TITLE

On a wing and a prayer

AUTHOR(S)
Zaffos, Joshua
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;6/12/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implications for Gunnison sage grouse of a recent decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to exclude the population from the list of endangered species. In 1995, scientists indicated that the Gunnison grouse was a unique species and was on the brink of extinction. With the advent of the Endangered Species Act, biologists and environmentalists saw the measure as the best opportunity for the species to be saved. However, the agency's decision indicates that the grouse is faring well without protection. Despite the decision, the working group inside the Gunnision Basin, Colorado will continue to save existing grouse habitat and create new ones.
ACCESSION #
21184809

 

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