Posts Tagged: Wyoming

Sage-grouse, © Jean Bjerke

Saving Sage-grouse from “The Core Problem” »

Unfortunately, and although the Wyoming plan has its merits, key components of the strategy are not in accord with the best available science on sage-grouse and are unlikely to protect sage-grouse from ongoing threats, particularly oil and gas drilling. “In fact, federal agencies and other states should avoid adopting the Wyoming strategy if their goal is to conserve sage-grouse,” says Defenders’ sage-grouse expert, Mark Salvo.

Gray wolf in Denali, © Didier Lindsey

Open Season In Wyoming »

In a move that attempts to undo decades of progress toward long-term wolf recovery, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced today that wolves in Wyoming are officially removed from the protections of the Endangered Species Act.