Appropriately masked and following COVID-19 precautions, roughly 40 volunteers from the Oregon Chinese Coalition removed invasive plants, learned about wildlife conservation and developed a relationship with public lands at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in Portland, Oregon. The community work day was part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s efforts to reach a diverse, urban audience.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed the initial review of two petitions filed to list gray wolves in the western U.S. as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act. The Service finds that the petitions present substantial, credible information indicating that a listing action may be warranted and will initiate a comprehensive status review of the gray wolf in the western U.S.
College student Daniel Cisneros is working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Santa Barbara Botanic Garden to conduct a germination study for five rare plant species on the Channel Islands off California. His research is made possible by the Kendra Chan Conservation Fellowship, a first-of-its kind annual program that honors the late wildlife biologist Kendra Chan by giving budding scientists an opportunity to learn about the Service’s mission and help endangered species.
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