FWS Accepting Public Comments on Multiple ESA Recovery Permit Applications

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) published notice of its receipt of applications for permits, permit renewals, and/or permit amendments to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of southwestern willow flycatchers, black-footed ferrets, Wyoming toads, and pallid sturgeons under the Endangered Species Act. FWS also received similar applications relating to multiple protected bird species in Hawaii. FWS will accept public comments on the proposed applications through December 29, 2022.