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.

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Mexican gray wolf and pup, © Joel Sartore/ National Geographic Photo Ark

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

New Mexico Game and Fish is Barring Desperately-Needed Lobo Releases; New Polling Data Shows Overwhelming Support for the Endangered Species Act; Imperiled Beluga Whales Won’t Be Coming to Georgia Aquarium; Endangered Species Dodge a Bullet in the Defense Bill

Gunnison sage-grouse, © Noppadol Paothong

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

The Future of Sage-Grouse is Still Uncertain; The Unlikely Connection between Fruit and Bears; It’s Sea Otter Awareness Week; 18th Florida Panther Death this Year; Calling All Seattleites! Please Join Us on October 7

Wolverine, © Anna Yu/iStock

Wildlife Weekly Wrap Up »

Rare Wolverines Confirmed in New Areas in Wyoming; Wolf Science – “When shooting a coyote kills a wolf”; Rare Lynx Sighting Caught on Camera; Save These Sharks; Alarming Rates of Plastic in Sea Turtles

Florida panther, ©Connie Bransilver/USFWS

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Construction of Major Dam on Yellowstone River Temporarily Halted; Victory in Alaska; Welcome to the World, New Orca Calf; We’re Expanding in the Southeast; A New Focus on Florida Panthers

Red Wolf, ©USFWS/John and Karen Hollingsworth-Red Wolf-North Carolina

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

We’re Calling on the Service to Do More For Red Wolves;Wildfires Have Now Scorched 8 Million Acres Across the U.S; Conservationists Tell Washington Wildlife Officials Not to Issue Kill Order for Huckleberry Pack; Defenders of Wildlife Alaska Program Director Karla Dutton attended the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) on Monday