Taxonomy Archives: Land and Wildlife
Meet the salamanders making the South a biodiversity hotspot
Conservation groups seek to join, dismiss state challenge in Cape Romain
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...
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...
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.
Charles River Laboratories, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, and Conservation Groups Announce Agreement to Enhance Protections for Horseshoe Crabs and Red Knots
You can save the South’s disappearing wildlife
Shenandoah Mountain National Scenic Area legislation re-introduced in the U.S. Senate
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...
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 ...