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  • A white and black frog standing on dormant grass.
    Mississippi gopher frog. Photo by John A. Tupy, Western Carolina University.

    Service to hold public hearing and re-open comment period on the revised proposed Critical Habitat designation and associated draft economic analysis for the Mississippi gopher frog

    January 13, 2012 | 6 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announces a public hearing and the re-opening of the comment period on the revised proposed critical habitat designation and associated draft economic analysis for the endangered Mississippi gopher frog, as well as a change to the methodology used to delineate critical habitat for this species. The public hearing will be held at the Gulfport High School auditorium, 100 Perry Street, Gulfport, Mississippi 39507 on January 31, 2012, from 7:00 p.  Read the full story...

  • A white and black frog standing on dormant grass.
    Mississippi gopher frog. Photo by John A. Tupy, Western Carolina University.

    Fish and Wildlife Service proposes critical habitat for Mississippi gopher frog

    June 3, 2010 | 5 minute read

    In today‚Äôs Federal Register, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes critical habitat designation for the Mississippi gopher frog, the only federally listed frog in the continental southeastern United States. The proposed critical habitat designation is for 1,957 acres within Forrest, Harrison, Jackson, and Perry counties in southern Mississippi. A total of 1,391 acres of the proposed critical habitat designation are in federal ownership, 96 acres are in state ownership, and 470 acres are in private ownership.  Read the full story...

  • A small brown fish caught in a stream sitting in a plastic bin for measurement.
    Information icon Endangered Etowah darter. Photo by USFWS.

    Fish and Wildlife Service conducts five-year status reviews of 23 Southeastern species

    June 6, 2009 | 5 minute read

    The Service plans to conduct five-year status reviews of 15 endangered and 8 threatened species occurring in one or more of 10 states. These five-year reviews are conducted to ensure that listing classifications under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) are accurate. Any interested party is invited to provide information and comments pertaining to these species. Written comments and information related to these five-year reviews must be received on or before September 4, 2009.  Read the full story...

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