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Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Whooping crane 

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1967-03-11 Southwest Region (Region 2) Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population
1993-01-22 Southeast Region (Region 4) U.S.A. (CO, ID, FL, NM, UT, and the western half of Wyoming)
2011-02-03 Southeast Region (Region 4) U.S.A (Southwestern Louisiana)
2001-06-26 Southwest Region (Region 2) U.S.A. (AL, AR, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NC, NM, OH, SC, TN, UT, VA, WI, WV, western half of WY)
 

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2007-05-29 00:00:00.0 72 FR 29544 Notice of Availability of the Revised Recovery Plan for the Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
1996-02-06 00:00:00.0 61 FR 4394 4401 ETWP; Proposal to Designate the Whooping Cranes of the Rocky Mountains as Experimental Nonessential and to Remove Whooping Crane Critical Habitat Designations From Four Locations
1978-08-17 00:00:00.0 43 FR 36588 36590 Proposed Critical Habitat for the Whooping Crane
1967-03-11 00:00:00.0 32 FR 4001 Endangered Species List - 1967
1979-03-06 00:00:00.0 44 FR 12382 12384 Requirement to Withdraw or Supplement Proposals to Determine Various U.S. Taxa of Plants and Wildlife as Endangered or Threatened or to Determine Critical Habitat for Such Species
2005-01-11 00:00:00.0 70 FR 1902 1903 Notice of Availability of the Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
1970-04-14 00:00:00.0 35 FR 6069 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Endangered Species Conservation); 35 FR 6069
2001-03-09 00:00:00.0 66 FR 14107 14119 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposal to Establish a Nonessential Experimental Population of Whooping Cranes in the Eastern United States
1997-07-21 00:00:00.0 62 FR 38932 38939 ETWP; Final Rule to Designate the Whooping Crane of the Rocky Mountains as Experimental Nonessential and to Remove Whooping Crane Critical Habitat Designations From Four Locations
1975-12-16 00:00:00.0 40 FR 58308 58312 Proposed Determination of Critical Habitat for Snail Darter, American Crocodile, Whooping Crane, California Condor, Indiana Bat, and Florida Manatee; 40 FR 58308 58312 (Percina (Imostoma) sp., Crocodylus acutus, Grus americana, Gymnogyps californicus, Myotis sodalis, Trichechus manatus)
1992-09-29 00:00:00.0 57 FR 44721 44729 ETWP; Proposal to Establish an Experimental Nonessential Population of Whooping Cranes in Florida; 57 FR 44721 44729
2010-08-19 00:00:00.0 75 FR 51223 51237 Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Endangered Whooping Cranes in Southwestern Louisiana
2010-03-29 00:00:00.0 75 FR 15454 15456 5-Year Status Reviews of 14 Southwestern Species
1978-05-15 00:00:00.0 43 FR 20938 20942 Determination of Critical Habitat for the Whooping Crane
1993-01-22 00:00:00.0 58 FR 5561 5918 ETWP; Establishment of an Experimental Nonessential Population of Whooping Cranes in Florida; (Grus americana)
2001-06-26 00:00:00.0 66 FR 33903 33917 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Whooping Cranes in the Eastern United States
2011-02-03 00:00:00.0 76 FR 6066 6082 Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Endangered Whooping Cranes in Southwestern Louisiana
1970-06-02 00:00:00.0 35 FR 8491 8498 Part 17 - Conservation of Endangered Species and Other Fish or Wildlife (First List of Endangered Foreign Fish and Wildlife as Appendix A)
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
1996-02-06 00:00:00.0 61 FR 4394 4401 ETWP; Proposal to Designate the Whooping Cranes of the Rocky Mountains as Experimental Nonessential and to Remove Whooping Crane Critical Habitat Designations From Four Locations
1997-07-21 00:00:00.0 62 FR 38932 38939 ETWP; Final Rule to Designate the Whooping Crane of the Rocky Mountains as Experimental Nonessential and to Remove Whooping Crane Critical Habitat Designations From Four Locations
2001-06-26 00:00:00.0 66 FR 33903 33917 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Whooping Cranes in the Eastern United States

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
2007-03-30 Whooping Crane Recovery Plan, Final Third Revision View Implementation Progress Final Revision 3
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2007-05-29 72 FR 29544 Notice of Availability of the Revised Recovery Plan for the Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
  • Notice Final Recovery Plan Availability
2005-01-11 70 FR 1902 1903 Notice of Availability of the Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
2010-03-29 75 FR 15454 15456 5-Year Status Reviews of 14 Southwestern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
2012-02-13 Whooping Crane 5 Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
1978-08-17 43 FR 36588 36590 Proposed Critical Habitat for the Whooping Crane Proposed Rule Not Required
1978-05-15 43 FR 20938 20942 Determination of Critical Habitat for the Whooping Crane Final Rule Final designated
1975-12-16 40 FR 58308 58312 Proposed Determination of Critical Habitat for Snail Darter, American Crocodile, Whooping Crane, California Condor, Indiana Bat, and Florida Manatee; 40 FR 58308 58312 (Percina (Imostoma) sp., Crocodylus acutus, Grus americana, Gymnogyps californicus, Myotis sodalis, Trichechus manatus) Proposed Rule Unknown

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Oncor HCP
Safe Harbor Agreements (SHA): (learn more)
SHA Plan Summaries
Coastal Prairie Coalition (GLCI) Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative

» Petitions

» Life History

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