Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reinstatement of ESA Listing for the Grizzly Bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in Compliance With Court Order (Final)
Jul. 31, 2019
USFWS issued a final rule to comply with a court order that reinstated the regulatory protections under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA), for the grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. This action is effective July 31, 2019. However, the court order had legal effect immediately upon being filed on September 24, 2018. POC Dr. Hilary Cooley, Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator, USFWS, University Hall, Room #309, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812; tel: 406-243-4903. (Federal Register: 31 July 2019 [Rules and Regulations] Pages 37144-37145).