U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service http://wamc.org en Proposed U.S. Wolf Rule Ends Protection in Northeast http://wamc.org/post/proposed-us-wolf-rule-ends-protection-northeast <p></p><p></p><p>A rule being proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove most species of wolves from the endangered species list would end federal protection for any wolves that move into upstate New York or northern New England from Canada or elsewhere. Sat, 08 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 66555 at http://wamc.org Proposed U.S. Wolf Rule Ends Protection in Northeast Biologists Study White Nose Infected Bats in Artificial Cave http://wamc.org/post/biologists-study-white-nose-infected-bats-artificial-cave <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>With nearly 90 percent declines in some species of bats due to White Nose Syndrome, scientists in the Northeast conducted an experiment this winter aimed at finding alternative strategies to save infected bats. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:59:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 62099 at http://wamc.org Biologists Study White Nose Infected Bats in Artificial Cave Center for Biological Diversity Sues to Protect Rare Songbird http://wamc.org/post/center-biological-diversity-sues-protect-rare-songbird <p></p><p></p><p>The Center for Biological Diversity has filed a formal notice of intent to sue the&nbsp; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for not responding to its petition to grant endangered species status to the Bicknellā€™s thrush.&nbsp; The rare songbird is only found on mountaintops in northern New England, the Adirondacks and eastern Canada during the summer, and a few Caribbean islands in winter. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 60417 at http://wamc.org Center for Biological Diversity Sues to Protect Rare Songbird Vermont Wind Project Gets Migratory Bird Permit http://wamc.org/post/vermont-wind-project-gets-migratory-bird-permit <p>The owner of a commercial wind project in Vermont has been issued a special permit for migratory bird monitoring.<br><br>The permit was sought by First Wind, which has a 16-turbine wind development project in Sheffield.<br><br>The Caledonian-Record reports the permit was issued in July by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It authorizes the company to "collect, transport and temporarily possess carcasses and partial remains of migratory birds," except threatened or endangered species, to monitor bird mortality.<br> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 46720 at http://wamc.org Vermont Wind Project Gets Migratory Bird Permit Northeast Bird Being Considered for Endangered Status http://wamc.org/post/northeast-bird-being-considered-endangered-status <p>A northeastern songbird may be headed to endangered species status.<br /> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 16:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 45642 at http://wamc.org Northeast Bird Being Considered for Endangered Status