U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Public Comment Period on Recovery Applications for Rare Fish and Birds

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) published notice of two endangered species recovery permit applications it has received: one from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to capture, collect data from, and release Lost River suckers and shortnose suckers (a rare fish species) and another from Pacific Rim Conservation to capture, attach transmitters to, and release Hawaiian petrel and O’ahu elepaio (a rare bird species). FWS is accepting public comments on the two applications through February 14, 2022.