WYOMING judge orders federal protection returned to wolves

Judge orders federal protection returned to Wyoming wolves

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Judge orders federal protection returned to Wyoming wolves

BILLINGS – A federal judge has ordered the return of federal protection for
wolves in Wyoming after finding against a state wildlife management plan
that classified wolves as “unprotected predators” in most areas.

The ruling was made Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in
Washington D.C.

“The court has ruled and Wyoming’s kill-on-sight approach to wolf management
throughout much of the state must stop,” Tim Presco, an attorney for the
plaintiffs, said in a press release. “If Wyoming wants to resume management
of wolves, it must develop a legitimate conservation plan that ensures a
vibrant wolf population in the Northern Rockies.”…