Ted Williams's Blog Archive February, 2012
I've come close, but still an inch shy. http://voices.idahostatesman.com/2012/02/16/outdoors/meridian_angler_may_have_tied_36year_old_state_perch_record
Data Deficient in Several Areas, Standards Prescribed in Feds’ Own Rules Not Met
(Washington, D.C., February 17, 2012) American Bird Conservancy (ABC), the nation’s leading bird conservation organization, today sent a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) voicing strong concerns about the first-ever application for a special permit that would allow Golden Eagles to be incidentally killed. The proposed “incidental take permit,” submitted under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, would allow Oregon’s West Butte Wind Project to kill, harm, or disturb up to three Golden Eagles over five years, as long as certain conservation measures were implemented.