Revised Designation of Critical Habitat for Bull Trout Released

(Oct 18, 2010) - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announces Revised Designation of Critical Habitat for Bull Trout in the Coterminous United States.

SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are revising critical habitat for the bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We are designating a total of 31,750.8 km (19,729.0 mi) of streams (which includes 1,213.2 km (754.0 mi) of marine shoreline) and are designating a total of 197,589.2 ha (488,251.7 ac) of reservoirs and lakes. The areas designated as critical habitat are located in the States of Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, and Montana.

DATES: This rule becomes effective on November 17, 2010.

Click here to read the complete Federal Register Notice

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