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Follow the progress, and get information on local politician’s viewpoints, of the Protect America’s Wildlife act as submitted by Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and George Miller (D-CA) in both houses, and other wildlife-based political legislation.

Feds release Wyo. wolf delist plan

[large thumbnail url=”feds-release-wyo-wolf-delist-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”feds-release-wyo-wolf-delist-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] CHEYENNE, WYO. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday released a plan for removing wolves from endangered species status in Wyoming that would codify a compromise between protections in the Yellowstone region and allowing wolves to be shot on sight elsewhere in the state.

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Response from Diana Degette regarding the attacks on the Endangered Species List

[large thumbnail url=”response-from-diana-degette-regarding-the-attacks-on-the-endangered-species-list” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”23″] [thumbnail icon url=”response-from-diana-degette-regarding-the-attacks-on-the-endangered-species-list” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”23″] Here was the official statement regarding wolf conservation and the Endangered Species Act from one of Colorado’s U.S. representatives Diana Degette.

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Response from Michael Bennet regarding the attacks on the Endangered Species List

[large thumbnail url=”response-from-michael-bennet-regarding-the-attacks-on-the-endangered-species-list” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”23″] [thumbnail icon url=”response-from-michael-bennet-regarding-the-attacks-on-the-endangered-species-list” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”23″] Here was the official statement regarding wolf conservation and the Endangered Species Act from one of Colorado’s U.S. senators Michael Bennet.

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Washington has no place in wildlife management

[large thumbnail url=”washington-has-no-place-in-wildlife-management” filename=”editorial” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”washington-has-no-place-in-wildlife-management” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”09″] This editorial, written by Andy Snyder, appeared in the York Dispatch.

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USFWS close to approving Wyoming wolf plan

[large thumbnail url=”usfws-close-to-approving-wyoming-wolf-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”usfws-close-to-approving-wyoming-wolf-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] Cheyenne, Wyo. (Little Chicago Review) – The Wyoming Wildlife Federation Board of Directors voted this past weekend to support Governor Mead’s Wolf Plan that he has negotiated with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Wyoming seeks to use bill to prevent court challenges to any wolf deal

[large thumbnail url=”congress-seeking-to-use-appropriations-bill-to-remove-protections-from-wyoming-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”congress-seeking-to-use-appropriations-bill-to-remove-protections-from-wyoming-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] Language proposed in an appropriations bill would turn Wyoming wolves over to state control and prevent lawsuits in the event of a deal removing the predator from Endangered Species Act protection.

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Oregon House votes to pay ranchers when wolves kill livestock

[large thumbnail url=”oregon-house-votes-to-pay-ranchers-when-wolves-kill-livestock” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”27″] [thumbnail icon url=”oregon-house-votes-to-pay-ranchers-when-wolves-kill-livestock” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”27″] SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon House unanimously passed a bill Wednesday to pay ranchers for livestock lost to wolves moving into the state.

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Michigan republican seeks removal of wolf protections in 48 states

[large thumbnail url=”michigan-republican-seeks-removal-of-wolf-protections-in-48-states” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] [thumbnail icon url=”michigan-republican-seeks-removal-of-wolf-protections-in-48-states” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] Michigan republican representative, Candice Miller, wants wolf protections removed in 48 states.

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Wolf Delisting Survives Budget Fight, as Settlement Crumbles

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-delisting-survives-budget-fight-as-settlement-crumbles” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-delisting-survives-budget-fight-as-settlement-crumbles” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”11″] House and Senate appropriators have agreed to include a bipartisan proposal to remove Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves as part of a final compromise to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year.

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Montana legislature supports bill to declare emergency for wolf management

[large thumbnail url=”montana-legislature-supports-bill-to-declare-emergency-for-wolf-management” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”montana-legislature-supports-bill-to-declare-emergency-for-wolf-management” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”08″] BOISE — Idaho senators Wednesday declared the gray wolf’s presence in the state a disaster emergency, following their peers in the House.

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A Primer – Why We Must Not Use a Political Process to Make Scientific Decisions about Endangered Species like Gray Wolves

[large thumbnail url=”a-primer-–-why-we-must-not-use-a-political-process-to-make-scientific-decisions-about-endangered-species-like-gray-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”a-primer-–-why-we-must-not-use-a-political-process-to-make-scientific-decisions-about-endangered-species-like-gray-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”08″] Mexicanwolves.org posted a nicely written piece which looks to answer all questions regarding the legislative threat to the Endangered Species Act.

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Scientists send strong message to Congress: The ESA is a matter of science, not politics

[large thumbnail url=”scientists-send-strong-message-to-congress-the-esa-is-a-matter-of-science-not-politics” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”scientists-send-strong-message-to-congress-the-esa-is-a-matter-of-science-not-politics” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”06″] According to a story posted on Mexicanwolves.org, 1293 scientists sent a letter to Congress expressing their concern that there are legislative attacks on the Endangered Species Act.

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Jon Tester says he will keep fighting, but senate democrats resist

[large thumbnail url=”jon-tester-says-he-will-keep-fighting-but-senate-democrats-resist” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”04″] [thumbnail icon url=”jon-tester-says-he-will-keep-fighting-but-senate-democrats-resist” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”04″] Montana’s senator Jon Tester stood in front of his hunting friend over the weekend and said that regardless of the court settlement he will continue to seek a legislative declaration that wolves are biologically recovered, but he has a powerful opposition in the Senate.

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Oregon legislators evaluate new wolf bills

[large thumbnail url=”oregon-legislators-evaluate-new-wolf-bills” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”03″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”oregon-legislators-evaluate-new-wolf-bills” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”03″ day=”28″] Oregon legislators have two new wolf bills to consider. One which would compensate ranchers and other for losses due to wolves, the other which seems to confirm situations where someone can “take” a wolf.

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Judge Molloy hears sides on wolf settlement, hunts

[large thumbnail url=”judge-molloy-hears-sides-on-wolf-settlement-hunts” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”03″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”judge-molloy-hears-sides-on-wolf-settlement-hunts” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”03″ day=”28″] Wolves faced two kinds of hunts during a hearing before U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy last Thursday.

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