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For Immediate Release, September 23, 2013

Contact:​Tierra Curry, Center for Biological Diversity, (928) 522-3681
​​Kylie Paul, Defenders of Wildlife, (406) 370-6979
​​Gary Macfarlane, Friends of the Clearwater, (208) 882-9755
​​Travis Bruner, Western Watersheds Project (208) 788-2290
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Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Northern Rockies Fisher

Rare Forest Carnivore Threatened [...]

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Rare Fishers Heavily Impacted

A response to a state public records request, submitted by Western Watersheds Project to the Idaho Fish and Game Department, shows widespread capture and mortality of non-target species related to wolf trapping and snaring in Idaho during the 2011/2012 trapping and snaring season.  For the last two years, since wolves in the Northern [...]

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They need old growth forests for survival

My wife and I were fortunate enough to see a fisher as we were driving over Lolo Pass a couple of years ago. This is one of the few areas where fishers still have a native population in the Rockies and, according to the press release, they are [...]

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~ Edward Abbey