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Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Gains Endangered Species Act Protection

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Gains Endangered Species Act Protection Snake Threatened by Habitat Destruction in Midwest, Great Lakes States Following a landmark settlement agreement with the Center...

Pulling the stunningly unique painted terrapin back from the brink

For much of the year, the painted terrapin’s name doesn’t make much sense. The carapace of this large Asian river turtle is usually an...

The Mountain Chicken Frog, Are They Breeding ?

by Daniel Nicholson (ZSL) I guess the key question for the recovery of any critically endangered species in the wild is; “are they breeding?”. So...

Green Sea Turtles Recovering on U.S. Coasts

Turtles No Longer 'Endangered,' Now Only 'Threatened,' Thanks to Endangered Species Act The success of green sea turtles’ recovery on the U.S. Atlantic and Pacific...

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Threatened Oregon Spotted Frog From Damaging...

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation over harm to the federally protected Oregon...

New Report: Spotted Turtle Among 10 U.S. Species Most Threatened by...

Turtle Once Common Across Eastern United States Has Lost Half Its Historic Range ATLANTA— The spotted turtle has been named one of the 10 U.S....

Black Pine Snakes Protected Under Endangered Species Act

Declines Driven by Destruction of Southeast's Longleaf Pine Ecosystem JACKSON, Miss.— In accordance with an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity that speeds protection...

Endangered Mississippi Frogs Receives Recovery Plan

Plan Calls for Restoring Frog Across Its Range, Including St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana and Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss.— According to a settlement agreement with the Center...

Critically Endangered Spider Tortoise Hatches at the Smithsonians National Zoo

Tomorrow is World Turtle day. The Smithsonian's National Zoo is celebrating a conservation milestone; for the first time, a rare spider tortoise has hatched...

State Endangered Species Conservation Efforts Receive $37.2 Million Boost Through Service...

Funding to 20 states will help collaborative efforts to conserve America’s most imperiled species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is awarding $37.2 million...

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