Judge restores federal protections for gray wolves, except in Northern Rockies

U.S. district judge reverses 2020 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule removing wolves from the Endangered Species Act list in 45 states

By: - February 10, 2022 3:02 pm
a gray wolf

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a Trump administration move to take gray wolves in most states off the Endangered Species Act list — a presidential action that led to a controversial wolf hunting season in Wisconsin last year. (Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.