(Photo by Bob Drieslein)HELENA, Mont. — Conservation groups alleged earlier this week that Wyoming used part of Montana’s grizzly bear hunting quota to increase its own allocation for a proposed hunt this year, even though Montana wildlife regulators voted not to give away any part of its quota. Wyoming’s proposal for its first grizzly hunt in decades sets a quota…
Meanwhile, Idaho and Wyoming pursuing plans for hunts.
NEW ORLEANS — Environmental groups say they plan legal action to force federal officials to return the Louisiana black bear back to a list of threatened species. Officials announced removal of the bear from the list in March 2016 – a move opposed by some conservationists. The Washington-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility released copies of its letter to the…
Groups include Northern Cheyenne Tribe, Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club; say decision to lift grizzly bear protections this summer is flawed because it only involves Yellowstone grizzlies rather than West as a whole.
The lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service aims to void leases allowing hydraulic fracturing in Ohio’s only national forest. It contends the leases violate the National Environmental Policy Act.
Would allow Harrietta Hills Trout Farm LLC to raise its output to 300,000 pounds of trout annually at its Grayling facility — up from 20,000 pounds a few years ago.