Ted Williams's Blog Archive 2008

LESS THAN 1% OF COMMENTS FAVOR BUSH ENDANGERED SPECIES PLAN

Proposed Changes Never Reviewed by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; Call for Congress to Close the Federal Register Now

Washington, DC — Proposed regulations by the Bush Administration to ease protections for endangered species have generated more than 300,000 comments overwhelmingly in opposition.

Ban Turtle Killing

Crist responded promptly and positively. He agrees. Thanks Gov! Now stop this outrage!

17 November 2008
To: Florida Governor Charlie Crist
Re: Florida Turtle Harvesting Regulations

Dear Governor Crist,

We are a group of 32 leading scientists with special expertise on Florida’s

New Reserve and Nest Box Success Offer Hope for Eventual Reintroduction of Endangered Thick-billed Parrots to the U.S.

(Washington, D.C. – November 19, 2008) A project to boost the population of the endangered Thick-billed Parrot in Mexico by creating protected reserves to conserve habitat and providing nest boxes to increase reproduction may make it possible for the species to be once again found in the United