Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service seeks protection of northern long-eared bat
The U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) wants to protect the northern long-eared bat through the Endangered Species Act, Richmond-based environmental group Center for Biological Diversity said. The environmental group said FWS proposed granting Endangered Species Act protection to the long-eared species of bat that suffered deadly disease called white-nose syndrome. White-nose syndrome, which has so far spread to as many as 22 states in America and several parts of Canada, has killed an estimate 7 million bats...more