Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 10, 2022

Judge Restores Federal Protections for Gray Wolves

Defenders of Wildlife News Release

Senior U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White ruled today that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) prematurely removed federal Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in most of the Lower 48 states last year. The decision will restore protections for thousands of wolves.“Today’s ruling is a significant victory for gray wolves and for all those who value nature and the public’s role in protecting these amazing creatures,” said Jamie Rappaport Clark, CEO and president at Defenders of Wildlife. “Restoring federal protections means that these vitally important animals will receive the necessary support to recover and thrive in the years ahead.”

Read more Judge Restores Federal Protections for Gray Wolves | Defenders of Wildlife

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