Conserving the Nature of America
Announcement
Public Hearings Scheduled on the Texas Hornshell Listing Proposal
Comment period on the proposal reopened for 30 days

May 25, 2017

Contact:

Division of Public Affairs
External Affairs
Telephone: 703-358-2220
Website: https://www.fws.gov/external-affairs/public-affairs/


Texas hornshell. Credit: Joel Lusk, NMESFO

Texas hornshell. Credit: Joel Lusk, NMESFO

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will hold public hearings in Laredo, Texas and Carlsbad, New Mexico on the August 2016 proposal to list the Texas hornshell as endangered. We are also reopening the public comment period on the listing proposal for 30 days. Written comments must be received by June 29, 2017.

The dates and locations for the informational meetings/public hearings are as follows:

Tuesday, June 13th
Informational meeting: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Public hearing: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Student Center Ballroom #203
Texas A&M International University
5201 University Blvd.
Laredo, Texas 78041
  Thursday, June 15th
Informational meeting: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Public hearing: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Pecos River Village Conference Center
711 Muscatel Ave.
Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

Additional information on the Texas hornshell and listing proposal is available at:
https://www.fws.gov/southwest/es/TexasCoastal/

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