Month: August 2016

Our tax-dollars at work… Paying to kill wolves to protect cows on public lands.

August 31, 2016

Profanity Peak Wolf Pack Update: 6 wolves down, 5 to go. Washington state’s wildlife agents have already killed six wolves and are searching for the rest of the pack. Two members of the pack were destroyed by aerial kill teams in early August, but wildlife agents are still hunting five members of the pack, which…

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Time Out For Trumpet

August 29, 2016

Beyond knowing how to push her mom’s buttons, the almost 4-month old kiddo is essential to the recovery of her critically endangered species! Take action to ensure Mexican gray wolves remain protected. Take action here. On July 13, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two anti-wolf amendments (riders) to the Interior Appropriations bill –…

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Wolves Are a Critical Keystone Species In a Healthy Ecosystem

August 28, 2016

Wolves: A Critical Keystone Species An ecosystem is a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. It includes all of the living things interacting with each other and non-living environments (weather, earth, sun, soil, climate, atmosphere) in a given area. In an ecosystem, all species rely on each other and each organism has…

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Wolf Pup Peace

August 26, 2016

These Mexican gray wolf pups represent the Wolf Conservation Center’s active participation to save a species from the brink of extinction. The WCC is one of 54 facilities in the U.S. and Mexico participating in the Mexican Wolf Species Survival Plan – a bi-national initiative whose primary purpose is to support the reestablishment of Mexican…

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Wolf Family to be Exterminated After Rancher Elects to Turn Cattle Out on Pack’s Den Site

August 26, 2016

BREAKINGDiamond M Ranch livestock operator ELECTED to turn out his cattle on Profanity Peak pack’s den site… For the second time in four years, the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife is exterminating a wolf pack to protect Len McIrvin’s cattle — this time, a WSU researcher says, after the rancher turned his animals out…

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Half Of Profanity Peak Wolf Pack Dead – Killed by WA State Officials to Protect Cows on Public Lands

August 25, 2016

BREAKING According to a Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlife email sent to stakeholders a few hours ago, 4 additional wolves from the 11-member Profanity Peak pack have been killed to protect privately owned cattle grazing on public lands. One wolf was a 4-month-old pup. A total of 6 wolves have been killed and the…

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Grazing Cows on Public Lands is the Problem. Not Endangered Wolves.

August 24, 2016

Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlife helicopters are in the air now to kill members of the Profanity wolf pack. Why? To protect cows grazing on public lands. If this sounds familiar, it should. This is the second time in four years that a pack of endangered wolves has received the death penalty because of…

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Killing Wolves on Public Lands

August 23, 2016

Two adult wolves have already been shot. Now Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife aim to kill the remaining members of the Profanity Peak wolf pack including pups of the year. Why is the state targeting to exterminate this family? To protect cows grazing on our public lands. The public lands of the United States…

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Supporters to Rally to Save Endangered Red Wolf

August 22, 2016

Federal Wildlife Officials to Decide Fate of Native Carolina Species RALEIGH, N.C.— With as few as 45 red wolves remaining in the wild, wildlife supporters and conservation organizations will gather in Raleigh at 12 noon on Wednesday, Aug. 24 in a rally to save this highly endangered North Carolina species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

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Mexican Wolf Pups Holding Paws

August 17, 2016

This is what love looks like.

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