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Arizona Pygmy Owl Could Be Relisted as Endangered

Arizona Pygmy Owl Could Be Relisted as Endangered

WASHINGTON, DC, June 5, 2008 (ENS) – A petition by environmental groups seeking renewed protection for a miniature Southwestern owl has presented enough new information to persuade the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the bird deserves to be considered for relisting as an endangered species. The agency announced Friday that it will now conduct…

Court Rules Against Arizona Cattlemen, for Mexican Spotted Owl

Court Rules Against Arizona Cattlemen, for Mexican Spotted Owl

February 15th, Phoenix, AZ – The federal district court in Phoenix has upheld protection of 8.6 million acres of critical habitat for the threatened Mexican spotted owl in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado. For the Mexican spotted owl, critical habitat ensures that Forest Service logging does not drive the owl to extinction or limit…