Feds Announce New Wildlife Conservation Measures

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 6:07 PM EST) -- The U.S. departments of Agriculture and Interior will help landowners restore and protect wildlife habitats and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will target the endangered animal trade under new conservation measures announced Thursday.

Under the Agriculture and Interior departments' $33 million Working Lands for Wildlife program strategy, federal, state and local wildlife experts will jointly identify at-risk species that would benefit from targeted habitat restoration investments on private lands.

The experts then will prioritize restoration actions on a regional scale and figure out how best...
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