Archive for November, 2006

Feds deny protection for San Juan Island butterfly

Published on November 14, 2006

SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER Tuesday, November 14, 2006 · Last updated 3:02 p.m. PT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE — The Island Marble butterfly, a recently rediscovered species thought to have been extinct for more than 90 years, will not be added to the federal list of threatened and endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Read more …

Groups sue to protect butterfly

Published on November 1, 2006

Local government briefs SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER STAFF AND NEWS SERVICES November 2006 SEATTLE — Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court seeking protection for the island marble butterfly, found on San Juan Island. Members of The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the San Juans say Read more …