Month: August 2014
Has the Extinction of Species Taught us Anything?
The passenger pigeon is among the most famous of American birds, but sadly this is due to it’s demise – the largest-scale human-caused extinction in history. Over a century ago,…Read More
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Announces Review of Eastern North Carolina Red Wolf Population
Eastern North Carolina Red Wolf Population Under Review Originally published on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website – here.Focus Group Sessions Scheduled August 29, 2014Contacts: Tom MacKenzie, USFWS404firstname.lastname@example.org The…Read More
Op-Ed Explains How New Interpretation of the ESA Threatens its Reach
Conservation, or Curation? OP-ED CONTRIBUTORS By JOHN A. VUCETICH and MICHAEL PAUL NELSON Originally published in the New York Times – August 20, 2014 THE United States Fish and Wildlife…Read More
Is Science at Risk of Extinction?
There’s a new trend in our country and it’s not a good one… We’re ignoring science. Although U.S. Fish & Wildlife (FWS) is bound by the Endangered Species Act to…Read More
Tell USFWS Mexican Gray Wolves are Essential
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has released a draft proposal to change the rules governing the Mexican wolf reintroduction. The draft proposal, if implemented, will seriously jeopardize the…Read More
Wolf Conservation Center Opposes [H.R. 4315] – Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act
SUMMARY POSITION:H.R. 4315 is package of four dangerous bills that would drastically change the way the Federal government protects endangered and threatened species. HR 4315 would add layers of bureaucracy,…Read More