News & Public Affairs07/01/14 Janelle Irwin
Protections for manatees could soon be weakened. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday it will consider upgrading the marine mammal’s status from endangered to threatened. Jaclyn Lopez is an Florida attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity.
The Fish and Wildlife Service will take about a year to make a decision and there will be opportunities for public input.Be the first to comment
12/14/10 Matthew Cimitile
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Five whooping cranes, led by ultra light aircraft, should arrive to the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge in Crystal River by Friday. Itâs the tenth straight year the endangered birds have traveled to Florida.
Ten whooping cranes from the reintroduced eastern United States flock began flying south from the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin on October 10. Over 60 days later the birds have traversed seven states and 1200 miles and are within sight of reaching their wint...1 comments