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Conservation groups to sue over wolverine decision

Conservation groups to sue over wolverine decision | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
A coalition of 13 conservation groups has filed notice that it will sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to withdraw proposed protections for the wolverine.
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Having to sue for protection for a species that is down to a few hundred individuals should not be necessary.  Perhaps we need some new faces in the FWS.

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The future of Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program

The future of Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it

"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with revisions to the reintroduction program for the Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi).  (Photo Credit: Tracy Brooks/Mission Wolf / USFWS). 

"Notwithstanding the fact that this should have been a full recovery plan, and that FWS has to divorce the highly imperiled lobos from its ill-conceived plan to delist gray wolves nationally, there are also some critical problems with the new proposal itself that conservationists will want to note."

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