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This week, Governor Bullock announced plans to move ahead with a proposal to expand year round habitat available to foraging bison directly outside Yellowstone National Park, breaking decades of stalemate on the issue.
A deal on a new omnibus funding bill has been reached, with House and Senate approval expected in the next few days.
ORACLE, Ariz. – This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is holding the first of a series of closed door Mexican gray wolf recovery planning workshops with state officials from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
Nations agree on climate deal
A new analysis of how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has assessed the impact of projects on imperiled species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) finds that over the last seven years not one out of over 88,000 projects was stopped because of the FWS finding that a project would threaten a species’ survival.
New proposal for oil and gas regulations in wildlife refuges.
–The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has delisted the Delmarva fox squirrel, a subspecies of the fox squirrel native to the Eastern United States.
New Report Highlights 10 Rare Species with No Room to Roam.
over 150 conservation groups have signed a letter to the President asking him to oppose riders that would undermine the Endangered Species Act
Conservation groups filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for its failure to protect the world’s only wild population of red wolves and illegal actions including authorizing the killing of a breeding female red wolf in a population of only 50-75 red wolves in the wild. The conservation groups involved in the litigation are the Red Wolf Coalition, Defenders of Wildlife, and the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center.