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26 08, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 8/26/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:16+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Issues CBD threatens massive lawsuit over status of 417 species. On Tuesday, the Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to act on petitions to protect more than [...]

8 07, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 7/8/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:18+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Issues IPAA submits comments on voluntary agreements. IPAA has submitted comments on the Obama Administration’s proposed changes to the Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAAs) policy – an important tool for conserving species and habitats.  While the proposed changes have [...]

24 06, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – June 24, 2016

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:18+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Issues National Pollinator Week creates buzz over bees, butterflies. National Pollinator Week took place this week as organizations across the country sought to draw attention to the declining populations of bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. Throughout the week, groups held [...]

13 05, 2016

Weekly Newsletter 5-13-16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:19+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , |

Issues Administration won't appeal Texas court's decision on lesser prairie chicken. The Obama Administration said Wednesday that it would not appeal recent court rulings by a U.S. District Court that removed Endangered Species Act protections for the lesser prairie chicken. [...]

6 05, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 5/6/16

By | 2016-05-06T21:55:06+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

29 04, 2016

Weekly Newsletter – 4/29/16

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:19+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , |

Issues U.S. decides against setting aside protected habitat for northern long-eared bat. Federal wildlife officials announced Monday that they would not set aside protected habitat for the caves inhabited by northern long-eared bats, explaining that doing so may draw the [...]

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 [...]