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Initiation of a Status Review for Queen Conch under the Endangered Species Act

We, NOAA Fisheries, announce the initiation of a status review of queen conch (Strombus gigas) to determine whether listing the species as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is warranted. A comprehensive status review must be
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02/04/2020

Determination on the Designation of Critical Habitat for Giant Manta Ray

We, NOAA Fisheries, have determined that a designation of critical habitat is not prudent at this time. Based on a comprehensive review of the best scientific data available, we find that there are no identifiable physical or biological features that are
Published
12/05/2019

Extension of Comment Period: Proposed Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan

NOAA Fisheries received an incidental take permit application from eight irrigation districts and the City of Prineville, Oregon. The application included the proposed Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (DBHCP) that describes how the
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11/12/2019

Initiation of 5-Year Reviews for 28 ESA Listed Species of Salmon and Steelhead

NOAA announced 5-year reviews of 28 species listed under the Endangered Species Act.The listed species comprise 17 evolutionarily significant units of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) and 11 distinct population segments of steelhead
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03/27/2020

Announcement of Scoping Meeting Regarding Amendments to Protective Regulations for Killer Whales in the Inland Waters of Washington State

NOAA Fisheries is announcing a public scoping hearing to solicit public comments on ways to reduce impacts of vessels and noise on killer whales in the inland waters of Washington State.   5:00 to 8:00 pm November 12, 2019 Brickworks
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12/23/2019

Announcement of Public Hearings for the Southern Resident Killer Whale and Humpback Whale Critical Habitat Proposed Rules

NOAA Fisheries is announcing six public hearings related to our recently published proposed rule to designate critical habitat for humpback whales under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) and three public hearings related to our recently published
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Enhancement of Survival Permits Authorizing Shasta River Template Safe Harbor Agreement and Associated Site Plans

NOAA Fisheries seeks public comment on proposed permit actions, Template Safe Harbor Agreement, and Site Plans for multiple landowners in the Shasta Valley, Siskiyou County, California. Recovery of Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC)
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Published
10/15/2019

Announcement of a Recovery Planning Workshop for the Oceanic Whitetip Shark

We, NOAA Fisheries, are convening a workshop to solicit facts and information from experts to inform recovery planning for the oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus). We will not be asking for a consensus recommendation on how to recover the
Published
10/15/2019

Proposed Rule to Designate Critical Habitat for the Central America, Mexico, and Western North Pacific Distinct Population Segments of Humpback Whales

We, NOAA Fisheries, propose to designate critical habitat for the endangered Western North Pacific distinct population segment (DPS), the endangered Central America DPS, and the threatened Mexico DPS of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) pursuant
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01/31/2020

Elochoman Type-N Coho Hatchery Program

NOAA Fisheries is making available for public review and comment an HGMP submitted by the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife for NMFS ESA Section 4(d) Rule limit 5 determination for the Elochoman Type-N coho program located at the Beaver Creek
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Published
10/04/2019