U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Associated Press
September 21, 2019 - 10:05 am
For weeks in August, state and federal biologists worked to rescue endangered fish that had been swept out of the Mississippi River during a flood fight that lasted months. They waded, leaned out of boats, and worked neck-deep in water to net pallid sturgeon. The endangered sturgeon and flat-billed...
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Chris Miller
April 16, 2019 - 11:50 am
U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials are conducting a controlled burn today in the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge in New Orleans East. The operation helps reduce the amount of flammable material available for potential wildfires. "Smoke may be observed coming off of the refuge," the city of New...
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September 13, 2018 - 9:21 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana landowner says his plans for a residential development are imperiled by federal designation of 1,500 acres of his land as critical habitat for a frog currently found only in Mississippi. The U.S. Supreme Court's opening case Oct. 1 will be Edward Poitevent's challenge...
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