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Mount Rainier White-tailed Ptarmigan
Mount Rainier White-tailed Ptarmigan USFWS

Service Proposes to List the Mount Rainier White-tailed Ptarmigan Under ESA


The Service is proposing to list the Mount Rainier white-tailed ptarmigan, a unique alpine bird species from Washington, as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Service is also proposing a 4(d) rule that provides measures for its conservation by prohibiting take, except as otherwise authorized or permitted


News release


On April 28, 2021, an adult bald eagle was shot near West Linn, Oregon.  The Portland Audubon is caring for the eagle.

On April 28, 2021, an adult bald eagle was shot near West Linn, Oregon. The Portland Audubon is caring for the eagle. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

$2,500 Reward Offered for Information on Eagle Shootings in Portland Area


The Service is offering a $2,500 reward for information in either of two recent bald eagle shootings in the greater Portland area. The reward is for information leading to the arrest or a criminal conviction in either case, which are not thought to be related. Anyone with information about this case should call the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at (503) 682-6131, or Oregon State Police Tip Line at (800) 452-7888. Callers may remain anonymous.


News release


Staff at Winthrop National Fish Hatchery use samples from fish to look a variety of aspects to determine health

Staff at Winthrop National Fish Hatchery use samples from fish to look a variety of aspects to determine health USFWS

Fish and Humans Aim for Health at Hatcheries


At our National Fish Hatcheries, we care for the health of fish and people. There are some parellels between how we approach fish health and the precautions we are taking with human health at this time. Read this installment of Fish Tales from Leavenworth National Fisheries Complex to learn more. 
 


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