Month: February 2017

Howling Mad Protest For Mexican Gray Wolves

February 8, 2017

Mexican gray wolf supporters, including our own Executive Director, Maggie Howell, and Youth Education Director, Regan Downey, gathered today in Santa Fe, New Mexico to protest roadblocks to saving endangered Mexican gray wolves enacted by Govornor Susana Martinez.More. Under Gov. Martinez, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

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Wisconsin DNR underreports gray wolf poaching says new study

February 6, 2017

For years, wolves have been shot illegally, struck by cars and trucks or legally killed by authorities acting on reports that wolves were killing and threatening livestock and pets. But in a study published Monday in the Journal of Mammalogy, UW researcher Adrian Treves and a group of scientists found higher levels of illegal killing…

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M.V.P. Most Valuable Predator

February 5, 2017

Beyond being ecologically important as a critical keystone predator, Atka is the cutest QB there will ever be.

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Make Big Things Happen

February 3, 2017

Every voice raised in support of wildlife and wild places can make a difference. And when we all howl together we can make big things happen.

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Endangered Red Wolves Make Valuable Contribution to Genetic Health of the Species

February 1, 2017

Red wolf yearling M2116 coming out of anesthesia (Thank you, kiddo!) Today 5 critically endangered red wolves made very personal and valuable contributions to the genetic health of their rare species. Under the leadership of reproductive specialists Cheri Asa, Karen Bauman from the Saint Louis Zoo, and Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine‘s Soon Hon…

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War on Wolves Act Threatens Wolves and the Endangered Species Act

February 1, 2017

Not only is the War on Wolves Act (H.R. 424 and S.164) poised to strip federal protection for wolves in four states to allow trophy hunting/trapping to resume, it also undermines the integrity of our nation’s most significant environmental law – the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The ESA requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

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