Virginia Ecological Services
Northeast Region

News Archives

February 8, 2012
John Schmerfeld, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biologist, Receives Eugene W. Surber Professional Biologist of the Year Award from American Fisheries Society, Virginia Chapter

February 6, 2012
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Published its Final Rule Listing the Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) Under the Endangered Species Act of 1973

November 28, 2011
PFW Biologist Will Smith Receives Conservationist of the Year Award from Back Bay Restoration Foundation

October 5-6, 2011
Virginia Farm Field Days at Highlands Dairy, Washington County

October 3, 2011
Public and Private Partners Protect Virginia’s Shore for People and Wildlife

September 28, 2011
American Eel May Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act

September 26, 2011
86 Species in the Northeast May Need Endangered Species Act Protection

September 16, 2011
Service, NOAA Revise Loggerhead Sea Turtle Listing; Changes Will Help Guide Conservation Efforts

August 19, 2011
Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan Received for Madison Cave Isopod

July 21, 2011
Dam Removal Project in Roanoke, Virginia Leads to Improved Habitat for the Federally Endangered Roanoke Logperch

July 13, 2011
NiSource Makes Draft Habitat Conservation Plan Available

July 6, 2011
Jess Jones, USFWS Biologist, Travels to China to Exchange Innovative Propoagation and Monitoring Techniques for Freshwater Mussels

June 29, 2011
Review Finds Endangered Species Protection May Be Warranted for Two Bat Species

June 24, 2011
Bridgett Costanzo, Partners for Fish and Wildlife State Coordinator, Receives Eagle Award

June 23, 2011
Mercury Levels of Nelson's and Saltmarsh Sparrows at Wintering Grounds in Virginia

May 10, 2011
USFWS Biologists and Rivanna Conservation Society Present "Status of Virginia’s Freshwater Mussels and Water Quality” to High School Biology Students

April 5, 2011
Partnerhsip Between Public Agencies and Private Citizens Seeks to Protect Bavon Shoreline in Mathews, Virginia

April 13, 2011
South River Mercury Contamination

March 29, 2011
West Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel Update: Delisting Lawsuit

February 16, 2011
Partnership on Virginia's Eastern Shore Leads to the Restoration of Important Bird Migration Habitat

January 19, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Species Protection for Two Freshwater Mussels

September 2010
Freshwater Mussel Release, Clinch River, Virginia


Last updated: December 6, 2012
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