Wisconsin Ecological Services Field Office

Midwest Region

 

Wisconsin Field Office

2661 Scott Tower Drive
Green Bay, WI 54229-9565
Phone: 920-866-1717
Fax: 920-866-1710
TTY: 1-800-877-8339 (Federal Relay)

e-mail: GreenBay@fws.gov

 


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2012 News and Accomplishments

 

 

 

December 4, 2012: Citizen Tip Helps Close the Knox County Whooping Crane Case

 

Whooping cranes

 


 

November 27, 2012: Ultralight-led Whooping Cranes Arrive at Wintering Destination in Florida

 

 

Ultralight in sky with 4 whooping cranes following.

 


 

October 3, 2012: Endangered Whooping Cranes Depart on Ultralight-guided Flight to Florida

 

Ultralight with cranes following.

 


 

October 3, 2012: Comment Period Reopened for Proposed Habitat Conservation Plan for Midwest Wind Energy Facilities

 


 

September 2012: The Fox River 50 Years After Silent Spring

 

Fox River marsh

 


 

August 29, 2012: Midwest Wind Energy Conservation Plan in Eight States

News Release

Federal Register Notice of Intent (PDF)

Background

 

Wind turbines

 


 

July 19, 2012: Continued Collection of Karner Blue Butterfly Genetic Samples for Global Climate Change Research Project

 

Taking Karner blue butterfly wing clips for climate change study.

 


 

June 2012: Kirtland's Warbler Updates

 

Kirtland's warbler

 


 

May 31, 2012: The Elusive Fassett’s Locoweed of Wisconsin

 

Fassett's locoweed

 


 

May 30, 2012: Dwarf Lake Iris Draft Recovery Plan Available for Public Review and Comment

 

News Release: Recovery Plan Outlines Steps to Help Rare Plant

Draft Recovery Plan (68-page PDF; 500KB)

FR Notice of Availability (2-page PDF)

Dwarf Lake Iris Information

 

Dwarf lake iris

 


 

May 16, 2012 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Celebrates Endangered Species Day Midwest Species Make Progress

 


 

May 2, 2012: Wild Whooping Crane Hatches in Central Wisconsin

 


 

May 1, 2012: Ron Refsnider, USFWS Retiree, Wisconsin DNR's Comback Champ for Kirtland's Warbler work.

 

Ron Refsnider holding a Kirtland's warbler.

 


 

April 18, 2012: Spring Migration is Underway for the "Class of 2011: Whooping Cranes

 

Two adult whooping cranes

 


 

March 29, 2012: First Whooping Crane nest of the 2012 season.

 

Whooping crane nest with two eggs. .

 


 

March 13, 2012: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Freshwater Mussels as Endangered: Spectaclecase and Sheepnose

News Release

Information about Sheepnose

Information about Spectaclecase

 


 

Feb. 23, 2012: Piping Plover Nesting Habitat Protection Along the Shores of Lake Michigan

 

Piping plover

 


 

February 13, 2012: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Freshwater Mussels as Endangered Species

 

Snuffbox

 

News Release

 

Information about Listing the Rayed Bean

 

Information about Listing the Snuffbox

 


 

February 03, 2012: Ultralight-led Whooping Cranes will head to Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

 


 

Jan. 9, 2012: Reward Fund Started for Indiana Whooping Crane Case

 


 

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Last updated: December 20, 2017