**Special thanks to KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press, for providing this information!
Updated 4:23 pm, Thursday, November 13, 2014
“BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Four environmental groups filed a lawsuit late Thursday to prevent a federal agency from extending a wolf- and coyote-hunting derby onto additional public lands in east-central Idaho.
The lawsuit filed in federal court in Idaho came less than two hours after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management approved Idaho for Wildlife’s request for the derby permit near Salmon.
Amy Atwood of the Center for Biological Diversity called the decision “repugnant” and a “slap in the face” to thousands of people who commented against the derby.
She said the BLM “has the authority to make sure wolves are protected and secure…
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