Archive for August, 2002


Ranchers question butterfly listing

Published on August 15, 2002

The Natural Resource Weekly Report Dan Berman, Land Letter staff writer The Fish and Wildlife Service added the only two known populations of the Carson wandering skipper to the Endangered Species List last week in order to protect the species from development, grazing and other human activities in California and Nevada. But some ranchers and Read more …


Carson Wandering Skipper Butterfly Listed as Endangered

Published on August 8, 2002

In keeping with a legal agreement the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service listed the Carson wandering skipper butterfly as an endangered species on August 7, 2002. The species was listed on a temporary, emergency basis in November 2001.