Monthly Archives: December 2015


Oregon’s Wolf Delisting Is Challenged In Court | KUOW News and Information

Its very sad we have to fight so hard.... Gray wolves are protected under the federal Endangered Species Act in the eastern two-thirds of Washington State. COURTESY OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE Originally published on December 30, 2015 4:52 pm Oregon’s controversial decision to take gray wolves off the state’s endangered species list is headed to court. Three environmental groups filed a legal challenge of the decision Wednesday under the state’s Endangered Species Act. The lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity, Cascadia Wildlands and Oregon Wild claims the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife violated its own [...]

By | 2015-12-30T18:49:58+00:00 December 30th, 2015|National, Oregon|0 Comments

Oregon Groups Sue to Reinstate Protected Status for Gray Wolves – Willamette Week

Who will speak for the gray wolves? Oregon Wild, Cascadia Wildlands and the Center for Biological Diversity, that's who. In November, in a 4-2 vote, gray wolves were taken off of Oregon's Endangered Species Act list. That means, according to the National Wildlife Federation, they are no longer protected from anyone who would "harass, harm, pursue, hunt, shoot, wound, kill trap, capture, or collect, or to attempt to engage in any such conduct," as well as "interfering in vital breeding and behavioral activities or degrading critical habitat" and "being traded or sold." But this morning, three conservation groups filed a legal challenge to that removal, [...]

By | 2015-12-30T18:38:37+00:00 December 30th, 2015|National, Oregon|0 Comments

Environmental groups sue Oregon over wolf protections – KPTV – FOX 12

Environmental groups sue Oregon over wolf protections Posted: Dec 30, 2015 11:31 AM PSTUpdated: Dec 30, 2015 11:31 AM PST By The Associated Press File photo from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife PORTLAND, OR (AP) -Three environmental groups are suing Oregon wildlife officials over their decision to remove the gray wolf from the state's Endangered Species Act list. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday, the Center for Biological Diversity and two other groups say it's premature to delist the animal with just 80 adult wolves living in the state. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission stripped wolves of their [...]

By | 2015-12-30T18:46:12+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Oregon|0 Comments

Roaming Elk at Point Reyes Bedevil Ranchers in California – The New York Times

More Articles showing that Ranchers are not capable of making sound wildlife Management Decisions.... They are asking for Elk to be removed in Multiple States Including California As many as 1,000 elk once roamed the area, but by the 1800s, after ranchers converted the habitat to grazing land and hunters killed the elk, the native species all but vanished. In 1874, four years after the last tule elk had been seen, ranch hands discovered a few survivors in a San Joaquin Valley marsh, and bred and cultivated them to try to restore the species. More than 100 years later, in [...]

By | 2015-12-30T07:56:56+00:00 December 30th, 2015|California|0 Comments