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Gianforte Welcomes Recovery of Canada Lynx

January 11, 2018
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement today after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service concluded that the Canada lynx should be considered for delisting due to its recovery:

“I welcome the finding of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the Canada lynx has recovered and should be considered for delisting. I appreciate the conclusion of the Service’s work and look forward to the next steps being taken, given the species’ recovery. We should celebrate today’s news as a win for both the lynx and Montana and as a promising first step on a road to delisting.”

More information about the Service’s review may be found here.