Tag: threatened and endangered species

Polar bear
May 19, 2015

Canadian-Focused Policy Brief Tackles Species at Risk Act

The Policy Brief Series, TWS’s go-to resource for information regarding wildlife-related federal policies and programs, welcomes a new addition. Members of The Wildlife Society can now readily access information regarding the...

May 8, 2015

Third Bill Aimed at Wolf De-listing Introduced

H.R. 1985, introduced by Representatives Newhouse (R-Washington), Stewart (R-Utah), and Walden (R-Oregon), is the latest legislation aimed at prohibiting certain gray wolf populations from receiving protection under the Endangered Species...

Sage grouse
May 7, 2015

Defense Bill Delays Sage-Grouse Listing

Language added to National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 would prevent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) from issuing a final listing for sage-grouse populations under the Endangered Species...

May 6, 2015

International Bat Pact to Help Coordinate Conservation

The U.S., Canada, and Mexico signed a formal agreement to coordinate efforts to protect migratory bats as part of the annual meeting of the Trilateral Committee for Wildlife and Ecosystem...

Sage grouse
April 30, 2015

Voluntary Conservation Efforts Lead to Species Successes

Amid legislation targeting the finalized listing of vulnerable sage-grouse and reports of falling population numbers in other Western States, voluntary conservation efforts have led to successes for the distinct California-Nevada...

April 8, 2015

Northern Long-Eared Bat Listed As Threatened Species

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) published final and interim rules regarding the status determination of the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) on April 1st. The final rule lists...

Grizzly Bears
March 20, 2015

FWS and NPS Consider Public Input on Grizzly Bear Restoration

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service are accepting public comments on a proposal that may eventually lead to grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) population restoration management activities...