u.s. fish and wildlife service

Wolverine Threatened Status
6:20 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Conservationists Sue For Wolverine Protections

Conservationists want the courts to require a federal agency to list the wolverine as an endangered species.
Credit Josh More / Flickr

Wolverines need deep snowpack to build their nests and rear their young. But climate models project a rise in temperatures across the wolverine’s current habitat in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Washington, and Oregon.

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Endangered Fisher
7:21 am
Tue October 7, 2014

West Coast Fisher Proposed For Endangered Species Protection

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed listing the fisher as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act. Its populations were first damaged by trapping and logging, and now face a threat from rat poison used by illegal marijuana farms.
Credit Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed endangered species protection for west coast populations of the fisher. It’s a relative of the weasel.

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