Protect the Canada Lynx! Don't let Trump delist this endangered species!

  • by: richard amerine
  • target: Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Services and the Secretary of the Interior

The Canada lynx doesn't just live in Canada!! It's endangered in its US range of Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Colorado, Idaho and Washington. In 2016 the USFWS admitted that the lynx is "very unlikely" to survive beyond 2100 in the U.S. A federal court ruled the USFWS and the Forest Service must do more to protect the lynx and its habitat, which is threatened by logging and increasing off-road vehicle use.

Now, the Trump administration has completely reversed course and wants to remove federal protections for this vulnerable wild animal.

This is a total and shocking reversal of ESA policy because these rare and elusive midsize cats are DECLINING in numbers in four of their five U.S. habitat areas. Ignoring the science that shows they will not be able to survive without protection due to climate change and loss of habitat is incredibly irresponsible and unacceptable.

Sign my petition and demand the USFWS and the Interior Department follow the judges ruling and implement a sustainable recovery plan!

Update #22 months ago
Extremely Important to stop the delisting of the Canada Lynx in the lower 48 United States !!!

With the more than 70 wolf delisting riders currently in congress if wolves are delisted and the issuing of the final rule by the USFWS and Interior Departments Sec. Ryan Zinke and the Canadian Lynx is delisted it will mean that not one predator of any size will be protected in the United States under the Endangered Species Act--Think about it -Not One Single Predator !
We can not let this happen !
Update #13 months ago
WOW! check out these amazing pictures of a group of 5 lynx in the Superior National Forest! Now, help grow the campaign and share the petition with your friends who love animals. This is what we're fighting for. Let's see if we can get 200K signatures demanding Trump dump his plans to delist this threatened species!
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