Protecting Fishers From Poison on Pot Farms

October 6, 2014 10:43 PM

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Protecting Fishers From Poison on Pot Farms

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) proposed a plan Monday to protect a weasel-like species known as a fisher from rat poison, which is regularly used on pot farms, according to reports.

Fishers would be listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act in the states of Oregon, California and Washington if the agency's request is approved. A final decision is expected by Sept. 30, 2015 after a period of public comment.

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