Grizzly Bears May Be Removed From Federal Endangered Species Act Protection
The bears of the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem have a draft 158-page rulebook up for public comment this summer as they move toward possible removal from federal Endangered Species Act protection. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan describes how roughly 1,000 grizzlies in that area would be managed, protected and restricted. It’s up for public comment through August.
“The purpose of the Endangered Species Act is to develop plans for recovering species so they’re no longer endangered,” Wolfe said.
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