delisting http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Another lawsuit challenges wolf delisting http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/another-lawsuit-challenges-wolf-delisting <p>A second group of conservation organizations is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for removing Wyoming wolves from the Endangered Species List. One lawsuit was already filed several weeks ago. The new suit has the same goal, which is to reinstate federal protections for wolves.</p><p>Wyoming has promised to maintain at least 150 wolves and 15 breeding pairs. But Duane Short with the Laramie-based Biodiversity Conservation Alliance says that’s not enough.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 23:17:22 +0000 Willow Belden 33335 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Another lawsuit challenges wolf delisting Groups intend to sue over Wyoming wolf delisting http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/groups-intend-sue-over-wyoming-wolf-delisting <p>A coalition of environmental groups has filed notice that they intend to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's decision to end federal protections for wolves in Wyoming.<br>&nbsp;<br>WildEarth Guardians and other groups announced Monday that they have filed a notice of intent to sue the federal agency.<br>&nbsp;<br>The groups are concerned that the state of Wyoming has classified wolves in most of the state as unprotected predators that could be shot on sight. The state has scheduled a trophy wolf hunt in the area around Yellowstone National Park starting Oct. 1. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 16:01:41 +0000 The Associated Press 29846 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Groups intend to sue over Wyoming wolf delisting Conservationists Oppose Wyomings Wolf Plan At Public Meeting http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/conservationists-oppose-wyomings-wolf-plan-public-meeting <p>Wyoming&rsquo;s proposed wolf management plan, which could remove wolves from federal protections, continues to draw ire from conservationists. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hosted the state&rsquo;s only public informational meeting about the plan in Riverton Tuesday night.</p><p>Daryle Murphy of the Sierra Club&rsquo;s Wyoming chapter called it a &ldquo;wolf killing plan, not a management plan.&rdquo; He&rsquo;s talking about the plan Gov. Matt Mead and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar agreed to this summer.</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 01:18:21 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 15203 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Conservationists Oppose Wyomings Wolf Plan At Public Meeting