Our View | Wolves won’t lose protection overnight

Cattlemen are cheering an announcement that the Department of the Interior will soon propose a plan to end federal protections on gray wolves, especially after the report claiming the species is fully recovered in the Lower 48 states.

On March 6, Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will soon come up with a plan for delisting wolves, returning management to the states and tribes.

“Recovery of the (gray) wolf under the Endangered Species Act is one of our nation’s great conservation successes, with the wolf joining other cherished species, such as the bald eagle,

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