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Golden-cheeked Warbler Back in Federal Court

USA - January 20 2022 On January 12, 2022, the General Land Office of Texas (GLO) filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, challenging…

Panama City Crayfish Listed as Threatened and Critical Habitat Designated

USA - January 5 2022 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has issued a final rule listing the Panama City crayfish (Procambarus econfinae) as threatened under the…

Diminutive Desert Owl Makes Big Waves

USA - December 29 2021 On December 22, 2021, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) proposed to list the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl (Glaucidium brasilianum…

Department of the Interior Releases Hefty Agenda

USA - December 21 2021 On December 10, 2021, the Biden Administration released the Fall 2021 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Unified Agenda), which…

Threatened Listing and 4(d) Rule for Texas Plant Species

USA - November 15 2021 On November 10, 2021, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) published a proposed rule to list the bracted twistflower (Streptanthus bracteatus)…

Service Revises Critical Habitat Designation for Northern Spotted Owl

USA - November 10 2021 Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published a final rule revising the critical habitat designation for the northern spotted owl…

Conservation Group Sues USFWS over Protections for Two California Fish Species

USA - November 9 2021 Last week, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the U.S. District Court for the Central…

Service Proposes Critical Habitat Designation for Coastal DPS of Pacific Marten

USA - October 28 2021 On October 25, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published a proposed rule to designate critical habitat for the coastal distinct…

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Proposes Listing Bog Buck Moth as Endangered

USA - October 21 2021 On October 14, 2021, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) issued a proposed rule to list the bog buck moth (Hemileuca maia menyanthevora) (=…

Service Finds Humpback Chub Swimming In The Right Direction

USA - October 20 2021 On October 18, 2021, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) issued a final rule reclassifying the humpback chub (Gila cypha), a fish endemic to…