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News & Releases
Mountain-Prairie Region

The press releases found on this page are from the Mountain-Prairie Region press release archives. These press releases have not been modified since their original publication date. Therefore, links, email addresses and phone numbers contained within these press releases may no longer be valid.

For information concerning these press releases contact the Mountain-Prairie Region Office of External Affairs at (303) 236-7905.

1996 Archived Press Releases

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December 3, 1996
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Opinion Provides Better Habitat for Wildlife While Protecting Existing Irrigation Water Supplies

December 2, 1996
Quivira National Wildlife Refuge Will Not Charge Fees; Special Event Fee Program to Start at Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita, Kansas

November 21, 1996
Eagles are Being Killed for Profit - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Agents Uncover Illegal Market

November 6, 1996
Yellowstone Grizzlies on the Increase

October 18,1996
Robert Hautman Completes Family Hat-Trick Winning 1996 Federal Duck Stamp Contest

October 16, 1996
California Condors to be Released in Arizona

October 3, 1996
Utah Celebrates National Wildlife Refuge Week

September 8, 1996
More Wolf Pups From the Augusta Area Moved to Yellowstone National Park

August 28, 1996
Parasitic Protozoan DNA Detected at Ennis National Fish Hatchery

August 21, 1996
Service Approves Bismuth Shot for 96-97 Waterfowl Hunting Season, Proposes Permanent Approval

August 21, 1996
Take a Walk on the Wild Side During National Refuge Week

August 21, 1996
President Clinton Formally Submits Migratory Bird Treaty Amendments to Senate for Ratification

August 20, 1996
More Endangered Black-Footed Ferrets Born in the Wild in Montana and South Dakota

August 16, 1996
Tundra Swan Season Redesigned to Help Prevent Crippling of Birds

August 7, 1996
Duck Fall Flight Expected to Be Largest Since 1979

August 7, 1996
Service Proposes Waterfowl Hunting Season Limits

July 26, 1996
Endangered Black-Footed Ferrets Making a Comeback

July 16, 1996
Interior, Commerce Announce Availability of Endangered Species Petition Management Guidance Policy

July 16, 1996
Good News from the Prairie: Breeding Duck Populations Rise for Third Straight Year

July 15, 1996
Partners for Wildlife Program Takes Ecological Honors

July 11, 1996
Aerial Searches to Begin for Violations Involving Oil Pits and Illegal Use of Pesticides

June 25, 1996
National Postal Museum Premieres New Federal Duck Stamp Exhibit; Hosts Ceremony to Debut 1996-97 Duck Stamp

June 21, 1996
FWS Issues Permit for New Development

June 21, 1996
Status of Maguire Daisy Improves

June 18, 1996
Service Considers Proposal to Allow States To Designate Extra Waterfowl Hunting Day for Youths

June 17, 1996
Two Wolves From Nez Perce Pack Moved Back to Park

June 12, 1996
New Wetland Map Distribution Center

June 6, 1996
Interior and Commerce Departments Announce Final Policy on Administration of the Endangered Species Act and Recreational Fisheries Management

June 6, 1996
All But One Wolf of Soda Butte Pack Moved Back in Park

June 3, 1996
Seven Federal Agencies Sign Comprehensive Recreational Fisheries Conservation Plan to Guide Future Fisheries Management

May 30, 1996
Opportunities for Public Input for Future Plans for Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge

May 30, 1996
Fort Carson Adopts Ecosystem-Wide Resource Management Through Interagency Partnerships

May 30, 1996
Opportunities for Public Input on Future Plans for Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

May 28, 1996
Service Seeks Public Comment on Amending Waterfowl Baiting Regulations

May 15, 1996
Fish and Wildlife Service Works to Expand Relationships with Sovereign Indian Nations

April 16, 1996
1996 North American Waterfowl Management Plan Awards Announced

April 2, 1996
National Wildlife Refuge System Honors Memory of John Hollingsworth, Photographer Extraordinaire

April 1, 1996
Yellowstone Wolf Shot Near Meeteese, Wyoming

March 28, 1996
President Issues Landmark Executive Order on the National Wildlife Refuge System

March 27, 1996
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides Schedule for Providing Court-Requested Information on Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan

March 26, 1996
Reward Money Increased for Information on Wolf Shot Near Daniel, Wyoming

March 26, 1996
Fish and Wildlife Service to Close Yellowstone Office

March 18, 1996
Accomplishments of Special Funding for Wildlife Law Enforcement Detailed

March 11, 1996
America's National Wildlife Refuge System Marks 93 Years of Caring for Wildlife

February 23, 1996
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Incidental Take Permit to Washington County, Utah, for Desert Tortoises

February 23, 1996
Wildlife Agency Offers Reward for Information on Dead Yellowstone Wolf

February 21, 1996
Draft Management Plan for Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge Announced

February 17, 1996
The Federal Duck Stamp and its Role in the History of Wetlands Conservation

February 15, 1996
Fish and Wildlife Service Launches Educational Campaign to Help Keep Waterways Clean

February 15, 1996
Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Scientific Policy Guidelines

February 15, 1996
Service Proposes to Streamline Non-Toxic Shot Approval Process

February 15, 1996
New Appointments Made to the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council; Agenda Set at Latest Meeting

February 15, 1996
State Wildlife Agencies to Receive $399 Million for Fish and Wildlife Projects

February 12, 1996
Adult Wolf From the Soda Butte Pack Found Dead Near Pinedale, Wyoming

February 9, 1996
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announce an Agreement on the Implementation of the Fluvial Arctic Grayling Restoration Program

February 6, 1996
Conservation Agreement Avoids Listing of Virgin Spinedance

February 6, 1996
International Sweep Targets Reptile Smugglers

January 17, 1996
Corporate Benefactors Help Eagle Soar Anew

January 9,1996
1995 Bountiful Year for Wildlife Habitat Conservation, and Continuing "Gift" to Outdoor Enthusiasts


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