Conservation in South Carolina

Threatened, Endangered and At-Risk Species


        1. A gopher tortoise walking through an open pine habitat.Mar 24, 2017

          Service, Department of Defense Adopt Credit Strategy for Southeast Installations Benefiting Gopher Tortoise and other species

        2. A yellow and black bumble bee perched on a white flower.Jan 10, 2017

          In a Race Against Extinction, Rusty Patched Bumble Bee is Listed as Endangered

        3. Tall stems extending from the forest floor give way to bright white dangling flowers.Sep 13, 2016

          Southeastern Orchid Placed on Federal Threatened and Endangered Species List

        4. Tall stems extending from the forest floor give way to bright white dangling flowers.Apr 14, 2016

          U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period On Proposal to List the White Fringeless Orchid as Threatened

        5. Red-cockaded woodpecker flying from its nest.Nov 6, 2015

          Service, States, celebrate 20th Anniversary of the Safe Harbor Program offering voluntary land management agreements with private landowners

        6. A black white and orange snake with red eyes coiled on fallen leaves.Sep 17, 2015

          Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks More Information on Five Species

        7. Tall stems extending from the forest floor give way to bright white dangling flowers.Sep 14, 2015

          Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Adding White Fringeless Orchid to Threatened and Endangered Species List

        8. A small brown bat on the roof of a cave with a fuzzy white fungus on its nose.Jul 1, 2015

          Service Awards Grants to 35 States, District of Columbia for Work on Deadly Bat Disease

        9. A dark colored salamander with white spots on it's stomach and sides.Jun 30, 2015

          Federal Wildlife Officials Respond to a Petition to List Dozens of Species under the Endangered Species Act

        10. A black bear marches across a farm field after a harvest.Jun 5, 2015

          Service Southeast Region Formally Ends the Evaluation Process for the Possible Use of Genetically Modified Crops on National Wildlife Refuges

        11. A butterfly covered in white spots with orange and yellow wings perched on a purple flower.Jun 2, 2015

          Service Provides $5.7 Million in Grants to Help Conserve Monarch Butterflies and Other At-Risk Species in 11 States

        12. Six people wearing life preservers on a boat.May 13, 2015

          Service Awards More Than $16 Million to Support Clean Waters and Recreational Boating Through Clean Vessel Act Grants

        13. A brown bird with long slender neck and legs takes flight.Nov 14, 2014

          Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Waterfowl, Approves $28 Million to Conserve Shorebirds and Other Species in 16 States

        14. A strange looking salamander with horns.Sep 22, 2014

          Fish and Wildlife Service Conducts Five-Year Status Reviews of 27 Southeastern Species

        15. Ten to twenty bright purple flowers emerge from thick vegetation.Sep 17, 2014

          Conservation Efforts Help Keep Georgia Aster off Endangered Species List

        16. Ten to twenty bright purple flowers emerge from thick vegetation.May 14, 2014

          Partners to Sign Agreement to Conserve Rare Plant

        17. Two large, white, Whooping cranes flying in for a landing on a small pond.Feb 10, 2012

          Ultralight-led Whooping Cranes Released at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

        18. Sign at the entrance of the hatchery.Sep 19, 2011

          Orangeburg National Fish Hatchery Celebrates a Century of Conservation

        19. A white breasted bird with a brown head and grey feathers.Sep 11, 2009

          Secretary Salazar Announces More than $41 Million to Purchase Wetlands and Fund Grants for Migratory Waterfowl Habitat More than $7 Million in Waterfowl Habitat Grants Approved for Southeastern States

        20. A small gopher tortoise with tan shell standing on sandy grass covered soil.Sep 9, 2009

          Federal Finding Means Gopher Tortoise Status in the Eastern Portion of its Range Merits Further Review

        21. Thousands of ducks taking flight out of a marsh nearly cover the sky.Jul 31, 2009

          Liberal Season Proposed for Upcoming Late Waterfowl Season

        22. Storm surge from the ocean cuts through a barrier island.Jun 29, 2009

          Service Will Host Public Meetings on Coastal Barrier Resources System Pilot Project Units

        23. A bright yellow bird with a downward curved beak perched on a tree branch.Apr 20, 2009

          Interior Secretary Salazar Announces Award of $9 million in Grants to States for Imperiled Species Conservation

        Species Profiles

        1. A Florida manatee calf sticks close to its mother in shallow water

          Florida manatee

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