fish and wildlife

Midwest States Get $146 Million for Fish, Wildlife Restoration

Article: Midwest States Get $146 Million for Fish, Wildlife Restoration

WASHINGTON, DC, February 27, 2009 (ENS) – Eight Midwestern states will receive more than $146 million to fund fish and wildlife conservation, boater access to public waters, and hunter and aquatic education, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday. Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin will receive a total of more than $78.5…

Court Rules Against Arizona Cattlemen, for Mexican Spotted Owl

Article: 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…

Lawsuits Force Listing of Six Rare Birds as Endangered

Article: Lawsuits Force Listing of Six Rare Birds as Endangered

WASHINGTON, DC, January 17, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed six rare birds from around the world as endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. Fourteen years after first determining these species warranted protection, the Service responded to a series of lawsuits by the Center for Biological Diversity and listed…