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2021 News Releases

October 18, 2021
USFWS Seeks Comment on Proposed Critical Habitat for Southern Sierra Nevada Fisher in California
News Release | Federal Register | SSN Fisher pCH map | Regulations.gov | GIS Shapefiles

August 27, 2021
Public Comment Sought on Draft DifWind VII and IX Reclamation Project HCP
Federal Register | Regulations.gov

August 2, 2021
Service to List Rare California Fox as Endangered
News Release | Federal Register

June 16, 2021
Service Completes Initial Reviews on Endangered Species Act Petitions for Two Species
News Release | Federal Register

May 20, 2021
SFWO Initiates 5-Year Reviews on 20 Northern California Species
Federal Register

April 20, 2021
Service Announces Final Critical Habitat for Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo
News Release | Federal Register | Map | Regulations.gov | GIS Shapefiles | EA/FONSI | Legals

April 12, 2021
Virtual Public Hearing for Beach Laiya Scheduled for April 29, 2021
News Release | Federal Register

January 19, 2021
Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office Welcomes New Field Supervisor
News Release

2020 News Releases

December 15, 2020
Service Determines ESA Protections for Monarch Butterfly Warranted but Precluded
News Release | Federal Register | Documents

December 15, 2020
Rooney Ranch HCP Finalized
Final Documents

December 14, 2020
Service Determines ESA Uplisting for Northern Spotted Owl Warranted but Precluded
News Release | Federal Register | Documents

December 2, 2020
Service determines Clear Lake hitch does not warrant ESA protections
Federal Register | Regulations.gov

December 2, 2020
Service determines tufted puffin does not warrant ESA protections
News Release | Federal Register | Regulations.gov

December 1, 2020
Service proposes protections for whitebark pine
News Release | Federal Register | Regulations.gov

September 30, 2020
Public Comment Sought on Draft Tracy Hills Project HCP
Federal Register | Regulations.gov

September 30, 2020
California Plant Proposed for Downlisting
News Release | Federal Register | Regulations.gov

September 16, 2020
Delisting Western Distinct Population of the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Not Warranted
Federal Register | News Release

July 30, 2020
Service Announces Availability of Final Sierra Pacific Industries HCP
News Release | Federal Register | Documents

July 1, 2020
Public Comment Sought on Draft Central 40 Solar Project HCP
Federal Register

June 10, 2020
Public Comment Sought on Draft Stanislaus Regional Water Authority Water Supply Project HCP
Federal Register

May 29, 2020
Service Proposes Delisting San Benito Evening Primrose
News Release | Federal Register

May 28, 2020
Service Announces Availability of Draft Rooney Ranch HCP
News Release | Federal Register | NOA Correction | Documents

May 21, 2020
Service Announces Availability of Final Placer County HCP
News Release | Federal Register

May 14, 2020
Service Announces Protections for Southern Sierra Nevada DPS of Fisher
News Release | Federal Register

May 08, 2020
Public Comment Sought on Draft Dos Osos Reservoir Replacement Project HCP
Federal Register

February 28, 2020
Public Comment Sought on Draft PG&E Multi-Region HCP
News Release | Federal Register | Comment Period Extension

February 28, 2020
Public Comment Sought on Draft Aera Energy HCP
News Release | Federal Register

February 26, 2020
Revised Critical Habitat Proposed for Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo
News Release | Federal Register | Draft EA for Designating Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Critical Habitat

January 7, 2020
Service Proposes Federal Protections for California Population of One of North America’s Rarest Mammals
News Release | Federal Register

2019 News Releases

November 7, 2019
Federal Scientists Determine ESA Protection Not Required for California Spotted Owl
News Release | Federal Register

November 6, 2019
Public Comment Sought on Proposed Listing of the West Coast DPS of Fisher
News Release | Federal Register

June 26, 2019
Draft Recovery Plan Revisions for 42 Endangered Species To Assist Service and Partners Measure Progress and Address Threats
News Release | Federal Register

June 21, 2019
Habitat Conservation Plan Supports Urban Growth and Conservation in Placer County
News Release | Federal Register

May 17, 2019
5-year Reviews Completed for 16 Listed Species
5-year Reviews

May 1, 2019
Public Comment Sought on Draft Habitat Conservation Plan for Northern Spotted Owl and California Spotted Owl
News Release | Federal Register

April 15, 2019
Service Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Conservation Agreement for Monarch Butterfly
News Release | Federal Register

April 4, 2019
Federal-Tribal Partnership Sets Roadmap for Bringing California Condor Back to the Pacific Northwest
News Release | Federal Register

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Last updated: October 21, 2021