PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing a decision to strip some grizzly bears of federal protections after a court ruling found flaws with a formula used to delist Great Lakes wolves, officials said on Wednesday. (Reuters US News) More
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Posted on 17 December 2017 | 8:45 am | Google News
North Cascades grizzly bear recovery work halted by Interior Department
In July, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) published its final rule removing Greater Yellowstone grizzlies from federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. It expects to publish a similar rule for the Northern Continental Divide ...
Posted on 16 December 2017 | 9:30 pm | Google News
Document dump delivers lots of reading on fate of Montana's grizzly bears
The Flathead National Forest Plan final draft, released Thursday, includes the proposed rules for managing grizzlies in four national forests that share management responsibility for the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem. Public comments are due in ...
Posted on 16 December 2017 | 7:02 pm | Google News
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Wolf Ruling Has Agency Wrestling With Grizzlies
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DENVER, Colo. (CN) – A court ruling regarding the removal of a wolf population from Endangered Species Act protection has spurred reconsideration of a similar decision for Yellowstone grizzlies. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed by the Humane ...
Posted on 7 December 2017 | 4:22 pm | Google News
Renewed hope for protection of Yellowstone Park grizzly bears
As the government agency had used a similar formula to remove protection for the bears in Yellowstone, where the population is about 700, that decision is now being reconsidered and public feedback sought. Environmental protection organisation ...
Posted on 7 December 2017 | 10:47 am | Google News
US reviews rule removing protections for Yellowstone grizzlies
A similar method was used in the agency's decision earlier this year to strip grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park of Endangered Species Act protections, a move challenged in court by conservationists. For now, the roughly 700 bears ...
Feds re-open grizzly delisting question, seek more comments
Posted on 6 December 2017 | 9:26 pm | Google News
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