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Endangered Species Bulletin, December 2004 - Vol. Xxix No. 2 Dec 2004

Endangered Species Bulletin, December 2004 - Vol. Xxix No. 2

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In this issue:
4 The Prairie Wetlands Learning Center
6 Reaching Out to “Save our Snakes”
8 Eider Journey
10 Slowing the Flow
12 Creative Partners, Creative Solutions
14 Teaching the Children: A Hawaiian Tradition
16 All it Takes is a Little Mussel
18 Bird Watchers Flock to Michigan
20 The Year of the Fish
23 The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan for Kids
24 The Sewee Earth Stewards
26 This Bird is No Chicken
28 In Our Dreams….
30 Raising Awareness of Sea Turtle Habitat
32 Sea Turtle Trails
33 “Habitat Trunks” Delight Teachers
34 Welcome to Wildlife University
35 ...


Endangered And Threatened Wildlife And Plants; Final Designation Of Critical Habitat For The Topeka Shiner; Final Rule Jul 2004

Endangered And Threatened Wildlife And Plants; Final Designation Of Critical Habitat For The Topeka Shiner; Final Rule

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We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), designate critical habitat for the Topeka shiner (Notropis Topeka) pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We are designating as critical habitat a total of 83 stream segments, representing 1,356 kilometers (km) (836 miles (mi)) of stream in the States of Iowa, Minnesota, and Nebraska. We exclude from designation all previously proposed critical habitat in the State of Missouri under authority of sections 3(5)(A) and 4(b)(2) of the Act, and in the States of Kansas and South Dakota under authority of section ...


Higgins Eye Pearlymussel (Lampsilis Higginsii) Recovery Plan: First Revision May 2004

Higgins Eye Pearlymussel (Lampsilis Higginsii) Recovery Plan: First Revision

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
DISCLAIMER

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

I. INTRODUCTION

Description of Lampsilis higginsii
Taxonomy and Systematics
Morphological Description
Historical and Present Distributions
Recent Reintroductions
Essential Habitat Areas
Critical Habitat
Biology, Ecology and Life History
Reproduction
Feeding
Habitat
Substrate
Stream Flow/Current/Hydrologic Variability
Water Quality
Water Quality Data Gaps
Community Associations
Non-human Predators
Genetics
Reasons for listing
Present Threats
Zebra Mussels and other Invasive Species
Habitat Alteration
Water Quality
Commercial Harvest
Conservation Measures
Ten-Year Field Studies in Essential Habitat Areas
Development of Relocation (Translocation) Techniques
Development of Artificial Propagation Techniques
Development of Uniform Regulations Concerning Clam Harvesting Methods
Summary of Current ...


Endangered And Threatened Wildlife And Plants; Designation Of Critical Habitat For Topeka Shiner Mar 2004

Endangered And Threatened Wildlife And Plants; Designation Of Critical Habitat For Topeka Shiner

Endangered Species Bulletins and Technical Reports (USFWS)

We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the reopening of a 30-day public comment period for the proposed rule to designate critical habitat for the Topeka shiner (Notropis Topeka) pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The proposed rule to designate critical habitat in the States of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota was published on August 21, 2002 (67 FR 54261). We herein propose critical habitat segments for Missouri and one additional segment for South Dakota, and discuss potential exclusions from critical habitat designation under the authority of section 4(b)(2 ...


Endangered Species Bulletin January/February 2004 - Vol. Xxix No. 1 Jan 2004

Endangered Species Bulletin January/February 2004 - Vol. Xxix No. 1

Endangered Species Bulletins and Technical Reports (USFWS)

In this issue:
4 Partnerships for Plant Conservation in Texas
6 The Upper San Pedro Partnership
10 Joining Forces for an Island of Biodiversity
12 Giving Nature a Second Chance
14 One Step Closer to Key Deer Recovery
16 Agencies Streamline Permit Process
18 Working Together
20 Partners Restore Coastal Sage Scrub Habitat
22 How the Swift Fox Escaped the List
24 A Partnership to Grow Plovers on the Plains
26 Why all the Fuss Over a Frog?
28 Recovery Planning in the 21st Century
31 Restoring the Columbian White-tailed Deer