Protections for grizzly bears result of environmentalists “destroying our Western way of life.”
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has restored protections to grizzly bears under the Endangered Species Act at Yellowstone National Park.
They were de-listed in 2016 but a court ruling last year reversed that decision.
The Fish and Wildlife Service said in a statement
“Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service revised the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife to again include grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) as part of the existing listing for grizzly bears under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
“This action was taken to comply with a September 24, 2018, Montana District Court order.
“There is widespread public support for grizzly bear conservation, and the service continues to collaborate with state, federal, non-governmental, and tribal partners to research, monitor, and manage the iconic species and its habitats.”
But Republican Liz Cheney, slammed the decision.
She said it was, “result of excessive litigation pursued by radical environmentalists intent on destroying our Western way of life.”