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News: Tennessee Purple Coneflower Proposed for Delisting

News: Tennessee Purple Coneflower Proposed for Delisting

[PRBREAK]The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed removing the Tennessee purple coneflower (Echinacea tennesseensis) from the list of threatened and endangered species, marking the success of a decades-long cooperative conservation effort under the Endangered Species Act.[/PRBREAK] “More than 30 years of protecting and expanding Tennessee purple coneflower colonies finally brought success to the Service and its conservation partners,” said Cindy Dohner, the Service’s Southeast Regional Director. “Thanks to the efforts of many people, adequate …
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