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Wolves in Great Lakes States Ordered Returned to Endangered Species List

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

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Illinois Works To Give Possible Dispersing Wolves Legal Protection

Although wolves, bears, and cougars do not officially have active breeding populations in Illinois, it is possible that they will move back in someday.  State lines do not mean anything to dispersing animals, and individuals leaving populations in nearby states … Continue reading

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Comment Period Reopened for Wolf Delisting Proposal

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

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