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Wildlife Conservation Fund of America v. Norton (Off-road hunting)


Intervening defendants in federal court action challenging Park Service's decision to restrict off-road vehicle use and related hunting activity in ecologically critical areas of Big Cypress National Preserve. In 2005, the federal court in Florida rejected the plaintiff's claims and upheld the Service's plan.


 

Court or Agency: United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Plaintiff(s): Wildlife Conservation Fund of America
Defendant: National Park Service, The HSUS, and a coalition of wildlife protection organizations.
HSUS Counsel: Peter Petersan
Outside Counsel: Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal
Status: Appeal Pending