08:57 PM

For Immediate Release

Humboldt Martens Proposed for ESA Protection

Sristi Kamal, senior Northwest representative at Defenders of Wildlife, issued the following statement:

“Today U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made the right decision to recommend listing the Humboldt marten as ‘threatened.’ In order to protect this species, the Service must also act to protect the marten’s habitat from logging that is forcing them towards extinction.”

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