Spring Pygmy Sunfish Receives Federal Protection!
Posted 01 October 2012 - 07:28 PM
I should mention that NANFA was among the first organizations to fund the research that went into this petition. Also, more than one NANFAns submitted letters in support of the petition. Right on NANFA!
I am so glad that USFWS was able to look at the science involved here, rather than get pushed around by politicians and money-huggers. There is likely to be very little support from public representatives at the state or county level, so to see this go through really renews my faith in our government (I know, it sounds like I am being sarcastic, but I am not..... Matt
Posted 01 October 2012 - 08:56 PM
Posted 02 October 2012 - 08:14 PM
The rule is quite long, I am not finished reading it.
I did note that NANFA was mentioned specifically in it. Makes me feel good that a member has brought about such an important act of protection for such a helpless little fish.
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