Oregon Chub Possibly to be Removed from Endangered Species List

The Oregonichthys crameri, or the Oregon chub is native to western Oregon. It is a tiny silver-colored fish that can fit in the palm of your hand, and it has a very specific habitat. The Oregon chub prefers waters with little or no flow such as beaver ponds and marshes. For the last one hundred […]

Comment Period for Grey Wolf’s Fate as Endangered Species Re-Opened

In the fall of 2013, a proposal was made to remove the grey wolf from the IUCN Endangered Species Red List in order to focus conservation and recovery efforts on the subspecies the Mexican wolf. The details of the plan were posted on the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s website. And as is customary, […]

Gray Wolf May Be Removed From Endangered Species List

Recently, a proposal was made by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list and focus their efforts on the recovery of the Mexican wolf, which is still endangered. Until recently, the gray wolf was considered endangered and near extinction. Since settlers moved to the Americas the […]