The Flathead Beacon reports that the deadline is approaching for public comment on a plan to lift federal protections from grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains. The Missoulian reports that comments on the plan are due by Friday. Read the full story here.
The public can view the proposals on regulations.gov at Docket number FWS-R6-ES-2017-0057, and comments will be accepted until January 26, 2018. Comments may be submitted electronically on regulations.gov, or by mail to: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS–RX–ES–2017–0057; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Headquarters, MS: BPHC, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3803.