Tag Archives: ESA

My lifer Whooping Crane – something I thought I might never see


It’s been a long time coming, but I was recently guided to my lifer WHOOPING CRANE by my nephews Benjamin and Matt Hack (+ special guest star Matt’s friend Kaitie) at a lake near Dexter, Michigan. This is an ENDANGERED … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin, Sep. 2016


A vagrant Jabiru, questions of how much someone should pay for poaching an endangered Whooping Crane, and a new National Monument in Maine dominate the headlines of this month’s Birding Community E-Bulletin:   The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to … Continue reading

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2016 Partners in Flight Landbird Conservation Plan


The updated Landbird Conservation Plan from Partners in Flight has just been released. As with previous iterations, the emphasis is on applying objective criteria to determine those species in most need of conservation, delineating the habitats within ecoregions important for … Continue reading

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Red Knot our newest Endangered Species


The rufa subspecies of the beleaguered Red Knot is to be the latest species protected under the Endangered Species Act.  Check out the story – and coastal Virginia’s key role in recovery – in the latest newsletter from the Center … Continue reading

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ESA in Action – Fall 2014 newsletter


The Ecological Society of America is active in research, management, conservation – you name it.  For a taste, check out the ESA in Action newsletter.   CLIMATE ENGINEERING HILL BRIEFING Former House Science and Technology Committee Chairman Bart Gordon speaks … Continue reading

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African Lion to be listed as Endangered?


Interesting article below from Hannah Robbins writing for The Wildlife Society Multibriefs. The USFWS has proposed listing African lion for protection under the Endangered Species Act.  The article describes how the Act provides protection for more than 600 species that … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin, Dec. 2014


Birding Community E-Bulletin December Birding Community E-Bulletin, Uncategorized December 5, 2014 by Paul Baicich This Birding Community E-bulletin is being distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their … Continue reading

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Gunnison Sage Grouse listed as Threatened


Thought-provoking piece below by Joshua Zaffos writing for High Country News: Gunnison sage grouse gets divisive ‘threatened’ listing The decision upsets enviros and industry alike. Joshua Zaffos Nov 14, 2014 Web Exclusive Clait Braun sounded like a man in confessional … Continue reading

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Ecological Applications Vol 23 #7


Volume 23, Issue 7 (October 2013) Select All Denotes Open Access Content Articles 1519 Linking agricultural practices, mycorrhizal fungi, and traits mediating plant–insect interactions Nicholas A. Barber, E. Toby Kiers, Nina Theis, Ruth V. Hazzard, Lynn S. AdlerAbstract . Full … Continue reading

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Draft Conservation Plan and comment period: Lesser Prairie-Chicken


Range-wide Conservation Plan for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken (LPC) Opportunities to Learn About and Review Initial Draft Conservation Plan The Lesser Prairie-Chicken (LPC) Interstate Working Group of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) is developing a range-wide conservation … Continue reading

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Lesser Prairie-Chicken: USFWS proposed “Threatened”


Nov. 30, 2012 A service of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces lesser prairie chicken status proposal The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today announced a proposed “Threatened” listing of the lesser prairie … Continue reading

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ODWC working hard to keep Lesser Prairie-Chicken from ESA listing


Nov. 14, 2012 A service of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Wildlife Commission approves plan for Oklahoma lesser prairie chicken conservation The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission has approved a final Oklahoma Lesser Prairie Chicken Conservation Plan with a goal … Continue reading

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South American species to be protected under the ESA


—–Original Message—– From: fws-news-bounces@lists.fws.gov [mailto:fws-news-bounces@lists.fws.gov] On Behalf Of FWS News and Information Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 12:10 To: fws-news@lists.fws.gov Subject: [fws-news] U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Six South American Bird Species Protected as Endangered under the ESA ************************************************************** … Continue reading

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