News tagged with federal endangered species act

Feds to reconsider critical habitat for 2 fish

(AP) -- A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service can reconsider the critical habitat designation of two threatened fish species in New Mexico and Arizona after a probe found political interference likely ...

May 07, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

US appeals court allows wolf hunts

A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit from conservation groups that want to block wolf hunting and trapping that have killed more than 500 of the predators across the Northern Rockies in ...

Mar 15, 2012 3.4 / 5 (5) 26

Fish to be rescued from Texas river amid drought

(AP) -- Wildlife biologists on Friday will evacuate two species of minnows from the shrinking waters of a West Texas river in the first of what could be several rescue operations involving fish affected by the state's worst ...

Sep 16, 2011 not rated yet 0

Wolf release in Mexico sparks concern in US

(AP) -- American wildlife officials and ranchers are raising questions over a plan to release a rare North American gray wolf to its historic range in northern Mexico: Will it stay south of the border and ...

Aug 13, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 0

Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel makes recovery

Trapped in a steel cage barely big enough to hold her, the large squirrel was not happy, pawing at the bars and trying them with her teeth. Matt Whitbeck and Cherry Keller of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were glad to ...

Apr 29, 2013 not rated yet 0