Month: June 2021

Take Action to Keep Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf Wild and Free in Northern Arizona

June 30, 2021

Endangered Mexican gray wolf Anubis (m2520) is at risk of capture and translocation just for roaming the forests north of Interstate 40. A solitary subadult male Mexican gray wolf has been living peacefully in the national forests north of Williams and Flagstaff for nearly two months. The wolf, named “Anubis” by seventh graders in an annual…

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Killing wolves is unnecessary. Wolves Naturally Limit Their Own Numbers

June 29, 2021

At the start of 2021, the Trump Administration removed the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list, ending longstanding federal safeguards for wolves across the lower 48 states, save for a small Mexican gray wolf population in Arizona and New Mexico. Just weeks after the federal rule took effect, several states began enacting new…

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Conservation Groups Ask Biden Administration to Restore Protections for Northern Rockies Wolves

June 16, 2021

More than 50 wildlife conservation groups, including the Wolf Conservation Center, today asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to immediately restore Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections to gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains. The letter supports the emergency petition filed in May that requested federal protections for gray wolves in the Northern Rockies…

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Meddlesome Mammal Not Ready for Their Close-up

June 14, 2021

Trail cameras are an oft-used tool for monitoring wildlife, and one of their biggest benefits is their non-invasive nature. A trail camera (also known as remote or wildlife cameras) is easily mounted to a tree with the use of a cord, bungee, or screwed-in mount. It remotely monitors movement, and will begin to record photos…

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