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Posted Monday, August 8, 2005

Chronology of Federal Activity on BCT

 1979 The American Fisheries Society (AFS) and the Desert Fishes Counsil (DFC) petition the USFWS to list BCT as threatened.
 1980 45 FR 19857 Notice of review of BCT status and solicitation for information.
 1982 47 FR 58454 Category II Candidate Species.
 1984 49 FR 2485 'Warrented but Precluded' for petition action.
 1984 Status Review completed by the USFWS Utah Field Office.
 1985 50 FR 37958 Category I Candidate Species.
 1987 52 FR 24312 'Warranted but Precluded' for petition action.
 1988 53 FR 25511 'Warranted but Precluded' for petition action.
 1991 56 FR 58804 Category II Candidate Species.
 1992 The DFC and the Utah Wilderness Association petition the USFWS to list BCT as threatened. Service determines no new information provided in petition.
 1994 59 FR 58982 Category II Candidate Species.
 1994 Conservation agreement signed between the USFWS in Region 1 and the Caribou National Forest for BCT in the Thomas Fork drainage in Idaho.
 1996 61 FR 7596 Removal from Candidate Status with policy change eliminating lists for Category II and Category III species.
 1996 61 FR 48500 Notice of availability of draft Conservation Agreement for BCT.
 1997 Conservation Agreement and Strategy signed by USFWS, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR), Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Confederated Tribes of the Goshute, Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Commission.
 1998 The Biodiversity Legal Foundation petitions the USFWS to list BCT as threatened, with critical habitat in February. Petition Bibliography.
 1998 63 FR 67640 Positive 90-day finding for February petition to list BCT as threatened.
 1999 64 FR 2167 Reopening of comment period on the 90-day finding for a petition to list BCT as threatened.
 2000 The USFWS signs the Range-wide Conservation Agreement and Strategy for Bonneville cutthroat trout.
 2001 66 FR 51362 Twelve month finding for petition to list Bonneville cutthroat trout throughout its range.

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