for Kentucky Glade Cress Reopens Proposed Listing Comment Period


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Last updated: April 18, 2014