Join Texas Corn Producers Association and fellow agricultural groups for a virtual conversation about U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) recent Lesser Prairie-Chicken listing on Monday, December 19 from 3-5 p.m.

On November 25, 2022, USFWS announced that two separate populations of Lesser Prairie-Chicken would be added to the Threatened and Endangered Species List. 

A Northern Distinct Population Segment (DPS) was designated and listed as Threatened and a Southern Distinct Population Segment was listed as Endangered. 

Map of Distinct Population Segments

These listing will impact habitat areas within the following counties: 

  • Bailey
  • Cochran
  • Deaf Smith
  • Donley
  • Gaines
  • Gray
  • Hemphill
  • Hockley
  • Lamb
  • Lipscomb
  • Ochiltree
  • Roberts
  • Terry
  • Wheeler
  • Yoakum

Farmers, ranchers, land managers and others within habitat areas are encouraged to learn more about the Endangered Species Act listing and its potential impacts. 

FOLLOW THIS ZOOM LINK to participate in the virtual meeting on Monday, December 19 at 3 p.m.

The complete virtual discussion details are available HERE.

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