Group demands emergency protections for wolves in Idaho, Rockies

From the Idaho Mountain Express:

Hailey-based Western Watersheds Project joined nine other environmental groups on Tuesday in filing a petition against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its continued lack of federal protections for gray wolves in the northern Rockies region.

U.S. District Judge Jeffery White restored federal protections for gray wolves in most U.S. states on Feb. 10, reversing a 2020 ruling under the Trump administration that removed wolves from the Endangered Species Act list—a designation held since 1974.

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