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Tag: Northern Rockies distinct population segment

March 22, 2012

Wolves return to California

Late last month, the Center for Biological Diversity and others petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission to list the gray wolf as endangered under the California Endangered Species Act.  The impetus for the petition is a recent siting of an Oregon wolf that occasionally wanders into Northern California.  CBD et al. acknowledge that this ...

December 22, 2010

Alaska takes aim at polar bear critical habitat

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The State of Alaska announced today that it intends to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's 180,000 square mile plus designation of critical habitat for the polar bear.  I've already written here about the questionable economic analysis that the Service completed for the designation ...

June 17, 2010

Judge hears arguments in wolf delisting

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Earlier this week, Judge Donald Molloy of the District of Montana heard oral argument in Greater Yellowstone Coalition v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service, an environmentalist challenge to the Service's attempted delisting, under the Endangered Species Act, of the Northern Rockies distinct population seg ...