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Latest press on Washington's wolverines
First time in recorded history: Wolverine tracks confirmed in Oregon’s Wallowa Mountains
The tracks of a wolverine are found in the Wallowa Mountains, for the first time! The researcher followed the tracks for about a mile until they left the river bottom and headed into the high country.
Rewards increased for wildlife poaching
Mar 6 - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife expands its reward fund for apprehending wildlife poachers with contributions from Conservation Northwest.
Why isn’t the wolverine better protected in the Northern Rockies?
Feb 25 - New West writer Dennis Higman ruminates on the rare privilege of seeing a wolverine in the wild and wonders how we might better protect them.
Dec 14, 2010: Wolverine: Ice-age survivor
Dec 14 - Wolverines, a rare forest predator, are judged by USFWS as "warranted but precluded" from protection under the Endangered Species Act. To survive climate change, they need more. We are redoubling our efforts to track their existence, protect and connect as much habitat for wolverines as we can, and push for full protections.
Wolverines judged needy of Endangered Species protection
Outdoors blog - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says that the wolverine, known for its strength and determination, should be listed as a candidate species.
US Fish and Wildlife Service acknowledges wolverine face extinction
After years of wrangling, the US Fish and Wildlife Service determined today that wolverines warrant protection under the federal Endangered Species Act, but that protections will be withheld indefinitely due to the backlog of other species awaiting official action.
Wolverines might be making a comeback
“With the camera techniques, we know there are three or four times more wolverines than have been detected by trapping alone. There are a lot more wolverines than we thought,” [wildlife biologist Keith] Aubrey said, but still fewer than 25 in the North Cascades.
Wolverines threatened by climate change
A coalition of ten conservation groups, including Conservation Northwest, concerned by what they see as government corruption of science and failure to acknowledge the serious threat of climate change, have filed a lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) for its failure to protect wolverines under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Mar 18, 2008: Dire Straits for Wolverine?
US Fish and Wildlife officials declare that they will not use the Endangered Species Act to protect the rare wolverine.
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