The Center for Biological Diversity is leaning on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to investigate threats to the western glacier stonefly . . .
Wildlife advocates asked a judge Wednesday to force federal officials to decide if a rare aquatic insect that’s found only in Montana’s Glacier National Park should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Western glacier stoneflies were first identified by scientists in 1963. They live in streams fed by cold water from glaciers in northwest Montana…
In a Wednesday lawsuit, the Center for Biological Diversity said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to follow through on a 2011 finding that protections might be needed for the insects.