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BLM must study lynx after halting timber sale near Ovando

BLM must study lynx after halting timber sale near Ovando

Federal officials have halted a timber sale near Ovando and agreed, with two conservation groups, to analyze the impacts on the federally threatened Canada lynx.

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Lynx protections expanded, but new habitat denied

Lynx protections expanded, but new habitat denied

Canada lynx gained federal protections in New Mexico on Thursday, but U.S. wildlife officials again declined to designate critical habitat for the elusive animal in the Southern Rockies, parts of New England and other areas considered non-essential to their survival.

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Capturing photographs of lynx, wolverine proving tough for students

Capturing photographs of lynx, wolverine proving tough for students

Taking photographs of camera-shy Canada lynx and wolverines is tough, but it’s even more difficult when the camera is placed at an elevation of nearly 10,000 feet or deep in the underbrush of the Beartooth Mountains.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Judge sets 2018 deadline for lynx recovery plan

Judge sets 2018 deadline for lynx recovery plan

A federal judge on Wednesday set a 2018 deadline for the government to complete a long-delayed recovery plan for imperiled Canada lynx in the Lower 48 states.

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Court asked to speed up Canada lynx recovery work

Court asked to speed up Canada lynx recovery work

Wildlife advocates want a federal judge to order faster action on a recovery plan for imperiled Canada lynx, after wildlife officials said it could take until 2018 to finish the long-delayed work.

June 24, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Recovery plan for Montana lynx could take until 2018

Recovery plan for Montana lynx could take until 2018

U.S. wildlife officials revealed Monday that they expect to complete a recovery plan for imperiled Canada lynx in early 2018 — almost two decades after the snow-loving wild cats first received federal protections.

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Meet the Keeper: Andrea Slatky

Meet the Keeper: Andrea Slatky

Jeff the Nature Guy introduces Andrea Slatky, a zookeeper at ZooMontana with a passion for big cats.

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Federal judge lifts hold on Lolo logging project

HELENA — A federal judge has lifted an injunction on a 2,038-acre logging project after the U.S. Forest Service provided more details on how it would affect threatened Canada lynx.

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Group files suit to halt timber sale on Lewis and Clark National Forest

The Alliance for the Wild Rockies has filed suit in U.S. District Court in Great Falls, to stop the Forest Service’s Blankenship Vegetation Treatment Project near Monarch, over concerns for Canadian lynx, goshawk and wolverines.

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Fierca Fun

Fierca Fun

Jeff the Nature Guy goes out in the snow with Fierca the Canada lynx at ZooMontana and shows off her winter enrichment with the trainers.

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Environmentalists sue to block Ninemile timber sale

A conservation group filed a lawsuit in district court on Tuesday to block a proposed timber sale on the Lolo National Forest, saying the project will adversely impact a range of species, including the wolverine, fisher and Canada lynx.

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Concern for lynx prompts lawsuit over timber sale in Little Belt Mountains

Concern for lynx prompts lawsuit over timber sale in Little Belt Mountains

A Three Forks environmental group is seeking to stop a proposed timber sale in Montana's Little Belt Mountains over concerns it could harm Canada lynx.

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Zoo confident its newest animal will be a big hit

Zoo confident its newest animal will be a big hit

Her floppy, oversized paws padding silently along, Fierca pranced around the ZooMontana education center on a leash, up onto a table and sitting on command, before her handler gave her a small chunk of beef as a reward.

October 25, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Gallery: Introducing Fierca

Gallery: Introducing Fierca

ZooMontana shows off Fierca, a Canada lynx recently acquired by the zoo.

October 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Fierca

Fierca

Fierca is a Canada lynx recenly acquired by ZooMontana.

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Fierca

Fierca

ZooMontana Executive Director Jeff Ewelt, left, and volunteer handler Melanie Richard show off Fierca, a Canada lynx.

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Fierca

Fierca

Fierca, a Canada lynx, scratches on a rug at ZooMontana on Tuesday.

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Fierca

Fierca

Fierca, a Canada lynx, takes a treat from volunteer handler Melanie Richard at ZooMontana on Tuesday.

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Fierca

Fierca

Fierca sniffs a table as she walks with handler Melanie Richard at ZooMontana on Tuesday.

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