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  • Bright yellow flowers for an agave plant.
    Agave eggersiana flower. Photo by Christian Torres, USFWS.

    Service seeks comments on draft economic analysis, re-opens comment period on proposal to designate Critical Habitat for three Caribbean plants

    May 20, 2014 | 4 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks additional public comment on a proposed critical habitat designation for three plants found in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. All three plants are known by their scientific names, and don’t have common names. About 51 acres of critical habitat is proposed for Agave eggersiana in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; 198 acres for Gonocalyx concolor in Puerto Rico; and 6,547 acres for Varronia rupicola in southern Puerto Rico and Vieques Island.  Read the full story...

  • Bright yellow flowers for an agave plant.
    Agave eggersiana flower. Photo by Christian Torres, USFWS.

    Service evaluates two Virgin Islands plants warrant Endangered Species Act protection

    January 20, 2010 | 3 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the initiation of a status review for two Virgin Islands plants, Agave eggersiana (no common name) and Solanum conocarpum (marrón bacora). With this notice, the Service is soliciting information regarding the status of, and any potential threats to these plant species. Today’s announcement is in response to a court-approved settlement agreement after the Center for Biological Diversity filed a complaint challenging the 12-month finding for both species.  Read the full story...

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