01 January 2013 Happy New Year! Posted by: Defenders of Wildlife | 1 comment | Share: Happy New Year! Take a look at yesterday’s post to learn what we have planned for 2013, then share with us: what are your hopes for wildlife this year? ©Brian Van der Woude One Response to “Happy New Year!” Millie Sheen January 2nd, 2013 Happy New Year Defenders. You do an absolutly amazing job! Have a great year! And Thanks on behalf of all the animals you have saved and the future ones you will help. Happy New Year once again. Reply Post Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in Wolf Weekly Wrap Up Washington Wildlife Officials Issue Kill Order for Huckleberry Wolf Pack; Illinois Adds Wolves as a Protected Species; Keeping our Sights on OR-7; Yawning is contagious – even in wolves! Courage for Conservation Thanks to the efforts of the Tribes of Fort Peck, bison have been returned to their historic home in the Great Plains. The Passenger Pigeon’s Everlasting Mark – America’s Most Infamous Extinction The passenger pigeon’s human-caused extinction 100 years ago is a haunting reminder of how important the ESA is for endangered species.