Melanie Gade

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

Posts By: Melanie Gade

Yellowstone Bison, © Neal Herbert

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Local Citizens Monitor Elusive Wildlife; Bison as America’s National Mammal; NDAA Once Again Loaded Down With Anti-Wildlife Riders; Wildlife Trafficking Bill Passes Colorado House; Mexican Gray Wolf Milestone

Wolf, © Didier J. Lindsey

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Grizzlies, Wolves, and the Endangered Species Act; Cameroon Takes a Stand for Elephants; Recovery of World’s Most Endangered Sea Turtle Falters; Defenders Says “Stop” on Solar Development; Wildlife Bills Move Forward in the California State Senate

American Avocet, © Dan Walters

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Vieques National Wildlife Refuge under Attack! Déjà vu — Izembek National Wildlife Refuge under Attack Again; Glowing gillnets may keep sea turtles safer; A Record Low: 100 Attacks on the Endangered Species Act

Wolverine, © Anna Yu/iStock

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Big win for wolverines! Florida panthers on the path and on the porch; To list or not to list? Bison get more room to roam; Hello world! Condor’s birth caught on camera; Gray whales can go with the flow when it comes to climate change

Northern long-eared bat, © Sybill Amelon/USFS

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Victory for Forests and Wildlife – The U.S. Supreme Court Denies Effort to Overturn Tongass National Forest Protections; Backstory on Recent Elk and Wolf Conflicts in Wyoming; Coral Catastrophe Linked to Climate Change; White Nose Syndrome on the West Coast Could Spell Disaster for Bats; SB 1083 Passes California’s Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water;