The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service announced they are rescinding or revising a number of regulatory reforms the agencies made under the Trump administration to the 1973 Endangered Species Act.
California’s Superior Court has ruled the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) does not cover insects and that bees cannot be classified as fish, overturning a determination by the state’s Fish and Game Commission.
Despite having a working voluntary conservation plan in place, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), under President Joe Biden, has proposed adding the lesser prairie chicken to endangered species list.
A federal task force granted state fish and game agencies in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington state the authority to kill hundreds of sea lions to save the struggling steelhead and salmon populations from extinction.