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  • An orange and brown butterfly specimen.
    Female bay skipper. Photo by Charles T. and John R. Bryson CC BY 3.0 us, via Wikimedia Commons.

    Service completes status review of the bay skipper butterfly

    August 27, 2012 | 2 minute read

    The bay skipper butterfly does not warrant federal protection as an endangered or threatened species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service concluded, following a status review initiated by a petition seeking to protect the species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate critical habitat. “We conducted a status review of the bay skipper and actually discovered new populations of the butterfly in Texas and Louisiana and an expanded range of suitable habitat,” said Cindy Dohner, the Service’s Southeast Regional Director.  Read the full story...

  • An orange and brown butterfly specimen.
    Female bay skipper. Photo by Charles T. and John R. Bryson CC BY 3.0 us, via Wikimedia Commons.

    Service initiates status review of bay skipper butterfly

    July 12, 2011 | 3 minute read

    The bay skipper butterfly may warrant federal protection as an endangered or threatened species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service concluded, following an initial review of a petition seeking to protect the species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate critical habitat. Today’s decision, commonly known as a 90-day finding, means the information provided in the petition, and available in the Service’s files, indicates that listing might be appropriate for the bay skipper.  Read the full story...

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