Fish and Wildlife Service

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Prescribed Burns Planned On Federal Land In San Luis Valley

Prescribed burns are planned on federal land at five locations in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado this spring, but the dates haven’t been set.

03/25/2015

Graham beardtongue (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Groups Plan To Sue To Protect Rare Desert Flowers

Seven conservation groups are planning to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for keeping two rare species of desert flowers off the federal list of endangered species.

12/30/2014

Gunnison sage grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Gunnison County Signals Plan For Sage Grouse Suit

A western Colorado county in the heart of Gunnison sage grouse habitat took the first step toward suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for listing the bird as a threatened species, officials said Monday.

12/29/2014

Yellow-billed cuckoo (credit: James Coe/birds.cornell.edu)

Government Extends Public Comment Period On Cuckoo

The public comment period on a proposal to list yellow-billed cuckoos as a threatened species has been extended again as a result of the government shutdown last fall.

04/11/2014

Lesser prairie chicken (credit: dnr.state.co.us)

Conservationists Seek More Protection For Grouse

Conservation groups say they will go to court to force the Obama administration to do more to save the lesser prairie chicken.

04/10/2014

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Wind Farms Get Pass On Eagle Deaths

It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America’s green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm’s spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.

05/14/2013