Tag Archives: Endangered Species

Trump Administration Moving to Strip Protection From Wolves Across Country

The Trump administration this week confirmed it is considering a proposal to strip Endangered Species Action protection from nearly all wolves in the lower 48 states, including the Great Lakes region, making the animals vulnerable to trophy hunting and trapping. … Continue reading

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New Heritage Foundation report highlights failures of Endangered Species Act

The meticulously researched Heritage report provides an overview of the sham that is the ESA. Bureaucrats at the FWS can spend a lucrative 30-year career overseeing the “recovery” of a grand total of two species while imposing land-use restrictions throughout … Continue reading

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White House considering proposal that could strip protections from hundreds of threatened species: report

  © Provided by The Hill   The White House is reportedly looking into a proposal that some warn could strip protections for hundreds of threatened species. Would that not be a boon to our ranching community? Ou rah! — … Continue reading

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The Curious Recovery of a ‘Threatened’ Bat Species

Essentially, everything forming the rationale for adding the bat to the endangered-species list was wrong. Well, whadaya expect from a gdgubment job? — jtl, 419 By Rob Gordon   at the Daily Signal A lesser long-nosed bat drinking nectar from … Continue reading

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How should one measure the Endangered Species Act’s performance?

“…only a tiny fraction of the species that have been listed under the Act have recovered.” And did you know that there are more extinct species than there are species? — jtl, 419 by Damien M. Schiff via the Pacific … Continue reading

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U.S., Mexico wildlife officials draft jaguar recovery plan

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press via The Journal Enlargephoto ALBUQUERQUE — A team of wildlife officials in the United States and Mexico on Monday released details of a proposed recovery plan for the endangered jaguar, prompting criticism from environmental … Continue reading

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Texas judge says ESA listing for lesser prairie chicken is a no-go

 A federal district judge in Midland, Texas threw a high hard one Wednesday when he invalidated the listing of the lesser prairie chicken under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Always proud to be a Texas and, in this case, particularly … Continue reading

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Wanted – Sage Grouse Protectors – Annual Salary at $100,000

Did you ever notice how government’s  universal solution to all “problems” is to throw money at them? The problem is that it is never their own money. — jtl, 419 by Peter Christian, KGVO This from the Associated Press via … Continue reading

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USDA partnership improving sage-grouse habitat, grazing lands

“Thanks to the interest from ranchers and support of our conservation partners, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is working to secure this species’ future while maintaining our vibrant western economies,” Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie said … Continue reading

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Laxalt: Nevada should sue over Endangered Species Act

Don’t hold your breath. I know, I know I’m too young to be that cynical. lol — jtl, 419 Adam Laxalt, candidate for Attorney General, speaks with the Review-Journal editorial board on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (Mark Damon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) … Continue reading

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