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Judge says ATV trail needs more assessment (Idaho Post Register 4.3.14)

A move to build an all-terrain vehicle trail near the Idaho-Wyoming border is on hold following a federal court ruling which found it could impact a proposed wilderness area.

The proposed...

Wildlife Groups Seek to Protect Endangered Jaguar’s Critical Habitat (press release 4.7.14)

The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and WildEarth Guardians (Guardians) have notified the United States Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program of their intent to sue over the program...

Court Strikes Down Environmental Review of Controversial ATV Trail in SE Idaho’s Popular Caribou Mountains (press release 4.2.14)

US Forest Service failed to consider detrimental impacts on Caribou Mountain Recommended Wilderness Area.

In a win for highly sensitive forest lands, streams, and fisheries in southwest Greater Yellowstone, the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho rejected the United States Forest Service’s...

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