Month: November 2014

Walter Medwid: Time for Change in Managing Vermont’s Wildlife

November 30, 2014

This must-read editorial applies to states nationwide.   Walter Medwid: Time for Change in Managing Vermont’s Wildlife Originally posted: Time for Change in Managing Vermont’s WildlifeNOV. 21 2014 This commentary is by Walter Medwid, a biologist who lives in Derby, VT and former Executive Director for the International Wolf Center in Ely, MN. True…

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Turn Your Holiday Shopping Into A Fundraiser for Wolves

November 29, 2014

Feeling Thankful. We have a lot to be thankful for, especially the support we get from you. We know that you are probably inundated with requests for donations at this time of year. Naturally we deeply appreciate contributions of any size at any time, but we wanted to let you know that there are many…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2014
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DNA Tests Confirm First Wolf in Over 70 years is Living near Grand Canyon’s North Rim

November 21, 2014

Female Grand Canyon Wolf is Fully Protected Under Endangered Species Act – For Now For Immediate Release, November 21, 2014Contact: Emily Renn, (928) 202-1325, Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery ProjectEllen Winchester, (928) 638-2389, Kaibab LodgeKim Vacariu, (520) 390-3969, Wildlands NetworkSandy Bahr, (602) 253-8633, Sierra Club – Grand Canyon ChapterKim Crumbo, (928) 606-5850, Grand Canyon Wildlands CouncilMaggie…

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Northeast Wolf Coalition Draws Wildlife Experts to Walden Woods

November 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 20, 2014Contact: Wolf Conservation Center: Maggie Howell,; 914-763-2373 Endangered Species Coalition: Tara Thornton;; 207-268-2108 RESTORE: The North Woods: Jym St. Pierre;; Recognizing the need for an ongoing collaboration to explore the vision of and potential for wolf recovery in the Northeast USA, the Northeast Wolf Coalition, an alliance of…

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Exploring Wolf Recovery in the Northeast

November 15, 2014

“In wildness is the preservation of the world” ~ H.D. Thoreau The Northeast Wolf Coalition envisions populations of wolves recovered in numbers that will allow them to re-establish their critical role in nature and ensure their long-term survival in the region. A new video, “A Wilder Northeast,” produced by Predator Defense and the Coalition presents its case… …

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New Paper Explores Why We Hunt Large Predators

November 13, 2014

We hunt predators but we can’t say why Originally Posted: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014 1:15 PMThe New West / By Todd Wilkinson Consider this loaded question: Should grizzly bears, wolves and cougars be hunted for sport? Worldwide, given their rarity and declining numbers, should lions, leopards, cheetahs, jaguars and tigers? Across North America we find…

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Lawsuit Fights 38 Years of Delay in Recovering Southwest’s Mexican Gray Wolves

November 12, 2014

NEWS RELEASE: November 12, 2014 Contacts: Maggie Caldwell, Earthjustice, 415-217-2084, mcaldwell@earthjustice.orgMichael Robinson, Center for Biological Diversity, (575) 313-7017Maggie Howell, Wolf Conservation Center, 914-763-2373, maggie@nywolf.orgSteve Parker, Endangered Wolf Center, 636-938-5900, Lawsuit Fights 38 Years of Delay in Recovering Southwest’s Mexican Gray Wolves TUCSON, Ariz.— A coalition of wolf conservation groups, environmental organizations and a retired…

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A Wild Salute

November 11, 2014

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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Room for Wolf Recovery

November 10, 2014

A first-of-its-kind analysis by Center for Biological Diversity identified 359,000 square miles of additional suitable habitat for gray wolves in 19 of the lower 48 states that could significantly boost the nation’s 40-year wolf recovery efforts.   The report documents 56 instances over 30 years where wolves have dispersed from existing core recovery areas to…

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