Grizzly hunting season on hold as judge considers federal protections

Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting Blog

https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2018/0831/Grizzly-hunting-season-on-hold-as-judge-considers-federal-protections

The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently lifted its protections for grizzly bears, allowing a hunting season to be scheduled for Sept. 1, 2018. But a federal judge has temporarily blocked the hunting season while he considers lawsuits from environmental activism groups.

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A grizzly bear and her two cubs are seen on a field at Yellowstone National Park in Wyo., on July 6, 2015. The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently lifted its protections for the bears, but a federal judge has temporarily blocked grizzly hunting while he considers arguments from environmental groups to keep protections in place.

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the opening of the first public grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho in more than 40 years, as he considers whether the government was wrong to lift federal protections on…

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