May 27, 2016

Alliance Submits Comments on Delisting of Grizzly Bears

Press Release from the Sportsmen’s Alliance: The Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation recently submitted comments in favor of delisting of the grizzly bear as a threatened species under the federal the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Alliance supports the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service findings that the bear population has recovered and stringent ESA protections are no […]

You Can’t Roller Skate in a Grizzly Bear Herd

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is up to its usual lying, cheating and stealing, pretending its intentions are the delisting of the grizzly bear in the so-called, “Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.” Lest we forget that we operate within a rigged system of control, profiteering, and human engineering? The USFWS has no serious intention to […]

Wildlife Alliance of Maine Files for Summary Judgement in Lynx Incidental Take Permit

According to information I have received, the Wildlife Alliance of Maine has filed for Summary Judgement in its case against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for issuing the state of Maine an Incidental Take Permit for Canada lynx.

Proposed Revisions To ESA Raise Concerns, Questions

Doyel Shamley, CEO of Veritas Research states, “As originally proposed, numerous entities that are the most adversely effected by erroneous listing procedures, local governments and localized industries, widely supported the revised changes. However, with the newly added revisions inserted into the proposal, the agencies will once again ignore the input of local government and the […]

The Flam-Flam of Designating Critical Habitat?

If the Department of Interior(DOI)/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service(USFWS) is given complete discretion over designating critical habitat for Threatened or Endangered Species, who will this act benefit? We see below the summary of what has been published in the Federal Register, by the USFWS, where they change their mind about designating critical habitat for the northern […]

New Mexico Plans Lawsuit to Stop USFWS From Releasing More Mongrel Dogs

GOOD LUCK WITH THAT! Last October I shared with readers that the State of New Mexico was going to fight the Federal Government – the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service(USFWS) – if the USFWS made plans to introduce more federally protected Mexican gray wolves in that state. Because of the very clear and precise history […]

New Obama Administration Habitat Rules Grant Limitless Discretion to Federal Agencies

Press Release from the House Committee on Natural Resources: WASHINGTON, D.C., April 19, 2016 – Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing on the Obama Administration’s expansive new definitions and revised criteria for designating critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act.Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) argued the new rules allow the U.S. Fish and […]

Changing the ESA by POLICY Circumventing Legislative Process

MEMORANDUM FROM: KAREN BUDD-FALEN BUDD-FALEN LAW OFFICES, LLC DATE: MARCH 15, 2016 RE: MAJOR REGULATORY EXPANSION OF ESA LISTING AND CRITICAL HABITAT DESIGNATIONS While private property owners were vehemently protesting the EPA’s expansion of jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA-Fisheries (collectively “FWS”) were bit-by-bit expanding the federal government’s overreach on […]

Removing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Population of Grizzly Bears From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife

SUMMARY: The best available scientific and commercial data indicate that the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) population of grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) has recovered and no longer meets the definition of an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (Act). The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is also proposing […]

Removal of the Louisiana Black Bear From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Removal of Similarity-of-Appearance Protections for the American Black Bear

SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are removing the Louisiana black bear (Ursus americanus luteolus) from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife (List). This action is based on a thorough review of the best available scientific and commercial information, which indicates that this subspecies has recovered and no longer meets […]