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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.

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2013 Archived Press Releases


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December 30, 2013
Kids, Get Your Paintbrushes, Pens and Pencils Out for the Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest!


December 24, 2013
Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Proposed for Federal Protections: SERVICE SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENTS BY FEBRUARY 24, 2013


December 20, 2013
Service Announces Availability of the Final Revised Recovery Plan for the Black-footed Ferret


December 19, 2013
Endangered Species Act Turns 40 on December 28


December 17, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will Offer Additional Public Comment Period on Proposed Endangered Species Act Protection for Two Butterflies


December 17, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Deadline for Final Listing Decision for the North American Wolverine Under Endangered Species Act


December 17, 2013
Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comment on Draft Range-Wide Lesser Prairie-Chicken Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances


December 10, 2013
Service Proposes Special Rule under Endangered Species Act Endorsing Landmark State Conservation Plan for Lesser Prairie-Chicken 
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December 3, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife to Hold Public Meetings Regarding Eagle Take Permitting on the Chokecherry-Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project


November 26, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Comment Period on Proposal to List the Northern Long-eared Bat as Endangered


November 25, 2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Initiate Status Review of Arctic Grayling


November 21, 2013
New Report Reveals Continuing Coastal Wetlands Losses in U.S.


November 19, 2013
Landmark Study Reveals Low National Rate of Frog Abnormalities on Wildlife Refuges


November 18, 2013
Service to Host Public Hearing for Gray and Mexican Wolf Proposals in Denver Tomorrow


November 15, 2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces No Fish Hatchery Closures This Year, Issues Report Highlighting Ongoing Budget Challenges


November 14, 2013
U.S. Destroys Confiscated Ivory Stockpile, Sends Message that Wildlife Trafficking, Elephant Poaching Must be Crushed


November 13, 2013
The Gunnison’s Prairie Dog Does Not Require the Protections of the Endangered Species Act


November 13, 2013
Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge will amend their 15 year Comprehensive Conservation Plan to decide appropriate public use on newly acquired 1490 acres


November 12, 2013
Bald Eagle Shot Near Strandburg, South Dakota


November 5, 2013
National Wildlife Refuges Support Over 35,000 Jobs, Pump $2.4 Billion into Local Communities


November 1, 2013
Service Announces Public Hearings for the Gunnison Sage-Grouse


October 30, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period for Proposed Listing of North American Wolverine Under Endangered Species Act


October 29, 2013
Service Completes and Initiates Use of Black-footed Ferret Programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement


October 28, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Granada State Wildlife Area Disposal


October 25, 2013
Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse Proposed for Protection Under the Endangered Species Act


October 24, 2013
Service Extends Comment Periods for Gray and Mexican Wolf Proposals, Reschedules Public Hearings, Adds Hearing in Arizona


October 23, 2013
U.S. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Species Act Protection for Two Butterflies


October 23, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endorses Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Lesser Prairie-Chicken Range-Wide Conservation Plan


October 21, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Public Comment Period for Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge


October 17, 2013
Rocky Mountain Arsenal & Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuges to Reopen Today


October 17, 2013
Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Proposed for Federal Protections


October 17, 2013
Rare Utah Beetle No Longer Warrants Protection Under the Endangered Species Act


October 17, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Status for the Northern Long-eared Bat; Listing Not Warranted for Eastern Small-footed Bat


October 17, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Re-Opens Following Government Shutdown


October 17, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Postpones Denver Public Hearing on Gray Wolf Proposed Rule


September 30, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Granada State Wildlife Area Disposal


September 30, 2013
Fish and Wildlife Service Will Host a Public Hearing in Denver on Two Wolf Proposals


September 27, 2013
Service Proposes to List Red Knot as a Threatened Species Under the Endangered Species Act


September 27, 2013
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Bison Roundup Postponed Again


September 25, 2013
Revised Critical Habitat Designation for Canada Lynx Proposed under the Endangered Species Act


September 23, 2013
Weathering the Perfect Storm in the Grasslands of the Northern Great Plains


September 23, 2013
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Bison Roundup Postponed


September 18, 2013
Service Announces Draft Economic Analysis and Draft Environmental Assessment for the Gunnison Sage-Grouse


September 16, 2013
Get Your Goose On! (at a National Wildlife Refuge)


September 12, 2013
Denver Metro Wildlife Refuges Closed to Public Today Due to Weather


September 10, 2013
Explore Your National Wildlife Refuges: October 13-19, 2013


September 9, 2013
New Project Leader Announced for the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Complex National Wildlife Refuge


August 26, 2013
WAFWA and USFWS Advance sage-grouse conservation through funding for science projects


August 16, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides $5.1 Million in Grants to 11 States for Conservation Projects


August 13, 2013
Arizona-Utah Plant Receives Endangered Species Act Protection


August 6, 2013
Using Fire to Save a Toad


August 5, 2013
Service Proposes to List Two Rare Western Plants as Threatened Species, Extend Critical Habitat Protections


August 1, 2013
Kansas - Professional Hunter Sentenced for Violation of Federal Probation


July 22, 2013
Service Report: Nation’s Rivers Flow toward Better Habitat, Economies and Public Safety


July 22, 2013
Service Approves Vermejo Park Ranch CCAA and Will Issue an Enhancement of Survival Permit for Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout


July 19, 2013
Colorado Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program Receives “Partner of the Year” Award from Colorado Ducks Unlimited


July 15, 2013
Service Announces Six-Month Extension for Endangered Species Listing Determination and Designation of Critical Habitat for Gunnison Sage-Grouse


July 15, 2013
Service to hold public meetings for comprehensive conservation plans for Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge and Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge


July 15, 2013
Service to hold public meetings for comprehensive conservation plans for Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge and Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge –
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July 12, 2013
Cooperative Agreement Preserves Habitat in Nebraska


July 12, 2013
2013 Duck Breeding Population Estimates Released


July 9, 2013
Service Boosts State Endangered Species Conservation Efforts with $32 Million in Grants


July 8, 2013
Service Announces a 6-Month Extension of the Final Listing Determination for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken


July 3, 2013
Service, Partners to Provide $12 Million to Undertake Fish Habitat Conservation Projects in 27 States


July 2, 2013
DOI and USDA Highlight Successes of Protecting Bird Habitat on Private Lands


June 27, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Grants to 28 States for Work on Deadly Bat Disease


June 19, 2013
Service Proposes Endangered Species Act Protection with Critical Habitat for the New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse


June 17, 2013
USFWS, NPS Extend Public Comment Period on Draft Plan for Proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas


June 7, 2013
Service Proposes to Return Management and Protection of Gray Wolves to State Wildlife Professionals Following Successful Recovery Efforts


June 5, 2013
Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Approves Acquisition of 9,000 Acres of Wetlands for National Wildlife Refuge System


June 4, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Revise Critical Habitat for the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle


June 4, 2013
Help Us Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day Colorado 2013


May 24, 2013
Spring Releases for Endangered Fish a "No Go" This Year


May 23, 2013
Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse Retains Protections Under the Endangered Species Act


May 20, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Investigates Bald Eagle Shooting - Reward for Information


May 20, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Comment Period on Draft Revised Supplement to Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan in Greater Yellowstone Area


May 16, 2013
U.S. Fish and Widllife Service Announces $1 Million to Conserve Migratory Bird Habitat in Wyoming


May 16, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Endangered Species Recovery Champion Award Winners


May 14, 2013
Partners Across the U.S. Celebrate Endangered Species Day


May 8, 2013
Service Estimates Economic Impacts and Releases Draft Environmental Assessment of Critical Habitat Designation for Neosho Mucket and Rabbitsfoot


May 6, 2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day


May 6, 2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period on Lesser Prairie-Chicken Listing Proposal


May 3, 2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Availability of an Amendment to a Conservation Agreement for the Coral Pink Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle


May 2, 2013
US Fish & Wildlife Service Opens Comment Period on a draft Conservation Strategy for the Northern Continental Divide Grizzly Bear Population


April 26, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Eagle Plan Guidance


April 25, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces New Winner of 2013 Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest


April 23, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of the Draft Recovery Plan for the Black-footed Ferret


April 22, 2013
Draft Conservation Plan Released for Quivira National Wildlife Refuge


April 22, 2013
National Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest Winners Chosen


April 18, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Hold an Open House Regarding Step-Down Management Plans for Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Complex


April 12, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, State Agencies Release 2012 Annual Report for Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Population


April 11, 2013
Finding of No Significant Impact for the Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Richardson Flat Tailings Site, Park City, Utah


April 10, 2013
Both Public Meetings for the Proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas Postponed to Next Week


April 9, 2013
Vermillion Public Meeting for the Proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas Postponed to Thursday, April 11, 2013


April 8, 2013
Two Black-backed Woodpecker Populations to be Considered for Federal Protection


April 3, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service Make Progress on Proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas


March 29, 2013
Prescribed Burning Planned at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge


March 28, 2013
Minnesota Man Sentenced to Restore Federally Protected Wetland Basin


March 25, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Report to Help Guide Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Objectives


March 21, 2013
State Wildlife Agencies to Receive $882 Million for Critical Conservation Projects


March 15, 2013
Arrests Made in Multi-State Paddlefish "Caviar" Trafficking Operation


March 15, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Opens Comment Period on Draft Recovery Plan for Federally Endangered Pallid Sturgeon


March 13, 2013
Operation Rolling Thunder Rolls Up 11 Convictions for Eagle Take/Trafficking


March 12, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Investigates Bald Eagle Shooting, Reward for Information


March 7, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Comment Period for Proposed Listing of Gunnison Sage-Grouse and Critical Habitat Designation Under Endangered Species Act


March 5, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Disposal of the Castle Dale Upland Bird Management Unit in Emery County, Utah


March 4, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Input from Public on Issues Associated with a Proposal for Oil and Gas Exploration on Ouray National Wildlife Refuge


February 18, 2013
America's Great Outdoors: Salazar, Lahood, Hickenlooper Announce $1.7 Million Grant for Key Portion of Rocky Mountain Greenway 


February 12, 2013
Service Announces Annual Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest!


February 7, 2013
Environmental Assessement and Draft Greater Sage-Grouse Umbrella Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances for Wyoming Ranch Management


February 6, 2013
Endangered Species Bulletin Commences 40th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act


February 1, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposed to List Wolverine as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act


January 31, 2013
Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Announces Release of Draft Environmental Assessment Regarding the Removal of Non-native Cutthroat Trout


January 31, 2013
Clint Riley Named Assistant Regional Director for Migratory Birds and State Programs for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region


January 24, 2013
Matt Hogan Named Deputy Regional Director for Mountain-Prairie Region of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


January 22, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Extend Public Comment Period for Black-footed Ferret Safe Harbor Agreement


January 22, 2013
Will Meeks Named Assistant Regional Director for Refuges of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mountain-Prairie Region


January 17, 2013
Landmark Publication Celebrates 75 Years of Conservation and Partnership Success Through the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program


January 16, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Host Three Public Meetings to Obtain Comments on Listing Proposal for Gunnison Sage-Grouse


January 16, 2013
Conservation Through the Arts: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invites Colorado K-12 Students to Participate in Free Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition


January 14, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Begins Commemoration of 40th Anniversary of Endangered Species Act


January 10, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Piceance State Wildlife Area Property Exchange near Meeker, Colorado


January 10, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on the Marcotte Game Production Area Disposal of the Marcotte Tract, Meade County, South Dakota


January 10, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Listing Gunnison Sage-Grouse Under Endangered Species Act

 

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Office of External Affairs

Mountain-Prairie Region

134 Union Blvd

Lakewood, CO 80228

303-236-7905

303-236-3815 FAX

www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/



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(303) 236-4336
joseph_szuszwalak@fws.gov

 



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