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Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Grouse Gets ESA Protection
The latest listing-to-be proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the magnificent Gunnison sage-grouse. On January 10, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the Gunnison sage-grouse
is in danger of extinction. As a result, the agency is taking steps in the process to classify the sage-grouse as endangered under the
Endangered Species Act.