WWP Wins Big for Big Lost River Whitefish

Today (3/31/09) Judge Edward Lodge of the Federal District Court for Idaho granted Western Watersheds Projects Motion for Summary Judgment and Ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to complete a 12 month finding on the status of the Big Lost River Whitefish. That status review and listing decision will be due to be issued 12 months from today. This is a great opportunity to protect this remarkable fish that has been isolated from all other whitefish for more than 10,000 years.

Big Lost River White Fish

Big Lost River White Fish Photo © Idaho Department of Fish and Game

 

Read the Order

Read the Listing Petition
Read the 2007 Complaint
Read the Status Report

 

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