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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.

June 25, 2014 4:37 pmLoading…
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 amLoading…
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.

June 09, 2014 4:42 pmLoading…
Enriching the lives of sanctuary big cats

Enriching the lives of sanctuary big cats

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary animal care manager Teresa Loya demonstrates an enrichment activity for the big cats at the sanctuary.

January 01, 2014 8:45 amLoading…
Winter brings out the best in animals at wildlife sanctuary

Winter brings out the best in animals at wildlife sanctuary

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary animal care manager Teresa Loya explains why winter is the best time to view the animals at the sanctuary.

December 21, 2013 1:23 pmLoading…

Lynx decision halts timber sale in Sapphire Mountains

HAMILTON – The Bitterroot National Forest’s plans to offer a large timber sale in the Sapphire Mountains have hit another snag.

November 19, 2013 10:18 amLoading…
A home for Fierca

A home for Fierca

Jeff the Nature Guy and Amanda the Nature Gal step inside the new habitat for Fierca, the Canada lynx at ZooMontana.

September 26, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Lolo National Forest submits additional lynx analysis for Seeley-area project

Lolo National Forest submits additional lynx analysis for Seeley-area project

MISSOULA — After a legal misstep, Lolo National Forest officials believe they’ve answered a federal judge’s request for lynx analysis on the disputed Colt-Summit Restoration and Fuels Reduction Project.

July 09, 2013 11:10 am Related Loading…
Judge stops 3 Montana logging project over lynx

Judge stops 3 Montana logging project over lynx

HELENA — A federal judge this week blocked three Montana logging projects in two national forests, saying the U.S. government did not properly examine the effects the projects might have on lynx and the threatened animal's habitat.

June 25, 2013 2:26 pmLoading…
Judge orders Forest Service into lynx consultation

Judge orders Forest Service into lynx consultation

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Forest Service to consult with wildlife officials to ensure the agency takes adequate measures to protect Canada lynx in portions of Montana, Wyoming and Idaho.

May 17, 2013 2:58 pmLoading…
Lynx

Lynx

A Canada lynx seen in the wild in 2005.

May 17, 2013 3:00 pmLoading…

Groups say wolf traps threaten lynx, file notice they may sue Montana

HELENA - Four conservation organizations filed a notice of their intent to sue the state, claiming that allowing trapping in Montana kills and injures Canada lynx, which is a species listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act.

August 22, 2012 12:50 pmLoading…

Both sides claim victory in logging lawsuit ruling

HELENA — A mixed ruling by a federal judge has all sides claiming victory in a proposed Lolo National Forest logging project whose collaborative approach toward forest management has pitted conservation groups against each other.

June 21, 2012 12:52 pmLoading…

Groups seek to block forest thinning project

KALISPELL — Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit to halt pre-commercial thinning on 3,650 acres in the Flathead National Forest in western Montana.

June 09, 2012 8:03 pmLoading…

Judge stops timber sale in lynx habitat near Yellowstone Park

BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge has halted a 7,000-acre eastern Idaho logging project in potential lynx habitat near Yellowstone National Park after finding the U.S. Forest Service failed to follow federal laws intended to safeguard the environment.

June 07, 2012 3:06 pmLoading…

Lawsuit filed to halt Montana timber project

MISSOULA — Four conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service in federal court seeking to halt a 2,038-acre logging plan contained in a restoration project for the Lolo National Forest about 10 miles north of Seeley Lake.

September 18, 2011 5:20 pmLoading…

Groups appeal to stop logging in Bozeman's watershed

Three conservation groups are appealing a timber project south of Bozeman, saying the Gallatin National Forest is violating its own standards as well as building roads in critical lynx habitat.

April 08, 2011 1:15 pmLoading…
U.S. agencies set rules to save lynx

U.S. agencies set rules to save lynx

Canada lynx

February 08, 2011 6:00 pmLoading…
Lynx

Lynx

Lynx canadensis Number in Yellowstone Few; 111 known observations in entire park history.

February 08, 2011 5:45 pm Related Loading…
Feds drop lynx appeal, will revise habitat plan

Feds drop lynx appeal, will revise habitat plan

Wildlife officials have dropped their appeal of a court ruling that forces the government to revise its flawed plan to protect critical habitat for Canada lynx.

January 17, 2011 8:35 amLoading…

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