Louise Knott Ahern — of Lansing State Journal — puts together a good synopsis of the events that led up to the federal judge’s decision to place Great Lake wolves back on the endangered species list. Continue reading
[large thumbnail url=”emergency-order-is-sought-to-halt-wolf-hunts-in-idaho-and-montana” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”emergency-order-is-sought-to-halt-wolf-hunts-in-idaho-and-montana” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] (LA Times) – As Idaho and Montana prepare to open a major hunting season on a newly recovered wolf population, a coalition of groups went to court over the weekend to ask for an emergency injunction to stop the hunt.
Missoula, Mont. (Greenwire) – Three environmental groups yesterday asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco to overturn a decision to remove federal protections from gray wolves in Montana and Idaho.
More bad news for wolves. Judge Donald Molloy would have ruled the delisting of wolves as unconstitutional if there wasn’t already precedent tying his hands. As it is, the law stands, but wildlife groups will almost certainly appeal the decision.
Missoula, Mont. (Reuters) – Environmentalists went to federal court on Tuesday seeking to restore endangered species safeguards for some 1,200 gray wolves in Montana and Idaho removed from protection by an unprecedented act of Congress.
Missoula, Mont. (The Missoulian) – The congressional rider removing gray wolves from Endangered Species Act protection faces a court challenge in Missoula on Tuesday.
This week represents a pivotal time for America’s wolves as Judge Molloy considers the arguments in a court case which could lead to placing wolves back on the Endangered Species List.