D.C. court won't stop grizzly removals on the Upper Green River while grazing lawsuit wends its way through court.
An arbitration panel exceeded its authority when deciding how much to pay a Hot Springs County rancher for stock lost to predatory game animals, Game and Fish Department contends.
In the suit, conservationists say the U.S. Forest Service violated the Endangered Species Act by issuing a 10-year grazing permit that threatens grizzly bears and a tiny endangered fish — the Kendall Warm Springs dace.
State fights efforts to change Yellowstone-ecosystem population goal if counting method also is switched.
Game and Fish, BLM, wildlife conservationists and a rancher are locked in battle over bighorn sheep, grazing permits and cattle-killing grizzlies.