Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 19, 2012

Pacific Northwest Songbird, Butterfly Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protections

Endangered Species protection has been proposed for Streaked Horned Lark bird and Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly. The U.S. Fish and Game Department has proposed protecting 6,875 acres of  critical habitat for the butterfly and 12,159 acres for the bird in Washington and Oregon. Learn more about the Streaked Horned Lark and Taylor’s checkerspot, their decline and protections at the Center for Biological Diversity  news release: Pacific Northwest Songbird, Butterfly Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protections.

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