Trapping in Lynx Country Jeopardizes Recovery Efforts (press release 8.20.12)

Montana’s Trapping Regulations Violate the Endangered Species Act

Four conservation organizations today served a notice of intent to sue upon the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission for permitting trapping that kills and injures Canada lynx, a species protected as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act.

Groups threaten Mont. with lawsuit over Canada lynx trappings


Environmental groups are planning to sue Montana wildlife managers for allowing trapping that they say inadvertently harms the threatened Canada lynx.

Commissioner get wrap up on MSTI review project


VIRGINIA CITY – At their regular meeting on Tuesday the Madison County Commissioners met with representatives from the Mountain States Transmission Intertie Review Project to receive final project reports and discuss their experience with and interpretation of the review process.

Conservationists sue over timber sale on Flathead's South Fork

WHITEFISH – Conservation groups on Tuesday sued the U.S. Forest Service in an effort to halt a logging project in the South Fork of the Flathead River, arguing the timber sale will jeopardize critical wildlife habitat along the scenic river corridor.

Environmental Groups Sue Forest Service Over Spotted Bear Logging Proposal


Two local conservation groups represented by Helena’s Western Environmental Law Center filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a proposed U.S. Forest Service logging project in the South Fork Flathead River corridor.

Suit challenges logging project

Two environmental groups have sued to stop a major logging project planned on the Spotted Bear Ranger District east of the South Fork Flathead River.

Represented by the Western Environmental Law Center, Friends of the Wild Swan and the Swan View Coalition filed their lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Missoula.

Another South Fork Flathead Logging Project Faces Lawsuit

Two environmental groups sue U.S. Forest Service for second time since February

Two local conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service objecting to a logging project proposed in the South Fork Flathead River corridor, the second time in two months the groups have filed litigation against a South Fork logging proposal. 

Appeals court halts logging in Rat Creek Salvage project


A federal appeals court has blocked the U.S. Forest Service from logging trees on more than 1,600 acres of burned forest in southwestern Montana, but the agency says most of the timber already has been harvested.

Judge Halts Proposed Biathlon Course Near Helena



HELENA – A federal judge has put a halt to the Montana Army National Guard's proposed biathlon course near MacDonald Pass west of Helena, saying a look into the environmental effects of the project was inadequate.

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