Taxonomy Archives: Land and Wildlife

November 16, 2023

Meet the salamanders making the South a biodiversity hotspot

October 19, 2023

Conservation groups seek to join, dismiss state challenge in Cape Romain

October 16, 2023

21 species declared extinct by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

WASHINGTON— The US Fish and Wildlife Service finalized a rule removing 21 species from Endangered Species Act protection because the Service determined they were extinct. In response, the Southern Env...

October 2, 2023

Conservation groups seek to protect Georgians’ right to fish

ATLANTA— Georgia Wildlife Federation and Flint Riverkeeper, represented by Southern Environmental Law Center, have asked to join a lawsuit in Talbot County Superior Court in support of the state of Ge...

September 26, 2023

SELC statement on Presidential veto of resolutions stripping ESA protections for northern long-eared bat, lesser prairie chicken

WASHINGTON— Today, President Joe Biden vetoed a set of resolutions meant to undo federal protections for two endangered species.

August 24, 2023

Charles River Laboratories, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, and Conservation Groups Announce Agreement to Enhance Protections for Horseshoe Crabs and Red Knots

August 2, 2023

You can save the South’s disappearing wildlife

July 27, 2023

Shenandoah Mountain National Scenic Area legislation re-introduced in the U.S. Senate

July 5, 2023

New rule from U.S. Fish and Wildlife helps conserve Southern species from climate change 

WASHINGTON-- This week U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published new rules on where the agency can reintroduce threatened and endangered species into the wild. Those changes will help the agency manage...

June 21, 2023

Endangered Species Act changes ‘step in the right direction’ towards protecting Southern wildlife

WASHINGTON-- Today U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced proposed changes to their regulations implementing the Endangered Species Act. These ...