latest news and events
July 16, 2014
Service Proposes Safe Harbor Agreement with Bishop Paiute Tribe to Support Endangered Owens Pupfish Recovery
Ventura, CA - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in partnership with the Bishop Paiute Tribe of Inyo County, Calif., is proposing a safe harbor agreement to contribute to the recovery and conservation of Owens pupfish, a federally listed species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
July 14, 2014
June 9, 2014
May 5, 2014
Draft Economic Analysis Available on Proposed Critical Habitat Rule for Vandenberg Monkeyflower; Revision of Proposed Critical Habitat Rule; and Reopening of Comment Period
Ventura, CA - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the availability of a draft economic analysis on the proposal to designate 5,809 acres of critical habitat for Vandenberg monkeyflower in Santa Barbara County, California.
May 1, 2014
Lane Mountain Milk-vetch Plant Remains in Danger of Extinction
Ventura, CA - Following a status review, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has determined Lane Mountain milk-vetch (Astragalus jaegerianus) remains at risk of extinction and does not warrant downlisting to threatened status under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
March 26, 2014
Service Proposes to Reclassify Arroyo Toad from Endangered to Threatened under the Endangered Species Act
Ventura, CA - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to reclassify the arroyo toad from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) after determining that the amphibian has expanded its current range in the past 20 years and that conservation efforts have reduced the threats to its survival.