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6 05, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 5/6/16

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Issues Federal government pledges to restore 500K acres of lesser prairie chicken habitat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) vowed last week to restore an additional 500,000 acres of lesser prairie chicken habitat across five states via a voluntary landowner [...]

22 04, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 4/22/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:19+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues Public comment open again for the burying beetle. This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service posted in the Federal Register an invitation for public comment on incidental take permit applications for the American burying beetle “resulting from activities [...]

22 03, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 3/18/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:23+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Issues FWS will consider removing American burying beetle from endangered species list. The Obama administration has announced that it will review the status of the American burying beetle to determine if should be removed from the endangered species list. The [...]

11 03, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 3/11/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:23+00:00 March 11th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Issues Western governors push for larger state role in protecting endangered species. The Western Governors’ Association at a conference on Wednesday discussed the need for changes to be made to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) that would shift power from [...]

12 02, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 2/12/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:24+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues IPAA talks ESA at Planning Conference. This week, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) invited experts on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to their 2016 Strategic Planning Conference. This included a panel on pollinators and a presentation by [...]

14 01, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 1/14/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:25+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues FWS publishes 4(d) rule for northern long-eared bat. This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a final 4(d) rule establishing guidelines for human interaction with the threatened northern long-eared bat (NLEB). The bat’s population has declined in [...]