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The Latest On: Wolves

December 18, 2008 | Blog Post

Stopping the Exit Wounds

Maybe it's a good thing that Bush has kept Earthjustice so busy these last eight years, fending off unrelenting assaults on the environment. The experience is proving invaluable as we face, in these final weeks of the administration, a frantic effort to roll back some of the nation's most significant protections. We also are encountering a barrage of last-minute attempts to convert America's wild, public treasures into private, commercial commodities.

August 12, 2008 | Blog Post

The Return of the Wolves

The legal tussle over the wolves in the Northern Rockies, which took a turn for the better a week or so back, has overshadowed another uplifting wolf story: confirmation of a breeding pack of wolves in northeast Oregon for the first time since the animals were shot, trapped, and poisoned out of the state more than 50 years ago.

July 21, 2008 | Legal Document

Wolf Opinion (07/18/08)

Preliminary Injunction Order. In the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana.

February 27, 2008 | Fact Sheet

Wolf Delisting Fact Sheet

Fact sheet detailing the effect delisting will have on the population of wolves in the northern Rockies

February 27, 2008 | Legal Document

Wolf Delisting 60-Day Notice

Letter to the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Secretary of the Interior, notifying them that Earthjustice intends to file suit against the FWS for violating the Endangered Species Act by delisting wolves from the northern Rockies.

February 25, 2008 | Blog Post

Keeping Colorado Wolf Free

Since the 1930s—following decades of shooting, trapping, and poisoning—Colorado has been a wolf-free zone. There are two ways wolves can return to Colorado: with human help, or under their own power.  The Department of the Interior over the last few months made decisions calculated to block both avenues of return.

February 12, 2008 | Blog Post

A Bit of Good News

If the polar bears aren’t drowning it's flooding somewhere and drying to dust somewhere else. Or, as a folk group from my youth sang, "They're rioting in Africa. . .and Texas needs rain." Plus ça change.

January 28, 2008 | Legal Document

Gray Wolf Complaint (1/28/08)

Complaint for declaratory and injuctive relief asking the court to set aside the revised 10(j) rule regarding the take of gray wolves in the Greater Yellowstone area