External Affairs
News Room Archive - 2010

Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grants
News Release: Secretary Salazar Announces More Than $19 Million In Grants to Protect Coastal Wetlands across the Nation

Western Snowy Plover
News Release: State and Federal Officials Sign Western Snowy Plover Agreements Balancing Public Recreation with the Plover’s Recovery
Frequently Asked Questions

North American Wolverine
News Release: Wolverine to Be Designated a Candidate for Endangered Species Listing
Frequently Asked Questions
Key Information Page
Species Fact Sheet

5-Year Reviews
News Release: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Review Status of 58 Pacific Region Species>

Greater Sage Grouse
News Release: Salazar, Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Announce Completion of Sage-Grouse Habitat Map in the West
Map: Range-Wide Breeding Densities

Coastal Program
News Release: USFWS Celebrates 25 Years of Its Coastal Program

Northern Spotted Owl
News Release: Public Comment Period Extended on Recovery Plan

Candidate Species
News Release:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Annual List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act
View: Federal Register Notice

North Pacific Landscape Conservaton Cooperative
News Release:Coordinator Appointed for the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative

Benton County Safe Harbor Agreement
News Release: Benton County Habitat Conservation Plan Documents Available for Public Review>

Pygmy Rabbit

News Release: USFWS Determines Pygmy Rabbit Does Not Warrant ESA Protection

Western Snowy Plover
News Release: Western Snowy Plover Habitat Conservation Plan Documents Available for Public Review
View: Habitat Conservation Plan documents

Northern Spotted Owl
News Release: USFWS Invites Public Review of Draft Revision to Northern Spotted Owl Recovery Plan
View: Draft Revision to Recovery Plan [large file]
View: Northern Spotted Owl Chronology
Link to: Northern Spotted Owl Informaton Portal

News Release: Safe Harbor Agreement Advances Northern Spotted Owl Conservation And Offers Regulatory Assurances and Federal Financial Incentives to Private Forest Landowners
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about Safe Harbor Agreements
Link to: USFWS Flickr photos

Gray Wolf
News Release: Court Ruling on the Northern Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf

Cook's lomatium and Large-flowered woolly meadowfoam
News Release: Critical Habitat Designated for Two Endangered Oregon Plants
View: Photo Gallery
Maps: Critical Habitat Maps for Cook's lomatium
Critical Habitat Maps for Large-flowered woolly meadowfoam

Whitebark Pine
USFWS to Conduct Status Review
Range Map

Prairie Species
Plan Sets a Course for Iconic Prairie Species’ Recovery

USFWS Awards More Than $500,000 for a Pacific Northwest Project to Help Imperiled Species

Pacific Lamprey
USFWS Releases Best Management Practices for Lamprey

Oregon Chub
Tiny Oregon Chub Makes a Comback

$66 Million in Grants to Conserve Habitat for Threatened and Endangered Species
$1 Million in Grant to States For Wolf Livestock Compensation Project

Local USFWS Employees Receive National Endangered Species Recovery Champion Awards

Bull Trout
USFWS Reopening Public Comment Period for Bull Trout Critical Habitat Revision

Oregon Chub
Critical Habitat Proposed for Willamette Valley Fish

Greater Sage Grouse
DOI Expands Common-Sense Efforts to Conserve Sage-Grouse Habitat in the West

USFWS Says Western Sage-Grouse Not a Sub-species  

Tribal Grants
Pacific Region Tribes Receive More Than $1.3 Million To Restore Land and Protect Species

Coastal Cutthroat Trout
USFWS Withdraws Proposal to List the Southwest Washington/Columbia River Distinct Population Segment

Bull Trout
Public Information Meeting Scheduled on Bull Trout Critical Habitat Proposal

American Pika
News Release
: Endangered Sepcies Protection Not Warrented

News Release: This Valentine's Day, Fall in Love with Nature

News Release: New Grants Totaling More Than $600K to Benefit Columbia River Estuary

Brown Pelicans
News Release: Brown Pelicans Dying on the Oregon Coast

Zebra Mussels
News Release: New Support for the Fight Against Invasive Mussels

Marbled Murrelet
News Release: Marbled Murrelet Remains Threatened

Plane Crash
News Release: Airplane Crash Claims Lives of Two USFWS Waterfowl Biologists

Bull Trout
News Release: USFWS Proposes Revision of Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Large-Flowered Woolly Meadowfoam and Desert Parsley
News Release: Draft Economic Analysis of Critical Habitat Proposal Released for Two Endangered Plants in Oregon