Lesser prairie chicken formally removed from ESA list

Fish & Wildlife Service removes lesser prairie chicken from list of threatened and endangered species, in accordance with court order.

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) took action to formally remove the lesser prairie chicken from the Federal List of Endangered & Threatened Wildlife, drawing wide praise from those who support private landowner efforts to increase the birds' habitat.

On June 9, 2014, the Permian Basin Petroleum Assn. and several New Mexico counties filed a lawsuit challenging the 2014 FWS listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (E

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