Pamela Flick

Pamela Flick

California Representative
Pam works on a wide variety of issues for Defenders’ California Program, including federal land management with an emphasis on Sierra Nevada national forests; advancing conservation of carnivores, birds and amphibians, including Pacific fisher, San Joaquin kit fox, gray wolf, California condor, burrowing owl, Yosemite toad, and Sierra yellow-legged frog; and advocating for responsible renewable energy development.

Posts By: Pamela Flick

forest, © Lindsay Kaun

Forest Planning for the Future »

Forest planning and restoration work is a big part of what we do here in California and throughout the Pacific West, and the policies that we design and promote shape forest management practices not just here, but all across the country. In addition to ensuring that our forests remain healthy and can continue to provide us with much-needed resources, proper forest management is essential for the wildlife species, including many threatened and endangered species, that depend on them…

Gray Wolf, © Gary Schultz

California prepares to welcome wolves home, but delays on providing state protections »

Now, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes to remove Endangered Species Act protection for wolves throughout most of the rest of the country, gray wolves are once again at risk. Delisting would short-circuit wolf recovery in the Pacific West and would effectively mean giving up on one of our country’s most important and iconic species. Fortunately, California has an opportunity to play a meaningful role in helping the gray wolf continue to recover in the coming months and years.

Sacramento wolf rally, © Defenders of Wildlife

Wolf Weekly Wrap-up »

Wolf advocates came out in droves last Friday in Sacramento to tell U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials that we will not stand for their proposal to remove federal protections for gray wolves across most of the continental U.S.