bald eagle http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en American Bird Conservancy Files Suit Over Eagle Take Permits http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/american-bird-conservancy-files-suit-over-eagle-take-permits <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">An environmental group is suing the federal government over eagle take permits. The permits allow wind farms to kill a certain number of protected bald and golden eagles annually without penalty. In December, the Fish and Wildlife Service <a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/feds-extend-duration-eagle-take-permits">changed the duration</a> of the permits from five to 30 years in response to industry lobbying. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:08:29 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 60167 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org American Bird Conservancy Files Suit Over Eagle Take Permits Successes seen in Wyoming on 40th anniversary of Endangered Species Act http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/successes-seen-wyoming-40th-anniversary-endangered-species-act <p></p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 01:38:51 +0000 Bob Beck 52037 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Successes seen in Wyoming on 40th anniversary of Endangered Species Act Judge hears arguments in Wyoming bald eagle case http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/judge-hears-arguments-wyoming-bald-eagle-case <p>A federal judge must decide a dispute between two Wyoming Indian tribes ... over whether eagles may be killed on the Wind River Reservation for religious purposes.</p><p>Judge Alan Johnson of Cheyenne heard arguments Friday in a lawsuit the Northern Arapaho Tribe is pressing against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.</p><p>The federal agency issued a permit to the Northern Arapaho this spring specifying the tribe could kill two bald eagles for its annual Sun Dance. It was the nation's first bald eagle permit for religious purposes.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:07:40 +0000 The Associated Press 30763 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Judge hears arguments in Wyoming bald eagle case