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2017 News Releases

March 1, 2017
Habitat Conservation Plan Proposed for San Francisco Bay Area
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March 1, 2017
Nevada Junior Duck Stamp Contest
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March 1, 2017
Plan to Guide Recovery of Santa Ana Sucker Completed
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February 21, 2017
California Junior Duck Stamp Contest
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January 19, 2017
Service approves Expansion of San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge
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January 18, 2017
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Record of Decision for Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges
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January 11, 2017
Public Comment Sought in Proposed Plan to Recover Endangered Species and Streamline Permit Process for Development Projects in Kern County
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January 10, 2017
Rain Causes Flooding on Several Wildlife Refuges, Leading to Closures, Restricted Access
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January 5, 2017
Importance of Resilient Coastal Wetlands to Conservation, Recreation Economy and Coastal Communities Recognized by $17 Million in Grants to States
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January 4, 2017
Reduction of Threats to Tiny Mountain Plant Leads to Proposed Removal from Endangered Species Act Protections
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2016 News Releases

December 12, 2016
Service Releases Recovery Plan to Guide Conservation Efforts for Endangered California Tiger Salamanders in Santa Barbara County
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December 1, 2016
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Final Plan for Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges
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November 10, 2016
Service Finalizes Improvements to 50-Year-old Regulations Governing Oil and Gas Development on Refuge System Lands
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November 1, 2016
Eagle Conservation Plan, Take Permit to Help Protect Long-Term Golden Eagle Health Near Southern Calif. Wind Energy Project
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October 19, 2016
CONDOR COUNTRY: First Mobile Game to Simulate Real-Life Conservation of an Endangered Species to be Released on October 25
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October 13, 2016
Cancelled: 25th Annual Return of the Salmon Festival
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October 12, 2016
Citizen Scientists along West Coast to Count Brown Pelicans on Saturday, Oct. 15 to Aid in Conservation of Troubled Seabird
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September 20, 2016
Island Restoration Supports Conservation of Two Pacific Seabird Species
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September 19, 2016
Sea Otter Survey Encouraging, but Comes Up Short of the “Perfect Story”
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September 15, 2016
America’s Rarest Species Receive $44.8 Million Investment Under Endangered Species Act Grants Program
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September 14, 2016
Service Proposes Protections for San Fernando Valley Spineflower Under the Endangered Species Act
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September 7, 2016
More Than $33 Million in Funding Approved to Protect Waterfowl and Other Bird Species
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August 30, 2016
Service Determines Coastal California Gnatcatcher is a Subspecies; Remains Threatened under Endangered
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August 29, 2016
Sea Otter Shootings in Santa Cruz County; Law Enforcement Officials Seek Information to Aid in Investigation
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August 25, 2016
Critical Habitat Designated for Three Sierra Amphibians; Designation Helps Recover Threatened Frogs & Streamline Federal Land Activities Permit Process
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August 11, 2016
Interior Announces Fastest Successful Recovery of an Endangered Species Act-Listed Mammal; Three Island Fox Subspecies Subspecies Now Fully Delisted
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August 3, 2016
Service Confirms Critical Habitat for Marbled Murrelet in Washington, Oregon and California
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July 27, 2016
Service Announces Final Methodology for Prioritizing and Addressing Endangered Species Act Status Reviews
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July 5, 2016
Endangered Species Act Protection Not Warranted for Eagle Lake Rainbow Trout
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July 1, 2016
Service Releases Draft Environmental Assessment for UCSB 'North Campus Open Space Restoration Project'
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June 14, 2016
Bilingual, Scavenger-Hunt Nature App Takes Flight at San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge
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June 9, 2016
Service Extends Comment Period on Draft Plan for Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges
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May 24, 2016
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe Appoints Paul Souza as Pacific Southwest Regional Director
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May 24, 2016
$2.1 Million in Grants Available to Help Protect, Restore, and Enhance Special Status Species and Their Habitatn
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May 20, 2016
California Scientists, Channel Islands Fox Conservationists Recognized as Recovery Champions
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May 11, 2016
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period on Proposed Revisions to Mitigation Policy
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May 11, 2016
Service Awards California and Nevada Over $2 Million in Clean Vessel Act Grants
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May 9, 2016
Service Designates Critical Habitat for Oregon Spotted Frog in Washington and Oregon
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May 6, 2016
Winners Announced for 2016 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest
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May 5, 2016
Draft Plan for Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges Available for Public Review
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May 4, 2016
New Science Provides Foundation for Proposed Changes to Service’s Comprehensive Eagle Conservation and Management Program
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May 3, 2016
Federal Agencies Propose Revisions to Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances Policy under the Endangered Species Act
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April 22, 2016
California Youth Wins 2016 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Competition
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April 19, 2016
Services Revise Proposal for Improving Endangered Species Act Petition Process
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April 14, 2016
West Coast Population of Fisher Will not be Listed Under Endangered Species Act
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April 7, 2016
Bird enthusiasts invited to join coast-wide effort on May 7 to spot Brown Pelicans
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April 4, 2016
Watch California Condor Chick Begin Life Journey - Live Video
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April 4, 2016
Status Review Finds San Bernardino Flying Squirrel Does Not Require Protection Under the Endangered Species Act
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April 2, 2016
2016 California Junior Duck Stamp Winners Announced
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March 25, 2016
Nearly $5 Million in Wildlife Grants Recognizes Importance of Native American Tribes and Their Lands to Conservation
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March 25, 2016
Las Vegas teen repeats as winner of Nevada’s Federal Junior Duck Stamp art competition
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March 21, 2016
Service Distributes Over $3 Million to Support State Wildlife Conservation Projects in California and Nevada
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March 11, 2016
Plan Proposed to Help Recover California Tiger Salamander in California Foothills
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March 7, 2016
California and Nevada to Receive Over $58 Million to Support Conservation, Outdoor Recreation and Job Creation
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March 3, 2016
Rare Frogs Find New Home in California State Parks
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March 2, 2016
Service Seeks Public Input on Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge
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March 2, 2016
Service Seeks Public Comment on Sierra Pacific Industries Conservation Plan for West Coast Fisher Populations in 16 California Counties
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March 1, 2016
To Feel Healthier, Happier…Try Nature National Wildlife Refuges Spread the Word
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February 18, 2016
Santa Cruz Cypress Reclassified As Threatened Under Endangered Species Act
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February 12, 2016
Service Proposes Delisting Three Fox Subspecies on Northern Channel Islands Due to Recovery, Highlighting Historic Endangered Species Act Success
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February 2, 2016
Service Announces over $20 Million in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands
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January 27, 2016
Draft Plan to Guide Recovery of Laguna Mountains Skipper Released for Public Review and Comment
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