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Thousands Contribute Comments and Recommendations on Mexican Wolf Reintroduction

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has sorted through the 13,598 comments it received in response to the agency’s call for public input on potential modifications to its rule that established the Mexican wolf reintroduction project.  The Service announced in 2006 it would continue reintroducing wolves into native habitat in…


Funding Agreements Reached for Phase 1A of the Battle Creek Project to Restore 42 Miles of Premium Salmon and Steelhead Habitat

Funding transfer agreements were signed last week to allow for the construction of the Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project. The Restoration Project will be among the largest cold water anadromous fish restoration efforts in North America. The funding agreements were reached between the Bureau of Reclamation, the California…


New Procedures Implemented To Apply For Cache River and Bald Knob NWR Modern Gun Quota Hunts

AUGUSTA – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has implemented new procedures for quota hunts on two of is wildlife refuges. The new measures affect the Cache River and Bald Knob national wildlife refuges in eastern Arkansas. The hunt dates are Nov. 8-11 and Nov. 14-16 for the Cache River…


Study Suggests Upper Klamath Lake Can Support Juvenile Salmon

13:11:53Young Chinook Salmon should be able to grow and develop in the waters of Upper Klamath Lake and the Williamson River, according to a new study. That could be the first step in a journey back to ancestral waters for fall-run Chinook salmon. Researchers found that water-quality conditions in those…


Researchers Work to Keep Rare Fish Off Endangered Species List

Joint release between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Written by Gary Peeples, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 30, 2008)–On the bank of the Little Tennessee River, downstream from the town of Franklin, biologists squeeze tiny yellow eggs from a fish…


Illegal Activity Has Caused Multiple Wolf Deaths

Nine Mexican wolves have died in the wild since the beginning of 2008.  Foul play was responsible for three of the deaths, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Necropsy results from the Service’s wildlife forensic laboratory are still pending for one wolf. Female wolves known as AF1111, AF1112…


Angel Lake Kids Fishing Derby

If you’re looking to cool off in July, then bring your children to the Angel Lake Kids Fishing Derby at Angel Lake, just outside of Wells on Saturday, July 19. This derby is for kids 15 and under and is sponsored by the US Forest Service (USFS), Wells Rural Electric…


Waterfowl Information Meetings and Rule Hearings Set

MADISON — The Mississippi Flyway Council will meet later this summer to advise the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) on waterfowl conditions before the federal agency establishes a framework under which states and provinces can set waterfowl hunting seasons. Following the flyway council meeting and after the USFWS sets…


Mississippi Dove Hunters Have More Opportunity in 2008

Jackson- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved a more liberal season length and bag limit for dove hunting than what has been allowed in the past, according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.  Past federal frameworks have only allowed a 60 day season and 15…


75th Anniversary Federal Duck Stamp Debuts

The first 75th Anniversary Federal Duck Stamp was sold to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director H. Dale Hall during a special ceremony hosted today by Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, near Baltimore, Maryland. Minnesota artist Joseph Hautman’s depiction of a pair of Northern pintails was selected to grace the…