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    • History of the Endangered Species Act of 1973

    • Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); History; Recovered;
    • Congress passed the Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1966, providing a means for listing native animal species as endangered and giving them limited protection. The Departments of Interior, Agriculture, and Defense were to seek to...
    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)

    • Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Birds; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Prior to European settlement, it is estimated that the red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) (Picoides borealis) population totaled approximately 1.0 to 1.5 million groups of birds. Its historic range extended from Texas north to Missouri and east through...
    • Listing a species as threatened or endangered, Section 4 of the Endangered Species Act

    • Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened;
    • The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended, is one of the most far reaching wildlife conservation laws ever enacted by any nation. Congress, on behalf of the American people, passed the ESA to prevent extinctions facing many species of fish,...
    • What Is the difference between endangered and threatened?

    • Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened;
    • The Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Act) describes two categories of declining species of plants and animals that need the Act’s protections – endangered species and threatened species – and provides these definitions: ENDANGERED -...
    • Why save endangered species?

    • Habitat restoration; Habitat conservation; Environmental education; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS);
    • Conservation actions carried out in the United States under the Endangered Species Act have been successful in preventing extinction for 99 percent of the species that are listed as endangered or threatened. However, species loss on a global scale...

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