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  • A tiny loggerhead hatchling hustles towards the ocean.
    Loggerhead hatchling meets ocean. Photo by Becky Skiba, USFWS.

    Georgia Aquarium and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service team up to save loggerheads

    April 20, 2010 | 5 minute read

    The Georgia Aquarium, internationally recognized for aquatic animal research and conservation, is lending a hand closer to home. The Aquarium has contributed \$11,000 for sea turtle conservation on the Georgia coast as part of a fledgling alliance between the Aquarium and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under the Coastal America Partnership. The money was granted to the Savannah-based Caretta Research Project, the nonprofit organization that protects federally threatened loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) on the Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge, one of Georgia‚Äôs coastal barrier islands.  Read the full story...

  • Grassy vegetation emerges from coastal beach dunes.
    Information icon Beach mouse habitat at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. Photo by Steve Robinson CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

    Agency draft recovery plan for St. Andrew beach mouse available for review

    April 22, 2009 | 3 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public comments on a draft recovery plan for the St. Andrew beach mouse, federally listed as endangered. Currently, there are only two known core populations of this beach mouse, which occurs in Bay and Gulf Counties, Florida. Public comments will be accepted on this draft recovery plan for 60 days until June 22, 2009. The Agency Draft Recovery Plan for the St. Andrew Beach Mouse describes necessary actions for species conservation and protection, establishes criteria for identifying the recovery levels for downlisting or delisting, and estimates the time and costs for implementing the recovery measures.  Read the full story...

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