USFWS

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USFWSUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service
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Tomahawk was approved in only six months by partnering with LPC Conservation ("LPCC"), LLC of Edmond, Oklahoma under an existing range wide umbrella conservation banking agreement that was approved by the USFWS in May 2014.
robusta hartwegii are Reveal and Morgan (1989), USFWS (1994, 1998), and Brinegar and Baron (2009).
Historically, Whooping Cranes wintered in prairies, marshes, and coastal lagoons throughout southwestern Louisiana, the Gulf Coast of Texas, the Rio Grande Delta in northeastern Mexico, as well as inland grasslands, including the tablelands of west-central Texas and the high plateaus of central Mexico (Stevenson and Griffith 1946, Allen 1952, CWS and USFWS 2007).
The numbers for loggerhead nests were above average in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, says Ann Marie Lauritsen, acting national sea turtle coordinator for the USFWS.
Removing an animal or plant from the endangered species list is a case-by-case decision on the part of the USFWS or the NMFS.
By working together, USFWS, MDWFP, and other state agencies have brought a species back from almost certain peril.
To address the need for continuing management, the USFWS, MDNR, and USFS have agreed to manage for the species, regardless of its status under the Endangered Species Act.
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 requires NMFS to work cooperatively with USFWS to reduce the impacts of fishing activities on seabirds.
Under Section 4 of the ESA, the listing process is triggered upon petition by a private citizen or on the initiative of USFWS or NMFS.
Bottom line is that biologists in the three states and in the USFWS agree that (1) wolves there are not endangered, and (2) some harvest could be beneficial.
The USFWS report, "Wildlife Watching in the United States: The Economic Impacts on National and State Economies in 2006," is based on data from the National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation.