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Final Methodology for Prioritizing ESA Status Reviews

This new methodology will allow us to more effectively implement the ESA by placing each pending endangered species status review into one of five categories based on available data, threats to the species, conservation efforts, and new or develping science.        



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Species Listing Activity

  • West Coast Population of Fisher Will Not Be Listed Under ESA

    The USFWS announced its finding that the West Coast Distinct Population Segment (DPS) of fisher does not face the risk of extinction now or in the foreseeable future and therefore does not require the protection of the Endangered Species Act. More information about this finding is available at:


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