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Study Assesses Feasibility of New National Wildlife Refuge in Cherry Valley

Service to Hold Public Meetings in November, Invites Public Comments Through December 5 Monroe County, Penn. – The findings in a report released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) evaluate the potential for a new national wildlife refuge in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. The agency is accepting comments through…


South Dakota Artist Wins 2008 Federal Duck Stamp Contest

Wildlife artist Joshua Spies of Watertown, South Dakota, has won the 2008 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest — the oldest and most prestigious wildlife art competition in America — with his depiction of a long-tailed duck.  H. Dale Hall, director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced the winner…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Announces Results of October Board Meetings

BOARD TAKES STEP TO EXPAND MENTORED YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES HARRISBURG – Taking a step forward to grow the agency’s popular Mentored Youth Hunting Program (MYHP), the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to add coyotes to the list of species that may be hunted by youths under the…


Service Reopens Public Comment Period On 2007 Proposal to Delist Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolves Under the Endangered Species Act

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced it is reopening the public comment period on its proposal to delist the gray wolf in the northern Rocky Mountains.  The public will have until November 28, 2008, to submit their comments to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov or via U.S….


IDNR Releases Biological Stream Ratings for Diversity, Integrity, and Significance

 Stream ratings are an important tool in identifying which streams are the most biologically diverse and have a high degree of integrity SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announces the release of biological stream ratings that combine, update, and enhance the two previous approaches for rating…


Protect clean water and healthy streams in your community

Washington, DC — Stormwater that dirty, oily runoff from streets and parking lots that contaminates local streams is a leading cause of water pollution in Ohio and around the country. Today, American Rivers and Midwest Environmental Advocates released a new report, “Local Water Policy Innovation:  A Road Map for Community…


“South Carolina Wildlife” TV show airs this month

Don’t miss the latest episode of “South Carolina Wildlife” television show on South Carolina Educational Television. Beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, viewers will see a variety of outdoor pastimes and places, and get close-up views of some special plants and animals occurring in the Palmetto State. South Carolina…


FWC Officers Remove Large Python from Busy Road

Law enforcement officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) removed a Burmese python from Indiantown Road near Sierra Square Plaza in Jupiter Farms late Monday night. Officers used a catch pole to secure the nonvenomous snake. The snake, which was approximately 12 feet long and weighed 100…


More Waterfowl Habitat in Mississippi

Jackson – The Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (Foundation) was awarded a North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant for almost $1 million. The grant entitled, “Mississippi Delta WMA Wetland Habitat Enhancements,” is the first NAWCA grant awarded to the Foundation. The project will protect, restore, and enhance…


Restored Mispillion Wetland of Delaware Offsets Losses from Superfund Site

Along the Mispillion River in Kent County, Del., an eroded, degraded marsh has been transformed into vital habitat for local wildlife. The 56-acre private site consists of one of the river’s original meanders and associated wetland with more than 2,000 feet of river frontage. Today, representatives from the public-private partnership…