Tag Archives: Endangered Species Act

Yellowstone Grizzly Appeal Slated for Next Week

Yellowstone Grizzly


An appeals court will hear arguments next week that grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem do not meet criteria for protected status under the Endangered Species Act, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service attempts to reverse a 2009 court decision.

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Yellowstone’s Whitebark Pine May Be Declared an Endangered Species

Yellowstone National Park

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will announce tomorrow that the whitebark pine, which plays such a key role in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, may be eligible for protection under the Endangered Species Act -- a designation that could start the process of protecting the pine from further harm.

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Officials: We Can’t Follow Judge’s Instructions for Grizzly Endangered Listing


GrizzlyGovernment officials say there's no way they can meet a requirement by U.S. District County Judge Donald Malloy that they maintain the Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly population under the auspices of the Endangered Species Act.

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Another lawsuit filed challenging wolf delisting


Another legal salvo has been fired in the controversial wolf-management plan proposed earlier this year, as the Greater Yellowstone Coalition filed its own lawsuit opposing the removal of the wolf from the Endangered Species list.

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