• Bird Litigation: Is the Golden-cheeked Warbler Still Endangered?

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The striking Golden-cheeked Warbler nests only in the hills of central Texas near Austin but a substantial part of those breeding grounds have leveled in favor of development. One of the fastest growing cities in America, Austin is the capital of Texas and home of the University of Texas. Fueled by a dynamic economy, it is now the 11th largest city in the country: more than 2 million people now live in the metropolitan area.
    On December 27, 1990 , the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared the Golden-cheeked Warbler “ endangered ” under the Endangered Species Act. FWS did not designate “...
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