U.s. Plans To Drop Gray Wolves From Endangered List

The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed.Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times.

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  • U.S. moves to lift remaining grey wolf protections
    Gray wolves in the U.S. would be stripped ... a 2014 court ruling that returned them to the endangered list. In other areas, such as the Pacific Northwest, wildlife officials say they have no ...
    03/14/2019 - 9:29 am | View Link
  • U.S. plans to end all protections for wolves
    Gray wolves lost their endangered status under state law in 2015 — when the state’s population hit 81 wolves — and are no longer federally protected in the eastern third of the state. — This story ...
    03/6/2019 - 9:04 am | View Link
  • U.S. plans to end endangered species protections for gray wolves
    But government officials countered that the recovery of wolves from widespread extermination last century has worked and they no longer need the Endangered Species Act to shield them. “Recovery of the ...
    03/5/2019 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • UPDATED: U.S. Gray Wolves Rebound But Face Uncertain Future
    Others whose lawsuits blocked previous efforts to drop Great Lakes wolves from the endangered ... and Wildlife Service’s endangered species program. The government plans to continue trying to bolster ...
    12/20/2018 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • U.S. population of endangered Mexican gray wolf declines
    (Reuters) - The southwestern U.S. population of endangered Mexican gray wolves declined by 12 percent last ... Wildlife managers said Thursday the drop - from 110 wolves in 2014 to 97 last year - was ...
    02/18/2016 - 3:01 pm | View Link
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