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    Ozark chinquapin. Photo by CAFNR CC BY-NC 2.0.

    Ozark chinquapin may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act

    June 1, 2010 | 3 minute read

    The Ozark chinquapin may warrant federal protection as a threatened or endangered species, so the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will initiate an in-depth, range-wide, scientific review of the species’ current status, known as a 12-month finding. On January 6, 2004, Mr. Joe Glenn, a private citizen, petitioned the Service to list the Ozark chinquapin. Today’s decision, known as a 90-day finding, is based on scientific information about the Ozark chinquapin provided in the petition and information in Service files.  Read the full story...

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