Month: August 2013

#StandForWolves

August 30, 2013

Although USFWS director Daniel Ashe declared victory for gray wolf recovery by stating  “Wolves are recovered and they are now in good hands,” 16 scientists with expertise in carnivore taxonomy and conservation biology voiced their concern that USFWS’s nationwide delisting rule is terribly premature in a letter sent to Interior Secretary Jewell on May 21st. …

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#StandForWolves – Losing Wolves Would Impoverish Us All

August 29, 2013

Our friends from WildEarth Guardians made a short film (below) about why wolves are so important to the landscape, and to all of us. The Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal to remove the gray wolf from the list of endangered species has hackles up nationwide. Please take a few moments to watch the film, share…

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

August 28, 2013

 “A large nose is the mark of a witty, courteous, affable, generous and liberal man.” ~ Cyrano de Bergerac

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Happy Friday!

August 23, 2013

  Canis Goofus?

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Coconino Voices: Wolves Deserve Wider Range

August 22, 2013

The following  guest column published in yesterday’s  Arizona Daily Sun by Grand Canyon Wildlands Council‘s conservation director Kim Crumbo is right on!  Crumbo writes about the critical role Mexican wolves play in nature, and their need for a wider place to roam.  Please show your support for lobos by leaving positive comments on the article…

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

August 21, 2013

 “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein  

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USFWS Reviews Plan After “Delisting” Three Scientists From Wolf Peer Review Panel

August 17, 2013

On June 7, 2013, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) officially announced its plan to remove Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for the gray wolf (Canis lupus) in the contiguous United States.  Just 2 months later, USFWS has postponed the evaluation of the delisting plan. It all started with a letter.  Although USFWS director…

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

August 14, 2013

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

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How will you #StandForWolves?

August 13, 2013

August 14th is the National Day of Action for wolves!  Today the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) and coalition partners launch a multi-month campaign of events and activities that highlight the importance of wolves to ecosystems and teach people of all ages easy ways they can participate as effective voices for wolves now and in the…

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Mexican Gray Wolf Conducts a Symphony

August 12, 2013

Mexican gray wolf F810 leads a diverse group of singers: one Arctic gray wolf, two Canadian/Rocky Mountain gray wolves, five red wolves, and thirteen fellow Mexican gray wolves. Enjoy this wild adventure for your ears! Mexican gray wolf F810 is one of the fourteen critically endangered captive Mexican gray wolves that call the Wolf Conservation…

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