Endangered Species Program
The Endangered Species Bulletin Vol. XXV, No. 6—November/December, 2000

The Department of Defense manages approximately 25 million acres (10 million hectares) on more than 425 major military installations throughout the United States. Access limits due to security considerations and the need for safety buffer zones have sheltered these lands from development pressures and large-scale habitat losses for years. Found throughout the country, military lands contain some of the finest remaining examples of rare native vegetative communities, such as old-growth forest, tall-grass prairies, and vernal pool wetlands. At least 300 federally listed species live on Defense-managed lands. This edition of the Bulletin takes a look at efforts to conserve these important resources while maintaining our nation’s security.


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Page    Title
1-3 Cover and Table of Contents
4 The Department of Defense and Endangered Species
8 Safeguarding Hawaii's Endangered Stilts
10 A Partnership for Peregrines
12 A Bat Boom at Fort Huachuca
14 Seebees Renovate Habitat for Endangered Birds
16 The Air Force Academy's Mouse
18 The Palos Verde Blue: An Update
20 Navy Saves Old Growth for Murrelets
22 The Army Reaches Out
23 On Guard for Endangered Plants
24 A Military Solution to an Environmental Problem
26 Terns Share Naval Surface Warfare Center
27 Gopher Tortoise Research at Camp Shelby
28 A Tale of Two Organisms
30 The Birds of Fort Hood
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Last updated: January 15, 2008