Eighty environmental groups have asked U.S. House and Senate leaders to stop adopting budget riders that prevent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from writing or issuing Endangered Species Act protections for greater sage grouse.
Anticipated decline establishes 3-year trend; is part of a West-wide slide in the species.
The Legislature’s failure to ban “coyote whackin’” reiterates Wyoming’s fraught history of wildlife management with toxic politics trumping sound science.
As feds move to lease sage grouse range, Wyoming’s new governor backs “some mitigation” when bird’s niche is developed.
A federal judge returned the Yellowstone grizzly bear to the endangered species list ending state management of the species and cancelling a planned Wyoming hunting season.