First recovery plan approved 12/7/1981. First revision approved June 1987. Second revision approved: 3/13/1995. The Florida panther is the last subspecies of Puma still surviving in the eastern United States. Historically occurring throughout the...
Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Policies; Work of the Service; Human impacts;
This is a fact sheet describing the requirements of federal agencies under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act to ensure their activities in no way adversely affect any endangered or threatened species, or any species proposed for the...
What the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) considers candidate species are those plants and animals that are candidates for listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). These are species for which the FWS has enough information regarding...
Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin
“ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on
my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild
lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch
I have going!’ or...
Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...