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Western Agriculture and Conservation Coalition states support for ESA Initi...

Published on March 08, 2017
A central goal of the Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative launched in 2015 by Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead was to enable a transparent con...
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Western Agriculture and Conservation Coalition states support for ESA Initi...

Published on March 08, 2017

WGA Executive Director Jim Ogsbury offers testimony on ‘Modernization...

Published on February 15, 2017
WGA Executive Director Jim Ogsbury offered testimony for the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works hearing, "Modernization of the Endangere...
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WGA Executive Director Jim Ogsbury offers testimony on ‘Modernization...

Published on February 15, 2017

TESTIMONY: Modernization of the Endangered Species Act

Published on February 15, 2017
James D. Ogsbury, Executive Director of the Western Governors’ Association, submitted testimony on February 15, 2017, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environmen...
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TESTIMONY: Modernization of the Endangered Species Act

Published on February 15, 2017

WATCH: Species Conservation & ESA Initiative Webinar ‘Collaborati...

Published on January 30, 2017
The Western Governors’ Association hosted the webinar "Collaborative Species Conservation in the Southeast" as part of its series for year two of the Species C...
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WATCH: Species Conservation & ESA Initiative Webinar ‘Collaborati...

Published on January 30, 2017

First work session of Species Conservation and ESA Initiative delivers reco...

Published on December 21, 2016
In 2015 Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, as Chairman of the Western Governors’ Association, launched the Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative.
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First work session of Species Conservation and ESA Initiative delivers reco...

Published on December 21, 2016

Species Spotlight: Protecting the gopher tortoise and its ecosystem

Published on December 06, 2016
The gopher tortoise is an upland tortoise species native to Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Gopher tortoise habitat consists of extensive burro...
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Species Spotlight: Protecting the gopher tortoise and its ecosystem

Published on December 06, 2016

WATCH: National Forest & Rangeland Management Initiative Webinar: The F...

Published on November 10, 2016
The Western Governors' Association hosted a webinar on Nov. 10 as part of its series for the National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative. 
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WATCH: National Forest & Rangeland Management Initiative Webinar: The F...

Published on November 10, 2016

Western Governors’ Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initia...

Published on November 07, 2016
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead launched the Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative in 2015 in his capacity as Chairman of the Western Governors’ Associat...
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Western Governors’ Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initia...

Published on November 07, 2016

Western Governors request ‘substantive’ consultation on ESA com...

Published on October 25, 2016
Western Governors have requested that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) engage in "substantive and ongoing consultation" with Governors and state regulat...
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Western Governors request ‘substantive’ consultation on ESA com...

Published on October 25, 2016

Work continues in year two of Western Governors’ Species Conservation...

Published on October 24, 2016
The Western Governors’ Association has launched the second year of the Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative, the 2016 Chairman's Initiativ...
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Work continues in year two of Western Governors’ Species Conservation...

Published on October 24, 2016

Species Spotlight: Proactive Conservation Efforts Bring Channel Island Fox ...

Published on October 05, 2016
The Channel Island fox is a diminutive species of fox endemic to the Channel Islands in Southern California. The island fox was listed as endangered under the Endang...
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Species Spotlight: Proactive Conservation Efforts Bring Channel Island Fox ...

Published on October 05, 2016

LETTER: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Species A...

Published on September 27, 2016
Western Governors sent a letter on Sept. 27, 2016, to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe requesting a comment period extension of at least 45 days for ...
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LETTER: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Species A...

Published on September 27, 2016

Species Spotlight: Conservation Agreement keeps Graham’s and White River ...

Published on August 10, 2016
Graham’s beardtongue and White River beardtongue are perennial penstemon plant species endemic to Uintah County in eastern Utah and Rio Blanco County in w...
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Species Spotlight: Conservation Agreement keeps Graham’s and White River ...

Published on August 10, 2016

COMMENTS: Endangered & Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revisions to the...

Published on June 30, 2016
The Western Governors' Association shared comments on June 30, 2016, with Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Eileen Sobeck, Assistant ...
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COMMENTS: Endangered & Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revisions to the...

Published on June 30, 2016

WGA concerned by proposed rule on petition process for endangered, threaten...

Published on June 30, 2016
The Western Governors' Association shared comments on June 30, 2016, with Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administra...
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WGA concerned by proposed rule on petition process for endangered, threaten...

Published on June 30, 2016

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