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  • Service Seeks Public Comment on City of Everett Proposed Safe Harbor Agreement

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    Written comments must be received on or before June 4, 2015. Read More

    Lake Chaplain Photo Credit: Joe Dreimiller
  • Greater Sage-Grouse

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    Once numbering in the millions, greater sage-grouse populations have now dwindled to a fraction of their former size. In September 2015, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide whether this iconic bird of the wide-open West needs protection under the Endangered Species Act. Read More

    Greater Sage-grouse (Photo Credit: NRCS)
  • "Service Announces Nearly $9.5 Million in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands

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    Five projects in Washington State that conserve and restore 643 acres of coastal wetland habitat will receive $4.9 million in grants Read More

    Skokomish Estuary WA(Photo: C Swenson)
  • Available for Public Comment: Assessment Plan to Conduct a Natural Resource Damage Assessment for a 1999 Oregon/Washington Coast Mystery Oil Spill

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    Read More

    Oiled crested auklet Photo Credit: USFWS
  • USFWS seeks public comment on proposal to list West Coast Fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

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    Read More

    West Coast Fisher Photo Credit: CC/Forest Wander
  • Once abundant in the western U.S., populations of the western yellow-billed cuckoo have declined for several decades. More than 90 percent of the cuckoo's riparian habitat west of the Continental Divide has been lost or degraded.

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    Read More

    Yellow-billed Cuckoo Photo Credit: Mark Dettling
  • Restoration and Recovery Funding now available

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    Apply now!

    Mazama Pocket Gopher in hand (Photo: WDFW)<
  • Oregon Spotted Frog to be Protected under the Endangered Species Act

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    Oregon and Washington populations will be listed as threatened Learn More

    Oregon Spotted Frog (Photo credit: Teal Waterstraf, USFWS)
  • Mussel Academy

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    What are these students finding in the Chehalis River? Have a look here

    Mussel Academy students (Photo: Meghan Kearney, USFWS)
  • Invasive Species: Zebra Mussels

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    Once established, these mussels will change ecosystems and food sources critical to native mussels and species such as salmon and trout. Read More

    Zebra mussels (Photo: USFWS)


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Current Activities

May 5, 2015 - Service Seeks Public Comment on City of Everett Proposed Safe Harbor Agreement

March 27, 2015 - Public comments received on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Washington Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) Aquatic Lands Habitat Conservation Plan now available for review 

March 27, 2015 - Tribes in 13 States Receive $4.2 Million From Service for Conservation Work 

March 24, 2015 -  Service Invites Comment on Proposal to Amend Listing of Southern Selkirk Mountains Population of Woodland Caribou

February 13, 2015 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Review Status of 133 Pacific Region Species

February 13, 2015 - Public Invited to Open Houses on Options for Grizzly Bear Restoration in North Cascades Ecosystem

February 3, 2015 - Deadline Correction for Information Submission for Island Marble Butterfly Status Review

January 7, 2015 - Service Announces Nearly $9.5 Million in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands - List of Projects

January 6, 2015 -  New Leader at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Washington Fish and Wildlife Office

November 17, 2014 -  Available for Public Comment:  Assessment Plan to Conduct a Natural Resource Damage Assessment for a 1999 Oregon/Washington Coast Mystery Oil Spill

November 14, 2014 - Service Seeks Public Comments on Douglas County Multiple-Species General Conservation Plan

October 6, 2014 -  West Coast Population  of Fisher Proposed as Threatened Under Endangered Species Act 

October 2, 2014Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Receives Federal Protection under the Endangered Species Act

October 1, 2014 - Restoration and Recovery Funding (NOFA) now available!  Click here for details

September 8, 2014 - Reopening of Comment Period on Draft Economic Analysis for Oregon Spotted Frog

September 5, 2014 - Washington Department of Natural Resources proposed Aquatic Lands Habitat Conservation Plan available for review and comment

August 28, 2014 - Oregon Spotted Frog to be Protected under the Endangered Species Act

August 19, 2014 -  Review of Petition Information Finds Rare Island Marble Butterfly Requires Additional Study

August 14, 2014 -   Service Proposes Designation of Critical Habitat for Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo

August 12, 2014 - Service Determines Wolverine Does Not Warrant Protection Under Endangered Species Act

July 3, 2014 - Update on the Status of the National Environmental Policy Act Review for the Washington Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Lands Habitat Conservation Plan

June 17, 2014 - Service Reopens Comment Period for Oregon Spotted Frog in Washington and Oregon

May 30, 2014 -
Marbled Murrelet Marine Monitoring Certification Training to be Held

May 7, 2014 - Service Proposes to Amend Listing of Woodland Caribou, Southern Selkirk Mountains Population 

April 8, 2014 - Four Subspecies of Mazama Pocket Gopher to be Protected under the Endangered Species Act

February 13, 2014 - Raise your invasive species IQ by checking out our IQ - Invasives Quarterly

January 23, 2014 - Secretary Jewell, Director Ashe Announce $16.5 Million in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands

December 19, 2013 - Endangered Species Act Protection Affirmed for Two Hanford Plants

November 21, 2013 - USFWS Delays Effective Date of ESA Plant Listing

 
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