- Parent Category: Access Issues
- Category: Wildlife
- Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2009 13:37
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Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Public Comments on Possible Experimental Removal of Barred Owls - Recovery Plan Identified Barred Owls as Significant Threat to Spotted Owl Recovery
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced it is preparing an environmental analysis of possible experimental removal of barred owls from three areas in Oregon and Washington, to determine if the removal benefits northern spotted owls. The agency is seeking public comments on the scope of the analysis that should be carried out; that is, what are the biological, social, economic and environmental effects that should be studied before the agency decides whether to conduct the experiments. The announcement will be published in the Federal Register on December 10, 2009.