The South's wood stork to be taken off endangered list

June 27, 2014 10:59 PM

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"One reason we're able to change their status is that the risk has been reduced because their numbers are more spread out," explained Billy Brooks.

"It's a day for good news about an iconic bird from the Southeast that is doing a great job of recovering," Jewell said, though she cautioned: "There's still important work to do before we can propose to remove it from the list altogether."

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