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Mountain-Prairie Region

Today is Thursday November 21, 2019

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November 20, 2019
Two Stonefly Species Receive Endangered Species Act Protection

November 14, 2019
New Signs at Ninepipe and Pablo National Wildlife Refuges in Montana are Markers and Milestones

November 5, 2019
Colorado Butterfly Plant Delisted from Endangered Species Act Due to Recovery

October 31, 2019
Draft Plan to Guide Recovery of the Gunnison Sage-Grouse Open for Public Comment

October 7, 2019
Whooping Crane Fall Migration Has Begun

October 4, 2019
Endangered Species Act Protection Not Needed For Rare Insect Found Only in Kansas

October 4, 2019
Water Howellia Flourish Once Again in the Pacific Northwest Thanks to Federal, State and Nongovernmental Recovery Efforts

October 3, 2019
USFWS, Colorado Public Health and Environment Provide Notice of Availability for Draft Restoration Plan for Suncor Energy Oil Spill

September 30, 2019
Draft Plan to Guide Future Wildlife Management at the National Elk Refuge Open for Public Comment

September 16, 2019
Bird Habitat Added to the Smith Lake Waterfowl Production Area Through Partnership

September 5, 2019
Service Announces Final Management Plan at the National Bison Range

August 8, 2019
Service Announces Recovery Plan Revisions for 78 Species, Including 10 Mountain-Prairie Species

July 30, 2019
Reinstatement of Endangered Species Act Listing for the Grizzly Bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, in Compliance with Court Order

June 21, 2019
Wyoming Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing and Transporting 104 Pounds of Elk Antlers

June 20, 2019
Habitat Conservation Plan Approved: Incidental Take Permit Issued for the R-Project Transmission Line in Nebraska

May 17, 2019
Two Leaders in Black-Footed Ferret Conservation Receive National Recognition

May 1, 2019
Conservation Partnerships Contribute to Proposed Downlisting of American Burying Beetle

April 4, 2019
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Continues Celebrated Conservation Legacy at National Bison Range in Montana With Proposed New Management Plan

March 21, 2019
Rainwater Wetland Management District: Neighbors helping neighbors

February 27, 2019
Conservation Through the Arts

February 7, 2019
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the R-Project Transmission Line in Nebraska

February 1, 2019
Information Sought on Rash of Eagle Shootings in Southwestern South Dakota

December 19, 2018
Three Southern Utah Plant Species Do Not Need Endangered Species Act Protection

December 19, 2018
Unique Wyoming Plant Flourishes under Habitat Protections

November 7, 2018
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on the Proposed McKenzie County Sportsmen’s Club Shooting Range and Education Complex, near Waterford, North Dakota

November 7, 2018
A “Field of Dreams” Moment: Endangered Razorback Sucker Numbers on the Upswing

October 17, 2018
A Unique Utah Plant Flourishes Under a Successful Conservation Agreement

October 11, 2018
Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse on the Road to Recovery; Final Recovery Plan for the Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse is Published

October 4, 2018
Scientific Review Suggests Reclassification of the Razorback Sucker from Endangered to Threatened

September 21, 2018
Information Sought on Grizzly Shooting in Dupuyer

September 14, 2018
Western Rivers Conservancy Land Donation Establishes San Luis Valley Conservation Area in Colorado

June 8, 2018
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Proposed Hunting Expansion for Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in Utah

June 7, 2018
Colorado Butterfly Plant Populations Bounce Back

June 4, 2018
Land Exchange between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Board of Educational Lands and Funds involving Property originally acquired with Wildlife Restoration Grant Program Funds at the Gilbert-Baker Wildlife Management Area

May 29, 2018
Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment, Voluntary Conservation Opportunities to Protect Arctic Grayling in the Centennial Valley

May 24, 2018
Fish and Wildlife Service Publishes the Final Chapter in its Guide to Recover the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem of Grizzly Bears

May 24, 2018
Service Provides Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s Amended Habitat Conservation Plan

May 18, 2018
Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessment of Eagle Incidental Take Permit in Broomfield County, Colorado

May 17, 2018
Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment Evaluating Impacts of Potential Issuance of a Bald Eagle Take Permit for Courtenay Wind Farm

April 27, 2018
Service Reaffirms Recovery of Yellowstone Grizzly Bear under the Endangered Species Act


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