Month: November 2015

Conservation Groups Taking U.S. Fish and Wildlife To Court Over Red Wolves

November 13, 2015

Conservation groups filed a complaint late yesterday in the US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina against the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for its failure to protect the world’s only wild population of red wolves and its illegal action in authorizing the killing of a breeding female red wolf. They…

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The Rider Roundup: An Overview of Anti-ESA Riders – Day Eight

November 12, 2015

RIDER ROUNDUP #8 In Day Eight of the ‪#‎RiderRoundup‬, we introduce another anti-environment rider — just one of many that seek to gut the Endangered Species Act and block its protections for wolves & other imperiled species. H.R. 884 – To direct the Secretary of the Interior to reissue final rules relating to listing of…

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The Rider Roundup: An Overview of Anti-ESA Riders – Day Seven

November 11, 2015

RIDER ROUNDUP #7 Despite the success and public support of the Endangered Species Act, some members of Congress have introduced dozens of anti-ESA riders that seek gut the ESA and block its protections for wolves & other imperiled species.  In Day Seven of the #RiderRoundup, we introduce another anti-environment rider: S. 1142 – Native Species…

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A Wild Salute

November 11, 2015

Howls of Thanks “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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The Rider Roundup: An Overview of Anti-ESA Riders – Day Six

November 10, 2015

RIDER ROUNDUP #6 In Day Six of the ‪#‎RiderRoundup‬, we introduce another anti-environment rider– just one of many that seek to gut the Endangered Species Act and block its protections for wolves & other imperiled species. Sec. 110 of (S. 1645) Senate Interior Appropriations Bill of 2016; Gray Wolves This provision would legislatively order the…

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Budding Conservationist Celebrates Wolves Through Art

November 10, 2015

Howls of thanks to 10-yr-old Madeline Convy – a young conservationist creating a brighter future by celebrating wolves through art! The dynamo has a passion for wolves and is working hard to inspire others to better understand the importance of predators in our world. Thank you, Madeline, for taking on environmental projects with great energy…

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The Rider Roundup: An Overview of Anti-ESA Riders – Day Five

November 9, 2015

RIDER ROUNDUP #5 Despite the success and public support of the Endangered Species Act, some members of Congress have introduced dozens of anti-ESA riders that seek gut the ESA and block its protections for wolves & other imperiled species. In Day Five of the ‪#‎RiderRoundup‬, we introduce another anti-environment rider— one of many that seek…

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Wolf Conservation Center’s Endangered Red Wolves get a Clean Bill of Health

November 8, 2015

People often ask us how we monitor the health of our wolves. Needless to say, the well-being of our wolves is a top priority, so we constantly take stock of their health, monitoring the shy animals as much as we possible in person and also via webcam. We also conduct periodic veterinary checks for hands-on…

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The Rider Roundup: An Overview of Anti-ESA Riders – Day Four

November 8, 2015

Rider Roundup #4 In Day Four of the ‪#‎RiderRoundup‬, we introduce another anti-environment rider- one of many that seek to gut the Endangered Species Act and block its protections for wolves & other imperiled species. H. Amdt. 628 (H.R. 2822) House Interior Appropriations Bill of 2016; ESA Status Review This provision blocks ESA protections for…

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The Rider Roundup: An Overview of Anti-ESA Riders – Day Three

November 7, 2015

RIDER ROUNDUP #3 Despite the success and public support of the Endangered Species Act, some members of Congress have introduced dozens of anti-ESA riders that seek gut the ESA and block its protections for wolves & other imperiled species.  In day three of the #RiderRoundup, we introduce another anti-environment rider- that seek gut the Endangered…

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