Trappers Prevail in Maine Lynx Incidental Take Lawsuit

Trappers Prevail in Maine Lynx Incidental Take Lawsuit

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Trappers in Maine and the state’s Department of Inland Fish and Wildlife won a court battle Feb. 15 against a lawsuit filed by four animal rights organizations regarding “incidental take” in regard to the Endangered Species Act.

The ruling was handed down by U.S. District Judge Jon Levy. The Sportsman’s Alliance Foundation joined trappers and the Maine DIFW in fighting the lawsuit. Here is the press release from the Foundation about the ruling:

The Canada Lynx is found in some parts of the United States, including Maine, where a lawsuit was being fought against animal rights organizations about incidental take by trappers. (PHOTO: USFWS Digital…



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