Tag Archives: ESA

Rare Alaskan wolf being considered for addition to the ESA

Today, even while the US Fish & Wildlife Service is trying to delist wolves from endangered status in the Lower-48 states, the agency posted its decision that an Endangered Species Act (ESA)
listing “may be warranted” for a wolf subspecies that has never been protected — the Alexander Archipelago wolf. Continue reading

(PRESS RELEASE) Rare Alaskan Wolf Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

ANCHORAGE, Alaska- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago wolves may need protection under the Endangered Species Act because of unsustainable logging in the Tongass National Forest and elsewhere in southeast Alaska. The agency will now conduct an in-depth status review of this rare subspecies of gray wolf, which lives only in the region’s old-growth forests.  Continue reading

Idaho’s Lolo wolf plan put on hold

[large thumbnail url=”idahos-lolo-wolf-plan-put-on-hold” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”11″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”idahos-lolo-wolf-plan-put-on-hold” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”11″ day=”08″] The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have suspended the progress of the Idaho petition to kill more than 40 wolves in the Lolo zone has to undergo a review before any decision will be made.

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Senators introduce bill to exclude wolves from ESA

[large thumbnail url=”senators-introduce-bill-to-exclude-wolves-from-esa” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”24″] [thumbnail icon url=”senators-introduce-bill-to-exclude-wolves-from-esa” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”24″] Hints of pending federal wolf legislation came to fruition on Wednesday, when Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch, both R-Idaho, introduced a bill that would exclude wolves in Idaho from the Endangered Species Act.

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Utah Senate panel forces weakened version of proposed anti-wolf bill

[large thumbnail url=”utah-senate-panel-forces-weakens-version-of-proposed-anti-wolf-bill” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”utah-senate-panel-forces-weakens-version-of-proposed-anti-wolf-bill” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”28″] The original Christensen bill, which called for all wolves to be killed or captured within the state of Utah, has the state officials worried for their freedom and other legislatures concerned enough that a tamer substitute bill was submitted and approved by the panel… which is only a minor improvement.

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Proposed bill aims to make Utah worst state in the country… for wolves

[large thumbnail url=”proposed-bill-aims-to-make-utah-worst-state-in-the-country-for-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”25″] [thumbnail icon url=”proposed-bill-aims-to-make-utah-worst-state-in-the-country-for-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”25″] Allen Christensen, state senator for Utah from District 19 has proposed a bill which would call for the extermination or capture of any wolf found within the borders of Utah.

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