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Va. adopts new regulations to protect ginseng

Virginia has adopted new regulations aimed at ensuring that wild ginseng survives in the state.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ginseng

White-nose syndrome killing off Va. bats

A new survey of 21 Virginia caves is cause for concern.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 03:53am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, white nose syndrome, bats, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ann Froschauer

Wildlife agency joins Smithsonian on conservation work

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is joining an educational partnership between the Smithsonian and George Mason University to provide hands-on instruction in conservation work.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, George Mason University

Va. Tech biologists to restore mussels to river

Virginia Tech biologists are teaming up with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to release 5,000 endangered mussels into a biologically diverse river that runs through southwest Virginia and Tennessee.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 03:17am EDT

Tags: Virginia Tech, mussels, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Feds propose limits on Md. wind farm to save bats

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing limits on a western Maryland wind energy project to reduce potential fatalities of endangered bats.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 12:36pm EDT

Tags: wind energy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, endangered bats, Exelon Corp.

2 Eastern US mussels to be listed as endangered

Two freshwater mussel species once common in the eastern U.S. but now found in only a handful of rivers are going on the federal Endangered Species List.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 04:03pm EDT

Tags: freshwater mussel, sheepnose, spectaclecase, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Center for Biological Diversity

Injured bald eagle found near Va. Metro euthanized

A bald eagle found last weekend by Metro tracks near the Van Dorn Street station has been euthanized.

Sunday - 03/04/2012, 03:36pm EST

Tags: bald eagle, Van Dorn Metro, WUSA, Raptor Conservancy of Virginia, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service