FWS

Legal Cloud Looms over Interior Department Actions

For Immediate Release: Mar 05, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Legal Cloud Looms over Interior Department Actions Legitimacy of Acting Directors of Parks, BLM, and Fish & Wildlife Remains in Doubt Washington, DC — The legal authority of the acting heads...

Temporary Interior Department Directors Illegal

For Immediate Release: Feb 12, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 All Decisions by Acting Park Service, BLM, and Fish & Wildlife Heads Legally Void Washington, DC — President Trump’s record tardiness in nominating agency leaders may undo months of work...

Another Lethal Year for Florida Panthers in 2017

For Immediate Release: Jan 02, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Another Lethal Year for Florida Panthers in 2017 Deaths Again Outstrip Litters with Heavy Toll on Females of Reproductive Age Washington, DC — For the fourth year in a row at least 30 highly...

500 Manatee Deaths in 2017…and Counting

500 Manatee Deaths in 2017…and Counting Last Year’s Mortality Spike Already Topped Before December Cold Snaps Washington, DC — This has not been a good year for Florida manatees, according to figures posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility...

Wisconsin Coyote-Killing Contests Need Reining In

Wisconsin Coyote-Killing Contests Need Reining In Groups Push for Federal Intervention to Curb Endangered Species Act Violations Washington, DC — Wisconsin’s practice of allowing coyote-killing contests in the midst of habitat for federally-listed endangered gray...