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Feds Approve Conservation Plan for Rare Bird - Texas Tribune

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Feds Approve Conservation Plan for Rare Bird
Texas Tribune
Her office is in charge of a controversial, confidential effort to conserve the habitat of the dunes sagebrush lizard, which occupies the Permian Basin.
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Texas Comptroller Conservation Plan Keeps Dunes Sagebrush Lizard off Endangered List

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced today that a listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard (DSL) as a threatened or endangered species is not warranted. The Texas Conservation Plan (TCP), led by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs, is a major reason the lizard was not listed.


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U.S. says lizard not endangered - NM Capitol Report | A view from the New Mexico state capitol

U.S. says lizard not endangered - NM Capitol Report | A view from the New Mexico state capitol | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
NM Congressman Pearce hails decision as victory The dunes sagebrush lizard will not be listed as an endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this morning.

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Lizard's fate hinges on oil and gas-related foundation

Lizard's fate hinges on oil and gas-related foundation | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
A plan to save the dunes sagebrush lizard from extinction may do more to shield energy companies from scrutiny than to protect the imperiled reptile dwelling in the West Texas oil patch.

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Abbott lukewarm on dunes sagebrush lizard oversight group - Odessa American

Abbott lukewarm on dunes sagebrush lizard oversight group - Odessa American | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Abbott lukewarm on dunes sagebrush lizard oversight group
Odessa American
The dunes sagebrush lizard has a limited range in the southwest shinnery oak sand dune habitat in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico.
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It is Not About The Species; It is About the Hatred of the Energy Industry - Texas GOP Vote

It is Not About The Species; It is About the Hatred of the Energy Industry - Texas GOP Vote | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
It is Not About The Species; It is About the Hatred of the Energy Industry
Texas GOP Vote
I can remember early June of 2012 when I was at the Republican Party of Texas' convention in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Abbott lukewarm on dunes sagebrush lizard oversight group

Abbott lukewarm on dunes sagebrush lizard oversight group | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Attorney General Greg Abbott promised this week to fight if he’s elected governor against any attempts by the U.S. Department and Fish and Wildlife to list new endangered animals that would threaten Texas’ oil renaissance.
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Landmark Conservation Agreements Keep Dunes Sagebrush Lizard off the Endangered Species List in NM, TX

Landmark Conservation Agreements Keep Dunes Sagebrush Lizard off the Endangered Species List in NM, TX | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
“This is a great example of how states and landowners can take early, landscape-level action to protect wildlife habitat before a species is listed under the Endangered Species Act,” said Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. “The voluntary conservation efforts of Texas and New Mexico, oil and gas operators, private landowners and other stakeholders show that we don’t have to choose between energy development and the protection of our land and wildlife – we can do both.”

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Oil Industry, Officials Applaud Decision to Keep Lizard off Endangered List, by Kate Galbraith

Oil Industry, Officials Applaud Decision to Keep Lizard off Endangered List, by Kate Galbraith | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
A federal decision not to list the dunes sagebrush lizard — whose habitat includes the West Texas oilfields — as threatened or endangered set off a round of cheering by state officials and oil groups.

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Fish and Wildlife poposes listing lesser prairie chicken as 'threatened'

Fish and Wildlife poposes listing lesser prairie chicken as 'threatened' | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
Months after Permian Basin residents successfully put together a conservation effort that prevented the dunes sagebrush lizard from being listed as "endangered," a second effort is under way.

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A battle rages over prairie chicken in peril - Santa Fe New Mexican.com

A battle rages over prairie chicken in peril - Santa Fe New Mexican.com | Dunes Sagebrush Lizard | Scoop.it
A battle rages over prairie chicken in peril Santa Fe New Mexican.com Schmidt said through New Mexico's conservation program, the BLM has recovered or maintained quality habitat on a million acres, including 58,000 acres in the Pecos District, as a...
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