Final SEIS for the Proposed Revision to the Regulations for the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi)

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2022 FSEIS ProposedRevRegsNonessentialExpPopnMexWolf

This final supplemental environmental impact statement (FSEIS) analyzes our proposed action to modify the population objective, release recommendations, and three take provisions established in the 2015 10(j) rule, Revision to the Regulations for the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf (80 FR 2512, January 16, 2015) (2015 10(j) rule).

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Once common throughout parts of the Southwestern U.S. and Mexico, the Mexican wolf was all but eliminated from the wild by the 1970s due to conflicts with livestock. In 1976, the Mexican wolf was listed as endangered and a binational captive breeding program was initiated soon after to save this...
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