Month: July 2016

U.S. House Passes Two Anti-Wolf Amendments to Interior Spending Bill

July 13, 2016

  The U.S. House just passed two anti-wolf amendments to the Interior Appropriations bill. Newhouse National Wolf Delisting Amendment was came up to a vote first. This rider will block all Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for gray wolves (with the exception of the Mexican wolf) in the continental United States by 2017. This species…

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Urgent – Wolves Need You To Take Action Today

July 12, 2016

The Interior and Environment Appropriations bill is expected to be brought to a vote on the House floor tomorrow and and the must-pass spending bill is loaded with dozens of toxic riders taking aim at our air, water, climate, wildlife and public lands. The bill also includes three wolf-related riders. Please contact your House representative…

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9-Yr-Old Auctions Artwork to Make a Difference For Wolves

July 11, 2016

By giving endangered species a voice via her artwork, Bria of Faces Of The Endangered is making a difference one painting at a time.  “I read about all of the endangered animals and I couldn’t believe what is happening to these wonderful creatures. I want to paint all the endangered animals and donate the money to give…

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Do you live in a state that’s a top killing ground for predators?

July 10, 2016

Wildlife Services is a strategically misnamed federal program within the USDA that wastes millions of tax dollars each year killing wild animals with traps, snares, poisons, gas, and aerial gunning. According to their official reports, they have slaughtered over 34 million animals in the last decade.  The new analysis released by the Center for Biological…

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Mexican Wolf Snuggles and Grooms Her Pups

July 9, 2016

Unbeknownst to the five week old Mexican wolf kiddos, the terribly cute trio has been warming the hearts of a global audience via the Wolf Conservation Center’s remote webcams. But beyond being adorable, the pocket-size predators represent the Center’s active participation in an effort to save a species on the brink of extinction. The WCC…

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Oppose Riders Taking Aim at Wolves and the ESA

July 7, 2016

Last week, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees finished work on their respective versions of the 2017 federal spending bill for the Interior and Environment. Annoyed by the fact that endangered species protection decisions are by federal law based on science rather than politics, some congressional leaders are trying to slip a legislative noose around…

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Happy Independence Day

July 4, 2016

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. ~William Faulkner

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Please Be Mindful of Wildlife on Independence Day

July 2, 2016

Celebrating Independence Day is, and should be, a lot of fun. But please remember that those bright colors and thunderous explosions can have a real impact to wildlife. Please be mindful. Here are some tips for watching out for wildlife! TIPS FOR WATCHING OUT FOR WILDLIFE from U.S. Fish and Wildlife. This post originally appeared…

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Global Audience Joins Endangered Wolf Pup’s Health Check Via Facebook’s Live Stream Application

July 1, 2016

On the morning of May 4th, Mexican gray wolf F1143 gave birth to a single pup (f1505) – a robust little girl nicknamed “Trumpet” for her loud squeals. In addition to being adorable, the critically endangered kiddo is a valuable contribution to the recovery of her rare and at-risk species. Under Mexican Wolf Species Survival…

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