Tag: Varronia Rupicola
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November 14, 2019 | 3 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s, Caribbean Ecological Services Field Office has been collaborating with the British institution the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, for nearly a decade to define and implement sound conservation efforts aimed toward the recovery of Puerto Rico’s threatened and endangered plant species. This collaboration seeks to build capacity and to promote communication and exchange of knowledge between Puerto Rican and international institutions, including the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPRM), Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (PRDNER), the University of Portsmouth, the National Parks Trust of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, and the Service. Learn more...
Service seeks comments on draft economic analysis, re-opens comment period on proposal to designate Critical Habitat for three Caribbean plants
May 20, 2014 | 4 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks additional public comment on a proposed critical habitat designation for three plants found in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. All three plants are known by their scientific names, and don’t have common names. About 51 acres of critical habitat is proposed for Agave eggersiana in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; 198 acres for Gonocalyx concolor in Puerto Rico; and 6,547 acres for Varronia rupicola in southern Puerto Rico and Vieques Island. Read the full story...