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July 6, 2021
Conservation Partnerships in Colorado River Basin Contribute to Proposed Status Improvement for Razorback Sucker


July 6, 2021
Draft Recovery Plan for Mosquito Range Mustard Plant Available


June 28, 2021
Initial Success Seen in Hazing Grizzly Bear 863 on Togwotee Pass; Public Urged to Continue to Avoid the Area


June 25, 2021
New Federal Duck Stamp and Junior Duck Stamp Soar Into Their Debut by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


June 22, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Proposed Change to Federal Duck Stamp Contest


June 17, 2021
Advances in Genetic Research Reveal Kanab Ambersnail Not a Distinct Subspecies


June 15, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Delists Water Howellia from Endangered Species Act Due to Recovery


June 15, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Publishes Birds of Conservation Concern 2021


June 12, 2021
Denver’s Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Receives Long-term Funding Increase to Support Inclusive Urban Programming


June 12, 2021
El Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Rocky Mountain Arsenal de Denver recibe un aumento de la financiación a largo plazo para apoyar sus programas urbanos inclusivos


June 11, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Partners Conducting Grizzly Hazing Operations on Togwotee Pass, Public Asked to Avoid Area


May 28, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Partners Urge Responsible Grizzly Bear Viewing in Togwotee Pass Area in Wyoming


May 26, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comment on Proposal to List the Lesser Prairie-Chicken under the Endangered Species Act


May 14, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Partners Conducting Genetic Sampling for Grizzly Bear Research in Montana


May 4, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Promotes Public Access to Hunting and Fishing in Largest Expansion of Opportunities to Date


April 19, 2021
Kansas And North Dakota Take 1st and 2nd Place in 2021 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest


April 13, 2021
Service Seeks Public Comment on Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat Conservation Plan for Renewable Energy Development in Great Plains


March 31, 2021
Grizzly Bears in Lower-48 States to Retain Threatened Status Under Endangered Species Act


March 25, 2021
As Grizzly Bears Emerge from Dens, USFWS Urges Public to Stay Safe and Keep Bears Wild


March 23, 2021
Northwest Montana Conservation Area to Preserve Public Access, Protect Wildlife Habitat and Provide Sustainable Timber Harvest


March 9, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Input on San Luis Valley Habitat Management Plan


February 18, 2021
Innovative Genetic Research Boosts Black-footed Ferret Conservation Efforts by USFWS and Partners


January 14, 2021
Interior Releases Decisions for the Northern Corridor to Help Support Local Communities While also Protecting Habitat and Species


January 14, 2021
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Eagle Take Permit for Dunlap Wind Energy Project


January 11, 2021
Public Invited to Comment on BNSF Railway Permit Application for Incidental Take of Grizzly Bears


January 11, 2021
Public Invited to Comment on Jones cycladenia Draft Recovery Plan


January 5, 2021
Trump Administration Continues Funding for Grizzly Conflict Management


December 31, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces June sucker has moved from Endangered to Threatened


December 23, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Identifies Solutions for Water at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in 2021


December 16, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Information in Illegal Killing of Grizzly Bear


December 2, 2020
Endangered Species Act Protections for Southern White-Tailed Ptarmigan Found to be Not Warranted


December 1, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Protections for Whitebark Pine, a Keystone Species of the American West 


November 30, 2020
Service  Proposes Endangered Status and Designation of Critical Habitat for Peppered Chub 


November 12, 2020
The BLM and USFWS release the Northern Corridor Final Environmental Impact Statement, Washington County Habitat Conservation Plan and Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendments


October 27, 2020
Prairie Pothole Leaders Win 2020 Wildlife Society Award


October 13, 2020
Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week October 11-17, 2020


October 8, 2020
Science Show Wolverines in the Contiguous U.S. Are Healthy


October 7, 2020
Service Finalizes Listing the Eastern Black Rail as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act


October 2, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Information in Montana Grizzly Bear Killing and Removal of GPS Collar


October 2, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Information in Illegal Removal of Parts from Deceased Grizzly Bear


September 17, 2020
Drought-Stressed Fish in the Colorado River to Benefit from XTO Energy and Other Water Donors


September 16, 2020
Rare Colorado Plant Proposed for Listing as Threatened Under Endangered Species Act


September 16, 2020
Conservation Area Proposed in Northwest Montana Would Support American Grizzly Bear Populations, Canada Lynx, Elk, and Much More


September 15, 2020
Service Completes Finding on Petition to Delist Western Distinct Population of the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo


September 15, 2020
U.S. Population of Northwestern Moose Does Not Warrant Listing Under the Endangered Species Act


September 9, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Assessment Evaluating Impacts from Dunlap Wind Energy Project in Wyoming on Bald and Golden Eagles


September 3, 2020
Partnership-Driven Efforts Lead to Downlisting of the American Burying Beetle


August 18, 2020
Secretary Bernhardt Announces Historic Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on Public Lands


August 14, 2020
Comments Sought on Habitat Conservation Plan and Draft Environmental Assessment for American Burying Beetle


August 4, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Partners Still Seeking Information in Montana Grizzly Bear Shooting


July 22, 2020
Efforts by Service and Conservation Partners Lead to a Positive Outlook for the Arctic Grayling on Upper Missouri River


June 30, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Join Forces to Increase Public Access for Outdoor Recreation


June 26, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Debuts 2020-2021 Federal Duck Stamp and Junior Duck Stamp


June 25, 2020
Interior Grant Programs Provide Over $344 Thousand to Benefit Recreational Boaters, Local Waterways and Communities in Utah


June 12, 2020
A Decade in the Making: Officials Break Ground on Nearly 260-acre Provo River Delta Project to Help Recover the Endangered June Sucker


June 11, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Seek Information on Illegal Killing of a Bald Eagle


June 11, 2020
BLM and USFWS Invite the Public to Review and Comment on the Northern Corridor Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Washington County HCP


June 5, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Solicits Comments on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Proposed Migratory Bird Treaty Act Regulatory Changes


June 5, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Rule on Cormorant Management


June 4, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Partners Seek Information in Montana Grizzly Bear Shooting


June 3, 2020
USFWS and USDA Providing Additional Support to Montana Livestock Producers


June 1, 2020
Migratory Birds to Benefit from $25 Million in Federal and Matching Funding Throughout the Americas


May 29, 2020
Targeted Reservoir Operations Begin May 29 to Benefit Endangered Fishes in Upper Colorado River


May 28, 2020
Secretary Bernhardt Announces $160 Million in Funding for Wetland Conservation Projects and National Wildlife Refuges


May 21, 2020
White-Nose Syndrome Attributed to Death in Bats in North Dakota


May 7, 2020
Change to Federal Duck Stamp Contest Celebrates the Conservation Achievements of Waterfowl Hunters


May 1, 2020
Madison Grimm, Aged 13, Wins U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2020 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest


April 23, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Partners Urge Responsible Grizzly Bear Viewing in Togwotee Pass Area in Wyoming


April 16, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Winners of the 2020 Colorado Junior Duck Stamp Contest


April 9, 2020
National Bison Range to Close Temporarily Starting April 9, 2020


April 3, 2020
2020 Fishing Season Opening Postponed at the Rocky Mountain National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colorado


April 3, 2020
2020 Fishing Season Opening Postponed at the Rocky Mountain National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colorado


March 25, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Land Exchange at Bicknell Bottoms Waterfowl Management Area in Wayne County, Utah


February 25, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Information in Illegal Poisoning Deaths of Golden Eagle and Ravens in Wyoming


February 7, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Information in Wyoming Wildlife Poisoning Crime


January 27, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to the Duck Stamp to Celebrate the Conservation Achievements of Waterfowl Hunters


January 24, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Helmuth Marsh Property Disposal and Modification of Wetland Reserve Program Easement in Lancaster County, Nebraska


January 21, 2020
Conservation Gains for Humpback Chub Prompt Service to Propose Downlisting Native Colorado River Fish from Endangered to Threatened


January 16, 2020
Draft Recovery Plan for the Topeka Shiner Available for Review: USFWS Seeks Public Comments


January 8, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Brigham Face Wildlife Management Area Evans and Mathias Canyons Debris-Retention Basins Project


December 31, 2019
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Final Environmental Assessment to Guide Management at National Elk Refuge


December 19, 2019
Quivira National Wildlife Refuge and Big Bend Groundwater Management District 5 Meet to Discuss Water Management


December 18, 2019
No Endangered Species Act Protection Needed for Skiff Milkvetch


December 17, 2019
National Bison Range Releases Final Record of Decision to Guide Future Management and Continue Conservation Legacy


November 25, 2019
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Proposed Change in Status for the Endangered June Sucker


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 12, 2019
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks New Scientific Information to Inform Conservation of Two Rare Colorado and Utah Plants


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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Joe Szuszwalak
Public Affairs Specialist
(303) 236-4336
joseph_szuszwalak@fws.gov

Jessica Sutt
Public Affairs Specialist
(303) 236-4574
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Allison Stewart
Public Affairs Specialist
(719) 207-1022
allison_stewart@fws.gov

Mikaela Oles
Public Affairs Specialist
(303) 236-0345
mikaela_oles@fws.gov

 




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