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Tag Archives: delisting
US District Judge Beryl Howell has thrown out a 2012 decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region — including Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin — from the Endangered Species List. This has immediately ended wolf hunting seasons … Continue reading
U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson has restored federal protections to wolves in Wyoming, at least temporarily. Wyoming assumed control over its wolves from the federal government in 2012 after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined that the … Continue reading
A scientific review panel has shot down the USFWS’s proposal to remove Endangered Species Act protections for the gray wolf, as the proposal was not based on sound science. You can read the original report here. The public comment period … Continue reading
The current draft of the Interior Appropriations Bill, released by Chairman of the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee Mike Simpson (R-ID), essentially guts an unbelievable number of environmental programs, and includes a provision prohibiting legal challenge to delisting gray wolves in Wyoming … Continue reading
From the Christian Science Monitor: Wyoming biologists and ranchers discuss the difficulty of living with wolves and explain both sides of the question: Should the gray wolf be removed from the endangered species list? See the related story here.
A measure removing gray wolves from the federal endangered species list made it into the must-pass U.S. Senate budget bill late Monday night. Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus, both R-MT, at the last minute placed a rider in the … Continue reading