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Court Rules Fish And Wildlife Service Erred By Finding Wolverines Didn't Need Endangered Species Act Protection

A federal judge has determined the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service erred by not fully considering climate-change impacts and genetic isolation when it decided wolverines did not need Endangered Species Act protection.

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Proposes New Ranger Station

For visitors and workers at the Clarno Unit of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, the closest thing to a ranger station is a 76-square-foot structure that also serves as a water treatment facility. The Oregon park hopes to change that with a proposal to construct a new building with an attached garage and fenced yard.

UPDATED: National Park Service Director Urged By Congressional Representatives To Survey Workforce For Sexual Harassment

Nearly two dozen members of Congress have signed a bipartisan letter to National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis asking that his staff conduct a system-wide survey to see whether sexual harassment is an ongoing problem in the agency.

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