The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is celebrating a major milestone in conservation.
This week the agency announced that the Least Tern is no longer listed as and endangered species.
Under the endangered species act of 1985, there were less than 2-thousand of these birds across the American Great Planes and a few dozen across the country.
Today estimates show that there are over 18-thousand in over 18 states.
Source: NewsNet | Least Tern No Longer Endangered