Endangered Species Articles
Farm Bureau speaks out against Fish & Wildlife Service Grizzly decision
Yesterday’s announcement by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service recommending that grizzly bear remain threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is being met with dismay from Montana Farm Bureau and other agricultural groups.
Farm Bureau comments on gray wolf removal from Endangered Species List
The Department of the Interior announced it has removed the gray wolf from the endangered species list, signaling a successful recovery under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The gray wolf spent more than four decades on the endangered species list. The population is now thriving in the lower 48 states.
Move for gray wolf delisting from the ESA applauded by Farm Bureau
MFBF applauds the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services’ announcement that there will soon being a rule making to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list.
Montana Farm Bureau comments on Endangered Species Act Reform
The delisting process must be clear, efficient, concise and reliable. Safeguards need to be in place so the goal posts cannot be moved every time the species gets close to a delisting like what happened with the wolf and just happened again with the grizzly.
Montana Farm Bureau submits comments on Sage Grouse Land Management Plan
Montana Farm Bureau has submitted comments to the Department of the Interior regarding the Bureau of Land Management’s Greater Sage Grouse Land Management Plan. Comments highlighted issues in the plan that need to be addressed before the DOI moves forward.
Farm Bureau Convention Concludes with 2017 Policy Roadmap
Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2017 Annual Convention today approved a host of public policy measures designed to help assure a prosperous future for farmers, ranchers and everyone who depends on them for food, fuel and fiber.