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Tag: Non-Essential Population

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  • A reddish grey wolf with yellow eyes.
    Information icon Captive red wolf at Species Survival Plan facility, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. Photo by B. Bartel, USFWS.

    Status review shows the red wolf remains endangered

    April 24, 2018 | 3 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released a five-year status review and Species Status Assessment outlining the latest science and data supporting its recommendation for no change in the red wolf’s overall status as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. The status review is required every five years and is based on the latest science and data included in a Species Status Assessment (SSA) that serves as the foundation for the recommendation.  Read the full story...

  • Biologists wearing white gowns head-to-toe walking through nets in a marsh holding whooping cranes.
    Information icon Biologists tend to whooping cranes in one of the release pens at White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area. Photo by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service considers changes to protect endangered whooping cranes

    March 7, 2018 | 2 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is working with many partners led by state wildlife agencies, conservation groups and zoos, to secure the whooping crane’s recovery. They were first classified as endangered in 1967. Once numbering as few as only 14 cranes, they now number about 700 that live both in the wild in the United States and Canada, and in captive facilities where they can safely breed.  Read the full story...

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