Wolverine http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en A Plan of Firsts: Lander Resource Management Plan Tackles Big Picture http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/plan-firsts-lander-resource-management-plan-tackles-big-picture <p>The clock is ticking about whether to list the greater sage grouse as an endangered species.&nbsp; Such a listing could all but shut down mineral development in the bird’s habitat.&nbsp; The state has already tackled sage grouse protections.&nbsp; Now it’s the federal government’s turn.&nbsp; It’s been 30 years since the Lander Resource Management Plan was revised.&nbsp; And so the Bureau of Land Management took the opportunity to put more protections in place for the grouse while they were at it.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:04:33 +0000 Melodie Edwards 61211 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org A Plan of Firsts: Lander Resource Management Plan Tackles Big Picture Wolverines might be listed as a protected species http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wolverines-might-be-listed-protected-species <p></p><p></p><p>Wolverines could gain federal protection under the Endangered Species Act by year’s end.</p><p></p><p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service has announced a proposal to list the wolverine as a threatened species. This is in response to a lawsuit settlement with several conservation organizations, after the FWS determined that wolverines deserve protections, but had been precluded because of higher priority species.</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 01:18:03 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 36216 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wolverines might be listed as a protected species