This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued permits to several counties in Southwestern Utah allowing them to resume … More
Tag: Utah prairie dog
Can states be trusted to protect rare species?
Proposals for reforming the Endangered Species Act to rely more on state regulation and private incentives are usually met by … More
Can federalism’s flexibility recover endangered species?
The federal Endangered Species Act has generated a lot of conflict over the last 44 years, but has little to … More
How should environmentalists feel about the Constitution?
The environmental movement is young by constitutional standards, gaining steam in the early 20th century and becoming a powerful political … More
New leader of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service could steer agency in more collaborative direction
At long last, the Administration has chosen an acting leader for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service—an important federal agency … More
Will the federal government stop Utah from working with property owners to protect prairie dogs?
For three years, Utah has worked with property owners to protect prairie dogs. But a decision from the Tenth Circuit threatens to get rid of that conservation program and replace it with more conflict.
Will environmentalists discover federalism under Trump?
One of the possible silver linings of the incoming administration is that environmentalists may have to discover federalism. For decades, … More