Tag Archives: wolverine

Where are the Wolverines?

By | November 19, 2018

House Passes Bill to Drop Legal Protections for Gray Wolves – Flathead Beacon News & Features WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled House passed a bill Friday to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species. Long despised by farmers and ranchers, wolves were shot, trapped… Read More »

Lawsuit Seeks Protections for Wolverine

By | October 21, 2014

The Flathead Beacon reports that another lawsuit has been filed challenging the government’s denial of federal protections for the wolverine. Thirteen advocacy groups and an ecologist were named as plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Montana.  Read the full story here.

Wolverines in a Warming World

By | August 18, 2014

The Flathead Beacon reports that U.S. wildlife officials have scuttled a proposal that would have afforded protections to wolverines under the Endangered Species Act, reversing course on an issue that scientists and conservationists believe is critical if the snow-seeking species is to persist in the face of global climate change.  Read the full story here.

Protections for wolverines draw states’ opposition

By | May 7, 2013

The Daily Inter Lake reports that state officials in the Northern Rockies on Monday lined up against a federal proposal to give new protections to the carnivorous wolverine, as climate change threatens to melt the species’ snowy mountain strongholds. A pending U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal would declare the rare, elusive animal a threatened… Read More »