Volume 23, No. 05 - July 13, 2011

Forest roads and water quality

Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that a petition requesting the listing of the golden-winged warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act presented substantial information that listing may be warranted (Federal Register, June 2, pp. 31920-31926).

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Status review for golden-winged warbler

Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that a petition requesting the listing of the golden-winged warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act presented substantial information that listing may be warranted (Federal Register, June 2, pp. 31920-31926).

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Listing of striped newt warranted but precluded

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced that listing the striped newt (Notophthalmus perstriatus) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act is warranted but precluded by higher priority actions. The Service is adding the striped newt to its candidate species list and will develop a proposed rule to list it as agency priorities allow (Federal Register, June 7, pp. 32911-32929).

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