Land for Florida Panthers!

An environmental group secured the development rights to a key piece of land in the LaBelle area, a 460-acre tract that’s expected to move the Florida panther recovery forward by giving the cats’ easier access to lands to the north. The Nature Conservancy paid nearly $2 million to keep the land in an eternal state … Continue reading Land for Florida Panthers!

Eyes on Washington week ending 04.22.17

A full Senate debate and vote for the confirmation of the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture Nominee Sonny Perdue is scheduled to take place on Monday, April 24th. Voting is expected to begin at 5:30 p.m. ________________________________________________ An environmental group is suing the Trump administration, saying its proposed wall along the southern border violates … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 04.22.17

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update

On March 27th The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced the verification of at least two panther kittens north of the Caloosahatchee River in southwest Florida. These kittens are presumed to be the offspring of the first wild female panther documented north of the river since 1973. “This is good news for Florida … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update

“It is not possible to keep tigers alive forever”

Environment and Forest Minister Anwar Hossain Manju Minister Manju made the comment on last Saturday amid growing concerns from different groups over the plummeting tiger population in the Sundarbans, as reported by the Dhaka Tribune. “We have taken up many initiatives to protect the Bengal Tiger. But it is not possible to keep them alive … Continue reading “It is not possible to keep tigers alive forever”

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service initiates an amendment to the Habitat Conservation Plan for Forest Management in Montana

On, November 29, 2016 USFWS published a notice of intent in the Federal Register explaining their intent to: prepare a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act to consider potential impacts on the human environment from proposed amendments to an incidental take permit and associated habitat conservation plan. Under the … Continue reading U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service initiates an amendment to the Habitat Conservation Plan for Forest Management in Montana