Month: September 2013

Women and Wolves

September 16, 2013

The Animal News Hour’s inaugural show, “Women Helping Wolves Live,” features seven women, including Wolf Conservation Center’s Maggie Howell, and their thoughts  re: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) nationwide gray wolf delisting proposal and rule changes that threaten Mexican wolf recovery.  Show host David Forjan asked the women to speak as is they were…

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#StandForWolves – Only 3 Opportunities to Comment in Person

September 12, 2013

On June 7, 2013, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) officially announced proposals that will impact the future of America’s gray wolves.  Nationwide Delisting Proposal USFWS’s proposes to remove Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for the gray wolf (Canis lupus) in the contiguous United States. USFWS is gauging gray wolf recovery solely on the…

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

September 11, 2013

  “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” ~ Jimi Hendrix

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Lobos: An Essential Piece Of the Southwest Landscape

September 10, 2013

The Mexican gray wolf or “lobo” (Canis lupus baileyi) is the southernmost and most genetically distinct subspecies of gray wolf in the North America.  In the late 1800s, there was a national movement to  eradicate wolves and other large predators from the wild landscape in the United States. Wolves were trapped, shot, and poisoned.  Bounties were…

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Join the #iamessential Movement for Lobos

September 9, 2013

The Mexican gray wolf or “lobo” (Canis lupus baileyi) is the southernmost and most genetically distinct subspecies of gray wolf in the North America.  In the late 1800s, there was a national movement to  eradicate wolves and other large predators from the wild landscape in the United States. Wolves were trapped, shot and poisoned.  Bounties were…

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Canis Loopty-Lupus?

September 8, 2013
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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

September 4, 2013

“Keep not standing fixed and rooted. Briskly venture, briskly roam.” ~ Goethe

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A Rocky Mountain Tragedy…Revisited

September 3, 2013

A message about a  sobering milestone … As a wildlife education organization we celebrate when a species is delisted from the Endangered Species Act because it signifies that the species has recovered biologically.  As advocates for wolves, however, our celebration was short lived. When the wolves of the Northern Rockies were delisted in 2011, it…

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Happy Labor Day

September 2, 2013
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