U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuses Executive Order to Review Delisting of Gray Wolves

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuses Executive Order to Review Delisting of Gray Wolves

A troubling new press release by the conservation nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity reveals that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services is ignoring an executive order to review the Trump Administration’s decision to delist Gray Wolves from the Endangered Species Act. In one of President Biden’s first executive orders, Federal Government agencies were asked to conduct […]

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Should the State of Idaho finance a wolf bounty killing program?

Should private funding and a nonprofit organization be involved in state wildlife management?

If you kill a wolf in Idaho, your effort might be worth $1,000. A nonprofit in North Idaho covers costs for hunters and trappers who successfully harvest wolves. The group, called the Foundation for Wildlife Management pays up to $1,000 per wolf harvest. The group has been around since 2012, and although some conservationists dislike it, […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ignores Biden Executive Order to Review Trump Wolf Delisting

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ignores Biden Executive Order to Review Trump Wolf Delisting

WASHINGTON— Just one week after President Biden ordered a broad review of the Trump administration’s anti-wildlife policies, including the decision to strip Endangered Species Act protections from gray wolves, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service summarily asserted today that the previous administration’s decision to delist the gray wolf was valid in a cursory, three-paragraph letter […]

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Endangered Species Protections Sought for Rare Wolf in Southeast – Alaska  Alexander Archipelago Wolves Threatened by Trapping, Forest Clearcutting

Endangered Species Protections Sought for Rare Wolf in Southeast Alaska – Alexander Archipelago Wolves Threatened by Trapping, Forest Clearcutting

SITKA, Alaska— The Center for Biological Diversity, Alaska Rainforest Defenders and Defenders of Wildlife petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to give Endangered Species Act protections to the Alexander Archipelago wolf in Southeast Alaska. This rare gray wolf subspecies, which inhabits the coastal rainforests of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia, faces numerous threats. Legal trapping recently […]

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