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Measuring Brief (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

CORDELIA LEAR, Plaintiff-Appellee-Cross Appellant, v. UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, Defendant-Appellant-Cross Appellee, and BRITTAIN COUNTY, NEW UNION, Defendant-Appellant. ON APPEAL FROM ... THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW UNION Brief of UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, Defendant-Appellant-Cross Appellee * This brief has been reprinted in its original

Wilderness Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The Wilderness Act generally prohibits the development of all structures within wilderness areas. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service built two water tanks for bighorn sheep residing in the especially ... . Fish & Wildlife Service (Service) must comply with the Wilderness Act and the Refuge Act.209 Compliance requires a careful balancing of competing concerns to preserve the wilderness nature of the area

Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes a Change in Bald Eagle Status

endangered species of fish and wildlife; 19 section 3(19) defines "take" to include "harm".20 The FWS regulations defining "harm" as it is used in section 9 provide an expansive meaning, including, "any act

The Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act in Environmental Litigation

given inadequate weight to fish and wildlife values. CONCLUSION FWCA represents one of the earliest attempts by the Federal Government to promote sound management of public natural resources through ... Ecology L. Q. 489 (1981). Available at: - Article 2 Follow this and additional works at: The Fish and Wildlife

National Wildlife Federation v. National Marine Fisheries Service

The tide in the legal battle surrounding anadromous fish protections in the Columbia River watershed most recently swung in favor of the fish. In the latest iteration of National Wildlife Federation ... . 12 Id. at *35. 13 Id. at * 37 - 42 . 14 Idaho Dept . of Fish & Game v . NMFS , 850 F. Supp . 886 ( D. Or . 1994 ); Nat'l Wildlife Fed'n v. Nat'l Marine Fisheries Serv ., 254 F. Supp . 2d 1196 (D. Or

The Role of Fish and Wildlife Evidence in Local Land Use Regulation

the Land Use Clinic at The University of Montana School of Law. The authors wish to thank Bill Schenk, T.O. Smith, and others at the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks for not only recognizing

Defenders of Wildlife v. Zinke

protections. After years of court battles, this decision marks the final adjudication removing federal protections, and places the management of the wolves in the Greater Yellowstone Area back in the hands of ... future deference given to state management plans. I. INTRODUCTION The appellants in this case were the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (the “Service”), the State of Wyoming, Safari Club

Recovery of Damages by States for Fish and Wildlife Losses Caused by Pollution

Paragraph 9(b) below, all damages recovered in a suit brought pursuant to this Act shall be used by this State for the protection and management of its fish and wildlife. (b) In the event that the ... that is not feasible, to the propagation and protection of fish and wildlife and the acquisition, management, and protection of fish and wildlife habitat Within the State. Research Fund 12. The

Management of Salt Water Fish

Salt water fish have become increasingly popular. This is probably due to recent technical developments which have brought the keeping of coral fish within the price range and caretaking ability of ... city, you will probably get some calls about fish problems from private owners or dealers who have a very large investment in fish. Most fish problems fall into two categories-poor management or

Status, Distribution, and Management of Mountain Goats in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

extirpated from the area by the time Europeans arrived. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game and the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks introduced goats into the area in the mid 1900's. Goats

The Urban Wildlife Conservation Program: Building a Broader Conservation Community

The National Wildlife Refuge System of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a long history of connecting people with nature. Increased conservation challenges coupled with societal changes pose

Discordant Data and Interpretation of Results from Wildlife Habitat Models

Wildlife habitat management is an important part of natural resource management. As a result, there are a large number of models and tools for wildlife habitat assessment. A consequence of the many ... information needed for making habitat management decisions. . Introduction Wildlife and habitat conservation of wildlife populations and habitat are among the premier objectives of natural resources

Ethics, Law, and the Science of Fish Welfare

deal with the expanding role of fish in feeding humans. The role of fish as model organisms in scientific research is also expanding -- a majority of research biology departments now keep zebrafish for ... :// welfare/actionplan/docs/aw_strategy_19012012_en.pdf. Kotrschal , Alexander, and Barbara Taborsky . 2010 . “ Environmental Change Enhances Cognitive Abilities in Fish .” PLoS Biology 8

Preservation Prevails over Commercial Interests in the Wilderness Act: Wilderness Society v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service

Fish & Wildlife Ser vice Katherine Daniels Ryan Follow this and additional works at: Recommended Citation - Article 6 Preservation Prevails over Commercial ... commercialfishing industry. The Wilderness Act explicitlyprohibits commercial enterprisewithin wilderness areas,and so the Fish & Wildlife Service's decision to grant a special use permit was not given deference

Some Reflections on the Development of National Wildlife Law and Policy and the Consumptive Use of Renewable Wildlife Resources

, professional wildlife management policy has included harvest of surplus fish and game and has been an integral part of federal wildlife legislation and regulation. For example, when the National Wildlife Refuge ... turn, considers such harvest as appropriate population control of fish and game as well as a significant part of wildlife management. Currently, there are approximately 1.1 million hunting and trapping

Texas Wildlife Conservation- Historical Notes

Wilke of the Food Habits Laboratory of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Wilke, Newman, and I published a paper in the Journal of Wildlife Management in 1945 summarizing findings about the seasonal ... biology and the practical art of game management. Certainly, the task ahead is not only to preserve and manage wildlife and its habitat but, equally important, to manage the people who are ever encroaching

Wolves in Yellowstone, Jackson Hole, and the North Fork of the Shoshone River: Simulating Ungulate Consequences of Wolf Revovery

National Park (McNaught 1987, Bath 1991). ln 1987, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved a Recovery Plan for the Northern Rocky Mountain wolf (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 1987). Before proceeding with ... Yellowstone National Park (McNaught 1987, Bath 1991) . lit 1987, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved a Recovery Plan for the Northern Rocky Mountain wolf (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 1987

Vanishing Wildlife and Federal Protective Efforts

, the majority of funds for fish and wildlife management in most States comes from license fees and taxes imposed on sportsmen rather than from the general treasury. Sportsmen cannot logically be expected ... safer habitat than was previously afforded under management by various other federal agencies.13 7 Of all state and federal fish and wildlife legislation enacted during the 270-year period following

At the Crossroads: Balancing Public Education and Wildlife Protection

Improvement Act, 111 Stat. 1254. 2012] fish, wildlife, and plant resources.93 Despite amendments to the overall purpose of wildlife refuges, current law requires the FWS to “give priority to wildlife management ... U.S. Forest Service (“FS”), the Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”), the National Park Service (“NPS”), and the BLM.50 Together, these agencies help determine the “use of federal lands, in accordance with