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  • Oregon Zoo condor is Making History

    The first wild-hatched condor in more than a century has survived to leave its nest and soar among the majestic rock formations in Pinnacles National Park, California!  Read about its connection to the Oregon Zoo here!


  • Wolverine Comment Period Reopens

    The public comment period for the proposal to list North American Wolverine as threatened under the Endangered Species Act has reopened.  USFWS is seeking any scientific or commercial information on this species.  The comment period closes November 17, 2016.

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  • Pollinators Forever

    The USPS is showcasing 2 iconic pollinators - the Monarch butterfly and western honeybee - on their 2017 forever stamps!  This pays tribute to the beauty an ecological importance of pollinators.  Learn more about pollinators, and how you can help them, here.

  • A Conservation Gain for Rough Popcornflower!

    This November, the Bureau of Land Management and Oregon Department of Agriculture introduced a new rough popcornflower population on BLM's North Bank Habitat Management Area in Douglas County. This endangered plant has a very small range in southwestern Oregon - so efforts like this are important for its recovery.

  • Milkweed Seed Cleaning is Not A Dirty Job

    A short video takes you through the process - from the USFS Clarno Nursery to the Bend Seed Extractory to the final restoration work by the Service's Partner's Program.  These seeds will grow into milkweed plants, helping conserve monarch butterflies and other native pollinators.   

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Conservation Plan for Streaked-Horned Lark Proposed

The Port of Portland is helping to conserve the streaked-horned lark on lands it owns and manages by developing a conservation plan with the Service.  The draft plan and environmental assessment are currently out for public review and comments will be accepted thru Jan 6.  Click here for official Federal Register notice.

Draft Habitat Conservation Plan Environmental Assessment

Species Listing Activity

  • Service Finalizes Mitigation Policy

    This revised policy will guide our review of potential impacts of land and water development projects on America's wildlife and their habitats.  Through this policy, the Service will help others mitigate - avoid, minimize and compensate- for a projects's impacts to species and/or their homes.    


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