Category Archives: WWF in the News

Appeals Court Lifts Gray Wolf Protections In Wyoming – NPR

Appeals Court Lifts Gray Wolf Protections In Wyoming By MELODIE EDWARDS • MAR 3, 2017 Natural Resources & Energy TweetShareGoogle+Email CREDIT WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Federal protections for the gray wolf in Wyoming were lifted by a federal appeals judge Friday. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has considered the species ready for delisting for years. The recovery goal for […]

Wildlife scientists oppose sage grouse farming bill – Star Tribune

Wildlife scientists oppose sage grouse farming bill By Christine Peterson 307-746-3121, Christine.Peterson@trib.com http://trib.com/lifestyles/recreation/wildlife-scientists-oppose-sage-grouse-farming-bill/article_a8c36405-cf73-52fa-9d74-e138fbdc4946.html Wyoming’s largest group of wildlife scientists announced recently it opposes a bill moving through the Wyoming Legislature that would allow private industry to raise sage grouse using eggs collected in the wild. The bill, HB271, “is not supported by leading science on […]

Hunting, fishing reel in bucks for Teton County -Jackson Hole News

Jackson Hole News Guide Hunting, fishing reel in bucks for Teton County Teton tops for sportsmen revenue among Wyoming counties surveyed. http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/environmental/hunting-fishing-reel-in-bucks-for-teton-county/article_a4e4ce84-4c9a-521f-8fa0-ecbfdb6850da.html Sportsmen spend about $30 million annually in Teton County pursuing cutthroat trout, elk and other terrestrial and aquatic critters, according to a new study. The assessment takes a snapshot view of spending from […]