15 Apr '11, 6pm

Please Join the @Sierra_Club in Preventing Gray Wolf Delisting #savewolves

Please Join the @Sierra_Club in Preventing Gray Wolf Delisting #savewolves

READ MORE: U.S. Congress Removes Wolves from Endangered Species List -- A Legislative First For the wolves being delisted, that precedent-setting action undermines the very basis of the Endangered Species Act and the sound, science-based management practices that have brought so many iconic animals back from the edge of extinction. READ MORE: Putting the Endangered Species Act Into Practice, One Wolf Listing at a Time That language, crafted by Senator Jon Tester and Representative Mike Simpson reverses a court victory from August 2010 and removes wolves in the Northern Rockies from the Endangered Species List in every state except Wyoming. This is the first time that Congress has ever made a species-specific decision under the Endangered Species Act. This precedent-setting action will be the worst blow that the Act has ever seen in its nearly four-decade history. Wolves ha...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2011) - Congress gave final approval for a budget deal today that includes a non-budget provis...