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Lawsuit: Oregon Wolf Decision Violated Endangered Species Act – Oregon Prepares to Update Wolf Management Plan

posted Dec 3, 2016, 2:24 PM by chloe owens

9/22/16, by 9/22/16, by Hilary Corrigan, The Bulletin

Lawsuit: Oregon wolf decision violated Endangered Species Act – Oregon prepares to update wolf management plan

Oregon violated its own Endangered Species Act and failed to follow its rules when it removed gray wolves from the endangered list late last year, conservation groups argue in a lawsuit…The commission had delisted the wolf after finding the species was not in danger of extinction in a significant part of its range and that existing programs could protect the wolves and their habitat…But wolves are still in danger of extinction through much of their range in Oregon and should not have been delisted…