Endangered Species

Pierson Hill

Conservationists are having a mixed reaction to a proposal from federal wildlife officials to protect critical habitats of endangered garter snakes in Arizona and New Mexico.

earthjustice.org

U.S. wildlife officials are seeking public comment as they prepare to update a rule that guides management of endangered Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.

National Commission of Protected Natural Areas

Federal wildlife officials last month killed four endangered Mexican gray wolves they say were responsible for repeatedly killing cattle. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


biologicaldiversity.org

A new report says there are more Mexican Gray Wolves in the wild now than at any time since the federal government began reintroducing the endangered species in the American Southwest more than two decades ago.

Governor Ducey Signs Bill Cloaking Endangered Species Info

Mar 11, 2020
pri.org

Governor Doug Ducey has signed a bill requiring state-sponsored endangered species surveys on private property to be kept secret, even from federal agencies charged with protecting plants and animals from potential extinction.

desertranchcommunity.com

Biologists looking for endangered species on private property would be required to keep much of what they find secret under a proposal poised for quick approval by the Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature.

Chicago Zoological Society

State and federal wildlife managers are investigating the death of three endangered Mexican Gray Wolves found last month in Arizona.

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

The U.S. Interior Department in November filed a series of comments critical of two hydro-storage dam proposals on the Little Colorado River. One of the main concerns is the possibly detrimental impact to the endangered humpback chub. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


US Fish and Wildlife Service

The Trump administration is proposing to reclassify the humpback chub’s status under the Endangered Species Act from endangered to threatened. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a recent assessment found the fish no longer faces immediate extinction.


Center for Biological Diversity

The Center for Biological Diversity has filed another lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s Administration. This one says the administration has failed to prevent livestock from damaging southwestern rivers and streams.

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