Tag Archives: USFWS

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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2016 State of the Birds

It ain’t much better than the last one.  Check out the press release for the 2016 State of the Birds Report to see the gains and losses in conservation, and consider options for the future. (Complete and well-organized overview here.) … 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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American Bird Conservancy opposes planned eagle take at a Wyoming wind facility

And so do I . . . Groups Oppose First-ever Plan to Allow Killing of Eagles at Wyoming Wind Facility (Washington, D.C., February 12, 2014) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and Biodiversity Conservation Alliance (BCA), voiced opposition to a federal plan … Continue reading

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Playa Post, Vol. 11, #7

Newsletter from the Playa Lakes Joint Venture.   Learn why you should purchase a Duck Stamp, every year.  

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2013 Duck Numbers from the USFWS

Contact: Laury Parramore, 703/358-2541, laury_parramore@fws.govAlicia F. King, 571/214-3117, alicia_f_king@fws.gov *2013 Duck Breeding Population Estimates Released* *Duck populations are still strong, and pond numbers are up*Duck populations are strong, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service*2013 Report on Trends in … 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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