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Feds Decline to List Grouse as Endangered

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:09 PM

Feds Decline to List Grouse as Endangered
Federal officials this week announced that recent conversation efforts have eased threats to the greater sage-grouse enough that the rangeland bird will not be placed on the Endangered Species List. Full Story

Drought forces trout to be trucked from California hatchery

posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:33 AM

Tons of rainbow trout had to be rescued from a Central California fish hatchery and moved by truck to cooler lake water, sparing them from the state's relentless drought, wildlife officials said Wednesday. Full Story

California tries to save salmon in Wine Country creeks

posted on June 12, 2015 at 1:31 PM

California is taking desperate steps to save the last endangered salmon in Wine Country creeks that are going dry because of over-pumping and the drought, officials said Thursday. Full Story

Court Ruling Lists Gray Wolf as Endangered in Iowa

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:43 PM

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia reinstated Federal protections for wolves in the western Great Lakes region on December 19, 2014. The US Fish and Wildlife Service published its rule on the decision Friday. Full Story

Farmers in Dry California Decry Decision Involving Fish

posted on January 16, 2015 at 1:59 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to consider appeals by Central Valley farmers and California water districts that want to pump more water from a delta that serves as the only home of a tiny, threatened fish. Full Story

Western Ranchers, Communities Worry about Grouse Declaration

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Western Ranchers, Communities Worry about Grouse Declaration
Western ranchers, as well as energy companies and recreational users, stand to lose access to some western federal lands – at least during certain times of the year - if the greater sage-grouse is listed as a threatened or endangered species next... Full Story

Environmentalist File Lawsuit To Protect Eagles From Wind Energy

posted on June 20, 2014 at 1:42 PM

The American Bird Conservancy argues that the rule, which extended by 25 years the length of time companies may kill or injure eagles without fear of prosecution, is illegal. Full Story

Groups Win Challenge To Gene-Altered Crops

posted on October 26, 2012 at 1:19 PM

In their lawsuit last year, the Center for Food Safety and two other groups argued that the Fish and Wildlife Service violated environmental laws. Full Story

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