Wildlife like pygmy rabbits, burrowing owls, pronghorn and sage-grouse can’t survive without the Sagebrush Sea, but they’re at risk of losing their home because of human-caused threats like mining, oil & gas drilling & roads.
Posts Categorized: Owl
By denying the species protection under the ESA, FWS has turned its back on the rare pygmy owl.
After years of fighting the sale of this deadly poison, we’re finally seeing success. A new agreement is taking the rodenticide d-CON off the shelves!
The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife today sent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service a formal notice of intent to sue over the agency’s denial of Endangered Species Act protection to the rare and vanishing cactus ferruginous pygmy owl.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denied cactus ferruginous pygmy owls ESA protections on Wednesday. Read what Defenders’ new president and former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Jamie Rappaport Clark, has to say about the decision.