Comments Submitted on Strict 4(d) Rule for Neuse River Waterdog

Comments Submitted on Strict 4(d) Rule for Neuse River Waterdog

FLA and North Carolina Members Submit Comments on Strict 4(d) Rule for Neuse River Waterdog On July 30, the USFWS re-opened the comment period for their 4(d) rule for the threatened Neuse River waterdog – an aquatic salamander native to the Neuse River in North...
Progress Toward Regulatory Certainty

Progress Toward Regulatory Certainty

Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) announced decisions for two species that have been the subject of intense advocacy on the part of FLA for many years: the black pinesnake and the Louisiana pinesnake. Louisiana Pinesnake Final Rules Released...
Northern Long-Eared Bat Status to be Revisited

Northern Long-Eared Bat Status to be Revisited

The U.S District Court for the District of Columbia issued a significant decision in ongoing litigation challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (the Service) 2015 listing of the northern long-eared bat (“NLEB”) as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act...