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Eastern Shoshone oppose grizzly bear delisting

Eastern Shoshone oppose grizzly bear delisting

CASPER, Wyo. — Leaders of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe said they oppose any U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to remove grizzly bears from the endangered species list.

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Wyoming's lawmakers might use law to remove wolves from endangered species list

Wyoming's lawmakers might use law to remove wolves from endangered species list

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s wolves are back on the endangered species list again, and this time the state’s lawmakers might come up with a solution.

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Decision on wolf protections in Lower 48 states delayed

Decision on wolf protections in Lower 48 states delayed

Federal wildlife officials are postponing a much-anticipated decision on whether to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states.

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Feds to protect wolverines as threatened species

Feds to protect wolverines as threatened species

MISSOUA — Montana's wolverine trapping season effectively ended Monday after reports that federal officials plan to put the rare predator on the endangered-species list.

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Glacier Park stonefly could be 1st species listed as endangered by climate change

Glacier Park stonefly could be 1st species listed as endangered by climate change

MISSOULA — An obscure aquatic insect found exclusively in the high alpine streams of Glacier National Park will remain a high-priority candidate for endangered species protection because it is at risk of extinction due to climate change, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last week.

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Feds plan additional wolf comment period

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday that it will open an additional two-week public comment period on a proposal to remove Wyoming wolves from the endangered species list.

April 30, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…
Yellowstone group recommends whitebark pine study in pursuit of delisting grizzlies

Yellowstone group recommends whitebark pine study in pursuit of delisting grizzlies

JACKSON, Wyo. — Grizzly bears could again be recommended for removal from the endangered-species list — in approximately two years — after federal land managers and scientists study the impact of declining whitebark pine trees on the animals.

April 19, 2012 11:45 pm Photos

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10K eagle pairs now soar in the U.S.

10K eagle pairs now soar in the U.S.

When the Continental Congress adopted the bald eagle as the national symbol in 1782, there were by some estimates 100,000 bald eagle pairs in what is now the lower 48 states.

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Wyoming Senate pulls money from wolf bill

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Senate on Wednesday moved forward a proposed compromise agreement to remove wolves in the state from the endangered-species list, but only after removing an appropriation for wolf control activities.

February 22, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Public comments down for wolf management deal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Almost 7,400 people submitted online public comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about a proposal to remove Wyoming wolves from the endangered-species list, according to an agency spokeswoman.

January 22, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
BLM welcomes new manager to Wind River, Bighorn Basin district

BLM welcomes new manager to Wind River, Bighorn Basin district

WORLAND, Wyo. — Steve Dondero was sworn in Friday as the Bureau of Land Management’s new Wind River-Bighorn Basin District manager in a brief ceremony that touched on the agency’s goals as it moves toward the future.

December 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Wolf hunts get under way in Montana, Idaho

Wolf hunts get under way in Montana, Idaho

Gray wolf hunts are under way in Montana and Idaho as state officials seek to sharply reduce the predator's numbers in hopes of curbing attacks on livestock and big game herds.

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Wolf decision appealed as hunting tags go on sale

HELENA - Wolf hunting licenses went on sale Monday in Montana as environmentalists appealed a federal judge's decision to uphold the removal of the Northern Rockies gray wolf from the endangered species list.

August 08, 2011 2:28 pmLoading…

Montana sets quota of 220 wolves for fall hunt

Hunters will be able to shoot as many as 220 gray wolves in Montana this fall under rules adopted Thursday by state wildlife commissioners.

July 14, 2011 12:37 pmLoading…
Salazar, Ashe, to visit Wyoming to talk wolves

Salazar, Ashe, to visit Wyoming to talk wolves

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is headed to Wyoming to meet with Gov. Matt Mead and others to discuss removing wolves from the endangered species list in the state.

June 28, 2011 12:47 pmLoading…

Wyoming wolf plan faces roadblocks

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said last week that his plan is to reach an agreement by summer with federal wildlife officials to remove Wyoming wolves from the federal endangered species list.

May 15, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Idaho wolf hunting tags on sale once again

BOISE, Idaho — Hunters aiming to bag a gray wolf this year can once again buy a tag from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

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Wolf delisting excludes Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming is excluded from an attachment in the federal budget bill that takes wolves off the endangered-species list across most of the northern Rockies, but state officials expressed hope Tuesday that the expected congressional action would pave the way for eventual delisting …

April 12, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming shops 'flex plan' on wolves

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming and federal wildlife officials have been discussing a compromise state wolf management plan that would extend protections for the animals down into Sublette and Lincoln counties — but only in the winter.

April 12, 2011 11:45 pm Related Loading…
Wyoming officials skeptical of new wolf agreement

Wyoming officials skeptical of new wolf agreement

Wyoming officials expressed skepticism Friday that a new agreement to lift federal protection for wolves in Montana and Idaho would also lead to delisting of the animals in the Cowboy State.

March 18, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

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