Press Release: Court again forces feds to reconsider wolverine protections, this time using science

May 26, 2022 — Today, a federal judge invalidated a Trump administration decision denying protections to imperiled wolverines under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) (original complaint here). This is the second time a court has rejected a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to deny protections for wolverines, which number only about 300 in the contiguous U.S. Today’s court order immediately reinstates wolverines’ “candidate” status as a species proposed for listing.

Fed’s Failure to Protect Wolverines Ruled Illegal

For Immediate Release April 4, 2015 Contacts: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, Matthew Bishop, Western Environmental Law Center, 406-422-9866, Bethany Cotton, WildEarth Guardians, 406-414-7227, .. Judge Rules … Continue reading Fed’s Failure to Protect Wolverines Ruled Illegal