Melanie Gade

Melanie Gade

Communications Specialist
Melanie handles press coverage for wildlife in the Pacific Norwest and Rockies and Plains, as well as Defenders' national work on the Endangered Species Act.

Posts By: Melanie Gade

black-footed ferret, © Kylie Paul

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Gray Wolves Love California… That’s Why They’ve Come Home; 20 Year Old DNA Gives Much Needed Genetic Diversity to Endangered Ferrets; Mountain Lion’s Death in Southern California Underscores Need for More Highway Wildlife Crossings; Polar Bears and Oil Spills; Help Ensure Elephants Are Fully Protected in the U.S

Sea Otter, ©Julie Chen

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Toxic Mining Spill in the Animas River: Winning Week for Threatened California Sea Otters: Protecting manatees at Three Sisters Springs: Things may be looking up for sharks: AZGFD Meeting

Honeybee, © Brad Stocke

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Killing of Cecil the Lion Highlights Need for Further Lion Conservation; California State Ban on Shark Fins Upheld in Federal Court; Obama’s Crack Down on Illegal Ivory Trafficking; Did You Know? Most Polar Bears Don’t Hibernate; The Latest from the Sagebrush Sea; Climate Change Reduces Bee Habitat, Study Shows

Grizzly with cubs, © Jim Chagares

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Wandering Wolf OR-7 Fathers Pups Two Years in A Row! New National Poll Finds 90 Percent of American Voters Support the Endangered Species Act; Authorities Crack Down on Illegal Ivory Trade in Mozambique; Public Support is High for Grizzly Reintroduction in Washington; Defenders Advocates for Sharks and Rays in Ecuador