Service Announces Six-Month Extension on Wolverine Listing

State wildlife management agencies in the West asked for an extension to list wolverines under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a 6-month extension on the listing decision.

The Service allows extensions

“when there is substantial scientific disagreement regarding the sufficiency or accuracy of the available data relevant to the decision at issue.”

 

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Utah Unveils Plan to Conserve 90 Percent of Greater Sage Grouse Population

By Amy Joi O’Donoghue

April 25, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert’s office rolled out its conservation plan for the imperiled greater sage grouse, setting up 13 distinct management areas it hopes will prevent the animal from being named to the Endangered Species List.

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