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Women and Wolves

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 commenting directly to Secretary of Interior Sally Jewel on behalf of America’s gray wolves. 

In alphabetical order, listen to:

Beckie Elgin, Wolf Advocate and Writer, author of that wonderful blog, Wolves and Writing

Jill Fritz, Michigan State Director of the HSUS and Director of Keeping Michigan Wolves Protected

Alyssa Grayson, 12 yrs. old, Junior Advocate for the National Wolfwatcher Coalition

Maggie Howell, Executive Director of the Wolf Conservation Center

Wendy Keefover, Carnivore Protection Program Director for WildEarth Guardians

Suzanne Stone, Northern Rockies Representative for Defenders of Wildlife

Amaroq Weiss, West Coast Wolf Organizer for The Center For Biological Diversity

FREE on iTunes here!

What would you say?  Don’t only tell us, tell USFWS!

USFWS’s Public Hearings Schedule

  • September 30 – 6PM-8:30PM- Washington, DC – at the Department of the Interior Auditorium (1849 C Street, N.W., Washington, DC)
  • October 2 – 6-8:30PM – Sacramento, CA –  at the Clarion Inn (Martinique Ball Room, 1401 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA)
  • October 4 – 6-9PM  – Albuquerque, NM – at the Embassy Suites Hotel (10004 Woodward Place NE, Albuquerque, NM)   –  This hearing offers the only opportunity to comment on Mexican wolves!

The Wolf Conservation Center will be attending the hearings in Washington, DC and Albuquerque, NM, and we hope we can meet you there!  For those unable to attend any of the hearings, please #StandForWolves and comment online today!

  • Submit comments to USFWS re: Nationwide Delisting Plan HERE
  • Submit comments on Rules Governing Mexican Wolf Recovery HERE